Alice Loveridge and Chris Doran win at Jersey Open

Loveridge and Dorans win

Northamptonshire's Chris Doran and Guernsey's Alice Loveridge retained their Jersey Table Tennis Open titles.

Doran beat Jersey's Josh Band on his way to the final, where he overcame top seed Darius Knight 13-11, 7-11, 9-11, 11-9, 11-6.

In the women's event Loveridge, despite not winning her group, was never behind in the final against Hannah Hicks.

After Hicks had levelled at one game all, the Guernsey teenager took the next games 11-9, 11-4.

It was her fourth consecutive title at the tournament, staged at the Geoff Reed Table Tennis Centre.

Other winners:

Under 21s Singles: Paul McCreery (Ireland)

Veterans Singles: Mike O'Driscoll (England)

Restricted Singles: Garry Dodd (Guernsey)

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