Men's 1st Team win battle of the Rainford teams(May 22, 2010)
Rainford Tennis Club’s men’s teams battled it out this weekend in the Liverpool Tennis League with the 1st Team coming out with a 5-1 victory over the 2nd Team.
Dave Hillier and Conor Porteus claimed a crucial victory in the first rubber, against John Machin and Jon Fenney, with a three-hour 6-7, 7-6, 10-8 win.
Andy Corish and Simon Webster won their first match against Alex Gillespie and Jamie McCafferty, whilst Rob Jones and Andy Gillespie won both their matches, including a third set tiebreak win over John Case and Steve Vincent to seal the 5-1 win.
The match, which took place in glorious sunshine at the Jubilee Recreation Ground, was the first time in the Club’s history that two Rainford teams have played each other in a competitive match.