Alice Atkins and Matt Davies retained their title at Abingdon’s annual Preston Bowl mixed doubles event.

To celebrate 100 years, the club put up a first prize of £100 as well as the prestigious trophy.

And although Atkins and Davies had lost to Manoj Gujral and Ana Coggan in the group stages, they overturned that result to win 6-3 and keep their crown.

Oxford Sports continue to dominate men’s tennis, winning back-to-back OLTA Wilson Summer League Division 1 titles by defeating Woodstock 3-1 at home.

Sports’ B side can join their first team in the top flight if they beat Thame in their final Division 2 match of the season.

In Ladies’ Division 3, North Oxford B secured promotion with a 4-0 win against their C team.


Men’s Div 1: Cholsey 2, North Oxford 2; Oxford Sports 3, Woodstock 1; Witney 1, Banbury 3. Div 2: Oxford City 2, Abingdon 2. Div 3: Witney B 1, North Oxford C 3 Ladies Div 2: Banbury WE 2, Woodstock 2; Thame 2, Bicester 2. Div 3: North Oxford C 0, North Oxford B 4; North Oxford C 3, Mapledurham 1.

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