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Bungay Tennis Club's rising star Matti picks up two trophies

PUBLISHED: 09:01 27 October 2017

Bungay Tennis Club cup winners (left to right): Ladies' singles winner Matti Beamish, chairman Juliet Whyte, Christine Howe, Kirsten Howe, Paul Cunningham, men'’s singles winner Tom Honeywood, Jordan Alger and Bethany Rogers. Picture: Terry Reeve

Bungay Tennis Club cup winners (left to right): Ladies' singles winner Matti Beamish, chairman Juliet Whyte, Christine Howe, Kirsten Howe, Paul Cunningham, men''s singles winner Tom Honeywood, Jordan Alger and Bethany Rogers. Picture: Terry Reeve

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Bungay Tennis Club held its annual presentation night and quiz at the Maltings Pavilion.

One of the club’s up-and-coming youngsters, 14-year-old Matti Beamish, won the ladies’ singles trophy, beating Kirsten Howe 6-3, 6-3 in the final.

She also won the ladies’ doubles, partnering Bethany Rogers to beat Juliet Whyte and Kirsten Howe 7-5, 6-4, 6-2.

The men’s singles was won by Tom Honeywood, who beat Paul Cunningham in a three-set final 6-7, 6-1, 6-3, while Cunningham teamed up with Jordan Alger to win the men’s doubles in another close final in which they beat Stuart Main and Rob Dewhurst 6-1, 6-4. Cunningham also won the mixed doubles with Kirsten Howe. They beat Honeywood and Cara Howe 4-6, 7-5, 6-3.

The trophy for the most improved player went to 16-year-old Lauren Rogers while the chairman’s award went to Christine Howe, for her work as a committee member. Chairman Juliet Whyte presented the prizes.

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