THE seven-day Avenue Tennis Club Junior Tournament, above, in Burnham continues until Saturday August 23 with the Somerset Closed Senior Championship running from today (Thursday) until Saturday.

Club coach Craig Phillips helped the Somerset men’s tennis team secure promotion to Division 3 of the seven-tier LTS COunty Championship for the first time since 1991.

The team battled it out on the grass courts in Division 4 at North Oxford Tennis Club, winning all their matches against teams with significantly greater resources.

PHOTOS: Mike Lang