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CURRENT NEWS

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THE TOURNAMENT DRAW IS NOW ON THE WEBSITE

 

RULE CHANGES

There were two important changes to the Rules adopted at the AGM. Please take time to

read Rules III.6f and Rule III.8d (see below for Rules)

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THE LEAGUE'S PRESS OFFICER'S REPORT (No.9)

Frinton A kept the pressure on the Men's Premier Division leaders, The Essex A, when they defeated Spring Lane A, 8-1 in the Stringers World Colchester and District Tennis League.
In Division One, Lexden Hill A, despite losing 8-1 to the Officers Club B, fought hard but lost three tie-break sets and two sets by 8-6. In the same division, Lexden Rackets and Fitness Club A remain top after defeating Spring Lane B 8-1 but Wivenhoe A, with games in hand, are still unbeaten.
In Division Two, Little Clacton came close to gaining their first win of the season, just losing 5-4 to Frinton B, and the Officers Club C also won 5-4 against Dedham B.
Wivenhoe B remain unbeaten at the top of Division Three after a 5-4 victory against Lexden Hill B with Terry Hoddy and Sam Dewey winning all their three sets. This division produced two more tight matches where, despite the efforts of James Gould and Sam Taylor, Spring Lane C went down 5-4 to Lexden Hill B and Kirby B defeated West Mersea 5-4.

Julie and Sophie Sexton were in top form for Lexden Hill A in the Ladies Premier Division winning all their sets in a 7-2 victory over Lexden R&F Club A. Frinton A also won 7-2 in their match against The Essex B.
Spring Lane A missed an opportunity to extend their lead at the top of Division Three when they lost 5-4 at home to The Essex C. However, they then gained an important 5 1/2-3 1/2 win against closest challengers, the Officers Club A.
Division Three is very close with title contenders The Essex D and Wivenhoe both winning comfortably.

In the Mixed Premier Division, Lexden Hill A had no answer to the unbeaten Essex A, going down 8-1.
Frinton B gave their promotion prospects from Division Two a boost with back to back 6-3 wins against closest rivals Lexden R&F Club B and Dedham B.
Spring Lane D finally won a match in Division Five when they beat Frinton C 5-4 with Taka Woods and her son, Jake, winning all their three sets.

 

OUR SPONSOR

The Colchester & District Tennis League is very pleased to announce that the League will be sponsored by Mr Bob Smith of 'Stringers World' in Brantham. He is probably well known to many of you but for those who would like further information about 'Stringers World' please

CLICK HERE and CLICK HERE

LEAGUE RESULTS

(recent Results)

- please CLICK HERE to view.

ALSO

In order to help spread the Colchester tennis message I would like to include a link on the C&D Tennis League website to the individual websites of all the League's affiliated Clubs. Several Clubs have now made use of this offer. If an affiliated Club wishes to send me their link (to grhicks@btinternet.com) I will be pleased to record it on our Home Page (see below).

Additionally Clubs may like to record a link to the Colchester and District Tennis League on their websites. It is http://www.colchesteranddistricttennisleague.co.uk/index.html