FRINTON A kept the pressure up at the top of the Stringers World Colchester and District Tennis League.

They beat Spring Lane A, 8-1 to continue to keep pace with Men's Premier Division leaders, The Essex A.

In Division One, Lexden Hill A fought hard despite losing 8-1 to the Officers Club B, losing three tie-break sets and two sets, 8-6.

Lexden Rackets and Fitness Club A remain top after defeating Spring Lane B 8-1 but Wivenhoe A, with games in hand, are still unbeaten.

In Division Two, Little Clacton came close to gaining their first win of the season.

They narrowly lost 5-4 to Frinton B and the Officers Club C also won 5-4 against Dedham B.

Wivenhoe B remain unbeaten at the top of Division Three after a 5-4 victory against Lexden Hill B, with Terry Hoddy and Sam Dewey winning all their three sets.

This division produced two more tight matches where, despite the efforts of James Gould and Sam Taylor, Spring Lane C went down 5-4 to Lexden Hill B and Kirby B defeated West Mersea 5-4.

Julie and Sophie Sexton were in top form for Lexden Hill A in the Ladies Premier Division.

They won all their sets in a 7-2 victory over Lexden R&F Club A.

Frinton A also won 7-2 in their match, against The Essex B.

Spring Lane A missed an opportunity to extend their lead at the top of Division Three when they lost 5-4 at home to The Essex C.

However, they then gained an important 5½ -3½ win against closest challengers, the Officers Club A.

Division Three is very close with title contenders The Essex D and Wivenhoe both winning comfortably.

In the Mixed Premier Division, Lexden Hill A had no answer to the unbeaten Essex A, going down 8-1.

Frinton B gave their Division Two promotion prospects a boost with back to back 6-3 wins against closest rivals Lexden R&F Club B and Dedham B.

Spring Lane D finally won a match in Division Five when they beat Frinton C 5-4.

Taka Woods and her son, Jake won all their three sets.