The tightest division in the league is the Second and Tennis D will be delighted with their 6-4 win over Bentley B. George Carder led the way for Tennis with a full house whilst Robin Street and Paul Farrant both won twice for Bentley. Cody A moved back to the top of the table with a 6-4 victory over Frimley C. Frimley’s Anthony Connelly was unbeaten whilst Keith Russell and Peter Anthony each bagged braces for Cody.
The relegation battle in the Third Division appears likely to be tight so Tennis F will be pleased with their 7-3 victory over Cody C. All the Tennis team, Charles Burton, David Lewis and Tushar Vaja won twice as did Cody’s Dave Thomas. Ash D avenged their KO Cup defeat of the week previously with a comprehensive 7-3 success over Crawley Ridge A. Both Amy Parkes and Jo Bartlett were unbeaten for Ash. Crawley Ridge B tightened their grip at the top of the table with an 8-2 victory over one of their closer rivals, Cody D. Phil Garrett and David Skellern were both undefeated for Crawley Ridge. Ash E beat Fleet B 8-2 with Terry French notching another full house and team-mates Margaret Thornton and Dave Brown winning twice apiece.
The top four in the Fourth Division showed their class with clear victories. Crawley Ridge C beat Ash G with all the Crawley Ridge players, Richard Hornby, Mark Stephenson and Yuriy Schulzhenko winning twice and this was matched by Ash’s Bob Murrell. Frimley F beat Fleet C 8-2 with Ted Cornell notching a trio. Colleagues Gary Smith and Steve Lawlor both won twice as did Fleet’s Alan Yeung. Tennis H beat Cody F 8-2 with John Page unbeaten and team-mates John Davis and Ken Lewington each winning twice. Norrie Short won a couple for Norrie Short. Braybrooke B beat Ash F 8-2 with Kenny Duarte winning all three. Sandra Jackson and Tony McDowell supported with doubles with both losing to Graham Thomas. Tennis J eased past Frimley E 6-4 but the star performer of the evening was Frimley’s Charles Rhodes with a maximum. Ken Lewington and Keith Johnson won a couple apiece for Tennis.
Central A, in the First Division, resumed their drive for the title with an emphatic 9-1 victory at Fleet A. Phil Snelson and Paul Baker were unbeaten with Peter Millard supporting with a duo. Bentley A whitewashed Ash B with Trevor Spraggs, Graham Diplock and Micky Lang grabbing the points. Central B eased past Ash A 6-4 with new signing Scott Ayers undefeated. Neil Martin supported with a pair and this was matched by Ash’s Nigel Care. Tennis B beat a two man Frimley A outfit 9-1. Dave Jarvis and Michael Kwan were both unbeaten for Tennis.