DROITWICH Tennis Club’s men’s A team got their MANTIS Herefordshire and Worcestershire Winter League campaign off to the perfect start with a home success.

They defeated David Lloyd Worcester A 3-1 in Division One largely thanks to two excellent displays from Lee Cowan and Matt Baker.

Team captain James Nam and doubles partner Mark Jones lost their first match 6-1, 6-3 before responding with a fine 7-6, 6-4 win in their second.

Cowan and Baker then sealed victory with 6-2, 6-4 and 6-0, 6-4 triumphs.