SA Silver Eagles Open

The Open Event of the Silver Eagles came to a close on Thursday evening with good badminton been on offer.   There was the possibility of 2 players being triple champs but unfortunately it was not to be.  Despite the score lines, the games were tight with the final game of the evening, namely the mixed doubles going to 3 sets.  The legend, Johan Croukamp, at the tender age of 72 now has 159 South Africa titles to his name.

Game Opponents Result
Mens Singles Anton van der Heever bt Johan Croukamp 21 -11; 21-6
Womens Singles Desiree Hope bt Avril Boonzaier 21-10; 21-10
Mens Doubles Anton van der Heever and Johan Croukamp bt Charles van Schoor and Richard Buckley 21-18; 21-17
Womens Doubles Janlynne Schoeman and Nadene Stone bt Desiree Hope and Sandy Smyth 21-16; 21-10
Mixed Doubles Leon van der Mesch and Desiree Hope bt Johan Croukamp and Lyn Bown 14-21; 21-19; 21-15