Games, sets and matches to Robin

PUBLISHED: 16:41 10 August 2006 | UPDATED: 11:56 04 May 2010

TRUE CHAMPION: Robin Goodman has a bright future ahead.

TRUE CHAMPION: Robin Goodman has a bright future ahead.

LITTLEPORT tennis ace Robin Goodman was the star of the Cambridge Open junior tennis tournament last week, winning two titles without dropping a set. The 14-year-old claimed the under-18s and under-16s titles after a week s tennis at the Cambridge Lawn Te

LITTLEPORT tennis ace Robin Goodman was the star of the Cambridge Open junior tennis tournament last week, winning two titles without dropping a set.

The 14-year-old claimed the under-18s and under-16s titles after a week's tennis at the Cambridge Lawn Tennis Club.

Goodman cruised through he early rounds, but was made to work hard by Christy Brookes in the under-18 final, before winning 6-4, 6-2. He then beat Kristian Wingate by the same score in the under-16s.

This was a tremendous achievement for the youngster, whose speed around the court and mental strength helped him to defeat physically more developed players.


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