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Carter's US success
8:26am Tuesday 29th April 2008 in Tennis news
MIKE Carter, from Prested Hall, has just returned from New York where he represented England in the International Masters Real Tennis team events for over-50s, 60s and 70s.
Carter and his team achieved a clean sweep in the over-60 matches.
Fellow Prested players Mark Nicolls (in the over-50 team, which won 4-1 in the final) and Jeremy Lyon (in the over-70 team, which won 2-1), competed in the bi-annual Real Tennis event at the prestigious Park Avenue courts.
Carter said: "This really is an exciting place to play and a hugely impressive venue. Mark, Jeremy and I were delighted to be in the teams that beat Australia in the semis and America in the final."
"Anyone who thinks you can't compete at a high level once you reach 50 should really come down and have a game here at Prested - you might really surprise yourself."