Parkes Tennis news

A busy couple of weeks of tennis and heading into the Summer months the tennis courts will continue to be a hive of activity.

The junior comp finished and well done to all the participants last term. It’s great to see the juniors improving their skills and learning more about how to actually play the game of tennis strategically alongside their technical and athlete centred lessons.

Winners from the competition included:

Singles and Doubles- Nia Boggs and Mitchell Arndell, runners-up Lily McCormick and Tyson Lennox.

Green Ball- Winner- Hayden Arndell, runner-up- Anabelle vanWyk

Green Ball- Winner- Coen Glastonbury, runner-up- Poppy Fisher

Orange Ball- Winner- Jacques van Wyk, runner-up- Tarlei Glastonbury

Orange Ball- Winner- Patrick McPherson, runner-up- Phoebe Forbes

Red Ball- Winner- Declan Quade, runner-up- Elena Glastonbury

Red Ball- Winner- Charlotte Wilson, runner-up- Sienna Hunt

Great Effort Awards- Jordan Mann, Liliani Latu, Kelsey Mann, Jack Greenland, Katie Forbes.

Lucky Draw Winner - Mitchell Wirth

Names will be taken until tomorrow for the term four Competition which will commence Tuesday October 16th. Please contact Helen Magill on 0407 253 888 if you wish to play. The different division to cater for all levels include Red ball on a Red court, Orange ball on a modified Orange court size, Green ball on a full court as well as singles and doubles which you can enter with a friend and play one set of singles and one set of doubles each week.

Adult night tennis competition

The Summer night comp for adults will start on Tuesday, October 16. It will be teams of three players playing one set of singles and two sets of doubles each week using two courts. Play commences at 7pm and finishes by 8.30pm-9pm. Teams are not gender specific and just require a Line 1, 2 and 3 each week.

Some teams have multiple players involved and this is fine as long as you field three players every week. Cost is $45 Membership and $10 playing fee per player per week. The comp will run for approximately eight-nine weeks finishing early December then a new comp will start again in February.

If you can’t commit each week you might like to put your name on a reserves list to fill in when required. Any interested people or teams to get in contact with Helen on 0407 253 888 by Sunday, October 14 at the latest.

ANZ Hotshots and coaching

All junior tennis will start from next Monday and great to see so many girls and boys wanting to try tennis as a sport.

The HotShots sessions are almost full as are the junior coaching groups and private lessons. Tennis is such a nice sport to learn and be competent at for all ages to take through your life. There are tennis courts in every town you visit all over the World and it’s a great holiday activity with family and friends. Talk to Helen Magill today and find out if there are any vacancies to suit your child.