Colum leads the way

PUBLISHED: 17:27 10 June 2009 | UPDATED: 14:25 10 May 2010

The Grove Tennis Club had nine junior players taking part in the Road to Wimbledon Tournament last week. The competition is an initiative run by the LTA which is aimed at players aged under 14. Matches start at club level before progressing to county and

The Grove Tennis Club had nine junior players taking part in the Road to Wimbledon Tournament last week.

The competition is an initiative run by the LTA which is aimed at players aged under 14. Matches start at club level before progressing to county and then onto regional level.

Colum Tremayne emerged as the winner so he and runner up James Kenyon will represent the Saffron Walden based club at the Redbridge tennis centre later this month.

- In division two of the Cambridgeshire League the men's second team will hope that they

haven't found their winning form too late in the campaign as they put in an impressive performance to beat St Neots first team.

Peter Hunt and Tim Dewey drew with Ashley and Suckling 6-4, 6-7 and beat Burchett and Devaney 6-2, 6-1 and with a combination of youth and experience, Robin Hillson and Gary Green secured a win over Burchett

and Devaney 6-4, 6-0 to secure an overall 5-3 win.

- The ladies' first team recorded their second win of the season when they defeated Cambridge thirds 8-0 last week and they built on this on Monday with a 8-0 victory over David Lloyd.

The hard hitting duo of Jess Cowley and Alice McGee didn't have it all their own way, but they were always able to come up with some great passing shots and fine volleys to take both sets 6-3 6-3 and against Ruth Beva and Yasmin Minghall they ran out 6-0 6-2 winners.

The Grove's second pairing, Beth Will and Lucy Coe also took their four sets to round off an excellent victory.

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