Topsy-turvy day for seeds

THE top seeds endured a topsy-turvy run in Wednesday's finals at the Quest Bendigo junior tennis championships.

There were some upsets in the finale to four days of top action at the Bendigo Bank tennis complex in Nolan Street.

Tennis players from across Victoria competed in the 12, 14 and 16 age groups, and open.

Number four seed Hope Curtis-McDonald scored a 6-4 6-2 victory against second-ssed Jayde Viccars in the women's open singles final.

A big day in the men's open hit off with the semi-finals and then final.

Jake McKenzie beat Ryan Draffin, 6-1 6-2, and Vincent Stouff defeated Yvonnic L'Hurriec 6-2 7-6 (6).

The final ended in a 6-2 6-1 win for Stouff against McKenzie. 

Number one seed Hannah Heath won the 16-under girls' singles title. Heath defeated Teresa Fitzpatrick, 6-3 6-4.

The top seeds in the 16-under boys' singles contested the final. No.1 seed Ayrton Santos beat No.2 seed Ryan Leader, 6-0 0-6 6-4.

The 14-under girls' title went to top seed Eve Roshan-Humphries after a 6-1 6-2 win against seventh-seed Steffi McDonald.

Other title winners were Blake Watson, 14-under boys; Joy Andreou, 12-under; and Lucas Cameron, 12-under.

Among the many players who took to the harcourts throughout the week was Roisin Gilheany from Port Melbourne.

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