Jack Bennett claims East Midlands Four Star Under-18 title

Jack Bennett
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Jack Bennett of Sussex Downs College and Cavendish Table Tennis Club, won his first four star junior tournament of the season.

Both Jack and younger brother Josh Bennett travelled to Wellingborough to play the East Midlands Four Star last weekend. Both were competing in the Under 18 Junior event in which Jack was seeded fourth. Josh reached the last 16 but lost to Karim Khassal of London Academy 3-1.

Jack had a comfortable route to the semi finals winning all his games 3-0, he then met number one seed Alec Ward of Cleveland. Jack went 2-0 down, but played some breathtaking table tennis to claw his way back to 2-2, taking the fifth game confidently. Jack then met Mitchell Jones of Harefield Academy in the final. Jack however proved too strong and took the title , winning 3-0.