Keith Aiton ahead in adjourned final of AC Eastern Championships

Keith Aiton is 2-0 up in the best of five final of the Eastern Championship, against David Maugham, who has won the event more than ten times.  The final had to be adjourned, to a date and place to be decided, mid-afternoon, after the courts became inundated. 

It may well be the last time the event is played in the glorious setting of Wrest Park, a stately house and parkland currently in the care of English Heritage, which wishes to restore it to its historic state before the club was established there.  If you would like to play there yourself, there is an open weekend tournament from 11th-12th August.

Keith getting ready for the final in bright sunshine

though the clouds were gathering

and the infamous trench turned into a moat

which rendered the lawns unplayable, despite the best efforts of local members!