MALVERN Juniors A team are firmly taking the top position in the third division with another three point win this week.

David Smith and James Clarke each won two and the doubles for them when they met Express Juniors, who consisted of the complete Salisbury trio for the first time. Alan won all his singles, including a tight four game set against Gavin Osman, but in spite of not winning a game Ben had some close games.

The Junior B Team had a match of 39 games against Police A and eight were won or lost by only two points. Tom James won all his singles and partnered Anthony Wiseman in successful doubles. Anthony and Matt Lang each won two singles. Alan Holmes had four games in each of his singles and the doubles and took one singles set, as also did Colin Gale.

Gerald Foley won all three singles for Juniors C and Colin Sage won one by beating Bill Lucas 16-14 in their fifth game. Colin was unlucky not to secure a draw when he lost to Peter Denniss 10-12 in the fifth.

A long evening saw Crackpots C and Rovers share the points when 42 games were needed to settle the result. Ten games were only won by the minimum of two points and another eight by three points. Richard Cullis and Stan Ginn won two each and Ed Palmer one for Crackpots while Tony Hughes won two and the doubles with Rob Redden for Rovers and Kevin Howard took the all important singles to give them the draw.

Abbey College had their first win against Maulers. Roy Wu won all his singles in straight sets and Michael Olusanmi won two and Jason Tang one with Michael and Roy winning the teams first doubles set. Ray Davis, Bill Smith and Mick Halford all won a set for the visitors and giving the team a well deserved point.

Malvern Juniors C 4, Abbeydowne 6; Malvern Juniors A 7, MP Express Juniors 3; Malvern Juniors B 8, Police A 2; Crackpots C 5, CSSC Rovers 5; Abbey College B 7, MP Maulers 3.