ROBIN DELVES PAYS PENALTY FOR SUCCESS IN O50 AT PENDLE (27/7/03 by Abdul Ahmad)
Competitors came from the four corners of England and competed at Pendle’s over-50 midweek tournament. Mixed weather, reasonably paced courts and excellent catering resulted in slow play. Most of the games went to time.
Robin Delves from Pendle struck a purple patch and took all before him. The result – his handicap was slashed from 20 to 14.
Singles Division 1 (-10) Trophy Winner: Sylvia Steer
Runner-Up John Wilkinson Both From Bowdon
Singles Division 2 (+10) Trophy Winner: Robin Delves (Pendle)
Runner-Up: Denise Hoyle (Pickering)
Open Handicap Singles (Egyptian Format)
Irish Cup Winner: Robin Delves (+30 rating pts)
Doubles Single Life K-Out –
Woodlands Plates Winners: Ken & Margaret Anderton from Bury.
Winner Of Fastest Singles Game: Bryan Saddington (Hunstanton) (68mins)
Winner Of Addicts Cup: Janet Davies (Chester)
Geoff Reynolds 11 to 10
Janet Davies 14 to 16
Robin Delves 20 to 14.