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2020 south wales closed


2020 South Wales Closed

Words: Huw John

The 2nd South Wales Closed Tournament was held last Saturday, 22nd February, at the Swansea University Sports Centre, Singleton.

With a fantastic entry of 24 Mens singles, 7  Ladies singles, 26 Mens doubles pairs, 11 Ladies doubles pairs and 19 mixed pairs it was going to be a long day for the organizers , Victor Pang, Huw John, and Dave Bendle

With the added incentive of   £450  prize money, competition was fierce, with an amazing amount of three set matches.

Winner of the ladies singles was Saffron Morris who overcame Jasmine Owen in an exciting high standard game with a score of 21-11 15-21 21-16

Mens singles was just as competitive with a win for Adil Kahn over Jack Dyer   21-18 19-21 21-15

Mens Doubles was a win for Barry Garnham and David Bailey with a 21-14  23-21 win from Jason Statham and Billy Stevely boosting Barry’s fight for a county team place!

Ladies doubles was won by Carol Davey and Terrie Kelleher who overcame Jasmine Owen and Sarah John with a score of  21-16 21-17

Finally the Mixed doubles was won by Jack Dyer and Saffron Morris from Meera  Sivakurnaran and Ben Bradbury   21-18

What a great day. Thanks to all the competitors who made it such a success. Finally thanks to our sponsors:

SCI Digital
Sichuan Savour
VP racket sports badminton

(Editor's note: The full list of results can be seen here.)