Play­ers serve up a sum­mer of suc­cess

Rutherglen Reformer - - Motoring Guide - Mur­ray Spooner

Cam­bus­lang LawnTen­nis Club en­joyed a busy and suc­cess­ful sum­mer this year.

Ladies cham­pion, Emma Green, made a clean sweep of medals in the Se­nior Club cham­pi­onships as she won all three medals that were up for grabs in her cat­e­gories.

Emma and An­gela Breddy won the Ladies dou­bles and claimed gold in the mixed dou­bles with Greg Hannah.

The Ladies sin­gles fi­nal was played by Moira Rus­sell and Emma Green, in Septem­ber, with Emma cap­ping a great club cham­pi­onship by se­cur­ing her third win­ners medal and her first as Ladies cham­pion.

Mean­while, Stew­art Camp­bell won the Gents plate com­pe­ti­tion and the Gents dou­bles were won by Tony Green and Michael Reade.

For the sec­ond year run­ning the Gents fi­nal was con­tested by Ralph Kirk­wood and Danny Lav­ery with Danny win­ning his third club cham­pi­onship in four years.

A Ju­nior fi­nals day was also played out on Sun­day , Septem­ber 13 and a num­ber of highly com­pet­i­tive matches took place over a wide range of cat­e­gories.

Win­ner of the red ball event was Emily Donachie with Eilidh Lamb run­ner up.

In the orange ball event Evan Rankin won with Valentino Smith run­ner up. Evan Rankin was also in­volved in the green ball tour­na­ment and was run­ner up to win­ner Christo­pher Collins.

The af­ter­noon ses­sion was for un­der 12’s and un­der 18’s and there was a num­ber of close matches fea­tur­ing some ta­lented young play­ers.

The fi­nal in both age cat­e­gories were con­tested by the same pair with Ross Young de­feat­ing Rus­sell Dick­son in both matches.

In ad­di­tion, the club or­gan­ised a fam­ily fun day on Sun­day, Septem­ber 6 for par­ents and chil­dren of eight and un­der who are both mem­bers of the club.

Par­ent memberships en­ti­tle a par­ent to play at the club with their chil­dren and is avail­able at £25.

Graeme Rus­sell of the ten­nis club said: “The day in­volved a va­ri­ety of fun games and ten­nis based ac­tiv­i­ties and the fam­i­lies who par­tic­i­pated had a great time and en­joyed some rare sum­mer sun­shine.”

The club, based on Cen­tral Av­enue, are keen to re­cruit new mem­bers – de­tails can be found on their Face­book page or by email­ing en­quiries@cam­bus­langten­

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