Aegon Team Tennis (Wk 4)

Another tough weekend of fixtures on 12 and 13 May saw Southwark City Tennis Club finish with 4 wins and 2 defeats. 

The Girls 18U team lead by the big hitting Rushan defeated Purley 3-0 to move further ahead with one match to play.  Andrea dropped just three games in her singles match and only two in the doubles.  The boys 18U captained by Omar had a rest as their opponents Virgin Active defaulted.

 

The 10U had a tough tie against an undefeated side from the Annabel Croft Academy.  However, MJ was inspirational in seeing the boys through (Maceo, Tarique and Hamish) to a third straight win.  This is likely to mean the tie against Sutton Academy will decide the title. 

 

The excitement of the red leagues continued.  A very promising team of Mathew, Michael, Joshua and Dorothy went down 6-10 to Westside in a great match.  The team enjoyed an amazing feast after the match and were not too downcast.  The Red second team playing at GMH Park were 9-7 winners over local rivals Old College.  This is a fantastic effort for a young team just starting what we hope are their distinguished tennis careers!

 

Tough at the top, the Boys 14U team visited Hackney City Tennis Club seeking to redeem a heavy defeat against Canterbury.  However, it was not to be as a strong Hackney side survived match points for Michael in the top match before going in at half time 3-0.  Our boys couldn't raise themselves in the second half of the match and went down 6-0.  Captain Sam was scathing saying that Michael and the doubles pairs should have got something out of the match.  

 

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