THE finals of the Essex Winter Cups have been held at Deanes.

The Don Barton Mixed Cup was won by Virgin Active (Clearview) beating Westcliff Hard 2-1.

Mixed Pair: Ed Patrick & Louise Baker beat Simon Chesher & Robyn Tully 6-3, 6-7, 10-5 Men’s Pair: Martin Dijkhuis & Kane Patience beat Sam Bayda & Paul Clark 6-4, 7-6 Ladies Pair: Sophie Cassidy & Emma Scales lost to Faye Roberts & Virunee Viravong 3-6, 0-6

Echo: Runners up - Westcliff Hard Mixed TeamRunners up - Westcliff Hard Mixed Team

The Ian Pitt Men’s Seniors Cup was won by Rayleigh, beating Connaught 2-1.

1st Pair: Steve Lloyd & Ian Pearson beat Tim Evans & Ernie Stoker 4-6, 6-1, 10-7 2nd Pair: John Pearson & Stuart Worboys lost to Dave Reed & Rob Slack 4-6, 1-6 3rd Pair: Steve Farmer & Steve Higgins beat John Simeoni & John Young 3-6, 6-3, 10-5.

The Harry Brickwood Ladies Seniors Cup was won by Frinton, beating Westcliff Lawn 3-0.

1st Pair: Shiho Main & Soozi Moffat beat Sarah Ball & Cally Flinders 4-6, 6-4, 10-3 2nd Pair: Anne Cosby & Jane Quinton beat Diana Carradus & Gill Sanderson 6-2, 2-6, 10-5 3rd Pair: Julia Holder & Fenella Peary beat Sarah Jolley & Sarah O’Sullivan 6-2, 6-3.

Echo: Going close - Westcliff Lawn Ladies Seniors Team Going close - Westcliff Lawn Ladies Seniors Team

Trophies were presented by Richard Lehman, Essex Tennis President, Steve Wynn, Essex Tennis Competitions Committee chairman and Lesley Pitt.

Essex Tennis was further represented by John Blewett, Colin Duncan, Sheila Waller and George Sabiniak.