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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 1, No. 4 March 30, 1938

Tennis Finals

Tennis Finals

Once again an attempt to dethrone Ferkins at Singles Champion has failed. Renouf played well but the older [unclear: yau] knew too much about the game. He exploited a weakness in Renouf's backhand and held his own service throughout. Renouf gave the finest display of powerful forehand driving seen on the courts for some time, Had he not nervously lost his opening service of the match, he might have won the first set, as he had no difficulty in winning the rest of his service games in that set. In the second set he missed with his first ball too much and Perkins was able to capture his service for vital games. The splendid retrieving powers of the New Zealand Doubles champion were again much in evidence, and his service if not so fast, was better placed than his opponent's Ferkins won 6-4. 6-2.

Miss F. F. Maclean v.

Miss K. Pears.

It was fitting that Elizabeth MacLean should win the Singles title, for she has been the Club's outstanding woman player this season. In defeating Kathleen Pears 9-7. 6-4. she did not play quite so well as usual; certainly not so well as she has been playing lately at Miramar. But Kathleen Pears played coolly and well, placed her shots to advantage, and fully tested her more forceful opponent.