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Former student takes singles title at Mullum Tennis Club

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Teva Leibo winds up a serve on the way to winning the men’s singles title at Mullumbimby. Photo supplied

The Mullumbimby Tennis Club held its annual finals day last Saturday where close to 50 players vied for club honours.

Despite the smoky conditions play went on and didn’t detract from some quality tennis, club coach Stephen Gort said.

In the men’s singles Stephen’s former student and current coach at the club, Teva Leibo, took on current student Amadeus O’Connor and won 6-3 6-1.

Neve Schweizer beat Elzie Bambach 6-4 7-6 in the women’s singles:

The results show that there are some strong young players coming through the club.

Other results

Division three: Finn Houghton beat Louis Jones 4-0 4-0. 

Division two (boys): Kylan O’Connor beat Harlem Selvey 7-6 4-6 11-9. 

Doubles: Kylan/Harlem beat Zephyr Duignan/Junie Berg 6-2.

Opens boys: Onyx Cheong beat Amadeus O’Connor 7-6 6-1.

Doubles: Onyx/Amadeus beat Kai Forsyth/Josh Stante 6-2 

Doubles: Neve Schweizer/Payton Schweizer beat Payten Hogan/Tiani Hogan. 

Mixed: Leah Cranston/Jarel Aymonier beat Elzie Bambach/Chris Bambach 7-6 6-0 

Doubles: Stephen Gort/Onyx Cheong beat Teva Leibo/Kai Forsyth 6-7 6-3 11-9 

B grade: Chris Coffey beat Indi Wild 6-2 6-1 

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