Miller, Fletcher triumph at Supreme Ventures Open Amateur Tennis Championship

first_imgGood attacking play was the formula used by Jeremy Miller and Ffion Fletcher to win the Class One Open singles titles in the Supreme Ventures Open Amateur Tennis Championship at the Liguanea Club, New Kingston. Competition was in three male categories – Classes One, Two and Three – and in one female category.Miller, who has a good all-round game, had a hard-fought semi-final against promising young Daniel Hill and prevailed 5-7, 7-5, 10-7. He then beat Adam Vaz – who had a fairly comfortable semi-final victory over Matthew Rodriguez – 6-2, 6-4 – in the finals.This match was a thriller that saw both players challenging each other for nearly two hours. After a fairly easy first set, which he won 6-3, Miller had to dig deep to defeat Vaz 7-6 in the second setFletcher, who has won a couple of titles recently, used her experience to defeat Emma Dibbs 7-6, 6-1 in the semi-finals, while Jenna Harrison had an easy passage to the finals as Selena Blythe was unable to play.In the finals, Fletcher won the first set 6-0 but had to work hard to take the second 6-4.Leighton Burton won the men’s Class Two title by defeating Barry Hazel 7-6, 6-3, while Jermaine Case had a walkover over Scott Jones in the men’s Class Three final.last_img read more

Gamble, Svenson weekend bike winners

first_imgPhoto – Trevor McDonell looks downhill in Sunday’s BBC Mountain Bike race. Submitted photo. -submitted The Blizzards’ George Gamble won the Challenge Cup road race in Dawson Creek, over the weekend. He won in rainy and miserable conditions on the hilly Bear Mountain – Pouce Coupe circuit. Sven Svenson won the Labour Day mountain bike race with a time of 43:34 minutes for the very muddy Long-course 7 km event. 2009 Club Champion Trevor McDonell was second at 48:04, and Pat Ferris third at 1:01:07. – Advertisement -Gord “the Hammer’ Harris won the 3 lap short course with 56:00 minutes. George Gamble was second at 58:34 and Ken Nix third at 1:02:23. Adam Currie was 4th at 1:04:00 and Rob Churchill 5th at 1:07:15. Coming up: -Wed Night mountain bike race at 6:30 pm Advertisement -Thursday mountain bike time trial 6:30 pm                      both at the Beatton Cactus course. -Sunday: Oakridge World Masters 40 km time trial Challenge at Peejay 10:00 am.                      This is the second time the club has done this event. The top 5 Masters age class times are sent out to compare with 7 other teams from different countries. Advertisementlast_img read more