The Dorset County Championships 2019, sponsored by LV=,  took place from 25th to 30th August at The West Hants Club.

The week was a great success with 285 matches played, some taking over 2 hours.  The number of  entries was up by 16% on 2018 and the number of players entered  by over 24%.

A very busy Finals Day took place on Friday, 30th August with the trophies, medals and prizes presented by John Feaver, President of Dorset LTA.

Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up.  A big thank you to LV=, the players and the volunteers for making it such a successful week.


8U Boys SinglesConnor Betteridge-HansonJacob Haley
8U Girls SinglesGrace WatsonPoppy-Kate Ellis
9U Boys SinglesZayn BellazrakNoah Rogers
10U Boys SinglesAidan HewittWill Green
10U Girls SinglesSophia SpiresJessica Black
12U Boys SinglesRafe SamuelOlivier Paris
12U Girls SinglesSofia AquilinaShakira Bettencourt
14U Boys SinglesLouis CunninghamWilliam Pickard
14U Girls SinglesKaty JarvisShakira Bettencourt
16U Boys SinglesLouis CunninghamTaymur Muhammad
18U Boys SinglesGeorge ShieldsTim Jarvis
Men’s Open SinglesGeorge ShieldsNiko Gleed
45+ Men’s SinglesGiles CooperArthur Turner
12U Boys DoublesOliver Paris/Bertie Van der SchouwShayan Bidad/Oliver Rycroft
12U Girls DoublesSofia Aquilina/Shakira BettencourtPhoebe Moloney/Nancy Taylor
14U Boys DoublesLouis Cunningham/William PickardHugh Jackson/Rafe Samuel
14U Girls DoublesShakira Bettencourt/Nancy TaylorSofia Aquilina/Phoebe Moloney
16U Boys DoublesTim Jarvis/Taymur MuhammadLouis Cunningham/William Pickard
18U Boys DoublesTaymur Muhammad/George ShieldsOscar Bailey/Owen Blakeley
Men’s Open DoublesNiko Gleed/Connor TurnerPascal Maclean-Wood/George Shields
Men’s 45+ DoublesGavin Moore/Arthur TurnerPaul Andrews/Brian Cooley

Congratulations to Shayan Bidad who won the ‘Most Improved Player’ Award presented by Greta Newman.