Men’s team feel the heat from Grove C

The men’s team lost by 3-1 to Grove C on a hot afternoon at Ridgeway in a pretty tight match thaat could have gone either way.  Rob Mitchell played with John Hallgarth and they kicked off against the first Grove pair and just lost on a long tie-break after sets had been shared at 3-6, 6-4. Meanwhile Danny Lidster and Craig Watkins, making his debut for Ridgeway, won on a long tie break after sets had been shared at 7-6, 2-6.  With the match at 1 rubber each after the first round it was all to play for in the second round.  Rob and John just lost to the seconds, again on a long tie-break, after sets shared at 3-6, 7-6 whilst Danny and Craig lost by 4-6, 3-6 to the firsts.

Final match score was Rubbers 1-3, Sets 3-5, Games 36-48.