Defeats all round for Grantham Tennis Club

GRANTHAM Tennis Club men’s fourth team travelled to Saxilby where they were defeated.

The team included first-time players Michael Cragg, Samuel Chan and Dominic Newcombe, with regulars David Hall, Ben Howbrook and Martin Garratt.

In ladies’ competition, the first team faced Horncastle at home and ultimately lost as well. The team comprised Liz Frobisher and Pam Aust, Mell Milner and Jackie Wilson, and Liz Isles and Holly Richardson.

In men’s doubles, the second team lost at Boston with the team of Toby King and Richard Edgley, Ed Milner and Andrew Isaac, and Karel Meuwissen and Robert Start.

A ladies’ vets match was played at Grantham between Lincolnshire and Surrey. Grantham’s ladies were Mell Bloodworth, Sarah Patton and Lianne Tapson. After two rounds, the match was won 4-1 by Surrey.