Roehampton Summer Tournament Results
Winner of the Brooke Cup, Veronica Carlisle (Photo: Peter Siddall)by Peter Siddall/John Pearson at Roehampton Club
29 May 2016 (AC)
There were strong entries with many players returning year after year. It was played in mostly clement weather on Roehampton's now characteristically fast but green lawns. Events 3 & 4 played in tandem.
Creyke Cups: 2 Day Handicap Doubles
Winners: Adrienne Sackin and Peter Siddall. Runners up: Sally Hunt and David Mooney.
All from Roehampton. Five round flexible Swiss; both won 4/5; decided on who beat whom.
Trevelyan Bowl: 2 Day Handicap Singles
Winner: Peter Honey (Roehampton). Runner up: Wendy Spencer-Smith, (Watford). Five round flexible Swiss; both won 4/5; decided on quality of wins and who beat whom.
Brooke Cup: 3 Day B-Class Level Advanced Singles
Winner: Veronica Carlisle,(Hurlingham). Runner up: John Reddish, (Dulwich). Seven rounds, with the last 2 determined on a Swiss basis. Veronica Carlisle was the clear winner with 6 wins, followed by John Reddish, Neil Coote (Reigate Priory) and John Pearson (Roehampton) each with 5 wins.
Thorpe Cup: 3 Day C-Class Handicap Singles
Winner: John Reynolds (Ealing). Runner up: Tony Bingham (Hurlingham). Block of 6, followed by medal matches. John Reynolds won 4 out 5 in the block, and then prevailed in a very close Final.