2016 Murray Doubles

Well, we were all set for the annual Alex Murray Doubles tournament in June, with all the contestants ready and raring to go. Fifteen minutes later it all ended in a downpour, an early warning of what this summer was to be like. So we took the chance to play it on presentation day in September, doubling it up with the Joe Turner tournament. This time it stayed dry but blew a gale, such is tennis in Scotland.

This was the first time some of our juniors had played, and all acquitted themselves well. Picture shows the entrants with Gregor and Liz showing off the trophy, and just as importantly, the winners' chocolate bar. Meanwhile Jill was proudly displaying a rather fetching sandwich plate – Jill, that wasn't what we meant when we said you deserved to win one of the plates this season...