Boston Tennis Club duo live the American dream

Margaret Wright and Calum McCaig have won Boston Tennis Club’s Social American Tournament.

Competitors in the event aim to win as many games as possible, playing with a partner and then against them in every match, with individual scores recorded throughout.

Most of the play was outside, although a heavy shower drove the afternoon matches into the indoor centre.

Margaret accumulated 34 games out of a possible 56, and was two games ahead of Tricia Sweeney, the ladies’ runner-up.

Calum won 44 games – five ahead of nearest rival Mike Sweeney.

The prizes were awarded by Joan Beale, the tournament organiser, at the end of an enjoyable day’s tennis.

The Boston Tennis Club Doubles Leagues are in a full swing.

In a similar fashion to the Social American Tournament, competitors in the leagues attempt to win as many games as possible, partnering everyone in their doubles group.

In the Summer Daytime Doubles League, Beth Dawson commands the lead with a total of 54 games won since the league started in May.

Jim Mackin is in second place with 48 games and Tracy Hull and Geoff Presland have 47 games.

This round of the league sees Beth in group two against Richard Tupper, Chris Mepham and Jenny McGarel.

Jim Mackin and Geoff Presland are in the top group, along with Raj Varma and Ros Keane.

Ladi Hruban currently leads the Bombay Brasserie Daytime Singles League, with 11 points.

A point behind is Jeremy George-Jones.

Jim Mackin and Phil Cosgriff have seven points apiece as they are tied in third place.

This month Hruban and George-Jones compete alongside Mackin and Mepham in the top group.