TENNIS: Grantham club’s mixed doubles team suffer first loss

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Grantham Tennis Club’s mixed doubles first team suffered their first loss of the season at Mansfield.

Despite the loss, the Nottinghamshire League Division One match was played in good spirits and in fine conditions. The team were Richard Cragg, Laura Dixon, Daniel Mole, Angela Anderson, James Drennan and Pam Aust.

In ladies’ competition, the first team gained victory over Southwell at home in Notts Division Three. The winning team, which comprised Pam Aust, Janet Ibberson, Laura Dixon, Charlotte Palul, Sue Cox and Jo Jones, won convincingly on Sunday morning.

The men’s winter third team also played at home against Mansfield in Division 6B. The team of David Hall, Mike Tromans, Michael Cragg, Samuel Chan, Dominic Newcombe and Mike Roys enjoyed a fine victory with a scoreline of 75 games to 33.