The Orange Festival Day took place at Corby Tennis Centre on Sunday 27th February.
In stage 1 there was the Federer Group of Cambs, Shrops, Norfolk ‘A’ and Notts. The Nadal Group had Northants, Leics, Norfolk ‘B’ and Herts.
Norfolk ‘A’ won Federer group having won 6 tie-breaks and losing 3, the same as Notts, but had beaten them in the Head-to-Head. Cambs came third as they had won 5 tie-breaks and lost 4, while Shrops came 4th.
Herts won Nadal group having won all three matches, with Norfolk ‘B’ coming second, Leics 3rd and Northants 4th.
In Stage 2, the knock-out stage, the winners of one group played against the second placed of the other, in the semi finals, while there was a play-off for 5/6th place and 7/8th place.
In the first semi final, Norfolk ‘B’ beat Norfolk ‘A’ 3-0, while Herts beat Notts 2-1. Herts then won the final 2-1 against Norfolk ‘B’.
Winners – Herts
Runners Up – Norfolk ‘B’
3rd place – Notts
4th place – Norfolk ‘A’
5th place – Leics
6th place – Cambs
7th place – Northants
8th place – Shrops
Many congratulations to our team of David Latter, Joe Collins and Emily Middleton and their captain, Barry Figg. Come on Herts!