High hopes that strong result will promote Arbroath to the higher end of the division

Arbroath Lawn Tennis Club’s first Henderson Vase team hosted WANT on Monday evening and ran out comfortable winners.

The team comprised Ronnie Edwards and Jennifer Green at first couple, Liam Curry and Ellen Watson at second couple and Kevin Small and Erin Moir at third couple.

Arbroath proved to be too strong on the night for WANT and won the match by nine points to nil.

This result pushes Arbroath into a strong position in the league and theyr can hopefully push on for promotion to the top division.

Results: L. Curry/E. Watson beat B. Lamond/V. Martin, 6-2, 6-2; R. Edwards/J. Green beat M. Allison/V. Kilpatrick, 6-2, 6-2; K. Small/E. Moir beat O. Simpson/C. Smith 6-1, 6-2.

L. Curry/E. Watson beat O. Simpson/C. Smith, 6-0, 6-3; R. Edwards/J. Green beat B. Lamond/V. Martin, 6-2, 6-2; K. Small/E. Moir beat M. Allison/V. Kilpatrick, 6-3, 6-2.

L. Curry/E. Watson beat M. Allison/V. Kilpatrick, 6-1, 6-1; R. Edwards/J. Green beat O. Simpson/C. Smith, 6-0, 6-1; K.Small/E.Moir beat B.Lamond/V.Martin, 6-3, 6-1.

Arbroath’s second Henderson Vase team made the short journey to Broughty Ferry on Monday evening for a top-of-the-table clash.

After successfully winning their first four matches of the league campaign the team members were looking to keep their unbeaten run going. All three couples played very well on the night and ran out comfortable winners by eight points to one. This was another excellent result for the team leaving them in a very strong position for promotion.

Results: S. Keillor/Y. Smart beat J. Speid/J. Gibson, 6-4, 6-1; D. Wood/J. Omara beat M. Sutherland/R. Egger, 6-1, 6-2; M.Adam/A.Moir beat H.Healy/G.Clarke, 6-2, 6-2.

S. Keillor/Y. Smart beat H. Healy/G. Clarke, 6-2, 6-2; D. Wood/J. Omara beat J. Speid/J. Gibson, 7-6, 6-0; M. Adam/A. Moir beat M. Sutherland/R. Egger, 7-6, 6-4.

S. Keillor/Y. Smart lost to M. Sutherland/R. Egger, 4-6, 2-6; D. Wood/J. Omara beat H. Healy/G. Clarke, 6-1, 6-2; M. Adam/A. Moir beat J. Speid/J. Gibson, 6-4, 6-4.

The annual tournament gets underway on Sunday (August 4) and will run until August 11. Tournament entry forms can be found in the clubhouse and are also visible via the 
club’s facebook page. If you would like more information on the tournament, please call Graham on 07703 582129 or send a message via the facebook page.

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