Boston’s tennis teams turn on the style

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Boston Tennis Club’s Men’s team secured a victory against Corby in the Aegon Team Tennis Regional Divison.

The result places the team of Dominic Beesley, Henry Beesley, Lewis Fisher, Richard Cook and Sam Kemp narrowly behind the main leaders, but in a good position.

Solid performances from the Beesley brothers, Fisher and Kemp resulted in Boston being 4-0 up after the singles.

Fisher and Cook, plus the Beesley duo, then teamed up to win both doubles rubbers, to claim the match 6-0.

The Boston under 14s girls (pictured right) competed in the Aegon Premier League against David Lloyd Cardiff. The team of Victoria Beardsley, Charlotte Priestley, Lucy Hull and Chloe Robinson finished all square with their opponents before Priestley and Beardsley teamed up to claim victory in the tie-break shootout.

The previous weekend, Beardsley, Priestley and Lucy Hull represented Lincolnshire as members of the Lincolnshire County Cup team which played in Loughborough against teams from Kent, Leicestershire and Bedfordshire.

The team finished second in their group with a loss against Kent and a win over Leicestershire.

In the play- off, Kent were the overall winners and Lincolnshire missed out to Bedfordshire.

The Boston Boys’ under 14s A team (left) had a clean sweep over Deeping in the Aegon Team Tennis County level match at the weekend, with Thomas Cozens, Matthew Gedney, Jake Sherrick and Lucas East winning all their matches.

In the Aegon Team Tennis competition, the Boston under nines A team won nine of their 10 rubbers at Grantham Tennis Club.

William Cheer, Devon Morgan, Serena Murrow and Paul Aranin made up the team.

The Aegon under eights B team had a comfortable win against Grantham B team. Joshua Brooks, Jacob Felipes, Emily Stukins and James Burrell won their second match of the season.

In the Slazenger Doubles League there was an 8-1 victory for Boston Ladies’ Thirds against Eastgate. Hilary Calvert, Helen Duckett, Helen Cook, Claire Smith, Helen Motson and Joan Beale were representing Boston.

There was a 6-3 success for Boston Men’s Fourths against Scotter.

The team included Chris Cook, John Gibson, Ryan Frankish, Thomas Cozens, Ed Fowler and Richard Tupper.