Broughy on the march

SPRING Gully Brougham Arms will take on BLTC Metro in next weekend’s Bendigo Tennis Association Premier League grand final.

Brougham Arms made a huge statement in their 12 sets to nil win semi-final over Spring Gully Bigpond, while Metro are in the big dance after upsetting the higher ranked BLTC Rising Sun.

Spring Gully Brougham Arms 12 sets 96 games defeated Spring Gully Bigpond 0 sets 38 games.

Matt Hartland and Jamie Brown set the tone for the Broughy, opening with an 8-2 win over Jack Baker and Frank Ryan.  Hartland continued on with a dominant singles display against Baker in an 8-1 win.

In the women’s, Heather Robbins and Lani Hamilton recovered from an 8-0 doubles loss to fight admirably, but went down in their singles to Jess Hartland and Danielle Bowles respectively.

BLTC Metro 7 sets 72 games defeated BLTC Rising Sun 4 sets 53 games.

Metro took control in the singles, with Zac Lethlean, Isaac Watson and Sam McHarg all recording comfortable wins.

In the women’s, Tamara Wright and Rashelle Blencowe took down the Rising Sun pair of Rebecca Tweed and Tova Penno 8-5.

Metro will be full of confidence entering the final and will fancy their chances of causing an upset.

In section one, Spring Gully Racqueteers and Spring Gully Panthers advanced to the grand final.

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