THE Essex A enjoyed two convincing victories to maintain their lead at the top of the Stringers World Colchester and District Tennis League Men's Premier Division.

They maintained their advantage over Frinton A at the top.

Wivenhoe A look totally dominant in division one, having dropped seven games in four matches.

The other four teams in the division have one victory apiece.

Lexden Hill A defeated Spring Lane A 5-4, with Adam Gadenne and Dave Peek winning two tie breaks to turn the match their way.

Having been on the losing end of a tie break against the Officer's Club B in a 5-4 defeat, this win was vital in what could be a four-way relegation battle.

Dedham B are top of division two after a 8-1 win against Spring Lane B.

Kirby B lost their first match, 6½-2½ to Lexden Hill B to make it tight at the top of division three.

David Lloyd A are yet to drop a set at the top of division four and their B team are similarly dominant in division five.

In the Ladies Premier Division, Frinton A are unbeaten after four matches.

Their latest victories were a 7-2 defeat of Lexden Hill A followed by a 5-4 win over The Essex A, where Shiho Main and Anne Cosby won all their sets.

Despite this, they still trail The Essex A by two points.

Lexden Hill A managed their first win of the season when beating Lexden Rackets and Fitness Club A, 6-3.

Dedham A are top of division one after a 6-3 victory against Lexden Hill B but are closely followed by The Essex B, who also won 6-3.

The Essex D came out victorious in the division three top-of-the-table clash with Lexden Rackets and Fitness Club C, winning 7-2.

David Lloyd A are unbeaten at the top of division four and Spring Lane C lead division five by one point from Wivenhoe B.

Frinton A are maintaining their quest to finish The Essex A's stranglehold of the Mixed Premier Division, beating The Essex B 7-2.

Wivenhoe A and The Essex C are both unbeaten at the top of division two.

Lexden Hill's B team victory at Kirby has put them in a strong position in division three.

West Mersea are dominating division four and Lexden Rackets and Fitness Club C team's 8-1 victory over table toppers David Lloyd B makes them favourites for promotion from division five.