It was a case of ‘rain stopped play’ for all the mixed teams leaving it to the Ladies and Men’s teams to fly the flag for Pocklington Tennis Club. And fly it the Ladies did with both the B & D picking up valuable wins.
The B team took on Scalby and came away with a 6-3 victory inpite of all three couples losing to Scalbys first couple. The match that could have gone either way but thanks to Looby Kettlewell and Clare Parkes and Fiona Lambert and Alice Mowforth holding their nerve to win two 8-7’s victory was secured. All three couples picked up two sets each with Jean Hunter and Andrea Bland adding to the tally.
The Pock D Team stormed to an 8-1 victory over Middleton with the top two couples dropping only 5 games each. Roseanne Dane and Josephine winning 8-0,8-3, -8-2. This was matched by Kate Brown and Rachel Bloom winning 8-1,8-2,8-2. Third couple Hazel Rowe and Shelley Morgan had more of a fight on their hands with two 8-7s one for and one against but a comfortable third set 8-2 to add to the team’s impressive tally. The Ladies A had a rest week both having byes.
In the Fulford Invitation league, the ladies suffered a 20-game defeat at Wigginton going down 44-64. Top scores Sue Sumner and Ruth Hill notched up 17 games despite a heavy 2-10 defeat against Wigginton’s first couple but then won 8-4 ,7-5. Louise Durkin with Lisa Eade took 14 games closely matched by Helen Whilesmith and Mel Duncan with 13.