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Men’s A team cement mid-table
1:00pm Friday 16th August 2013 in Sport
TENNIS BROMSGROVE men’s A consolidated their mid-table position in Division One of the Summer League with a draw at Stourbridge.
First pair Matt Kirkham and Steve Halfpenny had two tight matches before winning both of them in three sets.
Second duo of Ollie Simper and Matt Poole lost to Stourbridge’s third pair, but went on to an impressive victory over the first two.
The B Team also played away against Barnt Green A in Division Two and were edged out 4-2.
With Barnt Green 3-2 up the final match was decided on a tie break, but Dudek and Errington were just edged out, with Bromsgrove losing 4-2.
Phil Boardman and Ash Rutter, playing first pair took a rubber off the Barnt Green second pair while Matt Smith and Mark Allan won their rubber against the third pair and just lost 6-3, 7-6 to the first pair.
The Mixed B side edged out Ombersley.
With rubbers and sets even it came down to games won and lost and at 37-34 Bromsgrove secured the win and now move above Ombersley in the final league table to finish fourth.
The recent American mixed doubles tournament saw Ann May win the Ladies prize and Mel McGregor the men’s.
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