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Alex has an ace time on court

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January 09, 2018

Local members of the Loddon Campaspe Region’s 2018 Tennis Victoria Inter-Regional Championships team Daphne Crossman, Deagan Tomkins, Josh Bavich, Isabella Crossman, Alex Ingram.

ROCHESTER junior Alex Ingram has completed a successful week of tennis across the 2018 Goulburn Valley Junior Tournament in Shepparton and the 62nd Inter-Regional Championships in Wodonga.

After falling to the third seed in the under 12 girls section of the main draw in Shepparton, Ingram put forward a dominant performance en route to the final of the consolation draw.

Ingram put forward a dominant opening game of the draw, not dropping a game in defeating Alannah Costas 6-0, 6-0.

Ingram maintained her form in the semi-final, eliminating Isabella Henry 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the final of the tournament.

Taking on Rachael Dziedzicki in the tournaments final, Ingram held strong in the opening set, falling just shy with a 7-5 scoreline.

Ingram would fall in the second set 6-2, finishing as runner up in the tournament.

In the doubles event, Ingram teamed with Isabella Crossman, with the team advancing to the quarter-finals before exiting the tournament.

Ingram then took to the Inter-Regional Country Championships to represent Loddon Campaspe.

She started her tournament off in the best way possible, beating Barwon’s Jessica Ann Lee 6-0, 6-0.

Ingram then came up against third seed Alexia Liparoti, fighting valiantly to lose the first set 6-4, before falling 6-0 in the second set to exit the tournament.

She would then again team with Crossman, with the pair losing their first match in a tie-break, before a dominating 6-0 victory in their second match.

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