Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Humble Zipf to Take on Aussie Best; Brittany Shines at State Titles

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Humble Zipf to Take on Aussie Best; Brittany Shines at State Titles

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Byline: guy williams guy.williams@capnews.com.au

TENNIS: An announcement over the school PA system was the first that Frenchville State School students knew about their new found tennis star.

Such is the humility of Year 7 student Brittany Zipf that she didn't let on to anyone at school about her recent success.

The right-hander's outstanding performances at the Queensland Primary Schools state titles have earned her selection in the Queensland team.

Brittany will take on the best junior tennis players from across the country in the Australian titles at Bendigo, New South Wales from October 9-16.

It was not all smooth-sailing for Brittany having been two points away from losing one of her matches before clawing back to seal the victory 7-5.

While this is her greatest tennis achievement to date, it's something her coach Robert Beak knew she was capable of. C[pounds sterling]She's worked hard this year,C[yen] said Beak.

C[pounds sterling]She's done some off-court work and is getting fitter and faster. …

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