Men’s Singles was a repeat of last years Final and was again won by Tom Welsh defeating Jack Henfield 6-1, 6-1. Kelly Kenward won her first Ladies Singles title in her first final beating Alex Williams with a very close second set, going to 12-10 in the tiebreak. 6-2, 7-6 (12-10).
Men’s Doubles was Nigel Sadler & Darren Cleary, Darren in his first final, they beat defending champion Christopher Davis and his new partner Dave Jackson 6-4, 7-6 (8-6), despite Chris and Dave having set point in the second set. Ladies Doubles was a very tight match eventually being won by Jackie Surplice & Katie Grinsell as they beat Kelly Kenward & Kath O’Leary 7-5, 6-4.
Christian Paton won his first mixed doubles title with partner Marianne Allen who played excellently for her first final and first year at the club, they beat defending champion Nigel Sadler and his partner Anne Turley 6-2 3-6 6-2. For a third successive year, the Ladies Veterans Singles was contested between Alex Williams and Jackie Surplice, Alex taking the victory in two tight sets 6-4, 6-4. There is a new name on the Men’s Veterans Singles trophy as Jim Randle beat Gary Williams 7-5, 7-5 in two extremely close sets.
The day also saw a record numbers of attendees with lots of members, families and friends out to watch and support all the finalists.