Easter tennis a big hit

MAFFRA’S Mitchell Allman won the President’s Cup men’s singles at the 87th Maffra Lawn Tennis Club Easter Tournament.

Allman, the top seed, defeated David Hough from Traralgon in the final in straight sets. Allman won the first set tie-break then claimed the second set 6-3.

Allman also won the men’s Gippsland singles and combined with Jamie Kemp to win the A grade men’s doubles and with Bairnsdale’s Steph Barnett to win the open mixed doubles.

Barnett won the women’s President’s Cup, defeating Maffra’s Natalie Allman in the final, 6-1 6-0.

The event attracted 223 players from across Gippsland and Melbourne.

For more read Friday’s Gippsland Times.