Men’s 5ths crowned Division 11 Champions following bagel

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Royston Tennis Club men’s 5ths have been crowned Division 11 champions.

In their final match of the Cambridgeshire Summer League, a team of Adrian Barnard, Pete Goodbody, Donald Hartley and Mat Leverage claimed an 8-0 whitewash over Haslingfield 3rds to end the season undefeated.

The mixed doubles tournament has now begun and Royston teams have made a solid start.

The 2nd and 3rd teams, both in Division Five, squared off, with the 2nds running out 8-0 winners. The winning team was Annabel Barrett, Douglas Coton, Della Gibson and Jeremy Tuck.

The 2nds then backed the win up with a 7-1 defeat of Shelford 4ths.

Meanwhile, the mixed 4ths, playing in Division Nine, secured a hard-fought draw against Milton.

This was followed by impressive wins against Haslingfield 2nds and Orwell 2nds.

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