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Tennis: Top pair keep York at summit
11:33am Tuesday 3rd July 2012 in Sport
YORK 1 remain top of division one of the IT Sports York Mixed Doubles Tennis League after a big win over Dunnington 2.
Louise Marshman and Gareth Adams led the way for York as one of several couples to win 33 games.
Fulford are only a point behind in second after a win at York 2.
Poppleton are third after their victory over York 3, which featured a 33-game effort from new partnership of Claire Smith and Nick Turnbull.
Top scorers of the week were Karen Mitchell and Trevor Loten with 34 games for defending champions Dunnington in a win over York 3.
The two unbeaten teams in division two clashed last week with Fulford toppling leaders Wigginton.
Then Fulford’s Jackie Heels and David Bradley led their side to another victory at Stamford Bridge.
Wigginton bounced back with a win against Poppleton, inspired by unbeaten Julie Noonan and Ben Walker.
Stillington ended Dunnington’s unbeaten run in division four led by Nicky Horn and Toby Pratt.
Wilberfoss stayed third after a win against Fulford, winning all nine sets.
Pete Moss made his seasonal debut with Sue Pauer to ensure Poppleton stayed in touch with a win against York.
The rearranged matches between the bottom clubs will provide the answer to relegation.
It is all to play for in division five.
York remain top after a win against Stillington, who found Lauren Grant and Dominico Rougai in top form.
David Lloyd had another win against Cawood to stay second.
A haul of 30 games from Louise Haritakis and Nick Latchman moved Heworth into third place just above beaten opponents Alne.
Bishopthorpe have opened up an eight-point gap at the top of division six with wins against Sutton-on-Derwent and Appleton Roebuck.
Ellie Page and Jamie Winspear top-scored against Roebuck, one of four teams in joint-second place.
Jennifer Hunt and Phil Rigby won 30 games for leaders Stamford Bridge as they keep their unbeaten record against Appleton Roebuck in division eight.
Second-placed Copmanthorpe had the biggest win of the week at Fulford, where the leading scorers were Lynda Withers and Ben McCloud with 32 games.
Division ten pacesetters Dunnington went down to Bubwith, allowing Poppleton to move to the top with a win over Stillington.
Linda and David Moore kept Bishopthorpe in touch at the top as they defeated Wilberfoss.
Bubwith added another win, headed by the unbeaten Ann Wotgee and Alastair Southworth against Wilberfoss.
A return of 33 games from Kate Lewis and Ian Frame earned Rufforth 3 a win second-placed Dunnington to keep them top of division 11.
Dunnington bounced back to beat Alne as the top two opened up a gap to the chasing pack.
Bishopthorpe took over third place with a hard-fought win against Appleton Roebuck.
• Clubs have been reminded to put full names of players on scorecards.