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TENNIS: Powell takes men's title at Woodstock

Oxford Mail: Rob Powell (left) won the inaugural men’s competition at his home club Woodstock, pictured with referee Alison Jackson and runner-up Charlie Lane, from Abingdon Rob Powell (left) won the inaugural men’s competition at his home club Woodstock, pictured with referee Alison Jackson and runner-up Charlie Lane, from Abingdon

There was local success in the early rounds of the Henman Solicitiors LTA Grade 4 tournament at Woodstock .

In the inaugural men’s competition, Rob Powell (Woodstock) defeated Charlie Lane, from Abingdon, 7-5, 6-1 in the final.

In the 16 & under girls event, Saffy Gujral (Woodstock) had her best win of the year by defeating second seed Sofie Watkins (Surrey) 6-3, 6-7, 10-4 in the semi-final.

It set up a meeting with older sister and top seed Taysie (Woodstock), who came out on top 6-0, 6-1 to win her first 16&U title.

Jana Cooper-Marcos (Oxford) lost the 12 & under girls final 4-2, 4-1 to Hannah Smith (Hampshire).

A rain-affected British Tour event at North Oxford is due to conclude this afternoon.

The tournament gives the chance for Oxfordshire’s strongest upcoming players, Seb Rey and Alexis Canter, to compete locally after their international travels.

Rey, seeded seventh, won his first round match 6-3, 6-1 against Surrey’s Adam Skalsky.

Lucy Brown, from Elsfield, is number one seed in the women’s event.

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