Supervalu Summer Doubles 2017 Results
The 2017 Supervalu Summer Doubles finished on Friday June 9th. The final saw Grainne Cummins and David Goode battle it out against Ciara Ryan and Frank Mocker on court two. The match was full of exciting rallies, with all players going for every ball and the most unlikely returns staying in court to the delight of die-hard spectators who braved the wet evening and enjoyed the thrilling finish. After numerous match points, the runners-up Ciara and Frank finally yielded to Grainne and David. Afterwards the group and finalists prizes were awarded in the clubhouse.
The achievement of entrants in this competition was spectacular. There were 60 matches arranged and played in 15 days, 37 tie-breaks and 21 games where at least one set was won by each pair. 4 pairs won all 4 matches in their group, and went on to the semi-finals; 9 pairs won 3 matches in their group. The Buff Butchers, Grainne Cummins and David Goode played a great game against The Check-out group winners Mary Grace and Keith Benson in one semi-final. The Convent Hill Billies group winners Maeve Ryan and Mary Healy played No Returns group winners Ciara Ryan and Frank Mockler in the other semi-final.
Other Group Winners
Double Time Group. There were two pairs who each won three matches; Michelle Robson and David Gilligan prevailed over Sinead Keaney and Prisca McNally to win the group on points difference.
The Green Bananas. Three pairs won three matches each; Betty O’Brien and June Kirwan, Tom Meskell and Grainne O’Shaughnessy and the winners on points were Liam Kelly and Brendan Murphy.
Thanks to all the players for being such good sport, and congratulations to the winners. Don’t forget to give your feedback by emailing [email protected] Thanks to everyone who helped make this competition a great success: Grainne, Caroline, Theron, Paul and Prisca
Apologies for the absence of photos.