TENNIS: Undefeated Grantham ladies take Notts title

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Grantham Tennis Club ladies’ first team finished the season undefeated to claim the Nottinghamshire Winter League Division Three title.

In their final match on Saturday, they beat second-placed Woodthorpe A 71-39. The Grantham side comprised Lianne Tapson and Mel Bloodworth (25-11), Wendy Stewart and Mell Milner (26-10), and Pam Aust and Veronica Stephens (20-16)

The other winning scores for the season were over Keyworth 69-39, The Park 80-28, Southwell 90-18, Musters A 96-12 and Burton Joyce 85-23.

Following their exceptional season, Grantham’s ladies can now look forward to tennis in Division Two next winter.

l The men’s fourth team played their last winter league match at the weekend but unfortunately could not end the season on a high as they lost 91-17 to a very strong David Lloyd side. The team consisted of Joe Patton and Tom White, John Legard and Tom Horton, and Harry Larkin and David Hall.

l The Summer League kicked off at the weekend with the under-16s winning 12-0 away to a Deeping side. The strong Grantham team comprised Dom Newcombe, Michael Cragg, Tom White and Joe Patton.

It was a great win for the boys who are now looking forward to their second match of the season in a fortnight’s time when they face Eastgate with home advantage.