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December 3, 2022

Heather Watson and Anton Matusevich lift titles in Battle of the Brits

Heather Watson Anton Matusevich

Heather Watson and teenager Anton Matusevich lifted the women’s and men’s titles at the Battle of the Brits Premier League of Tennis event in Roehampton.

The four-day event held at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton saw a group of Britain’s top players lock horns against each other in a series of entertaining contests and at the end it was Watson who shined brightest winning all four matches she played.

Watson, 28, edged past Fran Jones 7-6 6-2 and maintained her 100 percent record at the event and also maintained her top spot.

On the other hand, in the men’s competition, Matusevich, 19, clinched his decisive final match against Jack Draper 6-3 2-6 10-8. The outcome of the final match meant the pair finished level on seven points in the standings with Matusevich lifting the title on the head-to-head record.

Former world number 1 Andy Murray, another British star in the world of tennis, finished third in the men’s event and British No 1 Dan Evans ended fourth after ceding his final match 6-3 6-2 to Cam Norrie.

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In the women’s category, Eden Silva remained second to Watson after edging out Katy Dunne 6-0 6-7 (4-7) 10-8 in her last match.

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