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Sussex County lost to East Dorset 1-6

[<<] [>>] by Keith Southern at Sussex County
24th July 2023 (GC - Inter-Club Shield)

East Dorset defeated Sussex County 6-1 to proceed to a semi-final against Phyllis Court. In the morning East Dorset won the doubles in 2 straight games while the 2 singles were shared, both going to a 3rd game decider. In the afternoon, with rain already falling and expected to intensify, the captains agreed to shorten the remaining singles to one 19-point game rather than best of three 13-point games. East Dorset won all 4, albeit with 2 of them settled only at hoop 19.

Teams and handicaps :

Sussex County : Simon Ancell (2), Richard Carline (3), David King (4), Fiona Phillips (4).

East Dorset : Mark Hamann (2), Keith Southern (3), Tim Hughes (3), Sandra Allan (4).

Scores (East Dorset names first) :

Mark and Keith beat Simon and Richard 7-5, 7-6

Sandra beat David 2-7, 7-6, 7-4

Tim lost to Fiona 6-7, 7-2, 6-7

Mark beat Simon 10-9

Keith beat Richard 10-6

Tim beat David 10-6

Sandra beat Fiona 10-9


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