Tennis – Match Report 11.11.18

Despite all the heavy rain, wind and hailstones during the night and early hours on Sunday, the call went out at 8.30am to confirm the Portsmouth & District Winter Division 5 away match was on against Ryde Mead.
1st up was Carl and Chris Titterington vs Ryde Meads 2nd team. I think they both wanted to get back in the warm as they quickly won 6-0, 6-0 in 35 minutes.
The same couldn’t be said for Tony Norish and Gordon Guttridge who lost there 1st match 6-3, 7-6 in approx 2 hours. Score now 1-1.
Carl and Chris started there 2nd match in the same way they played there 1st match, again winning 6-0, 6-2 in just over an hour. Now 2-1 up.
Tony and Gordon were now fully warmed up and went on to win there final match 6-3, 6-2.
Final score Alverstoke 3 – Ryde Mead 1 (6 sets to 2 and 45 games to 20).
Overall, a great day out and another win for Alverstoke. That’s 2 out of 2 and we are now top of the league.