TENNIS: New year sees victories for Grantham Tennis Club teams

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In the first match of the new year, Grantham Tennis Club’s mixed second team took on Mansfield B at home at the weekend.

Captained by Lorraine Walton, the team consisted of Martin Garrett and Sheena Gordine, David Todd and Lorraine Walton, and Paul Kennedy and Elaine Pulfree. They played some great tennis and managed to win 65 games to 43 to avenge Mansfield’s triumph over Grantham 3rd before the new year.

Grantham men’s second team played at home to Nottingham Castle. The team is captained by Colin Walton and fielded a strong line-up consisting of Jonathan Cummins and Josh King, Nigel Birch and Martin Garrett, and Toby King and Paul Kimberley. They too played some excellently and were a class above the opposition, as they comfortably won 71 games to 37. Grantham 2nd face Wollaton on Sunday.