On Saturday 21st April the Appeti Tennis Centre played host to The Parklangley Club in our opening match of the Under 16's Aegon Team Tennis competition.In the first round of singles, James Davis & Jamie Wallace squared up against Roland Jones and Luke Smithson respectively. Neither James or Jamie wasted time in opening up commanding leads with some great tennis being played, with James winning through 6-0 6-0 and Jamie also winning 6-2 6-2.
After a brief rain delay play resumed with Dan Gould taking on Kurt Burton and Craig Price playing Jack Harrison. Dan and Kurt produced a very tight match with both boys playing some good tennis before Kurt won through 6-4 6-3. Craig and Jack also played some good tennis before Jack's greater match experience saw him come through 6-0 6-1.
Next was the doubles where James and Jamie teamed up to take on Roland and Luke. After some great team work and doubles play James and Jamie won 6-1 6-1. Meanwhile Dan and Craig joined forces to take on Kurt and Jack, with the boys putting up a great fight before Kurt and Jack won 6-3 6-4.
With the result tied it was into a tiebreak shoot out where James and Dan teamed up against Roland and Kurt. James and Dan raced out the blocks to take a 6-1 lead but Roland and Kurt fought back to 7-6 before James and Dan saw the match out 10-6.