Ladies 1 beat top of table Marlow

Our Ladies’ 1st Team are a point behind Division 4 leaders Marlow with a match in hand after beating them 3-1 away on a cold Saturday afternoon.

Tina Stern and Emma Knowles faced the strong pairing of Alison Stevens and Sarah Williams in the first round and, despite losing the first set 2-6, won the second 6-3 and hung on to clinch the tie-break.  Alison Nicholson and Jenny Sheppard had a much easier time beating Christine Lavis and Gillian Nicholson 6-1 6-2.

In the second round Stern and Knowles swept away Lavis and Nicholson 6-0 6-2 and it was nearly a 4-0 victory for the Crows’ side as Ali Nicholson and Sheppard came back from losing the first set 0-6 to Stevens and Williams to win the second 6-3 and only just missing out in the tie-breaker.