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The Mullumbimby Tennis Club championships were played last weekend and included over 40 players taking on hot conditions.

JP emerged as the open men’s singles champion after beating Amadeus O’Connor 6–2 6–4. In the open ladies’ singles Marie-Lou Baudoin beat Isabelle Vanderhecht 6–4 5–7 10–5. 

In the junior girls’ singles Payton Schweizer defeated Tiani Hogan 7–6 6–1, while in the junior boys’ Lucca DeAlmeida beat Kai Forsyth who retired with heat stroke, 4–6 6–3.

In the B grade men’s Jarel Blank overcame Dan Morgan 6–4 6–2.

The division three singles’ title went to Ariel Haslamafter beating Kylan O’Connor 4–3 4–0, while in the division two boys’ Tombaye Hoy was too good for Rohini Noble, winning 4–0 4–2. 

In the open mixed doubles Roberta Hall and Jarel got the better of Peter Brett and Christine Brooks 6–4 7–6. In the open men’s doubles Kai Forsyth and Stephen Gort beat John Douglas and JP 6–4 6–3.

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