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Team Tennis Report - Men and Ladies win season openers - 7 Apr

Posted on 08th Apr 2019

 

LTA Team Tennis 2019 

 

Match Report by Jane Bingham, Ladies Team Captain  scroll down to see the results 

 

West Hants Ladies team kicked off the season with a tough away win at the East Gloucester club in Cheltenham on Sunday.

 

New recruit, Taz Keens put on a polished display to beat her younger opponent at 1 singles. There were wins for Jane Binggam and Mollie Edge. Jane and Taz sealed the victory with a win at number 1 doubles. A successful start to the season. The team travels to Taunton on Sunday 14th April for the next fixture.

 

Match Report by Andy Phillips, Men's Team Captain

 

West Hants Men got off to a great start with a 5-1 win against Maidenhead in the Team Tennis National Open South West Division.

 

The four-man team consisting of Adam Glynn, Andy Phillips and debutants James Whike and Luca Mcmanus all won their singles matches in straight sets.

 

Adam and James won their doubles but Andy and Luca narrowly lost their rubber in a 3rd set tie-break. All in all a good day and a positive step towards our next match at home v Winchester on Sunday 14th April.

 

Results (View Men's Event or Ladies Event on the LTA website)

 

West Hants Men played at home and beat Maidenhead 5-1

MS1 Adam Glynn             beat Lewis Brown 6-2 6-2

MS2 James Whike            beat Philip Downs 6-3 6-1

MS3 Andrew Phillips       beat Richard Timothy Ch Downs 6-2 6-2

MS4 Luca Mcmanus        beat Gregor Webster 6-2 6-4

MD1 Adam Glynn &James Whike beat Lewis Brown & Gregor Webster 6-1 6-2

MD2 Andrew Phillips &Luca Mcmanus lost to Philip Downs & Richard Timothy Ch Downs 3-6 6-3 6-7

 

West Hants Women went away to beat East Gloucester 4-2

WS1       Olivia Rook lost to Taro Keens 6-7 1-6

WS2       Laura Eales beat Abbie Tyler 6-1 6-2

WS3       Esther Mary Curtis lost to Jane Elizabeth Bingham 1-6 6-2 3-6

WS4       Kathryn Cookson lost to Mollie Edge 2-6 2-6

WD1      Esther Mary Curtis & Olivia Rook lost to Jane Elizabeth Bingham & Taro Keens 6-7 4-6

WD2      Kathryn Cookson &Laura Eales beat Mollie Edge & Abbie Tyler 6-3 6-1

 

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