End Of Year National Events

24/12/2019

| Tennis Scotland

End of year national winners

The TS Open Tour – Scottish National Championships

The TS Open Tour Progressive Tournament concluded with the TS 1000 Event (Scottish National Championships) on the 8th December. The overall Tournament saw over 450 players enter across 31 different draws, players compete at their level and progress to the next draw if they win their event. The TS 1000 men and women singles consisted of 16 player draws and some high quality tennis.

The men’s event was won by Nick Rosenzweig who beat both Alan MacDonald and Colin Fleming on route to the final. Nick continued his good form to beat number one seed Scott Duncan 7-5 6-3.

Beth Laybourne – second seed in the women’s draw came through a couple of tiebreak sets in her earlier rounds to beat Klara Pribylova again winning the first set on a tiebreak to take the match 7-6 6-2.

Both Nick and Scott were back in action to compete against each other again to decide the men’s doubles finals with Nick and Johannus Monday coming through a tight match to beat Scott and Joe Gill 6-2 7-5.

Tennis Scotland Masters 2019

The Tennis Scotland Open Tour Masters took place on the 21st and 22nd December. The Masters Event teams up with local Grade 3 Open competitions (TS 1000 Series Events) throughout the year to create a calendar of tournaments linked to the new TS Open Tour Leader Board. The top 16 male and female players on the Leader Board at the end of the year get invited to compete in this prestige Masters event.

Top seed Maia Lumsden gave an impressive performance in her semi-final to beat Zoe Moffat while Lucia Rizza came through a close match beating Halle Pringle to go one better than last year and make it to the final. Maia proved too strong for Lucia, beating the teenager 6-1 6-2 in a competitive final.

The men’s event, made up of a very strong field of players had Scott Duncan the number one seed make his way to the final with a straight sets win against Stirling team mate Scott Macaulay in the semi-final, while Euan Moore had a tough encounter with the recent Scottish National Champion Nicolas Rosenzweig in his semi-final, managing to come through a close second set to make his way into the final. Scott carried his semi-final form into the final and gave an impressive performance to beat Ewan 6-3 6-3

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