Sidmouth tennis teams powering on

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Sidmouth tennis teams enjoyed a trio of wins in the past week, writes Kate Truman.

The men’s A team comprising of; Jake Harrison and Mike Fletcher together with Alex Spalding and Mike King, enjoyed an 8-1 victory against Tipton St John and are now comfortably placed at the top of the table with three matches in their campaign stil to negotiate.

Meanwhile, the ladies’ A team secured a 5-4 win against Exeter Golf and Country Club, closely followed by an 8-1 win against Torquay.

The ladies’ B team, represented by Marlene Maynard and Sarah Peacock together with Kate Truman and Vici Topping bagged a clean sweep 8-0 victory when they visited Kingsteignton on Saturday.

Such was the dominance enjoyed by the Sidmouth ladies that they only dropped a dozen game sin the entire match.

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Sadly, the men’s B team have not fared quite so well in recent matches and suffered another loss against Victoria Park where, despite there being a number of close games, they failed to secure a set, losing 0-8. They will be hoping for better luck in their next match against Tiverton on July 23, when juniors, Ollie Truman and Louis Spalding, will be making their debut for the team.

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