NATALIE Crawford and Nyah Kauders flew the flag for south-east Essex clubs at the spring tournament held at David Lloyd Basildon.

Crawford, who is a member at David Lloyd Southend, won the 10 and under girls’ singles mini tennis event.

She defeated the number four seed before beating Isabella Taylor (Blofield TC) in the final.

Hockley’s Kauders teamed up with Joanna Rimmington (DL Club Gidea Park) to win the 18 and under girls’ doubles.

The duo defeated Ibukun Adetunji (Woodford Wells) and Sarah Skaria (Colchester Tennis Centre).

But there was disappointment for Rea Learmouth, from the host club, as she lost out to Cranston Park’s Ella Madle in the 12 and under girls’ singles.

The tournament was refereed by Westcliff couple Lesley and Ian Pitt and saw a slight increase in entries this year.

OTHER RESULTS: 18U Girls Singles: Joanna Rimmington (DL Gidea Park) beat Hannah Watton (Freedom Fitness); 16U Girls Singles: Deniz Soyer (DL Gidea Park) beat Lara Bakhaya (DL Raynes Park); 14U Girls Singles: Deniz Soyer beat Amelie Fryer (Sevenoaks TC); 9U Girls Singles: Anastasia Alexandrovich (Bromley Tennis Centre) beat Lucy Quinlan (Grosvenor LTC); 18U Boys Singles: Nicholas Wade (Cranston Park LT & SC) beat Roland Jones (The Parklangley Club); 16U Boys Singles: Matthew Doe (Great Baddow LTC) beat Emmanuel Oluwademilade Oni (Great Baddow LTC); 14U Boys Singles: Matthew beat Emmanuel Oluwademilade Oni;12U Boys Singles: Toby Terrell (Theydon Bois LTC) beat Jacob Smith (Chelmsfordians TC); 10U Boys Singles: Theo Cooper (Tennis Edge) beat Josh Izod (Thaxted TC); 9U Boys Singles: Charlie Jones (Tennis Edge) beat Flynn Godfrey (Braintree LTC); 8U Mixed Singles: Pavana Nrshinga (DL Bushey) beat Alexander Winder; 14U Boys Doubles: Matthew Doe+Adam Groves (Great Baddow LTC/Redbridge TC) beat Arin Ozerin+Samuel Winter (The Connaught Club); 18U Boys Doubles: Emmanuel Oluwademilade Oni+Ezekiel Temiloluwa Oni (Great Baddow LTC) beat Alexander Kennedy Boath+Lucas Walker (Ipswich Sports Club).