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Roehampton beat Dulwich 4-0

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10th June (GC - Inter-Club)

GC Inter-Club Championship Quarter Final

Roehampton v Dulwich

Thursday 9th June

Evening match held at Roehampton

Result: Roehampton won 4-0

Scores (Roehampton names first)

Joel Taylor beat Guy Scurfield 7-3, 7-5

Mark van Loon beat Jonathan Claxton 7-5, 7-4

Harry Fisher & Tim Russell beat Pierre Beaudry & Simon Carter 7-6, 3-7, 7-4

Mark van Loon beat Guy Scurfield 7-6, 7-6

Harry Fisher v Pierre Beaudry 7-4

Tim Russell v Simon Carter 6-7

Joel Taylor v Jonathan Claxton 4-7, 7-4

Whilst the result was comprehensive, it was a closely contested match on Roehampton's fast lawns. The match ended under Roehampton's floodlights but not before the players were soaked by the automated watering system coming on at 9pm. Oops. Apologies Dulwich. With the groundstaff having all gone home ( and having forgotten a match was being held), it was left to Roehampton's Chief Executive to turn the taps off, getting his suit soaked in the process. With Mark van Loon winning a tight match against Guy Scurfield, after Guy came back from 6-4 down in the second game running hoop 11 from the North boundary at about a 30 degree angle and following up with an excellent hoop 12, the other matches were abandoned.


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