Kenilworth’s Abd-Allah Eissa upset the seedings to reach the final of the Boys U13 event at the English Junior Championships in Hull. Seeded to reach the semi finals, Eissa beat Merseyside’s Corey Harding to set up a last four showdown with 2nd seed Yusuf Sheikh of Essex. Eissa came through in straight games to book a place in the final against British Junior Open champion Jonah Bryant from Sussex. Bryant proving too strong in the end to take the title in 3 games.
A great effort from Abd-Allah and definitely one to watch out for!
Full tournament results and reports can be found here
Round 1 – Beat Akashdeep Sing Nahal (Yorkshire) 11-1, 11-5, 11-7
Last 16 – Beat Luke Camfield (Surrey) 11-3, 11-0, 11-3
Quarter Final – Beat Corey Harding (Merseyside) 11-3, 11-6, 11-3
Semi Final – Beat Yusuf Sheikh (Essex) 11-8, 11-4, 11-7
Final – Lost to Jonah Bryant (Sussex) 1-11, 8-11, 8-11