ALCESTER A’s lead over Pershore in the race to be 2019 Wildmoor Summer Tennis League champions has been cut to three points.
Leaders Alcester went down 4-0 to current title-holders Stratford in the Bannatyne Health Club and Spa-sponsored competition.
Three of the matches went into third-set championship tie-breaks but Stratford won all rubbers.
Stratford are unable to retain the title they have won for the last 16 years in a row but Alcester have a three-point gap over second-placed Pershore, despite the latter’s 2-2 draw against Littleton.
Chipping Campden gained a 3-1 win over Alcester B to move into third place while Henley A chalked up a 3-1 win against Evesham in their relegation battle between the bottom two.
For a full report, see this week’s Herald.