On Thursday, the Mixed 2 team won 7-2 against Longslade Stoneygate Mixed 4, making it five wins from five.
Ayesha & Henri were the star performers, winning all three rubbers. Both Susannah & Raheel and Samira & Steve won two rubbers each. The team started well, winning the first round of rubbers 2-1, with Samira & Steve losing narrowly to Longslade Stoneygate's third pair. Mixed 2 won the second round 3-0; all pairs won convincingly and the crucial fifth rubber was achieved to secure the victory with rubbers to spare. The final round was won 2-1, with Susannah & Raheel losing out. It was reported that this was down to Raheel getting a bit tired as it was past his bedtime.
Henri, the team captain, said, "It's a great result and I'm a proud captain. We're at the top of division 4 with five wins out of five. Well done, team."
Having now played and beaten the opposition in the division at least once, the Mixed 2 team is looking odds on to win promotion. The next match is the return fixture against Longslade Stoneygate Mixed 4 on Monday 8th February.