Smith and Francis crowned Castle Hill tennis mixed doubles tournament champions

07:30 04 June 2014

Philippa Francis and Ian Smith with the Castle Hill Tennis Club mixed doubles tournament cup.

Philippa Francis and Ian Smith with the Castle Hill Tennis Club mixed doubles tournament cup.


In a hard fought contest Philippa Francis and Ian Smith beat Valerie Mitchell and Nigel Appleby over three sets.

Francis and Smith took the first set 6-4, and Mitchell and Appleby fought back to win a tie break in the second.

But Francis and Smith stepped up and took the final set 6-0. They were presented with the cup by the chairman.


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