Gareth finishes first in BBQ tournament

GARETH Gibbs won Ely Tennis Club s BBQ tournament, after beating Peter Stephens 11-8, in a champion s tiebreak. Gibbs and Stephens both won 26 out of a possible 36 games in the round-robin tournament and so the top scoring ladies, Honor Porter (17 games)

GARETH Gibbs won Ely Tennis Club's BBQ tournament, after beating Peter Stephens 11-8, in a champion's tiebreak.

Gibbs and Stephens both won 26 out of a possible 36 games in the round-robin tournament and so the top scoring ladies, Honor Porter (17 games) and Jane Chalk (14 games), partnered Gibbs and Stephens in deciding tiebreak.

In third place was Trevor Gordon-Potts (23 games) and in fourth place was Ken White (23 games).

In the LTA Men's Division Four, Ely I beat Cambridge V, to top the table and guarantee promotion.


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Captain Jason Morley and his team Peter Stephens, Geoff Powell and Jason Teckoe, overcame Cambridge 5-3, to record a solid away win in the last match of the season.

The team, which has also included Chris Grayland, remained unbeaten all season with six wins and one draw.

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Players interested in joining Ely Tennis Club are invited to turn up at club sessions on Tuesdays 7-9pm and Sundays 10am -12noon.

The club plays at three all weather floodlit courts at the Ely Outdoor Sports Association (EOSA).

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