Grantham Tennis Club held its annual awards evening at Totemic House on Saturday evening.
The evening saw club championships trophies and certificates for coaching presented. The player of the year went to Madison Cook who represented the county in the Orange (nine-and under) category and helped the team win the league.
Volunteer of the year was presented to Martin Patton for all his work behind the scenes and help at the tennis club. The coaches award for “whatever” went to cleaner Sue Stevens who also does a lot of work behind the scenes to help the club.
l The tennis week started with Grantham’s second Nottingham indoor team facing Nottingham Castle. The team, consisting of Simon Cormer, Karel Meuwissen, Jackie Wilson and Liz Williams, made it two wins out of two for the season.
The mixed winter team of Pam Aust, Mark Ottey, Laura Dixon, Rob Isaac, Liz Isles and Dale Wright played some good tennis to beat Sutton-in-Ashfield.
The men’s second veterans team travelled to Louth to face their second string. In a tightly contested match, Mike Roys, Adam Bramley, John Legard and Mike Tromans earned a well fought draw. The ladies’ veterans second team of Yvonne Walker, Janet Ibberson, Catherine Garment and Jill Pindar lost narrowly 5-3 at Sleaford.
The Gibbons family – Jake, Harry and Rob – who won Grantham Tennis Club’s Junior Committee Happy Shield.