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Sixteen players tackle adult doubles tournament on mini-courts using smaller rackets and softer balls


By Pete Woodhouse


Wisbech Tennis Club held a tournament with a difference.

Sixteen players took part in an adult doubles tournament on mini-courts, using smaller rackets and softer balls.

Matches were timed so play was fast and furious, with all pairs aiming to score as many points as possible during each of the seven rounds.

Wisbech Tennis Club Mini Court Doubles 1.3.19. (7703809)
Wisbech Tennis Club Mini Court Doubles 1.3.19. (7703809)

Scores were close with just one or two points deciding many games. The eventual winners were decided on just one point difference. Following the tournament players enjoyed a buffet in the clubhouse.

Mini-Court tennis is proving popular at the club during the Saturday afternoon social sessions. If you would like to try tennis for the first time or are looking to return to the game pop along any time after 1.30pm on a Saturdays, or see wisbechtennisclub.org.uk for further details.



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