Quadruple Triumph at Kent Closed

6th Apr. 09

The finals of the Kent Closed veteran’s competitions were played at Bromley Newstead on Sunday and Herne Bay were well represented in the mens events. Peter Elsden/Dominic Wood played Bob Whitehead/Keith Gill in the mens 45 doubles and won 7-5, 6-2 after coming back from a 3-1 deficit. Keith Clark beat Ray Preston in the mens 60 singles 6-4, 6-3 and then teamed up with Gary Sims in the 60 doubles to retain their title 6-3, 6-4. Lastly Lionel Hoskins and Peter Grimwood played together in the mend 70 doubles and beat George Buckmaster/Derek Shephard 7-6, 6-4.