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Two Oban Tennis and Squash Club (OTSC) players served up capital performances at the recent Edinburgh Open and Graded events.
Playing at Edinburgh Sports Club, the OTSC members smashed their respective events at what was the strongest squash competition to be held in Scotland in the last 20 years.
Several members of the club took part in the graded events, while the open featured world class players in the ladies and gents competitions, offering up a fantastic weekend of amazing squash for players and spectators.
Oban TSC member Grant Addison won the Grade E event while clubmate Mark Lockart won Grade F.
Speaking on behalf of the Oban club, secretary Jackie Kersley said: ‘Huge congratulations to Grant and Mark. They did Oban Tennis and Squash Club proud.
‘Thanks to Edinburgh Sports Club for putting on such a fantastic weekend, OTSC will definitely be back next year. Thanks also to Steve Cubbins, tournament photographer, for allowing us to use his photograph. A proud moment for our Oban boys.’
The winner of the Open event was Karim Abdel Gawad, world number four, who beat Scotland’s Greg Lobban, world number 29, 3-0. The ladies open saw Donna Lobban, seeded five for the tournament, beat Julianne Courtice, 2, 3-2.