One point is enough to see Newton on top

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James Newton sits on top of the Boston Tennis Club Bombay Brasserie Winter Singles League... by a single point.

Sitting behind him, by the closest of margins, is Jeremy George-Jones.

This month Newton, George-Jones, Calum McCaig and Callum Simmons compete in the top group.

In group two, Michal Chmielik, Phil Cosgriff and Jamie Woods play one another, whil in the adjacent group Ladi Hruban, Owen Jary and Jack Morrow are aiming for promotion to the premier group.

Each month, players are put into groups and have to play their opponents.

The player who finishes top of their group is promoted, while the bottom-placed competitor is relegated.

Overall standings are defined by matches won.

Competitive play is ongoing in the Bombay Brasserie Winter Singles Day League.

George-Jones has 27 points on top of the leaderboard, five points ahead of Ladi Hruban.

Sue Burnett is in third place while Mike Sweeney is in fourth place.

Lesley Addy continues to lead with 87 games won as the most consistent player in the Bombay Brasserie Winter Singles.