National Championships 2018
After the postponement of the March weekend due to the weather. The draw has not been completed for this weekend’s National Championships in Swansea.
Charlotte Carey and Callum Evans are favourites to lift the cups in the women’s and men’s singles respectively this coming weekend. Both won the titles in 2017 and will hope to hold off all their rivals in Swansea this Sunday.
Charlotte will have to contend with the Commonwealth Games team mates Chloe Thomas and Anna Hursey. Chloe, who won the cup in 2016, is seeded 2nd with 11 year old Hursey at number 3. There is no entry from Angharad or Megan Phillips due to retirement this time around. Beth Roberts, who participated at the World Championships in Sweden is seeded 4th.
Callum will need to hold off Dean Cundy and Ryan Oyler to add to his sole title which he won 12 months earlier. Others in the frame are Ryan Owen and Chris Griffiths.
Anna Hursey, who is now 25th in the World at U15 level will try to win the U13, U15, U18, U21 and women’s singles all in the same weekend. The youngster from Cardiff also has doubles events to participate in.
Others to look out for are Lee Thomas, Regina Grech, Lara Whitton, Beth Richards, Lauren Stacey, Benedict Watson, Yameen Al-Dahiri, Joseph Roberts, Louie Evans, Ruby Elliott, Evan Williams and Jamie Lee-Harley