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Newark Lawn Tennis Club

The end of winter

Newark Lawn Tennis Club Mixed 1st team ended their winter season in Div 7 with a convincing win over Magdala C. Newark started at 36-0 as Magdala failed to field a full team of 6. Although the Newark side had to take it in turns waiting this didn’t hamper their results as 1st pair Sam Smith/Sara Jackson continued to be ruthless and took their matches 11-1, 12-0 (35-1). Adrian/Steph Smith were back on court after missing the previous match and conceded only 5 games at 9-3, 10-2 (31-5). Sam Butler playing again this time with Tamara Bainbridge took 8-4, 7-5 (27-9). The team now celebrate another team promotion as they finish top of the league, 4 points ahead. 

In the meantime the Ladies 2nd started their summer campaign in Div D of the short format league. Sara Jackson/Annie Davies playing together for the first time took their single set matches against 2nd & 3rd pairs 6-0, 6-0 and their double set match against 1st pair 6-1,6-1. Similarly Katrina Dines/Jill Pinder 6-0, 7-5 then 6-0,6-1 and Cptn Lynne Hare/Annie Walton 6-3, 6-0 then 6-0,6-1 in an overall team result 73-12.

So after a winter of tennis this is how the Newark teams stand;

    Won Drew Lost  
Ladies Div 2 2 0 4 Demoted
Ladies A Div 6 3 0 3 Stay
Men Div 9 5 0 0 Promoted
Men A Div 10 1 0 4 Stay
Mixed Div 7 6 0 0 Promoted
Mixed A Div 9 3 0 3

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