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Fifteen pairs - each representing a different club - provided a rewarding day's tennis. The early stages saw a round-robin format with the teams split evenly into three groups (Green, Yellow, and Blue) with each team lined-up to meet the other four members of their group in a short-set (eight games plus a champions' tie-break - making nine games up for grabs). The format also permitted each team to have a rest period.
The top two from each of the three groups, plus two of the 3rd-placed teams with the highest number of points progressed through to the knockout quarter-finals.
Four tense, competitive quarter-finals resulted in three of the four highest-seeded pairs coming face-to-face in the semi-finals. Louise and Matt Chandler of Draycott came up against an inspired Victoria Wright and Steve Powers from Etchinghill and going down 6-3. On the adjoining court, Slovakian teenager, 16-year-old Simona Pirova partnered by Walsall club coach Clayton Edge found it one game too many in going down 6-0 against the Wolverhampton pairing of Louise Scott and 17-year-old nationally ranked Henry Parocki who peppered the lines with an array of blistering forehands.
The three-set Final saw Victoria Wright and Steve Powers go up an an early break, and managing to hold the advantage by taking the first set 6-4. the second set, however, was a different matter with Louise and Henry coming back in a very aggressive manner to even matters up by a 6-2 scoreline. True the competetive nature of the whole day's tennis, the spoils were decided by a champions' tie-break and it was the Wolves pair who blinked first allowing Victoria and Steve a well-deserved winners' prize of £200 as well as complimentary backpacks provided by Head UK who had generously donated all balls used during the day to the League.
Prize Money: Winners £200, Losing Finalists £100, Losing Semi-Finalists £50.
Full results were as follows:
|Cathy Lea/Adam Plimmer||ALBERT||7||7||8||9||31||1 (Q)|
|Jan McClaughlin/Andy McClaughlin||STREETLY||2||2||5||8||17||3 (Q)|
|Hannah Didlock/Jack Henfield||HALESOWEN||2||7||9||7||25||2 (Q)|
|Emily Finney/Rob Cooke||QUARRY BANK||1||4||0||5||10||4|
|Kate Sheldon/Greg Philips||TETTENHALL||0||1||2||4||7||5|
|PLAYERS||CLUB||ETCHINGHILL||WOLVERHAMPTON||DAVID LLOYD GREAT BARR||WOMBOURNE||VIRGIN ACTIVE||TOTAL
|Victoria Wright/Steve Powers||ETCHINGHILL||5||9||8||9||31||1 (Q)|
|Louise Scott/Henry Parocki||WOLVERHAMPTON||4||7||8||7||26||2 (Q)|
|Leanne Rowe/Simon Higgins||DAVID LLOYD GREAT BARR||0||2||8||6||16||3 (Q)|
|Helen Caldwell/Dan Nicholson||WOMBOURNE||1||1||1||2||15||5|
|Jess Mills/Andy Buttress||VIRGIN ACTIVE||0||2||3||7||12||4|
|PLAYERS||CLUB||DRAYCOTT||WALSALL||DAVID LLOYD DUDLEY||ABBEY VIEW||FLORENCE||TOTAL
|Louise Chandler/Matt Chandler||DRAYCOTT||5||9||7||7||28||2 (Q)|
|Simona Pirova/Clayton Edge||WALSALL||4||9||8||9||30||1 (Q)|
|J.J. Parker/Phil Raxster||DAVID LLOYD DUDLEY||0||0||4||9||9||5|
|Liz Rowley/Les Millward||ABBEY VIEW||2||1||5||2||10||4|
|Joanne Challinor/Alan Challinor||FLORENCE||2||0||4||7||13||3|
|Simona Pirova/Clayton Edge||WALSALL||6||-||4||DAVID LLOYD GREAT BARR||Leanne Rowe/Simon Higgins|
|Cathy Lea/Adam Plimmer||ALBERT||3||-||6||WOLVERHAMPTON||Louise Scott/Henry Parocki|
|Louise Chandler/Matt Chandler||DRAYCOTT||6||-||3||HALESOWEN||Hannah Didlock/Jack Henfield|
|Victoria Wright/Steve Powers||ETCHINGHILL||6||-||1||STREETLY||Jan McClaughlin/Andy McClaughlin|
|Simona Pirova/Clayton Edge||WALSALL||0||-||6||WOLVERHAMPTON||Louise Scott/Henry Parocki|
|Louise Chandler/Matt Chandler||DRAYCOTT||3||-||6||ETCHINGHILL||Victoria Wright/Steve Powers|
|Victoria Wright/Steve Powers||ETCHINGHILL||6-4, 2-6, 10-5||WOLVERHAMPTON||Louise Scott/Henry Parocki|