Tarvin Tennis Club dodged the showers to hold their tournament finals day and discover their 2017 champions in their 50th year of existence.
Over a considerable period, Peter Nosworthy has faced several different challengers for the singles title and this year yet again managed to keep his crown – for the 17th time! He then followed this by winning the doubles title with young member Mark Walker, after three gruelling sets of fluctuating fortunes.
Felicity Pochin will be a new name on the Ladies Singles trophy after defeating former winner Sarah Mitchell in another close match, with yet another first-time club winner in Ros Roberts who partnered Judi Jennings to the Ladies Doubles title.
Rounding off the day at nearly 7pm Catherine Mason and Graham Bunting won the Mixed Doubles title after another three-setter, a tribute to Graham’s fitness and determination after finishing runner-up in the previous two finals played that afternoon.
The event was well supported by members, friends and families, who throughout were kept well supplied with cups of tea and cakes. A most enjoyable and entertaining few hours.”