BADMINTON: Roberts storms in for victory

Ben Roberts, of Brize Norton, celebrates winning the boys singles tittle at the West Midlands Under 15 silver graded tournament

Ben Roberts, of Brize Norton, celebrates winning the boys singles tittle at the West Midlands Under 15 silver graded tournament

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Ben Roberts, of Brize Norton won the boys singles at the West Midlands Under 15 Silver graded tournament, without dropping a set.

Having eased through the round-robin stage where the year 10 student at Henry Box School in Witney, competed against boys from Lancashire and Cheshire, Roberts met Henry Jones of Gloucestershire, winning 15-10, 15-8.

He followed that up with a 15-7, 15-12 semi-final win against Nicholas Pipe of Surrey.

Roberts saw off Cornwall’s No 1 Tyler Silliphant 15-4, 15-11 in the final to take the title.

He is again in action next month when he takes part in the Under 15 Nationals in Essex.

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