TENNIS: Mixed results for Grantham Minis at Boston

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Grantham Tennis Club’s Mini League players took on Boston at Eastgate on Saturday.

The Reds’ match featured Martha Patton, Eve Kimberley, Aaron Fleckney and Cameron Anderson. Despite their best efforts, Grantham lost to Eastgate who had a very strong team. The mini Orange team beat Eastgate in their match with the team of Jake Gibbons and Nitesh Shaym.

The Green team were Harry Clough and Madison Cook and came up against very good players, ultimately losing 5-0 despite some really good rallies.

The Nottingham Winter Indoor League continued with Grantham’s third string losing to a strong David Lloyd West Bridgford team. The team comprised Andrew Isaac, Robert Isaac, Yvonne Walker and Liz Hewitt.

The weekend started in the same vain with Grantham’s third winter team losing to Retford 64 games to 44. The team were David Todd, Johnny Ng, Neil Robertson, Barry Priestly, John Walker and Kane Goswell. The men’s first team also lost away at Farnsfield. It was Richard Cragg, Daniel Mole, James Drennan, Ed Milner, Andrew Isaac and Simon Cormer’s third successive loss.

The ladies’ winter first team hosted Caunton and stopped Grantham’s bad run with a 69-39 victory. The team were Lianne Tapson, Charlotte Palul, Jackie Wilson, Liz Isles, Liz Frobisher and Laura Dixon.

The lady veterans’ second team faced Collingham 2nd. The team of Janet Ibberson, Pam Aust, Jo Carstairs and Jo Jones narrowly lost 5-3.