There was success over the weekend for several of Northumberland’s young players. In the Thornaby Under 17 Bronze event, Annie Karn partnered Eleanor Sinclair (Cheshire) to win the girls doubles and Dan Conway and Jonny Gilchrist won the boys doubles. In the boys singles, Amit Chaudhari and Dan Conway were both losing semi-finalists. Jishnu Bhattacharya and Ruiao Hu had also got close to the doubles medals, losing out on countback by just three points.
In the East Staffordshire Under 11 event, Asmita Chaudhari reached the semi finals but lost to the top seed.