2011 Mixed Championship: Win Number Three for Wiseman and Redmond

Howard Wiseman and Dominique Redmond won the 2011 Mixed Championship for the third time - their first win since 2007 - yesterday at Eton with a nailbiting 2-1 win over defending champions Peter Cohen and Kerry White winning a final game sudden death shootout 12-11. 24 pairs from all over the country took part in a fantastic day of Fives with the quality of the play throughout the field reaching a very high level.

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2010 Mixed: No debate as Pete and Kerry get the Mixed vote

Dom Redmond reports:

The Mixed Championships took place at Eton on Sunday May 2nd with 24 pairs enjoying a great day's Fives. The final was a repeat of last year's but with a different result this time round as Peter Cohen and Kerry White recovered from one game down to defeat defending champions Seb and Charlotta Cooley 6-12, 12-10, 12-6 in a high quality final.

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2009 Mixed Championships

Dominique Redmond reports:

25 pairs took part in this year's Mixed Championship, with many individuals making a large commitment to be there and travelling to Eton from far and wide: Manchester, Brighton, Fleetwood and Shrewsbury for example. This year we received many entries from schoolgirls from St Olave's and St Bartholomew's as well as a good turnout from the Cambridge University Ladies Fives club.

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2008 Mixed Championships

Dominique Redmond & Howard Wiseman report:

This year was one of the biggest tournament entries to date. Twenty two pairs travelled to Eton College for a great day of Fives.

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2007 Mixed Championships

Howard Wiseman reports:

Under new management for the first time in over a decade! Sian Evans kindly offered to take this responsibility from Howard Wiseman's hands - Howard is very grateful!

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2006 Mixed Championships

Howard Wiseman reports:

The Mixed Championships took place at Eton on Sunday 23rd April. Twelve pairs appeared, and two large pools of six pairs were played out across the morning.

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2005 Mixed Championships

Dominique Redmond reports:

This year's mixed tournament took place at Eton, on the 17th April 2005. All entries arrived on time with no withdrawals from the large draw. There were a total of twenty pairs, split into four pools of five pairs with the top two pairs going through from each pool. As is now the case each year, the 'Wiseman rule' was in place to stop male domination on the top step by only allowing the man to remain in the serving position for one rally.

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2004 Mixed Championships

Howard Wiseman reports:

This event was run along side the Ladies Nationals. Whilst in recent years it has been possible to run these two events through to their conclusion on one day, it now seems appropriate to separate the two events so as to properly recognise the very high standard of the ladies game, and indeed to now provide two separate events that are needed as key competition dates for what is now a large number of players.

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2003 Mixed Championships

Olly Cooley reports:

The mixed competition began, as many Fives tournaments seem to, late. Most of the players who had arrived at the Westway either had a partner in the ongoing Ladies' final, or simply preferred to watch it.

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2002 Mixed Championships

Howard Wiseman reports:

The "Wiseman" mixed championship rule was used again this year - the man only being allowed to remain in the serving position for one rally before changing with his partner (as if having been cut down). This made for very even matches, and prevented domination from any of the stronger players present.

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