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Successful 2022 open championship at Grantown embraces all ages


By Tom Ramage

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The Grantown-on-Spey Open Tennis Championships 2022 concluded with 145 players aged eight and under to 45 and over competing across 32 events.

Grantown's tennis stars. All pictures by Aidan Woods
Grantown's tennis stars. All pictures by Aidan Woods

In the men's events, Rothiemurchus and Aviemore Tennis Club coach Stephen Anniss claimed first in the singles final over runner-up Ross Lyon in two straight sets.

Jasmin Taylor and Steven Anniss
Jasmin Taylor and Steven Anniss

Anniss also secured victory in the men’s doubles with partner Calvin Hepburn, overcoming Russell Dickson and Logan Urquhart with a 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 win.

Stephen Anniss on his way to victory
Stephen Anniss on his way to victory

In the women’s singles final, Jasmin Taylor breezed her way to the title with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Eve Wilkinson.

Ross Lyon in action
Ross Lyon in action

Taylor, teaming with her singles final opponent Wilkinson, took the women’s doubles title with another straight sets win, over Tri Drummond and Marjory Stronach.

Other winners included Tri Drummond (women’s singles 40 and over) and Edwin Borrowman (men’s singles 45 and over).


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