Tennis Summary – Summer Term 2016

Mark Nicholas, Head of Tennis, describes this year’s Tennis action so far.

Wednesday 27 April
The Simpkin Cup for boys under 5th Year: in a strong field and with a young team the boys came 3rd.
The Nicholson Shield for girls under 5th Year : was also strongly contested and the girls managed 2nd place.

Friday 29 April
This was the turn of the 4th Year and below teams.
In The St Ives Cup the boys beat a decent group of 5 other schools to emerge in 1st place.
The girls played in the Jeans Bowl and won their group against 4 other schools to gain 1st place.

Tuesday 10 May
The under 13’s opportunity to shine.
In the Adolph Cup the boys were beaten by s strong Bodmin side to come 2nd.
In the Strathavon Cup the girls played superbly to emerge 1st.

Friday 20 May
Back to the Under 15 Division 1 Aegon matches with regional rounds to follow for the winners.
In the very competitive Boys Division 1 pool the boys played really good tennis to come 1st.
The Girls Division 1 team defeated a spirited Newquay side to also come 1st.
Both teams progress to regional rounds.

Tuesday 7 June
The turn of 3rd Year and 4th Year boys and girls in the doubles leagues for players with a rating of 10.1 or above and a real opportunity for the next level of players at under 15 level to show their skills in doubles play.
The Boys 3rd and 4th Year doubles league team won every rubber to come 1st.
The Girls 3rd and 4th Year doubles league team also won every rubber to come 1st.