The Ladies' singles between Glynis Gillot and Carol Coetzee,
and The Mens' Veterans Singles Between Charl Rickens and Dave Darlington.
The morning match began on time and was a marathon 3 setter, with both players testing each others patience. Carol took the first set 6-2, Glynis then took charge and won the second set 3-6. Carol took the match in the 3rd set 6-2. The match was played in good spirit, was enjoyed by a fair crowd and thanks to Tobie Mynhardt for acting as umpire.
The afternoon match was scheduled for 3pm, but only started at 3.30 due to the late arrival of Dave.
For the interest of competitors and members, these are the rules and penalties as set out by the USTA.
These rules are available on the Club Blog.
A. Lateness for Start of Match