MAISIE Lavelle clinched game, set and match in the under 14s girls' singles at the Merseyside Tennis Open.

The Rainford Tennis Club 13-year-old won the week-long event with a three-set victory in the final against Hannah Tse from Widnes on the indoor courts of Liverpool Tennis Centre.

Lavelle, who is coached at Rainford by Dave Hillier, clinched the title by winning 10-7 in the third set of an entertaining final.

Attention now turns to the seventh annual St Helens Tennis Tournament at Rainford Tennis Club between August 8 and 12.

The tournament has attracted a field of junior players from across the region.