Tiebreak decides mixed pairs Winter Championships final

PUBLISHED: 11:30 29 April 2015 | UPDATED: 11:30 29 April 2015

Mixed pairs Ollie Clark and Lilian Mitchell and Richard Boeve and Sandra Bell

Mixed pairs Ollie Clark and Lilian Mitchell and Richard Boeve and Sandra Bell


There was a nail-biting finish to the Winter Championships at Dunmow Tennis Club which Ollie Clark and Lilian Mitchell won on a tiebreak in the deciding set.

Mixed pairs Clark and Mitchell squared up against Richard Boeve and Sandra Bell on a beautiful spring evening watched by large number of spectators.

Boeve and Bell took an early lead, winning the first set 6-3.

The second set was fiercely contested culminating in a tiebreak won by Clark and Mitchell.

At one set all they entered the final set, it was level pegging all the way to 6-6 with each side playing some excellent tennis.

After some tense, nerve-racking points Clark and Mitchell won the final set 7-6.

It was a first class tennis match to watch and throughly enjoyed by the spectators.

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