Rex Resorts Eagles and Rambally Challengers met in the final of the 2015 National Table Tennis Premier League this week.
Challengers were trying to end the Eagles’ undefeated season in misery, and they got off to a good start, Adrian Albert’s control mixed with lightning-quick forehand and backhand topspin strokes overwhelming
Celestin Samuel 11-4, 13-11, 11-4.
Eagles’ Chris Wells answered with an equally impressive victory over Chris Hippolyte 11-3, 11-2, 11-4.
With the match leveled at one apiece, the doubles event saw the Eagles fighting hard, as the Challengers kept exerting pressure. Eagles eventually won 3-1: 11-5, 8-11, 11-6 and 15-13.
Wells then played well to defeat Albert in straight sets, 11-7, 11-5, 11-6, sealing the deal and lifting the title for Eagles.
Chris Wells was named the most valuable player of the match and the tournament finishing the league with 26 wins and just two defeats.