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Basford Girls At The Double

CITY and Suburban League women's champions Basford have scooped the double again after retaining the Foundation Cup. The league title-holders travelled to Draycott to take on the host club's A team in the trophy final and came away with the silverware. Judy Tierney and June Fisher notched up a 6-3, 6-0 win against Draycott pair Sarah Pirie and Helen Watson Jones, while Basford team-mates Pam Smith and Mary Hobson beat Louise Chandler and Natasha Boulton 7-6, 6-2. Leading 2-0 after the opening matches, Basford secured an unassailable lead when Smith and Hobson narrowly defeated Pirie and Watson Jones 7-5, 6-4. Meanwhile, Tierney and Fisher were one-set all against Chandler and Boulton when both sides agreed to split the rubber and earn half a point each.

Sentinel, 15 September 2009
Courtesy of The Sentinel News & Media

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