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TENNIS: Oxon's double trouble with relegation woes
10:00am Friday 15th March 2013 in Sport
Oxfordshire’s boys and girls teams suffered relegation at the Aegon 18 & Under County Cup.
Playing in Group 4 in Sunderland, Oxon’s boys went down on sets won.
They lost to section winners Leicestershire 6-3, before beating Northamptonshire 5-4.
But results went against them and they lost their relegation battle with East of Scotland 5-4.
Meanwhile, in Shrewsbury, Oxon’s girls, also in Group 4, lost to section winners Derbyshire 9-0, Berkshire 7-2 and then 6-0 in their relegation battle with Shropshire.
ST Helen & St Katherine’s School (Abingdon) led Oxfordshire’s qualifiers for the regional quarter-finals of the Aegon Schools’ National Championships.
They beat Oxford High 8-2 to book a last-eight clash at home to Wycombe Abbey next week.
Headington School won 8-4 at Marlborough College B, and will now entertain Tudor Hall (Banbury), while Our Lady’s (Abingdon) defeated Downe House (Cold Ash) 10-2 to secure a home tie against Marlborough College A.
OXFORD Sports were crowned champions in the men’s Thames Valley Premier League.
They completed a 100 per cent record after Brackley gave them a walkover.
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