It was cup week and a very close encounter took place in the Second Division Cup between Tennis D and Bentley B. Tennis borrowed George Carder from the F team and he proved critical to the final result. In the first match he beat Paul Farrant 13-11 in the final end and then he went on to win his other two matches in three straight. Farrant won his other two and Bob Walker also got a pair for Bentley but Carder’s efforts secured a 5-4 win for Tennis. In other matches Fleet CC A whitewashed Frimley C thanks to Alan Gess, Lawrence Dack and David Joyce whilst Tennis C inflicted the same scoreline on Cody C. Neil Print, Colin Baggott and Graham McCulley being the winning trio. Cody A had a much closer match against Ash D winning 7-2 with Paul Mission undefeated and Peter Anthony and Keith Russell grabbing pairs for Cody. Neither player could beat Hudson Foley who won the Ash points.
Another exciting match was in the Third Division between Ash E and Crawley Ridge A. Thanks to pairs from Russell Gibbs and Ken Thompson Crawley Ridge A had taken a 4-3 lead but a win for Dave Bentall over Geoff Green and then Terry French winning the battle of the unbeaten players, against Thompson, Ash E prevailed 5-4. Broadmoor C proved too strong for their club mates, the B team, coming through 6-3. Pu Zhang was unbeaten for the C team with Tony Gabriel supporting him with a duo. Frimley D eased past Ash F, 5-2. Sandy Simpson won two points for Ash as did Tony Harrison and Paul Phelan for the victors. The battle for star of the evening between Simpson and Phelan not taking place.
In the Fourth Division Cup Ash H chanced their luck against Frimley F and played with just two players. They just squeezed home 5-4 with Ray Mears unbeaten and Bob Powney winning twice. Ash L joined them in the second round with a comprehensive 8-1 defeat of Crawley Ridge B. Dave Phillips and Roger Fletcher both notched trios whilst Ron Davies bagged a brace. Tennis H easily beat Ash J 7-2 with Martin Evans and Keith Johnson each contributing a trio to the Tennis score.
Meanwhile in the First Division Old Woking picked up their first points but they still lost 8-2 to Ash A for whom Martin Townshend and Richard Seymour were unbeaten. Bentley A are now fully into their stride and a 9-1 win over Central B has propelled them up the table. Andy Mudie and Steve French were both unbeaten with Micky Lang grabbing a duo.