Andover Tennis Club's Mixed A team recorded an excellent win in the first round of the Peugeot Inter Club Knock-out when they narrowly beat Bassett Club from Southampton.

In this national competition the format comprises of a Ladies/Men's doubles round followed by a mixed round to decide the winners.

Playing at home, the Andover men's pair of Anthony Brown and Andrew Winnett found the opposition the strongest they have encountered this season and although they battled hard they were always just off the pace and were unable to take a set, losing 4-6, 2-6.

Full story on page 85 of Friday's Andover Advertiser