Winning weekend for Grantham Tennis Club

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GRANTHAM Tennis Club’s weekend started with a mixed doubles competition at home for the C team against Caunton B.

The team comprised David Todd, Lorraine Walton, Paul Kennedy, Sheena Gordine, Johnny Ng and Laura Dixon, and after a couple of closely fought rubbers, they ran away with the match, winning it by 14 sets to four.

In another mixed doubles fixture, Grantham’s first team hosted Musters and enjoyed an even more convincing win, with a 16-2 scoreline.

The indoor Nottingham league began this week with the team of Robert Isaac, John Walker, Yvonne Walker and Laura Dixon facing Farnsfield 2nd. The team did well, winning 36 games to 22.

The ladies’ summer second team played their last match of the season against Burton Joyce in very windy conditions. Despite a valiant effort, the team comprising Lianne Tapson, Janet Ibberson, Yvonne Walker, Katie Dines, Jo Jones and Sue Cox lost by 12-6.