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KOCTC/FTAK 20th Spring Invitational Team Tennis Tournament Second Day Event - KOC & Top Spinners Team Unbeaten

 

Friday, January 27, 2012: After six working days, all KOCTC/FTAK 20th Spring Invitational Team Tennis Tournament teams members returned to the tennis court to sweat it out for the elimination round qualifiers.

 

At court # 1, KOC team met the Suzuki Marine team. At the early matches, the Suzuki’s roared past the KOC’s by taking the C/C-1, B/B-1 and B/C-1 category matches. The matches were tightly fought as the scores were close especially the B/B-1 category which was taken by the Suzuki’s in the tie-breaker. The KOC team retaliated by winning the AL/BH-1 category match with a wider margin. It was a seesaw of match wins then. Suzuki took the next match, the A/AL-1 category. KOC had in their win list the AL/BH-2 category. In the tie-breaker B/C-2 match, Suzuki team snatched the win. From then, KOC team took 5 remaining matches. KOC had the A/AL-2 in the closely contested match. Next was the B/B-1 in which KOC’s pair had dominated the match. The ladies L/L-1 was a close match but the KOC ladies had successfully taken the game. The C/C-2 match was taken by them by limiting the Suzuki’s pair in getting points. The last match, the ladies L/L-2 was also dominantly played by the KOC pair. Their final score, KOC team got 7 sets win while the Suzuki Marine team had 5 sets.

 

At court # 2, defending champion Top Spinners team played against the 3 time champ KWTSTEEL/Diplomat team. The 1st match, C/C-1 category was lightly taken by the Top Spinners duo. The next match, B/B-1 category was an upset for the Diplomats when the Top Spinners snatched the victory from them in a tightly fought tie-breaker. Another tie-breaker match in the B/C-1 category was tactically taken away by the Top Spinners. The AL/BH-1 match was again a very exciting and close match but the Top Spinners pair survived the chase of the Diplomats. The A/AL-1 was given free to the Top Spinners when the Diplomat’s pair did not show up. KWTSTEEL/Diplomat pair for the AL/BH-1 retaliated strongly, winning the match by dominating the Top Spinners duo. Top Spinners pair for the B/C-2 category did an outstanding game by limiting the Diplomat’s pair. The Diplomats had snatched the win from the Top Spinners by a come from behind win at the B/C-2 category match. However, Top Spinners players were determined to dominate the battle and took the 3 remaining matches. The ladies L/L-1 was a close fight but the Top Spinners ladies edged the Diplomat ladies. In the C/C-2 category, the Top Spinners pair outplayed the Diplomat’s pair taking the win decisively. The L/L-2 match was awarded to the Top Spinners for the non-show of the Diplomats pair. The A/AL-2 match was not played as the two teams have no available players. The final score, Top Spinners has 9 sets win while KWTSTEEL/Diplomat has 2 sets win.

 

At court # 4, the Steelers team had dominated their opponent, the Al Yasra Food team. Five sets win in a row showed the Steelers supremacy against the Al Yasra team. The Steelers had the C/C-1 and B/C-1 in the closely played win. But the B/B-1, A/AL-1 and AL/BH-1 matches were taken by the Steelers with wide score margins. Al Yasra team fought back by subduing the Steelers pair in the B/C-2 category match. The next two matches were again taken by the Steelers. They had the A/AL-2 and the B/B-2 category matches. Al Yasra Food team fought back by taking the next 3 matches. Al Yasra Food team ladies wisely took the L/L-1 match. The C/C-2 match was a tight match but the Al Yasra team took the win. The ladies L/L-2 category match was awarded to the Al Yasra team. Their final score, Steelers team had 7 sets win while Al Yasr Food team had only 4 sets win.

 

The next day match will be on February 3, 2012.