University 1 vs West Lothian 1

In the Edinburgh TT Premiership, league leaders West Lothian with a 100% record visited Edinburgh University 1’s away, against a very strong side.
In the first round of singles Dariusz Szymczak played their number 1 and highly ranked German opponent, Johannes Laute and won the first set before the German got in his stride and won the next 3 comfortably.  Next up was a debutant, David Simpson and he struggled losing 3-0 to an El Salvador international, David Diaz.  Finally, Lukasz Kaska had a very competitive game against their Chinese captain, Yubo, just coming out on top 3-2.
In the next round, Lukasz struggles against Johannes, losing 3-0, while David eased passed Yubo 3-0.  Finally, Dariusz found the key to David’s serve and was a comfortable winner 3-0, leaving the game nicely poised at 3-3.
Onto the doubles, and the West Lothian stalwart Polish pair of Dariusz and Lukasz played really well for 3 sets and were leading 2-1, but fell away and lost 3-2, meaning a 4-3 deficit for the team.
In the final singles round, Dariusz won well against Yubo and Lukasz won the critical game against David to give West Lothian a 5-4 lead.  In the final game, David won the first set, but the class of his German opponent showed in the end and he won the next 3 sets in a close game.
The game ended in a 5-5 draw, ending West Lothian’s 100% record but leaving us top of the league.  Next up a West Lothian club battle of the ones versus the twos.

Match scorecard