Results: Tennis vs Springfield and Herschel

On February 3rd, 2017, posted in: Featured, News, Sport, Tennis by

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Tennis_Racket_and_BallsThe WGHS 1st Tennis Team played their first fixture of the season away against a 3-player Springfield team.

Isobel Evans and Savannah Wiegand, playing at numbers 3 and 2 for WGHS respectively, both lost lost their singles, but Katherine Nicholls, who played no. 1 for Wynberg, won her singles match 8-3. It was played in good spirit with some long rallies. Katherine and Savannah later played their doubles match, which they unfortunately lost 8-0. The girls just didn’t seem to get into the match and despite one or two close games, Springfield won confidently.

Overall, Springfield won the fixture with 7 points whilst Wynberg managed 6 points. It was a hot afternoon of tennis and the girls can only improve as the season progresses.

2nd Team vs Herschel

On Friday 3 February 2017, Wynberg’s  second tennis team played against Herschel at the Cavan Road courts.

Despite losing to Herschel, the girls had a fun afternoon of tennis.

Erin Harris and Nkhensani Baloyi played a long, hard game but lost their doubles match 6-8. Megan Farquhar and Jessi Springorum also unfortunately lost their match 3-8.

The girls were unable to clinch any wins in the singles, but they all played with all their best efforts on Friday and are to be commended for their commitment.