TENNIS: County's over 35 women on the up

Oxon Over 35s: Suzi Willis, Lisa Morgan, Helen Bush, Kaye Barrett, Debs Davies and Mandy Nall

Oxon Over 35s: Suzi Willis, Lisa Morgan, Helen Bush, Kaye Barrett, Debs Davies and Mandy Nall

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Oxfordshire secured promotion in the Women’s 35 Inter-County Championships at Eastbourne.

They won all three matches, beating North Wales, Cornwall and Northamptonshire 3-2, with Mandy Nall the key to Oxon’s success with six victories from six.

Oxfordshire Over 50s women completed a 3-1 win against Berkshire to top Division 3 of the Seniors Inter-county championships and gain promotion to Division 2.

Mary Joyner, Tracey Hodson, Liz Gilkes and Ruth Ballantyne were the successful team.

Virgin Active ladies stay top of the Oxfordshire LTA Wilson Summer League Division 1 table after a 2-2 draw at Wantage, meaning they must beat Oxford Sports in their final game to win the title.

Results

Ladies Div 1: Oxford City 3, Wantage 1; Virgin Active 2, Wantage B 2. Div 3: Kingston Bagpuize 2, Witney 2; Woodstock B 2, Mapledurham 2 Men’s Div 1: Banbury B 4, Banbury 0. Div 2: North Oxford B 1, Thame 3; Oxford Sports B 2, Woodstock B 2; Wychwoods 3, Portcullis 1. Div 3: Abingdon B 1, Bicester 3; David Lloyd 3, Bicester B 1.

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