THERE was some top quality play on show at the Redlands Open with Rory Lindsay landing two titles.

Players from all around the Dorset and Somerset went to Redlands to compete in an action-packed day of badminton.

The men’s singles started the day at 9am, with 15 players competing to be the first winners of the tournament.

The final was played between Andy Williams and Lindsay, with the latter coming out on top in an epic three-setter 16-21, 21-12 16-21.

The men’s doubles followed with 13 pairs competing for the title, with eventual winners Williams and Lindsay winning every game before beating Adam Stewart and Dean Martin 21-14 and 21-19 in a quite fantastic final.

The ladies’ doubles was up next with four pairs competing in a round-robin format with Vicky Edwards and Wendy Field proving too strong for the other three pairs and coming out unbeaten to win the title.

The day finished with a very close mixed doubles competition, this time there were 16 pairs all looking to win the final trophies on offer.

Lindsay and Christine Ciocan proved to strong for their side of the group, with Williams and Chatdarin Somboonwit comfortable winning their half of the draw.

The final again was played over two exceptional games, with eventual winners Williams and Somboonwit taking the title 21-14, 21-9.

Tournament organiser Charlie Squibb said: “It was an amazing day of badminton played by all.

“The second tournament held this year in the Weymouth area, was again very successful.

“The standard of play was very high and it was great to see so many keen players competing in such close games.”

Players wanting to play badminton can contact Redlands Sports Hub for more details.