Athlone Senior Open planned for the week of the 8th to 15th of July will cater for players in classes A, B and C in ladies and men’s singles events and over 45’s in men’s also. The three doubles events will cater for classes A and B competitors, in ladies, men’s and mixed doubles competitions. Lisa Brennan will organise the competition in her usual inimitable fashion and all interested in competing should register at 0862215843.
We have two summer camps this year, the first starting Monday 16th and continuing to Friday 20th July. The second begins Monday 30th July and ends Friday 4th August. Both summer camps caters for members and non-members of our club. These camps are suitable for children age five to twelve. Further details and to register are available from Clem 0864022490.
Jeremy Clarke tops the men’s pyramid after a flawless summer league campaign with Pawel Michalski is second place. Third level students Harry O’ Rourke and Sean Raftery hold third and fourth places respectively. Winner and runner up in Group B of the summer league, David Manser and Rob Kearney, are promoted to fifth and sixth positions.
Orla Kinehan regains the number one spot on the ladies’ pyramid. Lisa Brennan has the second spot with Laura Hunt and Anna Walsh in third and fourth place. Paula Dowling and Mary Jo O’ Farrell are next in fifth and sixth place.
Des Windsor Mc Glynn and Pat Conway played some exceptional positive tennis last Monday evening. During Tuesday’s ladies’ session Anna Walsh and Hilary Donoghue were outstanding. Rose Costello and Cristi Tibuh were a winning combination against the other duos last Thursday. New potential members are welcome to have a go at the game of tennis any of the following nights, men every Monday, ladies every Tuesday and mixed doubles events every Thursday, all 7:30 to 9:30.
Clem will continue coaching for junior members each Saturday morning. Children ages 4-7 have lessons from 10 to 11 o clock, children 8-12 at 11 o clock and teenagers up to 18 years from 12 to 1 o clock. Further details from Clem 0864022490. Just turn up and join in!
Lisa continues coaching every Saturday. Coaching is for adult members and for adults who wish to come along and participate in the tennis lessons. Interested persons may contact Lisa at 0862215843 for further details.