MATHON, Cradley & Storridge (MCS) Mixed A team travelled to Worcester Lawn Tennis Club on Saturday and came away with a hard earned draw against the unbeaten league leaders.

Carol Dandy & Duncan Hannaford started strongly and won the opening rubber in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. However the MCS pair lost their second match 4-6, 3-6.

In contrast the Amanda Godsland & Richard Smith lost their first rubber 2-6, 0-6. However Amanda & Richard recovered from this setback to comfortably win the final rubber 6-4, 6-0 to secure the draw at two rubbers per side.

MATHON, Cradley & Storridge Tennis Club have just completed a very successful six week tennis junior coaching course for players aged between seven and 15 years which was organised by Jane Facer and run by our club coach Andy Beesley.

The youngsters showed much improvement during the course culminating in an end of course competition in which the three group winners were Joe Whatmore, Rachel Whatmore and Ben Martin.