Stellar Della completes treble-winning 2011

Royston Tennis Club round-up

DELLA GIBSON capped a successful year at Royston Tennis Club by winning her third championship recently.

Having already won the ladies’ singles title and mixed doubles crown (with partner David Addison), Gibson made it a hat-trick of trophies when she and Annabel Barrett beat Caroline McCormick and Christine Knight 6-2 6-4 to win the Ladies’ doubles crown.

Further rounds in the Cambridgeshire winter league took place with the Men’s first team suffering their first defeat this season 6-2 away to Buckden. Players were Andy Holmes, Lee Rogers, Richard Fosbeary and Erwin Phillips.

The Men’s IVs of Doug Higgins, Nathan O’Looney, Pete Goodbody and Jeremy Tuck had a 6-2 victory away to Fulbourn IIs.

The Ladies’ first team of Christine Knight, Pru Burton, Della Gibson and Sally Middleman lost 8-0 away at David Lloyd.

The Ladies IIs of Sue Doncaster, Vicky Hawkins, Karin Lambert and Emma Windred lost 5-3 in a close game at home to Newmarket IIIs while the Ladies’ IIIs team of Nicole Hamblin, Jo Rees, Ann Smith and Yvonne Rogers lost 8-0 away to Comberton IIs.

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