Whangaparaoa Chelsea Cup team of Alex Hamilton, Chester Espie, James Sim,  James McPherson and James Corfield had a great 4-2 win over Beach Haven in the semi-finals of the Chelsea Cup, held at Whangaparaoa on Saturday afternoon.

Both doubles matches went to a super tie break in the third set, with Chester Espie & James Corfield winning their match 3-6, 6-1, 10-7. James Sim and Alex Hamilton narrowly lost 12-10 in their super tie break and the tie was 1-all, going into the singles matches.

In the singles matches, James Sim had a fantastic win coming from behind to beat Kevin Fu, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2. Chester Espie also held on for a solid win over Ryan Eggers, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2. In the other matches Alex Hamilton lost to Daniel Persson, 6-3, 6-4 and James McPherson beat Goran Gerdin, 6-4 6-3

We wish the team all the best in the final against Milford. At this stage the finals are set to be played under Covid Level 2.5 limitations at Albany Tennis Park, on Friday 11th September.


L to R: James Corfield, Alex Hamilton, James Sim, James McPherson, Chester Espie