After beating their only real challengers, Bryanston Sports Club has one hand on the trophy they relinquished last year to Marks Park. Beating them this year 13-4 sees them just 6 points behind with a game in hand, and as Marks Park have a bye this coming Saturday, it is almost certain that Bryanston will top the log after their fixture against Fairlands, who have yet to win a game.
It was great to see Rene Plant in action for Bryanston. Although she has been in America with 25 St. Mary’s school girls, and had not touched a racquet for some three weeks, Rene still only dropped three games.
Boskruin beat Fairlands 15-4 in the other ladies match.
In the men Marks Park edged ahead of Fairlands by one point by virtue of their 21-1 win over bottom club Morningside CC, while Fairlands beat Old Eds 20-8. Fairlands won all three doubles to cement this win.
In possible the best match of the league to date Bryanston’s Paul Anderson edged out that wily and experienced campaigner Clive Wilson of Northern Suburbs 10-7 in the final set tie break. Bryanston went on to win the match 22-5 after winning five of the singles matches. Results:
Bryanston SC beat Northern Suburbs 22-5
Fairlands beat Old Edwardians 20-8
Marks Park beat Morningside CC 21-1
Bryanston SC beat Marks Park 13-4
Boskruin beat Fairlands 15-4
Fixtures for 13 September 2014:
Bryanston SC v Fairlands
Marks Park v Northern Suburbs
Morningside CC v Old Eds
Fairlands v Bryanston SC
Old Eds v Boskruin
Marks Park – bye