Seaton Tennis Clubs Finals day a massive success - on and off the courts!

11:24 15 July 2014

Seaton Tennis Club finals

Seaton Tennis Club finals

Archant

Seaton Tennis Club’s Club Tournament Final’s Day, held last Sunday, was full of excitement as several matches were settled on championship tie-breaks, writes Belinda Bawden.

Seaton Tennis Club finalsSeaton Tennis Club finals

The men’s singles final was eventually won by Ian ‘Sketchy’ Broughton on a tie-break against Simon Prior while the men’s doubles title went to club coaches Derek Blackmore and Ben Elliott, being decided on a tie-break over rivals Kevin Davis and Sketchy Broughton.

The Ladies had slightly more straightforward contests with Jo Little playing superb tennis to beat Teresa Hancock in two sets and A team pair Julie Hopkinson and Nikki Keele running out comfortable winners against B team captain Belinda Bawden and her league team partner Carol Hurst. In the mixed doubles, Kevin Davis and Susan Green beat Teresa Hancock and her mixed B team partner Peter Moroz.

In the Plate singles competition, David Pillinger beat Grayson Newton and Alice Tremlett won against Susan Green. In the Ladies doubles, Susan Green (who showed great stamina in contesting three finals) and Jo Little beat Marion Nelson and Judith Ellard and in the Men’s Doubles, coaches Jason Martin and Pete Morton beat Dennis Rose and Brian Rodgers.

Last, but certainly not least, in the mixed doubles Carol Hurst and Belinda faced each other across the net this time with their partners Moby Hill and David Dower respectively, with Carol and Moby running out easy winners.

There was an excellent crowd of supporters and an all-day buffet of bacon baps, hot dogs and burgers to keep them refreshed. It was good for the club that so many team captains, committee members and coaches featured in Finals Day and the close matches between players in different leagues suggests good depth in the club’s team squads.

Four of the players in action on finals day are also coaches at the club; Ben Elliott (coach co-ordinator), Kevin Davis, Derek Blackmore, Jason Martin and Pete Morton.

Seaton Tennis Club has a full range of junior, teen and adult coaching programmes, ranging from beginners to performance standard. There are seven club sessions at different times during the week, adult beginners and intermediate Pay and Play sessions twice a week and a Cardio Tennis session on Saturdays to get pulses racing! New members are always welcome.

For more information about Seaton Tennis Club contact Membership Secretary, Jeremy Warner , on seatontennis@gmail.com, 07973 506312 or visit our website www.seatontennis.net

Other Sport Stories

10:49
Football generic picture

Honiton Town returned for pre-season training tonight (Tuesday) and it’s very much a case of ‘same again’ for the Hippo’s for the forthcoming new season, writes Steve Birley.

Read more
10:49
The medals issued out to the runners who completed the Giants Head Marathon

James Ashforth ran the Giants Head Marathon on Saturday, which started in a small village called Sydling St Nicholas, writes Dave Mutter.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:30
Bowls. Ref exsp 25-16SH 9104. Picture: Simon Horn.

Seaton went down by just three shots in a County Trophy meeting with Ottery St Mary, writes Linda Stone.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:30
Golf generic picture

In the Lyme Regis junior stableford Lewis Gibbons had a storming finish as he scored 14 points on the last three holes to take first place with 40 points, writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:29
A typical cricket scoring table

Whetlor Celebrates with Five Wickets

Read more
Yesterday, 19:29
Cricket drinks

Upottery were five wicket winners when they hosted Chardstock.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:29
Cricket

Honiton 2nds remain top of the C Division East 2nd XI table after a terrific victory over Kilmington.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:29
Ottery 2nds against Lewdown. Ref shsp 23-16TI 1621. Picture: Terry Ife

Uplyme 2nd XI suffered a second successive defeat when beaten by Countess Wear II by five wickets.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:28
Cricket

Feniton II defeated Topsham St James II by 46 runs when the pair met at Acland Park.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:28
Cricket

Whimple 2nds were 79-run winners in their meeting with Cullompton II.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 12°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications