Elliswick enjoy Brill finals day
ELLISWICK Tennis club enjoyed a well organised and entertaining finals day on Saturday, July 11. The day started with Katie Brill retaining her Ladies singles title with an emphatic 6-0 6-2 victory over Jenny Sheriden. Equally decisive was Chris Gardiner
ELLISWICK Tennis club enjoyed a well organised and entertaining finals day on Saturday, July 11.
The day started with Katie Brill retaining her Ladies singles title with an emphatic 6-0 6-2 victory over Jenny Sheriden. Equally decisive was Chris Gardiner who won the Mens Singles with a 6-4 6-1 win over Sam Harrison.
Club Captain Rob Gardiner teamed up with Sam Harrison to beat his brother Chris and Harry Wright 7-5 7-6 in the Mens Doubles.
The Ladies Doubles threw up a surprise with the number one seeds Jenny Sheriden and Anne Spencer losing 6-3 in the third set to mother and daughter combination Veronica and Mel Dodds.
The last match of the day saw Katie Brill and Maurizio Borgatti win the Mixed doubles with a resounding 6-0 6-3 win over Anthony Harrison and Jenny Sheriden.
Other winners included: Mens Plate - Tony Ward, Ladies Plate - Mary Bhatti. Junior winners - Boys: Alex Fisher, Ashwell Phillips, Dan Watkinson - Girls: Katherine Coggins, Rhooni Bhatti & Sarah Ingram.
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As a footnote Elliswick members were also in a celebratory mood as the club has learned that after an appeal, they have finally won the right to floodlight two courts at Elliswick.
This result has been the culmination of a process marked by a number of unsuccessful applications and embarked upon almost 25 years ago.