Men’s Blues vs Old Blues

Details

Date Season
May 8, 2016 2015/16

Results

TeamRubbersOutcome
University of Cambridge Men’s 1st7Win
Old Blues2Loss

Match Report

The sun was out for the first Blues match on grass, against their benchmarks, the Old Blues.

First was the round of singles. Tim Prossor played a stunning match at 1, beating the semi-professional Neil Corden in a tight match, 7-6(5), 4-6, 10-8. At 2 Sam Asscroft Smashed his way to a  6-4, 6-1 victory against John Western – ex Blues Captain. Gerald Wu (Captain) at 3 struggled initially with the one-shot tennis of Greg Caterer but managed to pull out a win for the team, 1-6, 6-3, 10-4. Alex Cole had a comfortable match, beating ex blues captain Nick Jenkins 6-4, 6-2. At 5, with his first match on grass, the experience of Michael Pederson was too much for Sergey Yelnik, With the Old Blues winning a match, 6-3, 6-3. Jerry Ganendra subbed in for the old blues, beating Jack Long-Martinez 6-0, 6-1. The Current Blues lead 4-2 after the first round.

Next, the Doubles: Tim and Sam won all three matches comfortably, continuing their unbeaten streak 6-4, 6-4, 6-3. Cambridge’s second pair of Gerald and Jack played a tidy match, winning 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4. Alex Cole and Sergey Yelnik, after a tight first set, ran away with the win against Jerry Ganendra and Greg Caterer, 5-7, 6-3, 6-1.

The overall result was 7-2 to the current blues, holding the team in good stead to win back the Doherty Cup this year.