Yet another 6 hours+ of highly competitive tennis on the courts at Wishel to bring a busy summer of club tournament play to an enjoyable conclusion !
With each final being so closely fought play actually concluded under floodlights - for the first time in the club's history !
THE FOLLETT CUP
MEN'S SINGLES EVENT
The 2019 Men's Singles Champion is Sapan Babel - defeating Danilo Vujovic in a final shading nearly 3 hours 4-6 / 7-6 / 6-3.
Congratulations Sapan - and too Danilo for making such an enticing Final for all watching !
THE TURNER CUP LADIES' SINGLES EVENT
This years Ladies' final saw once more Carol Hollingshead triumphant - this time in 3 sets defeating Elly Flemington
5-7 / 6-3 / 7-5 - again many congratulations to both !
THE SMITH TROPHY
MEN'S DOUBLES EVENT
This year's Men's Doubles winning pair are Hari Rai & Shashank Sharma - defeating Chris Mothersdale & Gary Sills 6-3 / 6-4 - two fast paced sets seeing Shashank retain the The Smith Trophy - this time with partner Hari !
THE ROSE BOWL LADIES' DOUBLES EVENT
A fine Ladies' Doubles Final seeing Carol & Vivienne defeat Nicola & Sarah - despite a hard fought second set Carol & Vivienne finally succeeded 6-0 / 6-4. Well done ladies'.
SILVER JUBILEE TROPHY MIXED DOUBLES EVENT
Yet another closely contested final which could have fallen either way, saw Chris & Ellie defeat the 2018 holders Gary & Viv, 2-6 / 6-3 / 6-4. Three very tight sets which live in the memory - not least because of the floodlit finish to this years Finals Day !!
It's not all about the weather... but the sun burst through moments before the scheduled start to this years Finals Day providing the players and spectators a clear sunny afternoon, which once more delivered great tennis on Wishel's courts.
THE FOLLETT CUP MEN'S SINGLES EVENT
Danilo Vujovic is this year's Wishel Men's Singles Champion !
Danilo defeated Sapan Babel in a closely fought match 7-5 / 6-4 which kept everyone engaged with some terrific moments from both players.
Danilo proudly holding the Follett Cup
THE TURNER CUP
LADIES' SINGLES EVENT
Carol Hollingshead is the Wishel Ladies' Singles Champion !
Carol with the Turner Cup
Katarina Vujovic and Carol played-out this years final, with Carol finally coming through 6-2 / 6-3 in a very entertaining Ladies' Final.
THE SMITH TROPHY MEN'S DOUBLES EVENT
The Men's Doubles this year saw Sapan Babel+Shashank Sharma defeat Steve Bonsor+Geoff Pugh 6-1 / 7-5.
Shashank went one step further from last year in collecting The Smith Trophy for his first time.
WISHEL SILVER JUBILEE TROPHY
MIXED DOUBLES EVENT
Another closely contested final saw Vivienne Quest+Gary Sills defeat Carol Hollingshead+Chris Mothersdale 6-2 / 7-5.
The winning point brought quite an ovation form the watching members & families who witnessed a thoroughly entertaining Mixed Finals.
Gary & Vivienne with the Wishel Silver Jubilee Trophies.
Another occasion when Wishel's courts were blessed with fine weather for the action-packed 6 hours that saw once more some thrilling finals that the sun-blessed crowd enjoyed !
Jaideep Bhanot completed a third successive Men's Singles win, defeating Ray Dhirani 4-6/6-1/6-1 in a thoroughly entertaining final.
Many congratulations to Jaideep, on another impressive performance to retain his title !
Elanor Flemington on her way to nudging past Sarah Freeman, in two sets 6-3/6-2.
This years Ladies' doubles was contested by Nicola Sills+Sarah Freeman against Katarina Vujovic+Mary McGrane.
Many congratulations to Nicola & Sarah on their fine two set victory 6-4/7-5.
This years Men's Doubles was another keenly contested affair, with Jaideep Bhanot+Rintu Boro overcoming Ray Dhirani+Shashank Sharma.
Rintu & Jaideep seen with their doubles trophies after a two set victory 6-4/6-4. Many congratulations guys.
This year's Mixed Doubles Final was played over three sets, with Chris Mothersdale+Judith Childs playing Elanor Flemington+Sapan Babel.
Congratulations go to Elanor & Sapan coming from behind to finally win 2-6/6-3/6-2.
Ed Whorwood saw off the challenge of Geoff Pugh for this years Men's Plate 6-1/7-6.
2016 SUMMER TOURNAMENT
This year's summer tournament was concluded on Sunday 25 September, and ran for over six hours such was the tightly fought nature of the finals !
