Melton Mowbray Tennis Club: Men’s teams make winning start to winter season

Louth tennis celebrated county success EMN-180609-102156002
Louth tennis celebrated county success EMN-180609-102156002
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Melton Mowbray Tennis Club’s men’s teams got their Winter League campaign off to a flyer when both the first and third team men registered first match wins.

The third team started their Division Nine campaign early with a visit from Leicester University, and the Melton side proved too strong for the visitors and ran out with an 8-0 win.

Both pairings of Jason Wheatley and John Sturmey and teenager Ollie Aley and Jake Beagle took four sets each, with the loss of just three games.

Scores: J. Beagle/O. Aley W 6-2, 6-0; W 6-1, 6-0. J. Wheatley/J. Sturmey W 6-0, 6-1; W 6-1, 6-1.

* The men’s first team travelled to play a strongly-fancied Lutterworth First team in their Division One match and returned with the points following a 6-2 win.

Both pairings of skipper Ryan Parmar and James Rowe, and Tom Rowe with Pierre Luiggi collected three sets each.

Scores: P. Luiggi/T. Rowe D 2-6, 7-6; W 6-1, 6-2. R. Parmar/J. Rowe D 2-6, 6-4; W 6-2, 6-3.