Oakham Members enjoy a great day at Finals Weekend

Oakham Tennis Club hosted its Finals Day for the Annual club Championships. On a perfect day for Playing and watching Tennis the spectators were treated to some excellent matches.

To Kick things off Richard Breag took on Jack Hubbard in the Men’s Singles final. Richard came out on top with his power hitting winning 6-3 6-0. In the ladies Doubles  Debbie Powell and Margaret Miles playing together for the first time in the club Tournament beat fellow members Jane Gilmore and Laura Reekie.

Then came the Mixed doubles final with Gordon and Laura Reekie taking on Dan Potter and Lisa Hornsby. Gordon and Laura played a fantastic tactical match to come out as mixed doubles champions.

The next round of matches saw the men’s Doubles and men’s Vets Final. The men’s doubles final featured Jack Hubbard playing with Dan Potter against Richard Breag and Conor Moynihan. Power hitting from Richard and Conor saw them come out as 6-3 7-6 winners. In the Men’s Vets Peter Farrar and Gordon Smith beat Ali Orr and Edmund dry in a high quality contest.

The final event of the day was the ladies Closed doubles which is a new ladies doubles tournament The final was between Lisa Hornsby and Wendy Moody against Viv Redding and Tanya Spanyol. Lisa and Wendy played a brilliant tactical match combined with some powerful hitting to beat Viv and Tanya in straight sets.

The club will host its awards presentation evening on Friday 6th October while hosting a wine tasting evening.


Other winners

Singles Plate- Jack Moulton

Mens Doubles Plate- Tim Port/Paul Ashfield

Ladies Doubles Plate-Anne Boyce/Hillary McMillan

Mixed Plate- Viv Redding/Stephen Redding


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