Top tennis played at Hallowe’en event


Youngsters from Boston Tennis Club had the opportunity to compete against players from around the county and further afield at last week’s Boston’s Hallowe’en Indoor Grade 4 tournament.

The final of the 12 and under boys’ event featured two Boston Tennis Club members – William Cheer and Thomas Mecklenburgh. William won in three sets, 2-4, 4-1, 10-6.

William also reached the semi-finals of the 14 and under boys’ event. This event was won by Zachary Cox, from Cambridgeshire.

The 16 and under boys’ event was won by a player from outside the county, but there were some valiant attempts by the Boston contingent, including Michael Niedermeier, Connall Newton, and Robert Hayes.

In the 16 and under girls, Boston’s Chloe Robinson reached the final before losing to Norfolk’s Josephine Jarvis.

In the mini tennis events, Poppy Gibbons was the runner up, narrowly missing out to another player from the county,

The orange event was won by Norfolk’s George Woodcock, and at 10 and under Lilia Halyova, of Boston, reached the semi-finals.

Boston’s David Cheer finished third in the men’s open event.

Boston also had a finalist in the 12 and under girls’ age group, where Alice Gamman lost out to Nottinghamshire’s Emily Treace.

n Alice Gamman and Louise Sharp played for Boston’s A team in the under 12 age group at the Lincolnshire Junior Autumn Outdoor League, beating Rustons 4-2 to finish top of the league, with four wins from four games.