GC Murphy Inter-Club Shield semi-final East Dorset v Guildford & Godalming played at East Dorset on Wednesday August 21 2019.
East Dorset beat Guildford & Godalming 4-2 with one rubber unfinished.
Teams and handicaps :
East Dorset : Keith Southern (2), Sandra Allan (3), Mark Hamann (3), Tony Green (5).
Guildford & Godalming : Mike Huxley (3), Andrea Huxley (3), Julie Tremble (3), Peter Gill (5).
Scores (East Dorset names first) :
Keith and Sandra beat Mike and Andrea 7-6, 5-7, 7-3
Mark beat Peter 4-7, 7-2, 7-5
Tony lost to Julie 3-7, 3-7
Keith v Mike 6-7, 7-3
Sandra lost to Andrea 5-7, 6-7
Mark beat Julie 7-3, 7-6
Tony beat Peter 7-2, 7-3
East Dorset progressed to the final v Camerton &Peasedown on the back of Mark Hamann's two singles victories. A long and tense doubles had given East Dorset a 2-1 lead at the lunch break and they completed victory by winning the two bottom singles leaving the top singles unfinished.