Liberty remains on top of her game
PUBLISHED: 14:19 11 November 2010
Liberty Brown is a young lady who continues to win trophies in big tennis tournaments.
BUDLEIGH Salterton’s Liberty Brown recently added another superb trophy to her growing collection.
At just 16-years of age, young Liberty is making a habit of lifting silverware and her latest success came in the under-18s Ivybridge Open, Half Term Grade 3 tennis tournament.
As the top seed Liberty had to fight off stiff opposition throughout the week long event.
The teenager, trained by Derek Blackmore at LED’s Exmouth Tennis Centre and went, into the competition as the Devon County 2010 U18 champion.
She beat Imogen Harry, Cornwall 6-2, 6-1 to set up a semi-final draw against Mia Loye.
Mia, on her home turf, had an excellent first set winning 6-3. But, in a what was a close match, Liberty came from behind to take the second set 6-1 and then go on win 10-5 in the match tie-break.
Liberty, who has recently been accepted onto the LTA’s Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence Programme, then beat Number two seed Sarah Collinge, Devon 6 - 0, 4 - 6 , 10 - 6 (match tie-break) in the final.