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John Filsak carries off the Robin Hood Gold Cup at the Nottingham Annual Tournament

[<<] [>>] by Ian Vincent at Nottingham
12-18 August 2002 (AC - Mixed)

Nottingham struck lucky with the conditions last week, with the ideal combination of dry sunny weather following more than enough rain to have kept the grass green. A full programme, which I left my deputy manager, Peter Death, to try and complete on the final day, ended with a classic win by one on time in the doubles. Mary Knapp, a visitor, and John Filsak, a local, contested the final of the big handicap, with John shuffling round the court, having been wheeled back to the pavilion on a bicycle earlier in the week after pulling a leg muscle.

Robin Hood Gold Cup

Semi-final

Mary Knapp beat Beatrice McGlen +26
John Filsak beat Gordon Hopewell +26

Final

John Filsak beat Mary Knapp +19

Open Singles play-off

Following an American Block, in which David Harrison-Wood had one loss and Peter Death and Beatrice McGlen tied on two losses:

David Harrison-Wood beat Peter Death +22tp
David Harrison-Wood beat Beatrice McGlen +26

B Level Singles

Play-off (best of 3 with Filsak 1 up):
John Filsak beat Dean Bennison +3

C Level singles

Play-off: Chris Daniels beat Peter Hallett +3

D Handicap singles

Play-off: Patricia Duke-Cox beat Cliff Daniel +7

Handicap Doubles

Mary Knapp & John Hansen beat David Harrison-Wood and Chris Daniels +1t



 

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