The Dedanists were Moreton Moreell's first visitors for the new season with five enjoyable doubles matches.
In the opening match John Franklin and Peter Wilson played Anthony Parmiter and James McDermott going down 3-6, 3-6. Tony Branfield and Andrew Jeffery levelled things up for the home team beating David Phillips and James Leeper 6-3, 6-1. The Dedanists took the rubber before lunch with Keith Beechener and Richard Seymour-Mead falling to Andrew Hamilton and Yuri Kugler 2-6, 4-6.
After lunch David Prophet and Terrence Drane levelled the tie in three sets with a win over John Yarnall and Josh Farrall 6-3, 5-6, 6-5. The deciding rubber went to the visitors with Stewart Hodges and Hugh Antrobus losing to Alastair Robson and Miles Buckinghamshire 3-6, 3-6.