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Anyone for tennis?

By Ian Stewart   April 2009

The members of the Much Smashing tennis club were relaxing in the pub after a strenuous afternoon on the courts.

“How did it go?” Basil asked Herbert.

“Not too bad,” Herbert said. “I played one set with Onslow and beat him 6-3. But we couldn’t get our serves working properly. Five games went against serve.”

“Room for improvement,” said Basil. ‘Did you serve first, or was it Onslow?”

“Can’t remember.”

Who served first?

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