OXFORDSHIRE’S Ethan Rose claimed a notable title when winning the German Ruhr Under 19 International Championships.

The No 5 seed, who is still only 16, beat top-ranked Martin Ouazzen, of France, 21-18, 22-20 in the final in Mülheim.

Rose, from Oakley, was playing full of confidence after winning another title in Belgium three weeks earlier.

He next heads to the Finnish Under 19 International Championships, followed by the Saar Lor Lux 100 BWF Senior International in Saarbrucken, Germany.