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GB Title for Pickerd-Barua


Welsh junior Niall Pickerd-Barua was crowned boy’s under-12 GB champion at the LTA Junior National Championships at Nottingham Tennis Centre.

Niall posing with his cup after winning tennis tournament

Niall’s win capped a superb event for Welsh tennis where Oliver Page was runner-up in the boy’s under-14 singles event, and Awen Gwilym Davies reached the final of the girl’s under-12 doubles competition.

Niall fought from a set down to claim the under-12 title against Aran Selvaraasan 3-6, 6-2,6-4 to claim his first GB title.

Commenting on his success Niall said: "It has been a great year for me so far and I am super happy to finish off as GB National Champion!”

Oliver posing with the flag infront of the LTA backdrop

In the 14U final Oliver Page took the first set against Liam Channon 7-6, he saw his opponent win the next two sets 6-1,6-2.

Two under twelve tennis champions

Awen and partner Megan Knight lost their 12U Girls Doubles final against Daniella Britton and Sevil Parviz 6-4,6-2.

Chris Lewis, Head of Performance at Tennis Wales said: “What an amazing achievement from Niall. He joins Mimi Xu, who earlier this year won the under-16 and under-18 girl’s titles, as the best in the UK. Congratulations to Oliver and Awen in reaching the finals in their events as well. It has been a great GB Junior Championships for Welsh players and a great end to the summer season."

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