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Pickerd-Barua and Huang Enjoy Bournemouth Wins


Niall Pickerd-Barua and Rundong Huang enjoyed title success at the LTA National Clay Court Championships in Bournemouth.

Youth playing returning a shot mid game concentrating on the ball

Niall Pickerd-Barua: Image Phil Green Photography

Niall ran out the winner in a close-fought encounter against Eric Lorimer in the boys’ under-12s final, securing a 7-6, 7-6 victory.

Rundong posing with a tennis trophy

Rundong Huang

Rundong, and partner Denzell Darkey, fought back from a set down to beat Dash Green and Jan Janda 4-6, 6-3, 10-4.

Rundong said: 'I'm very happy to have won the grass and clay court doubles this year. I will work hard for the next one.'

Tennis Wales Head of Performance Chris Lewis said: ‘These are great results for Niall and Rundong as they continue their tennis journey.

‘What is most pleasing is the resilience they both showed to come through tough matches.’

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