Findel-Hawkins lands more honours
PUBLISHED: 09:43 16 June 2011
EXMOUTH teenager Jack Findel-Hawkins dominated the prestigious senior Devon tennis tournament held at Ivybridge.
The local community college pupil was one of the youngest ever winners of the men’s singles event.
Findel-Hawkins dominated the court from the first round beating Exeter’s highly rated Tim mason in the opening round 6-1, 6-1.He then went on to beat 18-year old Reece Dunsford, 6-2, 6-2.
In the semi-finals Findel-Hawkins beat top seed Bruce Wheatley in a thrilling three set match that lasted in excess of three hours before being won 5-7, 6-3, 6-3.
With a very dominant display in the final he then dismissed Oliver Harrison 6-1, 6-2.
Findel-Hawkins, who is the current 16 and under national champion and trains at Exeter University with his coach Will McNally, was thrilled with his display beating the top men players in Devon.
He then teamed up with fellow Exmouthian Oscar Wynn, to win the men’s doubles title to complete a very successful weekend of tennis
Findel-Hawkins is now continuing to study as he completes his GCSE exams and he is keeping his fingers crossed that he gets a wild card selection for junior Wimbledon at the end of the month .