Tennis: John Peers and Matt Ebden attend Peppermint Grove Tennis Club’s Taste of Wimbledon event

A John Peers volley.
The Q&A with John Peers and Matt Ebden.
A John Peers volley. The Q&A with John Peers and Matt Ebden.

WHILE a bout of gastro kept Australia’s number 1 doubles player John Peers off the court for a State League pennants game on Thursday night, he recovered to play Matt Ebden in an exhibition doubles match on Friday.

The game at Peppermint Grove Tennis Club was part of a Taste of Wimbledon event where about 80 guests played in their own tournament before sitting back with strawberries and cream to watch the exhibition match that featured impressive volleys from Peers and Ebden’s big forehand.

Ebden partnered with state grade number 1 player Dom Bechard to beat Peers and former professional player James Sekulov 9-7

Peers and Ebden, Australia’s number 2 singles player, also took part in a question and answer session giving guests an insight in to Australia’s Davis Cup team and life on the tour.

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