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The Royal Melbourne Tennis Club
28 October 2015 Weekly News
Head Professional: Frank Filippelli (firstname.lastname@example.org (mailto:email@example.com) )
Editor: Helen Pritchard
* 8 Junior Clinic (U16) Pros
* 11 Introduction Night R Kininmonth
* 29 Parent & (16+) Offspring Handicap Doubles Pros
* 30 Gold Racket Qualifier 6.00pm Tennis Committee
Courts are available for the weekend so why not book a court or book a lesson with the pros on the following days as below
Saturday Paul Tabley and John Woods Casey
Sunday Kate Leeming
Monday Kate Leeming and Frank Filippelli
Tuesday Jonathan Howell and John Woods Casey
Junior Clinic for under 16’s on 8 November, please contact the pro shop.
11 November INTRODUCTION NIGHT 6.00pm to 7.30pm.
This is a great opportunity to introduce some of your family or friends to the game of Real Tennis, so please bring along a guest or guests for this evening.
Parent and Offspring Handicap Doubles is on the 29 November, so please sign up for this event.
Remember to put Monday 30 November at 6.00pm to watch the Gold Racket Qualifier in your diaries.
AUSTRALIAN MASTERS WEEKEND INCLUDING THE ARTA VETERANS
The weekend of 24/25 October saw the Club host the Australian Masters. The events consist of singles and doubles for Over 50s, 55s, 60s, 65s, 70s and 75s. These events are reasonably recent additions to the calendar to align with the International biennial competitions but significantly, include the long-standing ARTA Veterans (Over 55s).
While the weekend was well attended overall, unfortunately there were insufficient entries to hold the two 50s events and the 75s doubles.
All the events were played under championship conditions (best of three six-game sets) were hard fought and played to a high standard.
On Saturday night, Jonathan Hamer and Geof Fethers provided a magnificent four-course dinner for the players and partners which was well attended and thoroughly enjoyed by all.
Congratulations to the winners:
EVENT WINNER FINALIST
50s Singles Julian Snow Not played
50s Doubles Julian Snow/David Parker Not played
(ARTA Veterans) Michael Happell Jonathan Hamer
(ARTA Veterans) Michael Happell/David Parker Nick Carr/Richard Hince
60s Singles Jonathan Hamer Wayne Spring
60s Doubles Philip Barker/Wayne Spring Henry Turnbull/Ian Bull
65s Singles Philip Barker Graeme Holloway
65s Doubles Philip Barker/Tim Hurburgh John Faull/Graeme Holloway
70s Singles Tim Hurburgh Paul Wheeler
70s Doubles Paul Wheeler/Graeme Richardson Tim Hurburgh/Allan Willingham
75s Singles Paul Wheeler James Guest
75s Doubles James Guest/John Link Not played
The World Challenge 2016
16th – 21st May 2016
Match days, Tuesday 17th, Thursday 19th and Saturday 21st
Tickets for the event go on sale in the 1st week of November, please apply by going to the following link The National Tennis Club http://www.nationaltennisclub.org/event/2016-real-tennis-world-championship/ Tickets will start to be allocated in the 1st week of December.
Information is also available on our web site http://www.irtpa.com/news/world-championships-news/the-2016-world-championships/
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