Cabrera, Sweeny Win UTR Pro Tennis Series In Brisbane

TA Press Release, August 16, 2020

Townsville’s Lizette Cabrera from Queensland has won her second UTR Pro Tennis Series event in Brisbane on Friday, while 19-year-old Dane Sweeny of Queensland won his first.

Cabrera extended her match-winning streak to six with a 7-5, 5-7, 10-1 victory over Naiktha Bains in the women’s final. It was the fourth straight decider Cabrera contested in Brisbane, the 22-year-old twice finishing runner-up to Maddison Inglis early in the series.

“It’s been really good. I mean, nothing beats match play and I think because we’ve been training for so long it kind of gave me a bit of excitement, something to look forward to,” said Cabrera, quoted by Tennis Australia.

Dane Sweeny defeated Blake Ellis 6-4, 7-6(4) in the men’s final.

A new men’s and women’s Pool A competition will start in Sydney on Saturday.

Brisbane

Series 2 – Event 1 Pool A

Finals 

Women’s final

Lizette Cabrera (Qld) def. Naiktha Bains (GBR) 7-5 5-7 [10-1]

Men’s final

Dane Sweeny (Qld) def. Blake Ellis (Qld) 6-4 7-6(4)