Thank you to all for your support of our tournament over the years.
Having had the first event at the new club in 2020, there were a couple of things that we were concerned about and felt we could do better.
The first of these was not having the championship singles played on the grass courts. Given our concerns about playing singles tennis in the heat on the hard courts we played the finals earlier in the day than we traditionally would. We also have always felt the championship singles finals are the highlight of the tournament and were keen to showcase these matches on the prime courts. As such we are planning on shifting all the championship events onto grass courts.
The second issue that we struggled with was how to utilize our high quality hard courts. To account for the shifting of the championship events onto the grass courts we also needed to shift some of our events onto the hard courts. We felt making the open second division events round robin on hard court could fulfill both of these issues.
We understand that our seniors players often have more issues with knees and hips. As such the seniors events will continue to be played on grass.
With all of these changes there will need to be some limitations put on the size of various draws. This will likely involve the closing of certain events prior to the official closing date. As such we would encourage you to get your entries in nice and early.
For many years we have had a partner required service where we have attempted to pair players who didn’t have a partner lined up. Instead this year we are planning on putting the onus on you to find your own partner. We have set up a classified/match making page on our website. Send us a email with a brief player bio and we will list you on our page. Include which event/s you are keen to play in. See the example below with contact details. Likewise feel free to contact someone on the list that fits your requirements.
|Mens Championship Singles Grass Courts||Knockout||Grass|
|Ladies Championship Singles Grass Courts||Knockout||Grass|
|Mens Championship Doubles Grass Courts||Knockout||Grass|
|Ladies Championship Doubles Grass Courts||Knockout||Grass|
|Mixed Championship Doubles Grass Courts||Knockout||Grass|
|Over 40s Mens Doubles RR Grass Courts||Round Robin||Grass|
|Over 40s Ladies Doubles RR Grass Courts||Round Robin||Grass|
|Over 40s Mixed Doubles Div 2 Grass courts||Knockout||Grass|
|Over 40s Mixed Doubles Div1 Grass Courts||Knockout||Grass|
|Mens B grade Singles RR Hard Courts||Round Robin||Hard|
|Ladies B Grade Singles RR Hard Courts||Round Robin||Hard|
|Mens B Grade Doubles RR Hard Courts||Round Robin||Hard|
|Ladies B Grade Doubles RR Hard Courts||Round Robin||Hard|
|Mixed B Grade Doubles RR Hard Courts||Round Robin||Hard|
Name: Paul Boland
E-mail contact: [email protected]
Seeking a partner for – Over 40 Men Doubles (Round Robin) Grass Courts
Playing standard: Strong Social Player – I have previously played in Tennis West Pennant Comp. for over 25 years.
Also still play Singles – Country and some Metro, tournaments , Club competitions/tournaments i.e. Club Champs.
Grading: CTR (Tennis West) Doubles: 9+ Singles: 8+
Age – 62 years and currently playing 2 times per week.
Health and fitness – good
The following player have indicated they are seeking a partner but have yet to submit bio. Please contact the organizer for more details.
Men Championship Doubles
Men’s over 40s doubles
Renier Du Toit
Ladies over 40s doubles
Over 40 Mixed Doubles
Janet Hercock (div2)
Ken Pettit (div2)
Paul Courtis (div1)
Beth Keech (div1)
B grade men’s RR
B grade mixed RR