Marlborough Win ISGTL Title

There was success for the Marlborough College Girls’ Tennis team on Saturday as they were crowned winners of the Independent Schools Girls Tennis League at Bradfield College.

Captained by Alicia Beckett (MO U6), Marlborough finished top of Group A with wins over St Mary’s Calne and Wellington, amassing 65 games along the way. Next was a final against tournament hosts Bradfield, with Marlborough emerging victorious by 28 games to 24.

Head of Tennis, Tom Kiggell, commented: “It is a real thrill to win this great event for the first time. The whole team played their part and the girls held their nerve brilliantly at the sharp end of the tournament. It bodes well for the second half of the season.”

Girls’ 1st XII: Alicia Beckett (MO U6, Capt), Tatiana Yan (MO Hu), Zara Blakey (MO L6), Christabel Chauveau (EL L6), Sophie Harris (MO U6), Lara Staples (NC U6), Sophia Mordaunt (MM Sh), Danielle Levy (MM Sh), Nina Blakey (Mo Re), Alexandra Brown (NC Re), Tinka Barber (NC Hu) & Grace Hornby (MM Hu)

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