DK Way U18 – Sunday 13 May 2018 – Charlie Wakefield

Sunday 13 May – DK Way U18 Open On 13/05/18, Myself and Luke travelled to Ware in Hertfordshire for the DK Way u18 Open tournament. With the mixed doubles first, I paired up with my regular mixed partner Caitlin Parfitt from Norfolk and Luke paired with Anoushka Mcintosh from Berkshire. Unfortunately, we met in the group stage in a really tough box including the No.1 seeds from Lincolnshire, Ryan Curtis and Meghan Hasall. Myself and Caitlin played the seeds first [...]

Rosemary Allen – Cambridge 2018 – Senior Silver

Cambridge 2018 – Senior Silver (17/03/18) I entered the Cambridge 2018, Senior Silver tournament having not trained in nearly 2 weeks due to illness. Never the less, I managed to win a silver in the doubles, which I was pleased with. In the singles, I faced Katie Scott. I lost this match 21-17, 21-19. This was a tough loss as I had beaten her earlier in the season. However, Katie played very well & went on to win the whole tournament without [...]

Rosemary Allen – Dorset 2018 Senior Silver

Dorset 2018 – Senior Silver (10/03/18) Saturday 10th March, Dorset 2018 in the Senior Silver, In singles, I faced Emily Beach. I had lost to her last month when I was not playing my best, so we determined to win this time. I managed to put in a much better performance and win 21-17, 21-18. Next up was Emma Goddard who I beat 21-9, 21-14. In the semi finals I faced Chloe Hunt from Warwickshire. I had lost to her [...]

U17 Championships – Welsh Nationals 2018

Welsh Nationals 2018 – Under 17 Championship (17 March 2018) Archie Bult and Jonathan Ewins – Welsh National 2018 After a promising start to 2018 winning a Hertfordshire U17 doubles event in January, Jonathan and Archie really starting to gel as a double pair. So, after a long and hard fought weekend in the National sports centre in Cardiff, Archie and Jonathan became Welsh National Champions in the U17 doubles.  Their Championship success did not come [...]

Rosemary Allan – Nottingham 2018 Senior Gold

Nottingham 2018 – Senior Gold (24/02/18) In singles I had to play Maya Kateli from Middlesex in the first round, which I won 21-15, 21-14. In the next round I played Serena Midha who is an A grade grade & has been ranked as high as 11th for seniors. I lost the first 21-11. The next set was much closer, but lost 21-19. In the doubles, I played with Amy Hayhoe. In the first round we had to play Kimberley Clague [...]

Derby U15 Gold – Jasmine Owen

Jasmine Owen at the Derby U15 Gold – 09.09.2018 Jasmine kicked off the singles in impressive style winning her group games in style, beating Aarthy Aravind 21-10, 21-14 and Sofia Bao 21-9, 21-13. This led to a QF match against the 3/4 seed Natasha Morris. This was a tough, tense match which Jasmine lost 19-21, 18-21. Natasha went on to win the tournament. The doubles started well with Katie Reilly as Jasmines partner, winning twice before losing a three-set match to the [...]

Liverpool U15 Silver – Jasmine Owen

Jasmine Owen – Liverpool U15 Silver – 14.10.2017 Jasmine arrived at Liverpool in good spirits hoping to carry on from the previous week in good form. First up was the singles. Jasmine started very well beating Aarthy Aravind 15-5, 15-8 and Asmi Shembekar 15-6, 15-6. The final group game was a different proposition. Jasmine was up against the No. 1 seed Aditi Bhat. Jasmine started well before Aditi upped the pressure to win in three sets 15-11, 9-15, 15-10. Aditi went [...]

Jasmine Owen – Great Orme U17 Gold

Great Orne U17 Gold – 07.10.2017 – Jasmine Owen After a tough Month of training Jasmine was ready for her second event of the season. In the singles Jasmine won her group with ease, beating Elen Parry 15-5,15-2 and Raavi Sharma 15-5 and 15-9. This led to a tough semi-final against the ever-improving Freya Cottrill. Jasmine worked hard throughout this match which was much tougher than the final scores show. Winning 15-7, 15-10. This put Jasmine in the right frame of [...]

Charlie Wakefield – MK Webber U17 Silver

MK Webber U17 Silver – 24.02.2018 ForzaWM was out in full force at the Milton Keynes Webber u17 silver tournament on Saturday 24th February. The day began with the boys singles where unfortunately ForzaWM players Charlie Wakefield and Toby Beckett met each other in the group stage. Toby played very well to win 1 out of his 3 games against a player much older and more experienced than him. Charlie Wakefield won all 3 matches in the group stage, 15-12, 15-10 [...]

Bath U15 Gold – Jasmine Owen

Jasmine Owen – Bath U15 Gold  – 28.10.2017 With Jasmine having hardly trained in the last 2 weeks and still struggling with movement she decided not to enter the singles (Won by Jasmines conqueror from Liverpool – Aditi Bhat). Jasmine, reunited with regular mixed doubles partner Dan Kite struggled in the 1st round playing poorly in a loss against Logan Ireland & Keryn Swann 21-23, 19-21. Jasmine paired up with an old rival from Ireland (They had previously played each other in [...]