St Aloysius's McHugh wins boys tennis title in Nottingham

Congratulations to St Aloysius College's Aidan McHugh for winning the boys' singles title at the first week of the Nike Junior International Nottingham, a Grade 4 tournament on the International Tennis Federation's junior circuit.

St Aloysius College. Picture: John Devlin
St Aloysius College. Picture: John Devlin

The 15-year-old pupil from Glasgow was in excellent form throughout the tournament at Nottingham Tennis Centre, only dropping one set on his way to the final against France’s Marceau Courtalon.

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The Scottish teenager, who is supported through the Tennis Scotland national player development programme and coached by Toby Smith, was too strong for the French 16-year-old, winning the final 7-5, 6-4 to collect his third ITF junior title. Last year, Aidan won tournaments in Dubai and Liverpool.