Two of Jamaica’s top junior players, 15-year-old Selena Blythe and 13-year-old Damani Cain, took top honours in the 18 and Under sections of the Mayberry Investments Junior Tennis Tournament that was held at the Liguanea Club last Saturday and Sunday. They were also the outstanding players in the tournament.Playing standards were high and Anika Smith, vice-president, marketing, for sponsors Mayberry Investments, said she was so impressed, especially with the girls, that her company – which has sponsored the tournament for four years – would immediately pledge its commitment for 2016.Blythe had a stern challenge in the semi-finals from Michaela Stephens, but eventually prevailed 6-2, 1-6, 11-9. In the final, she had a fairly easy passage against Emma Dibbs and came out the winner 6-3, 6-3.competitive finalCain, who looked impressive throughout the tournament, defeated Gregory Spencer 6-4, 6-1 in the semi-finals. His finals opponent, Reuben Pinchas, defeated Myles Harrison 7-5, 6-3 in his semi-final.In a very competitive final, Cain got the better of Pinchas, because of his consistency. Cain played steadily throughout the match, but Pinchas, who showed touches of brilliance, did not play the difficult points well and went down 7-5, 7-6 (4).Other results were : (Girls 14 and Under) Jenna Harrison beat Kailey Chin 6-0, 6-1; (Girls 12 and Under) Savannah Thomson beat Cai Drummond 4-6, 6-4, 10-5 ; (Boys 14 and Under) Daniel Azar beat Jordan Parua 2-6, 6-3, 10-4; (Boys 10 and Under) Jordan Gibbs beat Kosel Gibbs 3-0, 2-1.
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