News: News 11-09-2017


Athlone Tennis Club

Mullingar Open

Sean Raftery won the A singles final at the Mullingar open last Sunday. He defeated Declan Breen 6-3, 6-4. Des Windsor Mc Glynn won the B final by defeating Harry O’ Rourke. Des combined with Richard Frank to win the B doubles final also.

Senior Club Championships

The senior club championships draws will have priority over club nights over the next two weeks. Plate competitions are for all players defeated in their first match. The finals are on Saturday 23rd September.

Men’s singles:

Marek Rose v John Bray, winner v Sean Raftery, Eduardo Ballesteros v Jimmy Raleigh, winner v George Bodor, Manu Singh v Tim Clarke, winner v Jeremy Clarke, David Walsh v Kieran McCarthy, winner v Des Windsor-McGlynn, Jamie Waldron v John Galvin, winner v Peter Agbanobi, David Manser v Dave Costello, winner v Pawel Michalski, Richard Frank v Warren Curtin, winner v Martin O’Rourke, Rob Kearney v Harry O’Rourke

Men’s Doubles:

Jeremy Clarke/Jimmy Raleigh v Peter Agbanobi/Kieran McCarthy, winner v Tim Clarke/Richard Frank, Dave Costello/Warren Curtin v Des Windsor-McGlynn/Jamie Waldron, George Bodor/John Cooney v Harry O’Rourke/Michael Flynn, Marek Rose/John Galvin v Rob Kearney/David Manser

Mixed Doubles:

Cathal Kenny/Paula Dowling v Marek Rose/ Mary Jo O’Farrell, winner v Des Windsor /Rose Costello, Kieran McCarthy/Stephane Kenny v John Cooney/Michelle Culligan, Jimmy Raleigh/Jacinta Digby v John Galvin/Sine McFarlane, George Bodor/Mary O’Neill v Orla Kinahan/Manu Singh, winner v Warren Curtin/Anna Walsh

Ladies’ Singles:

Sarah Seoige v Ann O’Sullivan, winner v Lisa Brennan, Michelle Culligan v Laura Hunt, winner v Orla Kinahan, Jacinta Digby v Anna Walsh, Roisin Casey v Sine McFarlane, Stephane Kenny v Mary O’Neill, winner v Paula Dowling

Ladies’ Doubles:

Michelle Cullligan/Roisin Casey v Ann O’Sullivan/Mary O’Neill, winner v Lisa Brennan/Sarah Seoige, Sine McFarlane/Laura Hunt v Orla Kinahan/Mary Jo O’Farrell, winner v Paula Dowling/Rose Costello

Ida Smith:

Brigid Flynn v Rosemary Thorpe, winner v Laura Hunt, Lisa Kelly v Mary Jo O’Farrell, Aileen Cunnie v Laura O’Cluaid

Junior Tennis

Clem Higginbotham has started coaching lessons for junior members every Saturday for children under 8 at 10am and at 11 for children under 12. Older children have lessons from 12 to 1pm. For further details contact Clem at 0864022490.

Coach Derek Stenson has commenced a seven week course for junior members for children aged from 4 to 17 years. The coaching is on Tuesdays and Fridays commencing at 4pm. For details of these sessions you may contact him at 0851080013 or email

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