29th Jul 2013
Finals day on Sunday 14th July brought to a close one of the most successful Tennis Championships in the history of the club.
The tournament enjoyed 8 successive days of sunshine, with suncream and towels being essential courtside accessories. As a result, for the first time in many years all entrants had the opportunity to compete on our grass courts – which are maintained all year round with this week in mind.
The men’s draws again saw record entries: 60 in the singles and 64 in the doubles. The Mixed Doubles qualifying tournament on the Wednesday also remained extremely popular. Amongst the many highlights were Nick Bond’s first singles championship, Jo Wright’s 11th singles win and juniors – Ivan Parslow and Lucy Stead claiming a great victory in the Mixed Doubles A event. The tournament was also the final one organised by Peter Somerville, who was given a great send off!
A full list of winners, finalists and results are below:
Men’s Singles: Nick Bond bt Derek Munro 6-3 6-2
Women’s Singles: Jo Wright bt Lucy Stead 7-6 6-0
Men’s Doubles: Derek Munro/John Rutherford bt Steve Lockett/Iain Griffin 6-3 6-2
Women’s Doubles: Kasia Hiorns/Alice Huskinson bt Jo Wright/Steph Wright 1-6 6-4 6-4
Men’s Consolation Singles: Jonathan Jacob bt Dan Chubb 6-2 6-4
Men’s Consolation Doubles: Rajiv Johar/Remi Finel bt Ivan Parslow/Oscar Bailey 6-7 7-5 6-4
Mixed Doubles A: Ivan Parslow/Lucy Stead bt Christian Nembhard/Alice Huskinson 7-6 6-4
Mixed Doubles B: Mark Brown/Alex Hill bt Martin Beecroft/Kelly Durkin 6-2 6-1
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