Arbroath Lawn Tennis Club’s 1st Henderson vase team hosted Montrose in the competition at Arbirlot Road on Monday evening.
The team comprised Kevin Small and Jennifer Green at first couple, Graham Crabb and Erin Moir at second couple and Liam Curry and Ashley Gorman at three.
On the night Arbroath proved to be too strong for Montrose and ran out comfortable winners winning the match by 8.5 points to 0.5.
This result leaves Arbroath needing to win their last two remaining fixtures in order to be promoted to the top division. Next week the team travel to Crieff.
K. Small/J. Green beat M. Cargill/P. Torry 6-1, 6-1; G. Crabb/E. Moir beat B. Watson/J. Sievwright 6-1, 6-2; L. Curry/A. Gorman beat R. Alston/S. Morrison 6-4, 7-5.
K. Small/J. Green beat B. Watson/J. Sievwright 6-0, 6-1; G. Crabb/E. Moir beat R. Alston/S. Morrison 6-2, 7-5; L. Curry/A. Gorman drew with M. Cargill/P. Torry 6-3, 2-6.
K. Small/J. Green beat R. Alston/S. Morrison 6-1, 6-0; G. Crabb/E. Moir beat M. Cargill/P. Torry 6-1, 7-5; L. Curry/A. Gorman beat B. Watson/J. Sievwright 6-3, 6-2.
The 2nd team made the journey to Kinross on Monday evening. The team on the night was Ronnie Edwards and Alison Moir at first couple, Sam Keillor and Yolande Smart at two and Scott Newall and Jan Fairlie at third couple.
After two rounds of play the match was all square at 3-3 leaving it all to play for in round three. Kinross edged out Arbroath in the last round and won the match 5-4.
Despite this loss for Arbroath they still remain at the top of their division and a win next week should secure promotion.
Results: R. Edwards/A. Moir drew with A. Richmond/S. McLellan 2-6, 6-0; S. Keillor/Y. Smart lost to R. Swan/J. Remmell 6-2, 6-1; S. Newall/J. Fairlie drew with H. Young/B. Kelworth 6-1, 1-6.
R. Edwards/A. Moir lost to R. Swan/J. Remmell 7-6, 6-3; S. Keillor/Y. Smart beat H. Young/B. Kelworth 6-2, 6-1; S. Newall/J. Fairlie lost A. Richmond/S. McLellan 6-0, 6-0.
R. Edwards/A. Moir beat H. Young/B. Kelworth 6-2, 6-1; S. Keillor/Y. Smart beat A. Richmond/S. McLellan 6-4, 7-6; S. Newall/J. Fairlie lost to R. Swan/J. Remmell 6-0, 6-1.
The junior coaching with Dave O’Mara will start again on Sunday (August 18).
Classes are: 3.30 to 4 p.m. tots, £3; 4 to 5 p.m., four to eight years, 5 to 6 p.m., eight to 12 years, £3 for members, £5 for non members.
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