Teenagers battle it out for Doncaster singles title

Dave Rainey Mick Hague Steve Fairham & James Milligan' 'Mens Open Doubles Final
Dave Rainey Mick Hague Steve Fairham & James Milligan' 'Mens Open Doubles Final
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EIGHTEEN year-old James Milligan became one of the youngest winners of Doncaster Lawn Tennis Club’s Closed men’s open singles title. He beat fellow teenager, 16 year-old Jake Prime, 6-4, 6-1 in Sunday’s final.

Prime, who partnered his dad Steve, also tasted defeat in the men’s handicap doubles. Martin Proctor and Mark Bennett dishing out a straight sets 6-3, 6-1 beating.

Liz Beaton Mick Hague Dave Cole & Pat Binstead' 'Mixed Open Final

Liz Beaton Mick Hague Dave Cole & Pat Binstead' 'Mixed Open Final

Proctor also triumphed in the men’s handicap singles, beating teenager Ed Morris 6-0, 6-4. Partnering tournament organiser Steve Fairham, Milligan was on the end of a 6-4, 6-3 result against Dave Rainey and Mick Hague in the men’s open doubles. Hague joined forces with fellow club coach Liz Beaton to serve up a 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 win over Dave Cole and Pat Binstead in the mixed open doubles. Beaton also partnered Lucy Wright to a resounding 6-1, 6-2 win over Binstead and Jayne Hale in the ladies’ open doubles.

Binstead partnered youngster Molly Jenkins to a 6-2, 7-5, 6-4 victory over Wendy Gray and Christine Knowles in the ladies’ handicap doubles. Nicky Davis and Tom Orme netted a 6-4, 6-2 win over Ricky Moglia and Jo Waite in the mixed handicap doubles