A rather wet afternoon for our American Tournament with play abandoned after 4 rounds in favour of tea & cakes! Winners of the Beresford Marshall Memorial Trophy this time were Gill Sanderson and Graham Boosey. Thanks to all those who came to play despite the weather, and to Steve for organising the tournament and making tea!
Congratulations to our Mens team who won the L&W Summer Jubilee Cup beating Rayleigh in the final by a set! Well played to both our pairs, Anthony Weingarten & Nick Spillet and Alex Goldhawk & Angus Hanney.
Well done to club members who reached the finals of the L&W Summer Tournaments. Congratulations to Nick Spillett & Graham Boosey who won the Mens Open Doubles, playing against fellow club members Lucas Hilsum & Lloyd Burton in the final. There were also wins for Paul Moffat & Rowland Swain in the Mens Vets Plate and Lloyd Burton in the Mens Singles Plate. Commiserations to runners up Gill Sanderson & Nick Spillett in the Mixed Open Doubles.
An excellent day’s tennis when the finals of our 2018 Club Championships were played. Well done to all competitors, both winners and runners up. A special mention for Sarah Ball and Cally Flinders who each won three titles, plus Geoff Spillett and Graham Boosey who each won two titles. Commiserations to Andrea Spillett who unfortunately was unable to play on the day in the Mixed Family Doubles final.
Photos from finals day can be seen on our Facebook page (no account required to view).
Thanks to club captain, Steve, for organising this year’s tournaments and finals day so efficiently as usual. And many thanks to the ladies who ensured refreshments were available all day – Wendy, Sandra and Marion, with help from Irene and Jane. Very much appreciated by both players and spectators!
Another successful social event with 24 players in a “Tiebreak Tens” tournament followed by a BBQ. Everyone played 9 championship tiebreaks in all with different partners/opponents in mens, ladies and mixed doubles. Congratulations to ladies winner Claire Elliott and runner up Deb Saund, and mens winner Dave Lambe and runner up Aaron Hilsum. Thanks to all those who played, watched or came for the bbq afterwards.
Congratulations to club member Anthony Weingarten in the last tournament of the summer holidays, the Essex County Closed. Anthony won the 16 & Under Boys Singles event, beating the top seed Daniel Chamoun in the final 7-5, 6-4. In addition, Anthony won the 16 & Under Boys Doubles with partner Ben Rowe, and was runner up in the 18 & Under Boys Singles. An excellent week for Anthony – well played!