Plenty to Cheer for tennis ace William

William Cheer.
William Cheer.

Young tennis ace William Cheer was the runner-up in a Corby Winter Regional Tour nine and under boys’ event.

He qualified through the group stages, losing only to Chris Smith from Hertfordshire.

William then won through the quarter and semi-final rounds to face Smith yet again in the final of the main draw.

Once again his opponent prevailed, although the scoreline was closer the second time around.

In the Lincolnshire Mini Tennis Leagues, Boston A team - Thomas Hull, Matthew Dickens, William Cheer, Harvey Vickers, Lois Boothby, Rebecca Dickens, Isabel Wookey and James Gedney - had a good win against Tealby.

There were some very close matches when Boston B team came up against Boston C team in the League.

The Boston B team - Dominic Sharpe, William Lakin, Devon Morgan, Thomas Piggins, Bethany Hayes, Isabelle Servonat, Juan Advani and Jacob Felipes - had the edge over Boston C team on this occasion.

Boston C’s team was Louise Sharpe, Serena Morrow, Rodrigo Quevedo, Joshua Brooks, James Burrell and Emily Stukins.

Boston Tennis Club’s veteran teams played in the Slazenger Lincolnshire Veterans Doubles League this weekend.

Boston Ladies’ Firsts played defending champions St James Grimsby and just missed out 3-5.

The team of Jenny McGarel, Helen Cook, Rachel Gedney and Linda Barrow had an opportunity to make it a draw but narrowly missed out on the tie-break.

The Seconds - Joan Beale, Jane Hindmarch, Catherine Ellis and Claire Smith - had a very good 5-3 win against Horncastle.

The Men’s Thirds won 5-3 in a match against Ruston Marconi.

The team of Michael Audus, Andy Clamp, Phil Cosgriff and Rhys Thomas won this, their last match of the season, and now wait for others to complete their schedules to find out final divisional placings.

The Firsts made light work of St James with the team of Ray Frankish, James Newton, Chris Cook and John Gibson not losing a set.

The Men’s Seconds put up resistance to Grimsby Tennis Centre, but the team of Richard Tupper, Jeremy George-Jones, Geoff Presland and Mike Sweeney missed out 3-5.