A beautiful morning on Sunday 27 August set the scene for the final American tournament of the Season. Going into it, Margaret led the Ladies' competition by one point over Reena, and Steve led the Men's competition by one point over Kevin - all to play for for the American Tournament Cup!
Four competitive rounds were to be played. Going into the last round, Margaret was a point up on Reena but lost her final match 6-1. However, Reena could only muster 2-5 in her final round meaning that both ladies drew in the final tournament; it was an honorable draw for the tournament, but Margaret won the series.
In the Men's, Kevin accumulated 20 points, but Steve still had one match to play and needed a 7-0 to win on the day, and 6-1 to draw but win the series. An adjustment to the format led to a Men's Doubles final match between Steve and Yogi and Boris and Henry - a good game but Steve could only manage 4-3, meaning Kevin was champion of both the tournament and the Cup.
Congratulations to Kevin and Margaret, who will receive their American Tournament Cup trophies at our Dinner Dance on Saturday 3 February!
Harrow Weald LTC