A DECENT crowd watched some really competitive singles and doubles matches on the Cirencester Table Tennis League finals night.
Cirencester Table Tennis League Finals Night
It was a good night for Tom Watmore who lifted three titles.
In the Division Three singles, brothers Stan and Jake Shilton fought out a five-set match with Stan winning the final set 11-8. Scores were 12-10, 11-8, 5-11, 7-11 & 11-8.
The Division Two singles finals went to four sets with Liu Zhigang beating Otaka Klempt 11-9, 9-11, 11-9 and 11-8.
The Mixed Doubles saw Mark Hobbs and Debbie Quinlivan beat Simon and Carl Philp in three sets (11-6, 11-7 & 11-7).
Dave Greaney and Tom Watmore cruised to a three-set win in the Open Doubles over Andy Hurley and Nick Watts (11-4, 11-7 and 11-3).
In the Ladies' Singles final Carol Philp got the better of Debbie Quinlivan in a straight three-set win that was very close with good rallies from both players. Carol won 12-10, 11-6 and 11-9.
The Veterans Singles saw Tom Watmore overcome Steve Mollart 11-8, 6-11, 11-4 & 11-7. Tom knuckled down after losing the second set and proceeded to dominate the match to its conclusion.
Open Singles: Tom Watmore won by a walkover as Billy Shilton had been called up for the England squad.
Junior Singles: Jake Shilton won by a walkover as Ben Glover had a Stroud League final to play in.
Best Player Averages:
Div One – Billy Shilton (Team BB)
Div Two – Alan Wheeler (Randwick Exiles B)
Div Three – Stan Shilton (Jake & Stan)
Div One: Team BB; runners-up – Randwick Exiles A
Div Two: Challengers; runners-up – Rangers
Div Three: Jake & Stan; runners-up – Porky & Best
Winners: Jake & Stan; runners-up – Joe & David.