Tennis: Prime hopes made to work at North East of Scotland Championships
All of the seeds in motion progressed, though Bejamin Hine, at quantity 9, was made to combat for his victory by the host membership’s Jack Mullan earlier than going via 6-3, 3-6, (10-7).
Within the opening stage of the lads’s over 45 singles, Graeme Matthew (Cults) needed to come from behind to get the higher of Rubislaw’s Paul Fernandes, successful 2-6, 6-1, (11-9) after a topsy turvy contest lasting virtually two hours.
The North East of Scotland Championships continued at Cults with nearly all of the lads’s singles second spherical ties now accomplished.
Prime seed Annemiek Sterk reached the ultimate of the women 18 and below singles, however solely after being given a fright by Amy Hudon (David Lloyd Dundee), the favorite triumphing 6-4, 4-6, (10-8).
RESULTS (Cults until said):
MEN’S SINGLES 1ST ROUND
D. Moir (Arbroath) bt B. O’Mara (Arbroath) 6-1, 6-2.
J. Lints (David Lloyd Aberdeen) bt C. Michie (RGU) 7-5, 6-1; J. Miller (Rubislaw) bt Ok. Mazamal (King’s School) 6-2, 6-3; F. Pearson (St. Andrews College) bt P. Ewertowski (David Lloyd Aberdeen) 6-1, 7-5; F. Hermiston (Stonehaven) bt C. Higham (ATC) 6-2, 6-0; M. McLaren (Gleneagles) bt C. Cowie (Banchory) 6-3, 6-0; M. Aitken (Falkland) bt A. Razzouk 6-0, 6-0; C. Fryer (David Lloyd Dundee) bt Moir 6-1, 6-2; J. Tirrell (Lechworth) bt M. Gow (Rubislaw) 6-0, 6-1; G. McIver (Stonehaven) bt I. Patchkoria 6-2, 6-2; B. Hine (Rubislaw) bt J. Mullan 6-3, 3-6. (10-7); B. Soutar (RGU) bt B. Alnasser (King’s School) 6-1, 6-4; D. Colvin (Stonehaven) bt M. Brocklebank 6-3, 7-6; P. Younger (Stonehaven) bt L. Duthie Grey (Edinburgh College) 6-3, 6-1.
OVER 45 1ST ROUND
G. Matthew bt P. Fernandes (Rubislaw) 2-6, 6-1, (11-9); Ok. Soutar (David Lloyd Aberdeen) bt M. McCombie (ATC) 6-1, 6-2.
OVER 60 1ST ROUND
M. Drummond bt A. Bruce (David Lloyd Dundee) 6-0, 6-0.
J. Barbour (Rubislaw) bt McCombie 6-0, 7-5.