Men’s team in narrow defeat on games countback

The men’s team lost its latest Men’s Work League match by a narrow margin against Ecclesall B at the Ecclesall club’s courts on Saturday.

Steve Bramall partnered Keith Hukin and they lost to the first couple by 1-6, 2-6 but then went on to beat the seconds by mirroring the scores at 6-1, 6-2.  Danny Lidster and Cliff Andrews beat the seconds by 7-5, 6-4 but then lost to the firsts by 6-3, 6-0.  it meant Rubbers were shared at 2-2, Sets at 4-4 so the result went down to a countback on games and Ecclesall edged it by 36 games to Ridgeway’s 31.

Just two games remain for the team with no fixture next Saturday on the 28th.