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Scott Henderson is crowned champion at Inverness Tennis Club

By Will Clark

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Scott Henderson was crowned Inverness Tennis Club champion, defeating Adrian Duthie in straight sets in the final.

Scott Henderson is Inverness Tennis Club champion.
Scott Henderson is Inverness Tennis Club champion.

The 27-year-old took the club title 6–4, 7–5 in two closely contested sets against Duthie who had beaten Henderson in the final in 2020.

Henderson has been a member of the tennis club for five years.

He started playing on the men’s third team before progressing through to the second team and then to the first team which he has captained for the last three years.

In the women’s singles final, Jane Bradley cruised to victory against Shona Ramsay in straight sets with a 6-2, 6-1 victory.

In the men’s doubles, Duthie and Henderson teamed up to win the title with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Roman Bilko and Brian Mackenzie.

In the women’s doubles, Ramsay and Vivienne Hutchings recorded a straight sets victory over number one seeds Carol Lobban and Jane Chisholm 7–6, 6–3 to lift the trophy.

In the mixed doubles final, it was fifth time lucky for Bilko and Bradley who had previously played in four finals, but without success.

They took on Lobban and Brian Dent winning 6–3, 6–1.

In other competitions Brian Mackenzie was crowned over-50’s men champion as he beat Craig Lawrence in three sets with Carol Lobban beating Kay Henderson to take the over-50’s women’s title. Sheena Forbes won the over-40 ladies titles and Brian Dent the over-60’s title.

Ashley Burnside won the women’s consolation title with Andrew Hunter winning the men’s.

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