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Sunday, 24 February 2013 19:45

Tennis: St.Mary's Waverly Win Festival

Written by  Stephanie Polkinghorne

St Mary’s Waverley wins the St Mary’s Kloof Tennis Festival

STMSt Mary’s Waverley competed in the St Mary’s Kloof Tennis Festival from 15 -18 February and emerged victorious for the third year in a row.  Four singles and two doubles matches are played in each tie. St Mary’s Waverley defeated Pretoria High School for Girls(5matches-1), Somerset College(6matches-0) and Menlo Park(5 matches-1) to top their section.  St Mary’s Kloof beat St Andrews and Northcliff to win the other section.  In a hard fought final with tennis of a high standard being played,St Mary’s Waverley had their backs to the wall after the singles and were 3-1 down in matches.  They fought back to win both doubles matches convincingly.Despite the matches being tied at 3-3 St Mary’s,Waverely emerged as victors with a 8 points to 6 margin.

Final positions were

1. St Mary’s Waverley

2. St Mary’s Kloof

3. St Andrew’s

4. Pretoria High School for Girls

5. Northcliff

6. Menlopark Hoerskool

7. Somerset College

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