Tiebreak decides mixed pairs Winter Championships final

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 - Credit: Archant

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.


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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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