TENNIS: Grantham third string men win second match of season

Grantham's first team, from left - Richard Cragg, Jonathan Cummins, Richard Smart, John Quinn, Andrew Isaac and James Drennan.
Grantham's first team, from left - Richard Cragg, Jonathan Cummins, Richard Smart, John Quinn, Andrew Isaac and James Drennan.
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Grantham Tennis Club men’s third team played their second match of the Lincolnshire Summer League at the weekend.

The pairings were Mark Ottey and Paul Kimberley, Martin Garrett and Nigel Birch, captain Colin Walton and Rob Start. Fielding a similar team to the one that travelled to Boston last month and won, they were on top form again against a strong Sleaford and went on to a 7-2 victory.

l The men’s first team continued their summer season with a match against Grimsby. Comprising Richard Smart, Jonathan Cummins, Andrew Isaac, Richard Cragg, John Quinn and James Drennan, the team performed well and won the match 7-2.

l Lorraine Walton’s mixed summer team played against a strong David Lloyd Burton Waters side.

The team, consisting of Colin Walton, Sheena Gordine, Martin Garrett, Ros Elphick, captain Loraine Walton and David Todd, gave it their all but ultimately went down 12-6 overall.