Serving up some doubles action

Emma Mastin (left) and Victoria Beardsley helped Boston Ladies' Seconds to victory.
Emma Mastin (left) and Victoria Beardsley helped Boston Ladies' Seconds to victory.

Boston Tennis Club’s Men’s Second, Thirds, Fifths and Sixths have all had a number of matches in the Lincolnshire Slazenger Doubles League.

The Ladies’ Seconds, Thirds and Fifths have also been in the thick of it.

Boston Men’s Seconds played an away match at Spalding in Division Two, where Geoff Short, Sam Felipes, Ray Frankish, Owen Jary, Dan Bambridge and Anthony Hulley won 6-3.

Boston Men’s Thirds, in Division 3B, faced Boston Sixths.

Chris Cook, John Gibson, Sam Felipes, Ryan Frankish, Andy Clamp and Richard Hart gave the Thirds a 7-2 victory against clubmates Robert Smith, Bill Burnett, Toby McDonnell-Woods, Robert Bonser, Zach McDonnell-Woods and Richard Woods.

The Ladies’ Seconds were up against the Boston Thirds in their first match in Division.

The second team - Jenny McGarel, Emma Mastin, Victoria Beardsley, Rachel Atkinson, Claire Smith and Mary Smura - won 9-0 against Hilary Calvert, Chloe Robinson, Catherine Ellis, Denise Priestley, Helen Motson and Jude Green.

The Thirds also played at Grimsby, which was a 5-4 win for Hilary Calvert, Helen Duckett, Rachel Atkinson, Chloe Robinson, Helen Motson and Jude Green.

The Boston Ladies’ Fifths compete in Division 3B, where they had a good 5-4 result against Woodhall Spa Seconds. Tracy Hull, Faith Coffey, Sharron Thorogood, Alexandra Thorogood, Nikki Lawrence and Paula Smith made up the team.

The Ladies’ Second had a 4-2 result over St James in the last match of the Aegon Team Tennis season.

Chloe Robinson captained the team of Emma Mastin, Rachel Atkinson and Charlotte Priestley to a 2-2 stalemate after the singles, before both doubles were won by Boston for a 4-2 success.

Boston 16 and under boys’ A and B teams played one another.

Tom Cozens, Lucas East, Harry Foster and Connall Newton beat the B’s Michael Niedermeier, Trent Hutson,George Wookey and Charlie Rogers.