The Irish Junior Lawn Tennis Championship took place last weekend, backed again for a 13th year by William Fry.

The event which takes place at the Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club in Dublin 4 features Ireland’s most talented young tennis stars is one of the oldest amateur sporting events in the world, having held its first championship in 1914.

As well as being one of the most prestigious events in youth tennis, the championships also act as a scouting event for young stars with intentions of dipping their toes in the world of professional tennis in the years to come.

A total of 448 young players participated in this year’s event.

“We realise that major junior sporting events need sponsorship and we are delighted to have supported Tennis Ireland and the Junior Lawn Tennis Championships of Ireland this year, for the 13th year in a row,” said Liam McCabe, Chair of William Fry.

“Only the best get to compete in Junior Fitz so it is a great achievement to be one of the 448 who participated across the different age categories.”

“It is a very special thing to win a national title, so particular congratulations are due to the winners of the finals. It is a tremendous achievement and something they will never forget.”