THREE tennis aces from Bromsgrove School enjoyed success at the Hereford & Worcestershire County Championships.

After winning the under-14, under-14 mixed doubles, under-16 singles, under-16 doubles, as well as coming runner up in the under-18 singles, Year 9 pupil Josie Ward was delighted to be named H & W LTA Player of the Year 2019.

Stuart Shannon reached the final of the Open Men's Singles. It was the first time that Stuart had entered the men's event and was seeded five. He won his match against the number three seed in the quarter finals and then the number two seed in the semi-final, which was a particular feat in the extreme heat.

He went on to win the under-16 singles, under-16 doubles and was pipped to the post in the Open Men’s final at Manor Park, Malvern.

Cameron Owen won the under-14 doubles and was runner up in the under-14 singles.

The Road to Wimbledon is an annual event for under-14 players from all around Great Britain. The event starts at club level, with the winner and runner up from each club moving into their respective County Finals.

The Herefordshire & Worcestershire County Final was held in July, with Cameron Owen emerging as the County winner and being invited to the National Finals at Wimbledon commencing on August 11.

The National Finals brought together the 44 individual county winners, plus four county runners-up.

Cameron progressed through four knockout matches to reach the final on August 17, again without dropping a single set.

In a hard-fought final, Cameron was beaten 6-3 6-3 by the number one seed from Cumbria.

Cameron also teamed up with the Staffordshire County winner for the doubles, reaching the semi-finals before being eliminated by the eventual winners.