NORTH Oxford made a fine start to life in the National Open South West Division of the LTA’s Team Tennis competition, with an 8-4 victory against West Hants.

Ben Calnan won a two-and-a-half hour thriller.

The ladies suffered a 12-0 defeat at Nuffield Health in Open Division 1.

Elsewhere, the club’s U12 boys lost 7-6 on a tie-break shoot-out to Oxtalls.

OXON'S Jasmine Conway, 13, made the third round of the Nottingham Junior International, beating 16th seed Elisa Van Meeteren along the way.