Tawa-Lyndhurst too good for Titahi Bay
Tawa-Lyndhurst showed they are a force to be reckoned with by crushing Titahi Bay in women’s premier 1 tennis action on Saturday.
They banked eight points with wins in the four singles and two doubles matches.
Hosts Titahi Bay won just 13 games in six matches.
The most emphatic wins came when Olivia Wooldridge beat Kerry Noble 6-0, 6-1 and Kelly Drew and Wooldridge blanked Tania Martin and Nicola Winch 6-0, 6-0 in doubles.
The result leaves Tawa-Lyndhurst in third place on the competition table on 16 points.
In men’s premier 1 action, Tawa- Lyndhurst were sound winners over Maungaraki, 4-2.
Pratt Keerasuntonpong had a rare loss for Tawa-Lyndhurst, going down 6- 3, 6- 0 to Olly Sadler, but made up for it in the doubles, combining with Marcel Glover to beat Jacob Emery and David Silcock 6-2, 6-3.
In the pick of the matches, Tawa- Lyndhurst’s Charlie Hudson and Shane Glover beat Steve Billing and Steve Chapman 7-5, 4-6, 10-8.
Tawa-Lyndhurst are second in the standings, four points behind Thorndon.
Tough going: Titahi Bay’s Tania Martin had a tough time of it in the doubles against Tawa-Lyndhurst.
Quick work: Olive Wooldridge on her way to victory over Titahi Bay’s Kerry Noble.