TENNIS: Grantham men remain undefeated in Nottingham League

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Grantham Tennis Club’s undefeated first team took on tough side The Park and cruised to a 74-34 away victory in the Nottingham Winter League.

The Grantham team comprised Paul White, Ed Milner, Darren Taxis, James Drennan, Simon Cormor and Jonathan Cummins.

The men’s third winter team faced Keyworth’s A side at home on Sunday. The team consisting of David Todd, John Walker, Kane Goswell, Mark Farmer, Michael Cragg and Dale Wright battled hard but were defeated 63-43.

The mixed seconds found themselves up against a very strong Grantham mixed third team in a tense match which ended in a draw. The seconds comprised Colin Walton, Katy Dines, David Todd, Lorraine Walton, Paul Kennedy and Elaine Pulfree, and the thirds were Dominic Newcombe, Pam Aust, Sam Chan, Janet Ibberson, John Legard and Liz Stokes.

Grantham played Mapperley Park 2nd in the Indoor Mixed League and the team consisted of Rob Isaac, Andrew Isaac, Megan Jones and Sue Cox adapted well to it to the surface to triumph by a confidence-boosting score of 35-26.