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North Devon Tennis League round-up: surprise win for Rock Park B

By North Devon Journal  |  Posted: May 15, 2014

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THERE was a shock result in the North Devon League as the men's Rock Park B team whitewashed the club's A team 24-0.

The only challenge came from Josh Woo and Steve Ebbutt, who tested Kyrian Okeremi and Charlie Logan in a 7-5, 7-5 win for B-team pair.

The arrival of Logan from Lyn has strengthened Rock Park B and with Okeremi he defeated Leigh Hughes and Andy Woo 6-2, 6-2 in the other rubber.

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Nigel Quick and Phil Yabsley won 6-3, 6-2 against Hughes and Andy Woo, and 6-1, 6-2 against Josh Woo and Ebbutt.

The Rock Park men's teams are making their mark on the league, with the E team unbeaten at the top of Division Five and Rock Park C the early leaders in Division Four.

The ladies' A team have also made a good start, with the new pairing of Jenny Doig and Cath Andrew unbeaten in Division Two.

Westward Ho! A top ladies' Division One after beating Barnstaple Tarka A 20-4 and whitewashing Ilfracombe A.

Tarka's Beth Nash and Emma Cobby, and Tia Sloman and Beth Adamson, both took Lottie Koval and Nicole Wickett to a tie-break. The new-look Tarka team will no doubt move up a gear through the season.

This weekend sees the first round of the mixed Houldsworth Cup, with six matches.

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