The Hampshire Court Ladies Vets team have had a couple of defeats in their latest matches in the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Babolat Veterans 40+ Summer League after a previous run of good results.
In the home fixture against Winchester they lost 3-1 (39-34) overall. Sally Clackett and Julie Frankland recorded a scoreline of 6-1, 4-6, (7-10) then 6-0. 6-2. Lesley Miotto and new addition to the team Tina Wood won 7-5, lost the second set 6-4 and lost in the tie-break 11-9 and in the second match they lost 6-3, 6-3
Motto said, “Had we won even one of the two tie-breaks we would have won the match and Tina and I were even up 7-4 during the tiebreak”
Sandie, Tina, Lesley, Bev, Sally and Julie played in the home fixture against Winchester and away at the Virgin Active Hants Club in Southampton
At the Virgin Active, Hants Club in Southampton the ladies played on the indoor carpet surface losing 4-0 (49-24) overall to the team that were Divison One winners last season. Bev Cleaver and Sandie Benham were defeated 6-3. 7-5 and then 6-3, 6-4. Miotto and Wood also lost 6-4, 6-1 and 6-2, 6-0.
They then lost at Riverside 4-0 (48 – 25 games) with Frankland and Elaine Whitham losing three sets and winning one 2-6,1-6; 6-7, 6-3, (7-10) and Benham and Cleaver recording a similar result 1-6, 1-6: 1-6, 7-6, (6-10). They then faced Winchester again away in their latest fixture in Winchester, losing against an on form opposition.
Good luck ladies for your last fixtures of the season against Milford and West Hants.