OLD Basing Tennis Membership held its annual Summer time Event Finals’ Day on September 7, writes LYNNE THOMAS.
Suits began at midday and completed at 4.00pm, when finalists and runners up had been offered with their trophies through Mike Sant, President of the membership.
The Males’s Singles between James Chamberlin and Jamie Thomas, noticed some nice serving and move courtroom rallies during, with Thomas preserving his identify profitable 6-1 6-4.
The Girls’ Singles ultimate’s outcome didn’t replicate the shut video games and lengthy rallies, as Penny Luke beat Jane Hatter 6-2 6-Zero to protect her identify.
The Males’s Doubles used to be a really perfect fit, with a whole lot of rallies and nice internet play in a fit which noticed James Chamberlin and Ben Wiltshire up in opposition to Andy Mountford and Jamie Thomas.
All 4 males had nice reactions and the fit used to be very entertaining to look at, with Mountfield and Thomas preserving their crown 6-4, 6-2.
The Girls’ Doubles rating didn’t replicate the closeness of the general rating of 6-2, 6-1.
There have been many deuces and lengthy rallies however in spite of everything Penny Luke and Jane Hatter defended their identify effectively beating Bev Cleaver and Carol Torselli.
The Combined Doubles used to be an in depth fit as Jamie Thomas partnered his mum, Lynne Thomas in opposition to James Chamberlin and Jane Hatter.
There have been a number of breaks of serve, however in spite of everything the Thomas aggregate gained 6-Four 6-Three and had been extremely joyful to win the identify for the second one yr operating.
This yr the membership ran a Singles Handicap Event, checking out a brand new layout.
Gamers needed to win 30 issues to clinch a win.
Within the Males’s Handicap each Nigel Hatt and Iain Armstrong began on 0.
The fit used to be intently fought with a whole lot of lengthy rallies. In any case Nigel Hatt gained 30-19.
Within the Girls’ Handicap ultimate Bev Cleaver began on minus 10 and Jane Reap on 0.
Once more, this used to be some other fit of rallies with Bev Cleaver coming via to win 30-22.
Each and every yr the membership items the Betty Holmes Trophy to a member of the membership who has contributed so much to Outdated Basing Tennis Membership through the years.
This yr the trophy used to be offered to Bev Cleaver in popularity of all she has performed for the membership – together with being A Group captain, planting plants across the membership area and serving to to stay the membership area and courts in excellent situation.
For more info in regards to the membership please electronic mail or touch them via their site:
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