There was an increased and encouraging attendance at this year’s Isle of Wight Doubles tournament.

After the initial group stages were played, the finalists emerged in the Men’s, Women’s and the Mixed doubles events.

It was good to see a spread of experienced players with some of the Island’s talented youngsters.

The Doubles finals, together with the singles, divisional championships, hardbat and handicap events will be played on Wednesday 1st May (7pm) at the Island’s Table Tennis Centre at Smallbrook.

Doubles finalists – Pat Thorley & Tim Giles, Anna Joyce & Don Hobbs (pairs pictured above)

Women’s finalists – Elaine Mills & Pat Thorley, Nicky Turner & Nicky Dando

Men’s finalists – Ryan Cates & Raul Rainford, Lewis Johnstone & Hugh Idle