Hruban and Burnett top tennis singles leaderboard

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In the Bombay Brasserie Summer Singles Day League, an ongoing competition held at Boston Tennis Club, Ladi Hruban and Sue Burnett share the leaderboard’s top positions having both gained 16 points.

Both are ahead of Jeremy George-Jones, Geoff Presland and Richard Walker - who are all on 15 points - and ahead of Richard Tupper on 14 points.

This coming month has Jeremy George-Jones, Ladi Hruban, Richard Tupper and Sue Burnett all scheduled to play each other in the premier group.

In group two Phil Cosgriff, Geoff Presland, Phillippe Servonat and Charles Tupper are set against each other while in the adjacent group are Richard Walker, Chris Mepham, Jim Mackin and David Wookey.

The Summer Doubles League, which is run at Boston Tennis Club, has reached the halfway stage.

This competition is very popular at Boston Tennis Club.

The Summer Doubles League is a competition played with the intention of the players accumulating as many games as possible partnering each other player in a doubles combination.

Currently Nikki Foster is the leading lady with a total of 45 games, Joan Beale is in second place on 43 games and Margaret Wright has 42 games.

Zach McDonnell-Woods leads the men on 51 games with Emad Algamil in second place on 49.

Toby McDonnell-Woods lies in third position on 46 games followed by Geoff Presland with 43 games.

In the Lincolnshire Slazenger Doubles League there was a very welcome win against Sleaford for Boston Men’s Fifth team in Division 3B.

The team of Jamie Woods, Andy Clamp, David Makins, Mihal Chmielik, Phil Cosgriff and Rhys Thomas galloped to a 3 -0 lead after the first round but there was a refusal in the second round leaving the teams equal at 3-3.

A strong third round left Boston Men’s Fifths celebrating a 6-3 win.

However, there was more disappointment for Boston Men’s Thirds with a 2-7 loss at the hands of Grimsby Seconds in the second division.

The team on this occasion was Zach McDonnell- Woods, Richard Hart, Toby McDonnell-Woods, Joe Parla, Mickey Audus and Richard Woods.

The Summer Clay Court competition is taking place at Boston Tennis Club all this week culminating with finals on Saturday.

This is a grade three tournament offering the rare opportunity for clay play and has thus attracted players from around the country.

Tennis fans are welcome to spectate throughout the week.