Ladies Over 60’s County Report
This year, in Division 2, each match consists of 4 doubles. Our aim was to get promoted to Division 1 where two players play a singles match.
31 May v Lancashire. Won 2-2 (Away)
Team: Sue Copestake & Wendy Scalinger, Ann Brown & Rosie Watkins
A highly competitive, very close match- 2 all in rubbers. 3 of the matches went to third set tiebreaks but Ann & Rosie beat the second pair in straight sets so we scraped a win by 1 set!
28 June v Shropshire. Won 4-0 (Home)
Team: Ann Brown & Jill Shelvey, Sue Copestake & Wendy Scalinger
Jill stepped in for this match & played very well. Wendy & Sue won both their matches comfortably- a great result.
15 July v Sussex. Won 4-0 (Home)
Team: Sue Copestake & Wendy Scalinger, Ann Brown & Helen Drummond
Helen helped out today & played brilliantly - only losing 4 games! Established pair Wendy & Sue also won both their matches
8 August v Cambridge. Won 4-0 (Home)
Team: Ann Brown & Rosie Watkins, Sue Copestake & Sue Reesby
Sue Reesby came in for this match & helped us achieve an emphatic victory- a great effort by everyone
26 August v Northumberland. Won. 4-0 (Away)
Team: Ann Brown & Rosie Watkins, Sue Copestake & Wendy Scalinger
We've finished with a flourish! Rosie & Ann lost only 2 games! Everyone played their part to make this a great win.
I'd like to thank everyone who played in the team for their reliability, enthusiasm and great performances, especially Sue Copestake who's played every match,
Wendy who travels up from London and Rosie who's performed fantastically and been a pleasure to play doubles with.
We have won our division and look forward to the challenge of Division 1 next year.
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