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Victoria holds court

By Ashbourne News Telegraph  |  Posted: August 20, 2014

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ASHBOURNE junior tennis player Victoria Allen has progressed to the third round of the U14 Girls Singles Nike Junior Tennis Championships after defeating Nell Miller 6-4, 6-1 at Nottingham Tennis Centre.

The Nike Junior Tennis Championships are the highest level competition for all juniors and the pinnacle of the summer domestic calendar.

More than 250 players across four age groups compete.

Victoria was set to face Ali Collins from Dunblane in the third round.

The tournament runs until Friday and is held simultaneously at the Nottingham Tennis Centre and the West Hants Club in Bournemouth.

Having run for over 100 years, the tournament has an illustrious line of past winners including Andy Murray, Heather Watson, Tim Henman, Elena Baltacha, and Anne Keothavong.

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