East Lothian tennis tournament at North Berwick nears finale

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The annual East Lothian tennis tournament at North Berwick has reached the semi-final stage in the Open singles with David Holmes, seeded two, taking on Charles Turney (3) in one half of the men’s event.

Meanwhile, Michael Fairburn, a 6-0,6-3 winner over Neil Harden yesterday, tackles Michael Seed, who edged out Sam Lowden in three sets.

Turney progressed without dropping a game to Alister Stiven while Holmes saw off Jack Brookes 6-2, 6-1.

The women’s semi-final line-up features third seed Heather Croll, a 6-4, 7-5 winner over Hannah Watson, going up against second favourite, Jessica Alexander.

In the other half, Hannah Sharp plays fourth seed Zoe Henderson.

A host of doubles, handicap and age-group events are also scheduled for today.