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Cranleigh’s finals weekend featured some very hot weather – and just as sizzling tennis. Vincent Van Der Hoeven won the coveted men’s final, narrowly beating John Sprinks, in a hard-fought three-set victory. In the match before, in searing 30+ temperatures, Martin Williams recovered from losing the first set to take the veteran’s title from Dave Forward. Martin’s comeback was made more impressive by the fact he won the veterans doubles title as well just an hour or so before – him and Greg Cooper beating Alan Denman and Steve Wiggins in three sets. The men’s doubles trophy went to Chris Chapman and Tom Fallis by way of a walkover, as unfortunately Kevin Bailey had to pull out with a calf strain! The mixed doubles title went to Alan Denman and Julie McNair, defeating Tim Jones and Holly Campbell. There were more close ties in the juniors finals, which both featured…

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