Saturday play started with the Cadet Boys & Girls Singles Groups as well as the Restricted Singles.
In the Cadet Girls the semi finalists were Pravesha Ragi, Nicole Scott, Nicole Larmour and Silke Heinen with Pravesha and Silke advancing to the final. Pravesha won 3/0 to become U15 National Champion.
Pravesha and Silke joined forces to win the Cadet Doubles beating the 2 Nicoles in the final.
The Cadet Boys event saw Art McLaughlin, Ciaran O Donoghue, Thomas Joyce and James Skelton reach the semi finals.
Art lost the first set to Ciaran but bounced back to take a 3/1 victory. In the other semi James beat Thomas 3/2 in a closely fought encounter.
In the final Art won the first set 11/7, James the second 11/9, before Art recovered to win the next 2 sets 11/8, 11/7 to claim a 3/1 victory and win his first National Singles title.
Earlier Art combined with clubmate Dillon Byrne to win the Cadet Boys Doubles final versus James Skelton and Julian Kelly.
The U21 Singles events saw Claire Heller beat Mia O’Rahilly Egan 3/1 in the final. and Tom Davis win 3/2 against clubmate Alan Pattison.
In the Senior Women’s Singles Mia, Sabina Devereux, Claire Heller and Pravesha won through to the semi finals on Sunday. In the Senior Menstwo time winner Gavin Maguire had a mighty battle to get past Daryl Strong in the last 16 before prevailing in the 5th set. Similarly top seed Ashley Robinson had a hard fought match at the same stage v Phil Jamieson who had set points in the fourth set to bring the match into a decider- Ashley winning the set 15/13 and the match 3/1.
The Under 11 Boys and Girls events saw good entries in both and was played in a fun atmosphere with all entrants receiving a medal.
Saturday’s play concluded with the finals of the Mens Doubles and Mixed Doubles.
Gavin and Ashley combined to win the Mens while Gavin and Mia won the mixed with a 3/2 victory over Tibor and Sabina.
Sunday started with the U18 and U13 events .
In the Under 18 Boys Singles there were some surprises. However the last four was made up of Art, Thomas, Alan Pattison and Joey Nelson.
Art played impressively to beat Thomas 3/0 while Alan won against clubmate Joey to set up an all Dublin TTC final .
Art continued his rich vein of form to win his second National Singles title of the weekend with a 3/1 victory.
In the Under 18 Girls Singles Mia, Thuy Linh Cashman, Nicole Scott and Zofia Wawrzyniak were the semi finalists. Both semi finals were close battles. Mia saved match point in the final set before winning it 13/11 and the match 3/2 v Thuy Linh.
In the other semi Zofia raced out to a 2/0 lead v Nicole. Nicole fought back to make it 2/2(saving match points in the 4th) before Zofia came through with an 11/4 win in the 5th set.
In the final Zofia won the first two sets 11/4, 13/11. Mia showed her fighting spirit in sets 3 and 4 to take the match to a decider which she won 11/3 to become Junior National Champion for a second time.
The Junior Boys Doubles winners were Alan and Joey while the scratch pairing of Nicole Scott and Thuy Linh combined very effectively to win the Junior Girls Doubles title.
The U13 Boys Singles saw Ormeau’s Max Skelton overcome his clubmate Jonathan Mooney while in the U13 Girls Singles event Isabel O Sullivan beat Anna Kelly.
Both Womens Singles semi finals went the distance, decided in the 7th set with identical 11/9 scores: Mia winning v Sabina and Pravesha coming through v Claire so Mia and Pravesha would meet for the 3rd time over the weekend.
The final saw Pravesha get off to the quicker start and lead 2/1 before Mia levelled taking the 4th set 11/4. Mia won the next two sets 11/9 and in doing so claimed her first Senior National Title and her second title of the weekend.
On the Mens side Ashley and Gavin came through with wins over Ryan Farrell and Zak Wilson respectively. The first set of the final was nip and tuck with Gavin winning it 15/13 and he went onto claim his third Singles National Title with a 3/1 victory.
In the Ladies Doubles final on Sunday Pravesha and Silke beat Claire and Sabina.
The Para Final saw Paddy Vaughan win against Colin Judge and the Para 11 Final was won by Matthew Collins who beat Niamh Cafferky. In the Masters Singles, Tibor Devereux beat Brian Devereux while the Restricted Singles Final saw Phil Jamieson take the title over Kevin Mackey.
Thanks to Con O’Ceadaigh, Tony Martin, Maria Maume, Stuart McConkey and all the Umpires and Dublin TTC for the hall set up and take down.