The 6th West Bridgford Indoor Veterans Tournament was held from Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th January 2011, attracting a record number of entries from all parts of the country. There was a strong performance from local players in the men’s over 60 singles, where John Taylor beat the number 1 seed Alan Dalton from Yorkshire in the semi finals 6-3, 7-5, and the number 2 seed , a fellow West Bridgford club player, Eddie Fox 6-1, 6-1, in the final. Last years winner of the men’s over 50 singles, Peter Whitehead narrowly lost in the semi finals to Neil Shorrock of Northants 6-0, 6-7, 10-6.
In the ladies over 50 singles, last years winner Ann Brown lost in the final to Kim Reed from Sussex 6-3, 6-2, in a game of long exhausting rallies.
Men’s over 50 Singles; Clive Johnson [ Lancs.] beat Neil Shorrock [ Northants] 6-2, ret’d.
Men’s over 50 Doubles; Ashley Broomhead & Peter Whitehead [ Notts] beat Mike Breslin & Dave Brown [ Yorks] 3-6, 7-6, 10-5.
Men’s over 60 Singles; John Taylor [ Notts] beat Eddie Fox [Notts] 6-1, 6-1.
Men’s over 60 Doubles; Geoff Cliff & Mick Webb [Warwks] beat Alan Dalton & Wilf Jessop [ Yorks] 6-4, 4-6, 10-6.
Ladies over 50 Singles; Kim Reed [ Sussex] beat Ann Brown 6-3, 6-2.