Korbin Priestley, 11, to compete in 2019 School Sport WA Bruce Cup Tennis Championships

Smashing success: Korbin Priestley, 11, will compete in the 2019 School Sport WA Bruce Cup Tennis Championships. Photo: Thomas Munday.
Smashing success: Korbin Priestley, 11, will compete in the 2019 School Sport WA Bruce Cup Tennis Championships. Photo: Thomas Munday.

Australind tennis player Korbin Priestley has gone from strength to strength over the past seven years.

The 11-year-old superstar has been selected to compete in the 2019 School Sport WA Bruce Cup Tennis Championships in Perth.

Picked to represent WA, Korbin will join 16 like-minded tennis champions from around the state.

Held from Saturday, October 12 to Saturday, October 19, the tournament will see them face off against some of Australia's best young players.

"I am looking forward to going up against other players from different places," he said.

"I really enjoy meeting new people."

Korbin started playing tennis at just four years of age, before competing in his first tournament at seven.

He went on to win the 2016, 2017, and 2018 CBH Group Country Tennis Championship Under-10 Boys singles titles.

Earlier this year, he and the South-West team secured six 2019 CBH Country Tennis Championship titles.

Korbin cruised to a resounding 6-0, 6-0 victory in the U12 Boys singles championship final.

After reaching the quarter finals of the Coastal Classic Gold - U12 Boys competition, Korbin won the Hills Winters Junior Open Silver - U12 Boys title.

Seeded seventh, he then reached the quarter finals of the Mt Lawley Junior Silver - U12s Boys event.

Coaches Andrew Woodward (from the Bunbury Tennis Club) and Tate Roberts (Brixton Tennis) have assisted Korbin throughout his journey.

Parents Darryl Priestley and Rachel Petrie said they were extremely proud of their son's achievements.

"Korbin trains all the time and works incredibly hard. He's fantastic," Mr Priestley said.

Visit schoolsportwa.com.au/ for more information about this year's School Sport WA Bruce Cup Tennis Championships.

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