Wednesday, 22 November 2017 12:15:18 (AST)
 

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Spizzirri and Breunich UTF U18 champs on SVG leg

Singles champ and doubles runner up Eliot Spizzirri collects trophy from Brian Nash, president SVGTA.

Top seeds Eliot Spizzirri and Willa Bay Breunich duly won the Boys and Girls Under-18 crown when the ITF Under 18 tournament came to a close on the weekend at the National Centre at Villa.

Spizzirri won the boys title when he defeated Diego Gonzalez in straight sets 6-3,61in the final on Saturday afternoon.

Boys doubles champions Jose Daniel Dominguez Collado and his brother, Juan Sebas Dominguez Collado.

He had advanced to the final with a straight-sets win over Bahamian Jacobi Bain 6-3,6-2.

Gonzalez secured his berth to the final with a tough three sets win over Bahamian Donte Ambrister 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.

In the girls final, Willa Bay Breunich overcame a spirited Elizabeth Reasco Gonzalez in three sets 6-2, 4-6 6-3.

Girls singles champion Willa Bay Breunich and coach Jeremy Dovalot.

Willa Bay Breunich had advanced to the final when her semifinal opponent, Bahamian Sydney Clarke the number six seed, was forced to retire with a leg injury, with champion, with a 5-2 lead in the first set, while Gonzalez easily disposed of Sofia Rojas 6-4, 6-1.

Remika Ohashi won the girls’ doubles with Odette Beagrie.

In doubles play, Jose Daniel Dominguez Collado and his brother Juan Sebas Dominguez Collado won from Eliot Spizzirri and Roger Lynn on a walkover, while Remika Ohashi and Odette Beagrie took the girls title on a retirement from Rojas and Breunich.

The players will now showcase their talent in the third and final leg of the circuit in Trinidad after SVG and before that. St Lucia.

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