In the 2019 CBH Country Tennis Championship held in Perth over April 26-29 at the Alexander Park and Mt Lawley tennis clubs.
The South West proved a strong force by finishing on top of the competition again (following up from their win last year), by winning across six events, taking home the Open Women's Singles, Boy's Under 10 and U/12 Singles and Doubles and Girls U/16 Singles and Doubles titles.
One hundred and eighty seven players from nine regional zones including Central Districts, Great Southern, Midwest, Peel, Pilbara, South Coast, South West, Upper Great Southern and Lower Great Southern competed in the three day tournament.
Longstanding supporters of country tennis, CBH group have sponsored these championships for over 10 years.
It is considered to be the pinnacle event for regional players attracting the highest number of participants from across country WA, all being played in wonderful atmosphere of camaraderie.
All team events are round robin with teams seeded into grades and if required, divisions within grades. There are separate Ladies/Men's and Girls/Boys teams events as well as knock out format singles events.
Busselton Tennis Club was strongly represented in the South West Zone with Louise Braddock, Busselton Tennis Club's club ladies champion winning the singles event 6-4, 6-4.
Holly Braddock and Apple Shanahan (Dunsborough) came runner-up in U/14 doubles and Holly came third in the U/14 singles.
Hannah Nichols came second in the U/14 singles, Bridget Doyle won the U12 singles plate and was runner-up with Holly Cucel (Duns) for the U12 doubles.
Ruby Windsor was third in the U/10 girls doubles. Stefi Windsor also competed and did well in the U12s. Harumi Shirakawa, Ingrid Windsor and Merryl Peet played well in the open ladies doubles.
Fletcher Braddock, Ruby and Stefi Windsor, Hannah Nichols, Holly Braddock and Bridget Doyle are Busselton junior members who represented at the event.
As a Tennis West officiated Australian Ranking (AR) tournament, all junior players are eligible to compete for AR points, which gives players the chance to establish their position against ranked players throughout Australia.