Newport lost to Wrest Park 1-5
Wrest Park beat Newport by 5 rubbers to 1 with one rubber not completed,
The match took place at Newport on 14th May 2021.
The detailed scores (Wrest Park names first) were as follows:
Rob Chatwin (3) and Glynis Davies(3) beat Adrian Seabrook(3) and Tim Walder (4) 7-4, 5-7, 7-3
Richard Skidmore (5) beat Colin Carr(4) 7-5, 4-6T, 7-6
Richard Keighley (3) lost to John Richardson 4-6T, 5-7
Rob Chatwin beat Adrian Seabrook 7-2, 3-7, 7-6
Glynis Davies beat Tim Walder 7-0, 7-6
Richard Keighley beat Colin Carr 4-6T, 7-5, 7-6
Richard Skidmore vs John Richardson 3-5T, 7-4 (Unfinished)
Games were timed in rather murky threatening weather, which did not in fact materialise.
The key moment in the morning session was the running of the golden hoop by Richard Skidmore to give Wrest Park a 2-1 lead in rubbers.
In the afternoon, Glynis Davies rapidly extended that lead to 3-1 but both Rob Chatwin and Richard Keighley were taken to the golden hoop
in their deciding Singles games before providing Wrest Park with an emphatic victory by a rather flattering scoreline. Richard Skidmore and
John Richardson agreed to leave their rubber unfinished at one game all.
Thanks to Francis Lambert for managing the match.