Men’s Blues vs Nottingham Uni 1st Team


Date Season
June 4, 2016 2015/16


University of Cambridge Men’s 1st4Loss
University of Nottingham Men’s 1st5Win

Match Report

On June 4th, the Men’s blues challenged Nottingham to a “friendly.” A very tight match would ensue.

First the singles. Due to rain, the match was played on the hard courts. Tim Prossor played at 1 and lost to the Nottingham captain 6-4, 1-6, 3-6. Gerald Wu at 2 won his match 6-3, 6-0. Alex Cole lost 2-6, 7-5, 1-6. Jerry Ganendra at 4 lost 3-6, 3-6. Jack Long-Martinez at 5 lost 3-6, 2-6. And James Gunn at 6 won 6-2, 6-0. After the singles, the score was 4-2 to Nottingham.

Then the doubles: At 1, Tim and Sam continued their unbeaten streak, winning comfortably 7-6, 6-3. Gerald and Jack struggled with the slower hard courts and lost 3-6, 5-7. Jerry and Alex won 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (3).

Overall, the score ended at 5-4 to Nottingham. A tight loss with good signs but a lot of points to learn from.