Wimbledon Cup 2017: It’s Waters and Suares

Waters and Suares claim Wimbledon Cup titles

The 2017/18 BSPA season got under way this weekend with the Wimbledon Cup, which has been running since 1937 making this the 80th edition !

It was the top seeds who contested the women’s final, Alison Waters beating Millie Tomlinson in four games to take the title, but there was a surprise winner in the men’s as Portugal’s Rui Soares, having beaten top seed Nathan Lake in the semis, followed it up with victory in five close games over second seed Lyell Fuller to claim his first BSPA title.

FINALS:
[1] Alison Waters 3-1 [2] Millie Tomlinson     11-1, 11-9, 8-11, 11-8
[5/8] Rui Soares 3-2 [2] Lyell Fuller     11-9, 9-11, 9-11, 11-8, 11-9

Women’s Semi-Finals:
[1] Alison Waters 3-0 [3/4] Kace Bartley            11-8, 11-5, 11-4
[2] Millie Tomlinson 3-0 Lily Taylor                     11-3, 11-7, 11-6
Men’s Semi-Finals:
[5/8] Rui Soares 3-1 [1] Nathan Lake       11-9, 11-8, 6-11, 11-3
[2] Lyell Fuller 3-1 [3/4] Lance Beddoes   11-9, 4-11, 11-5, 11-9

WIMBLEDON CUP 2017 DRAWS & RESULTS