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BADMINTON: Roberts so close to double
10:00am Wednesday 25th September 2013 in Sport
Joe Roberts, of Brize Norton, just missed out on achieving a double gold medal at the Under 17 Silver Tournament held in Warwick.
In the boys’ singles, Roberts reached the final, without dropping a set, where he met Yorkshire's Elliott Robertson, whom he defeated 15-12, 8-15, 15-11.
Roberts then teamed up with regular partner, Ashley Garri-son, of Witney, for the doubles.
The boys, both students at Henry Box School, lost 15-13, 15-13 in the final to Jonty Russ, of Sussex and Edward Thorpe, of Notts