Tijou does the double in Paddington Sports Club tennis tournament

Left ro right: The men's doubles runners-up, Ed Haygarth and Paul Kassar, with the winning duo Dean

Left ro right: The men's doubles runners-up, Ed Haygarth and Paul Kassar, with the winning duo Dean MacKenzie and Edouard Tijou - Credit: Archant

Edouard Tijou won two titles as hundreds of members took to the courts for the annual Paddington Sports Club tennis tournament.

Left to right: The mixed doubles runners-up Dean MacKenzie and Emily MacKay with the winning pair Hw

Left to right: The mixed doubles runners-up Dean MacKenzie and Emily MacKay with the winning pair Hwaida Shah and Paul Kassar - Credit: Archant

Tijou beat David Sweeney 6-4, 7-6 in the men’s singles final at the Castellain Road venue in Maida Vale, and he also teamed up with Dean MacKenzie to win the men’s doubles competition, beating Paul Kassar and Ed Haygarth.

Olga Selivanova overcame Caroline Hodd in the women’s singles final, triumphing 7-6, 6-3, while Julie Zysman and Emily MacKay triumphed over former champions Michelle Bruil and Francoise Higson in the doubles.

MacKay also reached the mixed doubles final alongside MacKenzie, but they were beaten by Hwaida Shah and Kassar, who regained the title.

Paddington Sports Club will be holding an open day on Sunday July 17 from 10am to 8pm. Guests are invited to find out what is on offer, including tennis, squash, bowls and a gym.

Left to right: Women's doubles winners Julie Zysman and Emily MacKay with the runners-up Michelle Br

Left to right: Women's doubles winners Julie Zysman and Emily MacKay with the runners-up Michelle Bruil and Francoise Higson - Credit: Archant

The women's singles runner-up, Caroline Hodd, in action in the final

The women's singles runner-up, Caroline Hodd, in action in the final - Credit: Archant

The men's singles runner-up, David Sweeney, in action in the final

The men's singles runner-up, David Sweeney, in action in the final - Credit: Archant


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