Semifinalists determined as 12/u and 16/u finals loom
December Showdown 16/u and 12/u semifinals set for tomorrow.
The 12/u and 16/u Australian Championship quarterfinal matches experienced delays this morning due to heavy rain making the courts unplayable but December Showdown action resumed this afternoon.
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With only two days of competition remaining, the young athletes were fighting hard for a place in tomorrow’s semifinals with strong matches played by a number of top seeds including  Mudiwa Munyimani (VIC),  Sarah Rokusek (NSW) and  Olivia Gadecki (QLD).
In the 12/u girls’ draw No.1 seed Sarah Rokusek (NSW) had a straight set win, defeating  Chelsea Elliott (VIC) 6-2 6-0 and  Seri Nayuki continued her winning streak defeating  Lily Taylor 6-3 6-1 after upsetting  Sasha Situe (JPN) yesterday.
There were straight set wins across all 12/u boys’ matches today with No.2 seed Charlie Camus (ACT) ending  Hayden Jones’ (VIC) championship journey, while  Yuta Tomida (JPN) won against  Pavle Marinkov (NSW) to earn a semifinal spot 6-2 6-2.
No.1 seed in the 16/u girl’s draw Olivia Gadecki (Qld) won against  Taylah Lawless (NSW) but an upset saw  Natasha Russell (SA) lose to  Lara Walker (QLD), she will play  Anastasia Berezov (NSW) in tomorrow’s semifinals.
The 16/u boys’ matches wrapped up the days draw with  Cooper White (VIC) defeating  Edward Vo (SA) 7-5 6-4, joining  Kamil Kozlowski (NSW),  Tai Sach (Qld) and Enzo Aguiard (Vic) in the semifinals tomorrow.
12/u and 16/u Semifinals
12/u Girls’ Singles Semifinals
12/u Boys’ Singles Semifinals
16/u Girls’ Singles Semifinals
16/u Boys’ Singles Semifinals