Date: 31st July 2019
Abby Mason, Year 11, has won her first International tennis tournament. At the tournamanet in Singapore Abby beat the 18-year-old top seed from China 6-1, 7-5 and then the 17-year-old 3rd seed from Lithuania in the final.
She will now represent New Zealand at an upcoming Oceania Junior Tennis Championship in Lautoka, Fiji, August 12 – 16. The tournament is a Grade 2 / B2 (Grades go from 1-5 with 1 the highest) and Abby will compete against players from Australia, the Pacific Islands and Asia.
Describing her build up Abby says “I am very excited for this event as I have never played a Grade 2 ITF tournament before, and I get to travel as a team with other players from New Zealand so it will be heaps of fun.”
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