8:30am Friday 6th June 2014
OXFORDSHIRE celebrated one of their best Under 10 County Cup results in recent years with a series of fine displays.
A superb performance from the girls, who were playing at North Oxford LTC, saw them finish runners-up, with the boys, in action at Oxford Sports LTC, taking third place.
The four-strong team of Ruth Tyson, Chloe Elliott, both from Eynsham, Abingdon’s Matilda Mutavdzic and Diana Mascenikova, of Oxford, started well with a 6-2 victory over Buckinghamshire.
They were beaten by Middlesex in the second round of matches, but hit back well with a brace of 6-2 successes over Essex and Berkshire on the final day to secure second place.
The star performance came from Mutavdzic, who won all four singles matches and three out of four doubles with Chloe Elliott.
The boys team of Felipe Stervid (Oxford), Xavier Mohindra (Chieveley), Aidan Casey (Farmoor) and Sebastian Muller (Appleton) recovered well from a losing start.
A 6-2 defeat against Middlesex in the opening match was forgotten about with an impressive 8-0 success over the Channel Islands.
Another 6-2 defeat, this time at the hands of Essex, meant they could not challenge for the title, but they secured third place with a thrilling shoot-out victory over Berkshire.
Three-set wins by Stervid and Casey meant Oxon were 4-2 up going into the doubles.
An agonising 11-9 defeat by Stervid and Casey meant that the match needed to be settled on a shoot-out.
Stervid and Mohindra held their nerve, winning 10-7, for an overall 5-4 win and third place.
Stervid, playing at No 1, won three of four singles matches.
The four-strong team of Alice Atkins, Lizzy Shortis, Felicity Wilkins and Clare Pearson now play the National finals of the Aberdare Cup in Sheffield next month.
12:00pm Friday 28th November 2014
PETER Leven believes John Campbell will handle the step up from Northern League to Football League after seeing his talent first-hand.
9:45am Friday 28th November 2014
Susie Wolff will be stepping up to the position of official test driver for Williams Martini Racing for the the 2 015 F1 season
9:30am Friday 28th November 2014
OXFORD United’s knack of signing coveted players is down to philosophy rather than finances, according to head coach Michael Appleton.
9:10am Friday 28th November 2014
JOHN Campbell expects it will be a struggle to sleep tonight as he deals with excitement levels beyond anything he experienced playing in two Wembley finals.
8:40am Friday 28th November 2014
Tyrone Barnett is hoping he can return to the Oxford United starting line-up tomorrow in place of the injured James Roberts.
8:30am Friday 28th November 2014
New Cheltenham Town boss Paul Buckle started work a day early this week to improve the chances of getting a result against Oxford United tomorrow.
8:00am Friday 28th November 2014
MATT Williams says Chinnor have had the defining moment of their season in National 2 South.
8:00am Friday 28th November 2014
Oxford United supporters travelling to tomorrow’s game are being warned about roadworks in Whaddon Road.
7:00am Friday 28th November 2014
OXFORD United worked right the way up to yesterday’s loan deadline as they completed four deals.
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