Leon Hemmings wins doubles event in Bendigp

Leon Hemmings and partner Finn Barber won Bendigo Silver under 14s double event.

Leon Hemmings and partner Finn Barber won Bendigo Silver under 14s double event.

Wagga’s Leon Hemmings has added another tournament win to his resume after taking out the Bendigo International under 14s double event.

Partnering with Brisbane’s Finn Barber, Hemmings took out the silver event last week.

Coming in as the fourth seeds, the pairing took out top seeds, Ryan Lee and Rowan Mendis, 6-3 6-3 in the final.

Leon was also in the singles event but was knocked out by top seed Darcy Nicholls 6-3 6-4.

After playing for the Wagga City Wanderers last season, he has decided to focus on tennis this year and has moved into the top 1000 players.

His final tournament for the year is at Yarrawonga this weekend.