Winners of the 2015 cups
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Wells Club Championships 2015

Skill and determination on show for club championships 2015

Mens Singles

Brian and Matt in the Mens FinalMen’s singles started the day– a hard-fought duel between Bryan Jessett and Matt Goatcher.  There were many long skillful rallies with lots of deuce games ending with a decisive 6-3, 6-3 win for Matt.




Ladies Singles

Sarah and Linda in the Ladies FinalIn a strongly contested match, Linda Hall and Sarah Townsend battled hard in the first set with long, skillful rallies and some hard hitting from Townsend. However, the backhand slice and experience of Hall gave her the first set 6-3. The second set was another tense affair with thrilling winners combined with a few edgy errors, but eventually Hall managed to overcome Townsend’s spirited opposition to triumph 6-3. 



Mixed Doubles

Mixed doubles, Julia and Kevin took on Cathy and BrianThe Mixed doubles followed with the pairing of Club Chairman, Brian Clarke and Cathy Cudmore pitted against Club Coach, Kevin Durney and Julia Nest.  In a thrilling three set encounter with an array of hard hitting, drop-shots, lobs and volleys, Kevin and Julia managed to win 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.



Mens Doubles

Brian Kevin playing against Marcus and MattAfter a short break, opponents Brian and Kevin teamed up to play the Men’s doubles against single’s champion Matt and Marcus Fisher.  Again this produced another three set fight-out with exciting rallies, smashes and some excellent serving resulting in a win for Kevin and Brian 2-6, 6-0, 6-3.



The Ladies Doubles result

Lorna, Linda Vicky and Kim in the Ladies DoublesLinda Hall/ Lorna Jenkins beat Vicky Flicker/Kim Hole 6/3 6/3.  The match was of a high standard with both pairings battling hard, but the consistency and good placement of the ball ensured that Lorna and Linda retained the trophy for a second year.



Club Chair Brian Clarke said:

“Well done to all players, umpires and spectators who all helped to make this an enjoyable part of our club calendar.  Also great to have our barbeque and cakes in some sunshine!”

Junior Championships

Rupert and Nik in the junior championshipsThe Junior Championships ran over one sunny day in November and brought some great matches which took four of Wells juniors into the semi-finals.  Nik Healy had a convincing win over Gus Cowen while Angus Panton lost out in the longest match of the day to Rupert Hutton.  With injury and great sportsmanship the final was rearranged for the following Friday in which Nik beat Rupert 4-2 4-2. 


Club coach Kevin said:

“It was a great day of tennis with all players playing hard, working for every ball and with great sportsmanship showed throughout the event.  I am so proud of all of the players performances and I hope they will be to.”

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