Firstly, a rather belated Happy New Year to all my many (????) readers. Here’s to a very successful 2019 for BWE

BWE Ladies A -v- Oxford City B (Babolat league – div 2)
BWE ladies A drew with Oxford City B 4-4. Elaine Madle and Andi Padbury playing at 1st pair had a really good afternoon dropping only 4 games. They beat the OC 1st pair 6-2, 6-1 and beat the 2nd pair 6-0, 6-1. Jenny Tucker and Isobel Lewis at 2nd pair struggled a bit. They lost 3-6, 0-6 to the OC 1st pair and 1-6, 1-6 to the 2nd pair
 
BWE Mixed A -v- Kings Sutton A (Banbury league – div 2)
BWE mixed team beat Kings Sutton 6-2.  Paul Brown and Joe Badi won their mens 6-3, 6-1 but Elaine Madle and Andi Padbury halved 3-6, 6-2. First mixed Paul Brown and Elaine Madle halved 6-3, 3-6 but Joe Badi (playing exceptionally well) and Andi Padbury won 6-1, 6-1
BWE Mens B -v- Abingdon D (Babolat league – div 5)
BWE Mens B beat Abingdon D 6-2. Pete Miles and Kevin Honey at 1st pair lost 4-6, 2-6 to the Abingdon 1st pair but beat the 2nd pair 6-1, 6-3. Sean Pettitt and mark Wolton at 2nd pair beat the Abingdon 1st pair 6-1, 6-4 and also beat the 2nd pair 6-3, 6-1
BWE A -v- Brackley A (Banbury Floodlight league – div 1)
BWE A beat Brackley A 5-3. Paul Brown and Robin Woodbridge halved their match 4-6, 7-5 but Elaine Madle and Andi Padbury won convincingly 6-0, 6-1. First mixed Paul Brown and Elaine Madle won 7-5, 6-3 but Robin Woodbridge and Andi Padbury lost 4-6, 4-6
BWE C -v- Middleton Cheyney B (Banbury Floodlight league – div 4)
BWE C beat Middleton Cheyney B 5-3. Hayley Finch and Steph Lea won 7-5, 6-3 but the men, Seb Finch and Richard Holmes halved 6-3, 3-6. First mixed Hayley and Seb Finch (mother and son !) won 6-1, 7-5 but Richard Holmes and Steph Lea at 2nd mixed lost 3-6, 3-6