A TOTAL of 32 young tennis players took part in the Plennegy tennis tournament on 14 and 15 July organised by well-known tennis coach, Derek Brown.Players were divided into six age groups ranging from U8 to U16 with singles being played first, followed by the doubles matches the next day.Winners:U8 boys - winner Henry Yeadon, runner-up Yuvan AheerU10 girls - winner Sabahle Mzila, runner-up Hayley GobleU10 boys - winner Sebastian Mundy, runner-up Yasteel AheerU12 girls - winner Gina Ardendorf, runner-up Zoe GobleU12 boys winner Nkosinathi Dlamini, runner-up John YeadonU14 girls - winner Calista Muno, runner-up Stella OglesbyU14 boys - winner Jacob Oram, runner-up Quaphela MzilaU16 boys - winner Hayden Kezaris, runner-up Kayleb KeyserU18 boys - winner Luke Oglesby, runner-up Thomas Moore.Thank you to the umpires, who assisted the younger players - Dean Paige was voted best umpire.Thank you to Plennegy for sponsoring the tennis tournament. Tennis teaches children many life skills. Children need to learn that winning is not everything. These tournaments are about enjoying the game of tennis. We look forward to seeing aspiring tennis players at the next tournament.