Denmead’s rising stars celebrate Champion of Champions success

Chloe Efford and Aaronn Blackman won the Champion of Champions mixed doubles title
Chloe Efford and Aaronn Blackman won the Champion of Champions mixed doubles title

Denmead pairing of Aaronn Blackman and Chloe Efford are celebrating winning the Hampshire & IOW Lawn Tennis Association’s inaugural mixed doubles Champion of Champions trophy.

All clubs in the county were invited to send the winners of their own mixed doubles tournament for a play-off competition that was held at Alverstoke Tennis Club.

The tournament was in the form a round-robin competition with pairs from all over Hampshire taking part.

There were several close matches with the Denmead pair eventually finishing top of the group.

Aaronn, 21, and Chloe, 16, are a regular doubles pair at Denmead and were also instrumental in helping the club to win the East Hampshire Mixed League this summer.

They are also coaches at the club and are excellent role models to the youngsters they teach.