Congratulations to Jaideep Bhanot as he defeated Ray Dhirani 6-0/6-2 in an entertaining tussle to become Wishel Men's Singles Champion 2016.
Men's and Ladies' singles 2016 finalists
Elanor, Ellie, Jaideep & Ray - our Single Finalist's
This years ladies' singles was run on a round-robin basis with Elanor Flemington & Ellie Quest competing in the final. Ellie Quest finished as Wishel Ladies' Singles 2016 Champion winning through 6-1/6-0.
Our Ladies's double finalist's, with Vivienne, Jane, Katarina & Judy, with Katarina & Judy winning through 6-2/6-4.
This years men's doubles final was highly entertaining with really top quality tennis from all four - seen above Jaideep Bhanot, Sapan Babel, Shashank Sharma and Danilo Vujovic.
Eventually Jaideep & Sapan came through 3-6/7-6/6-2.
Another 3 set, highly competitive match involving (pictured above) Gary & Nicola Sills, Ellie Quest and Danilo Vujovic went back & forth, seeing Gary & Nicola succeeding 6-4/1-6/6-2 to become Wishel's Mixed Doubles Champions 2016.
2016 JUNIOR TOURNAMENT
Played out on a wonderfully sunny morning, Wishel's juniors competed in the company of their organisors Rita, Katarina, Chris and Doreen - seeing finally Lazar Vujovic coming through as Junior Champion 2016.
Juniors runners-up this year, Keenan & Kiah
2015 SUMMER TOURNAMENT
Sunday 27 September saw a glorious day filled with sunshine, and some excellent finals for the large attendance which had gathered !
Congratulations to Jaideep Bhanot, who defeated Barry Follett 6-4/3-6/7-5 in a an entertaining & high-quality final, to become Wishel Men's Single Champion for 2015 !
Jana Klemova and Molly White played in a highly competitive Ladies Finals, with Jana finally securing her win 6-3/3-6/6-2 to become Ladies Single Champion for 2015 !
Another 3-set final - this time the Ladies Doubles was a thoroughly enjoyable match, with Judy Childs & Vivienne Quest overcoming Jana Klemova & her partner Doreen Williams 6-4/6-7/6-1.
Vivienne with the Ladies Doubles Trophy - photo to be updated to include Judy soon....!
Jana & Doreen - runners-up in the Ladies Doubles.
This years Men's Doubles, saw Barry Follett & Gary Sills defeat Jaideep Bhanot & Max Quest 6-1/6-3.
The last final on this year's schedule, saw another 3-set thrilling match with Katarina Vujovic & her partner Gary Sills overcoming opponents Molly White & Sapan Babel 2-6/6-4/6-1.
Mixed Champions Katarina & Gary !
Mixed Doubles runners-up Molly & Sapan.
2014 SUMMER TOURNAMENT
Sunday 21st September - yet another eventful and enjoyable Finals Day at Wishel seeing six finals closely contested - over a six hour period !
Congratulations to Eric Weirich - defeating Jaideep Bhanot in a top quality final that was terrific to watch to become Men's Single Champion 2014 !
6-1 / 6-0 was the score.
Congratulations to Jana Klemova defeating Molly White in this years Ladies Singles Final.
6-4 / 6-4 was the score.
Jaideep Bhanot & Sapan Babel overcome Matt White
& Gary Sills to secure the Men's Doubles for 2014.
6-3 / 7-5 was the score.
Vivienne Quest & Elanor Flemington succeeded over Molly White & Anne Bond in this years Ladies Doubles.
6-2 / 6-3 was the score.
The Mixed Doubles this year was won by Marilyn Frame & Barry Follett in a closely fought final against Molly White & Steve Colwill.
6-4 / 6-3 was the score.
LADIES SINGLES - PLATE COMPETITION
Elanor Flemington with her second trophy of the day - by narrowly defeating Sarah Freeman in the Ladies Singles Plate competition.
6-4 / 3-6 / 6-4 was the score.
2013 SUMMER TOURNAMENT
Congratulations to Neil Turner as Men's Singles Champion 2013 - defeating Gaetan le Goff 6 - 3 / 6 - 4.
Congratulations to Jana Klemova & Vivienne Quest as Ladies Doubles Champions 2013 - defeating Nicola Sills & Barbara Holloway 6 - 4 / 6 - 3.
Congratulations to Judith Childs & Barry Follett as Mixed Doubles Champions 2013 - defeating Vivienne Quest & Sapan Babel
6 - 1 / 7 - 5.
Congratulations to Barry Follett & Max Quest as Men's Doubles Champions 2013 - defeating Dan Pitts & Jaideep Bhanot
4 - 6 / 7 - 6 / 7 - 5.
Congratulations to Ray D'hirani Men's Plate Champion 2013 - defeating Andy Smith 6 - 1 / 6 - 2.