Tennis finals prove perfect at Petworth

Petworth Lawn Tennis Club’s tournament finals were declared a big success by those who took part and those who watched.

Sunday, 4th October 2020, 10:00 am
Petworth LTC finals winners, left to right, Richard and Sally Blackburn, Peter Suart, Jim and Alison Pindell and Sarah Wilford.
Petworth LTC finals winners, left to right, Richard and Sally Blackburn, Peter Suart, Jim and Alison Pindell and Sarah Wilford.

Peter Suart was victorious in the men’s singles final defeating Richard Blackburn 6-4, 6-1.

The ladies singles trophy went to Sarah Wilford who beat Tessa Mills 6-2, 6-1.

Richard and Sally Blackburn won the mixed doubles.

Their opponents, Jim and Alison Pindell, were forced to concede the match at 6-4,3-0 because of injury.

In the men’s doubles Richard Blackburn and Jim Pindell defeated Nick Williams and Rusty Gold 6-0, 6-1.

Match of the day was the ladies’ doubles final which was won by Sarah Wilford and Alison Pindell.

They narrowly defeated the mother and daughter partnership of Judy and Elspeth Bird 6-1, 2-6, 8-6.

Elspeth was a stand in for the injured Judy Hawkins.

Petworth LTC has two grass and two hard courts and welcomes new members.

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