Grafton sees off holders Norbury Park…
The 19th edition of the Millennium Cup got under way in Streatham over the first weekend of April when Grafton Tennis & Squash Club, finalists last year, took revenge over 2018 Champions, Norbury Park Lawn Tennis Club.
Playing at home, Grafton posted a convincing 7-2 win over their guests.
“It was an excellent start to the 2019 competition,” said Murray Sutton, Grafton’s Captain and Chair of the Organising Committee.
A full report will follow and here, in the meantime, are the individual match scores:
Grafton T&SC d Norbury Park LTC 7-2
[Grafton names first]
Women’s Singles: Rosie Merriman lost to Charmaine Boyd, 6-4 7-6; Men’s Singles: Will Ellison d Mark Lovejoy, 6-1 6-2; Women’s Over 40 Singles: Maureen Kenny d Carole Watson, 7-6 5-7 [10-7]; Men’s Over 45 Singles: Paul Flatters d Anthony Abell, 6-2 6-0; Girls Under 16 Singles: Amelie Cornish d Abigail Davis, 6-1 4-6 [10-7]; Boys Under 16 Singles: Michael Sotillo d Josiah Davis, 6-2 6-1; Women’s Doubles: Nicky Ellison & June Ellison d Lisa Patient & Anne-Marie O’Hara, 6-1 6-4; Men’s Doubles: Trevor Dunton & Rick Jakubowski d Christofi Christou & Josh Stein, 6-1 6-0; Mixed Doubles: Murray Sutton & Danielle Wade lost to Adam Mountain & Helen Mountain, 6-3 7-6.
Wigmore snatch the win over Woodfield Grove
“We had a hard fought battle against Wigmore today, which we ultimately lost 6-3, including a number of championship tiebreaks,” lamented Jon Elwes, Woodfield Grove’s Captain.
“It could so easily have gone the other way, and it really was a sterling effort by everybody on the team!”
Wigmore trail Grafton by just one point in the opening Points Standings, with Woodfield Grove third and Norbury Park, fourth.
A full match report will follow shortly, but match scores follow:
Woodfield Grove TC lost to Wigmore LTC 3-6
[Woodfield Grove names first]
Women’s Singles: Jo Kiernander d Lynette Boot, 6-3 6-0; Men’s Singles: Tom Cooper lost to Partha Mahendran, 6-1 6-1; Women’s Over 40 Singles: Andrea Thompson lost to Linda Patto, 7-6 5-7 [10-5]; Men’s Over 45 Singles: Douglas Kerr d 3-6 6-4 [10-6]; Girls Under 16 Singles: Izzy Marin-Curtoud lost to Edie O’Dwyer, 4-6 6-1 [10-5]; Boys Under 16 Singles: Lucas Govan lost to Oliver Mcmullan, 6-0 6-0; Women’s Doubles: Candice Kyle & Esme Kyle lost to Erika Behling & Sharon Gould, 6-1 1-6 [10-5]; Men’s Doubles: Jon Elwes & Ben Rowley d Nick Eastwood & Fabio Dias, 6-3 6-3; Mixed Doubles: John Nicholl & Carole Britton lost to Fabio Dias & Clare Sanderson, 6-1 6-4.