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Year 7/8 A and Year 9/10 A boys' tennis teams

Well done to the 'Year 7/8 A' and 'Year 9/10 A' boys tennis teams. Some great results versus Beechen Cliff. Seb Pasmore, Harry Fairburn, Dimitri Basterfield and Will Cave celebrated a well deserved 8-4 win for the '7/8 A' team. A doubles win for Seb and Harry (6-4) and singles wins for Seb (6-0) and Dimitri (6-3) set up Will for the deciding match, who fought back from being 1-4 down to win 7-5 with everyone watching and a nose bleed mid game! Joel Blissett, Florian Madigan, Ben Hardy and Ewan Morrish in the '9/10 A' team put up a good fight against a strong Beechen team with some impressive shot making.

Year 7/8 B boys tennis team 

Well done to the Year 7/8 B boys tennis team with an 10-2 victory in their first match against Downside! Finlay Thomas played a marathon match in the singles, with tense long rallies, most games going to deuce and with some impressive shot making. The 3-6 scoreline was a fair result after a great match. Archie Ball also had a fight on his hands, taking the win in his singles match 7-5. Luke Hamer (6-3) and Jake Barrington (6-0) won their singles matches convincingly. Finlay and Luke paired up for the doubles and won 6-3. Archie and Jake also won their doubles match 6-0. A great result on a perfect sunny day right next to the stunning Downside Abbey.