Siblings Afe and Afi Lucas, along with Marcus Young and Sari Mc Intosh, all from the X-Cel Tennis Academy, dominated the National Junior Tennis Championships, which concluded last Saturday at the National Tennis Centre at Villa.
Afi Lucas secured the Females Under-14 title, when she defeated Steadyisha Penniston in straight sets, 4-0, 4-0. She also pouched the Under-16 title, which was played on a round robin format.
Meanwhile, Afi Lucas took the Male Under-16 singles title and teamed up with Sari Mc Intosh to win the Mixed Doubles.
In the Male Under-16 finals, Afi ditched Jaiden Bowens in 6-0, 6-0. And, in the Mixed Doubles final, he and Mc Intosh overcame Jaiden Bowens and Yasmin Sandy, 6-3, 6-3.
The other title won by the X-Cel Tennis Academy went to Marcus Young, who had a 4-1, 4-1 win over Vova Zhuravlov in the Male Under-14 title match.
Head Coach of the X-Cel Tennis Academy- Kebajah King, expressed delight in his charges winning all the titles at stake, stating “that was expected.”
King noted that the players were well groomed for the championships, as he had put in a lot of work, with the players equally responding.
He was especially delighted in the left-handed Mc Intosh, who he said has improved tremendously within the last few months.
The National Junior Tennis Championships ran from 19th to 22nd August.