Number ones net two titles in Bendigo

VICTORY: Viktorija Rajiic plays a forehand drive in the final against Zoe Hives.

VICTORY: Viktorija Rajiic plays a forehand drive in the final against Zoe Hives.

Bendigo Platinum tennis finals: photos

NUMBER one players Viktorija Rajicic and Daniel Byrnes netted two victories in Thursday's finals at the AMT Bendigo Platinum tennis classic.

Top seeds in the men's singles, Byrnes and Aaron Leeder-Chard took to the court.

Although Leeder-Chard won his fair share of rallies, Byrnes continued a hot run on the Bendigo Bank complex hardcourts in Nolan Street.

The final went just over 90 minutes.

Byrnes captured the $1600 winner's cheque after a 6-2 6-3 victory.

The number one seed in the women's draw, Rajicic played the fifth-seeded Zoe Hives in the final.

Rajicic won a contest that last 82 minutes, 6-4 6-4.

The singles champions returned to the court later in the morning to contest doubles finals.

Byrnes teamed with Sam Dowler to win the final against No.1 seeds Daniel Ferretti and Aaron Leeder-Chard, 6-2 6-3.

Byrnes and Dowler were seeded at two.

It was a topsy-turvy contest in the women's doubles.

Top seeds Viktorija Rajicic and Katherine Westbury scored a 6-1 2-6 10-4 win against the second-seeded Nicole Kraemer and Alicia Smith.

A field of more than 80 players vied for ranking points and a share of the $10,000 prizemoney. The Platinum was supported by City of Greater Bendigo and major backers Bendigo Bank and William Loud. 

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