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IC of GB v Cambridge

IC of GB v Cambridge

Fenners

The IC managed to win a tightly fought contest against Cambridge University 6-5 on a sunny day at Fenner’s.

The run up to the match was plagued by injury and we were pleased that Jamie Muirhead and Harold Capkevics were able to step in last minute to help the team as guests. That continued throughout the day and both sides were happy to reduce the fixture from 12 matches to 11.

As always, the hospitality was strong and there was a high level of tennis played throughout. 

Finally, a special mention has to go to Mike Appleton who returned to play at Fenner’s for the first time since leaving Cambridge. He unfortunately lost his unbeaten record there but certainly gave the youngsters a run for their money!


Full match results below:

Oscar Podlewski bt Michal kaminski 6-4, 7-6
Dicky Wire bt James Shemilt 7-6, 6-3
Matt Kirby bt Salil Navapurkar 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-5)
Jamie Muirhead lost to Finn Ranson 6-2, 2-6, 0-1 (8-10)
Mike Appleton lost to Jack Long-Martinez 4-6, 4-6
Rob Blythe lost to Aleks mardinian 2-6 rtd.

Dicky and Matt bt Salil and Michal 6-1, 6-3
Oscar and Mike lost to James and Jack 3-6, 3-6
Pieter Van Houten and Harold Capkevics bt Rob Legg and Aleks 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (18-16)

Oscar and Jamie bt Rob L and Aleks 7-5, 6-3
Pieter and Harold lost to James and Jack 3-6, 1-6

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