Summer Tournaments

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Congleton Lawn Tennis Club staged two summer tournaments on Wednesday 27th July


In the morning the clubs U3A tennis group staged their summer tournament which was kindly sponsored by Wild and Wild Cafe


The winners were Reza Sedarati and Rita Laughton 


In the evening there was the staging of the Summer Fun Tournament - this was the second of the clubs three events being sponsored this year by local IT  business The Tech Division owned by Ben Wilson


Ben said "We are proud to partner with Congleton Lawn Tennis Club because we feel that local sports are an integral part of the community and we are happy to support the work that they do”


Ben kindly provided vouchers for the two winners for Capital Walk which is the new food and drink establishment in the town centre


32 members played in the event which was a timed points tournament and it was great to see a number of tournament newbies entering one of the clubs events for the first time 


The round robin section was closely fought with the qualification for the knockout stages being very tight 


In the semi finals Steve Nicholson and Lydia Bass defeated Nick Wilkins and Eileen Grigg , and Russell Finch and Amanda Richardson beat Kim Bennett and Anne Moore 


Steve and Lydia were victorious in the final 


Club secretary Lindsay Newton presented the winners with their prize vouchers 


She thanked the sponsors and all those who took part helping raise around £100 for club funds 


There was a great buzz around the club and many of the players stayed behind in the bar to socialise afterwards