TENNIS: Horncastle host annual club doubles championships

Men's winners Matt and Dan Dalton EMN-140709-221058001
Men's winners Matt and Dan Dalton EMN-140709-221058001

The annual doubles Club Championships were held in glorious sunshine on the courts at Horncastle Tennis Club in Coronation Walk on Sunday.

Doubles pairs from all levels in the club took part. Brothers Matt and Dan Dalton were the eventual winners of the men’s event with Steve Holmes and Neil Lee runners up.

Jenny Golland and Mireya MacRury won the ladies event with Jane Reeds and Edwina Jackson runners up. In the social doubles category, new players Rachael Meller and Robyn Beebe were thrilled to win the event in their first competitive experience. The mixed event was won by Jake Byrne and Jenny Golland.

The new Courtside Clubhouse provided great facilities for this event making it a very social day with supporting family and friends enjoying the tennis and refreshments too.

The ladies second team are celebrating winning their division in the Slazenger County Doubles League and will be promoted to division 2 for next summer.