News: News 16-07-2018


Senior Open 2018

After a fantastic week of tennis played in glorious sunshine, the rain turned up on cue for finals day on Sunday. Despite the unusual dampness all eleven finals were played and produced a feast of wonderful shot-making for the large crowd of spectators to enjoy along with the hospitality kindly provided by members and friends. At the end of the affair club captain Des Windsor McGlynn expressed the great appreciation of the club to tournament director, Lisa Brennan for yet again organising and running the Open so successfully and he also thanked the competitors from the various clubs for supporting the competition and on the remarkable quality of tennis produced. Results are listed below. See photos in Gallery. Next up is the Longford Senior Open taking place this week with many Athlone players involved. Best of luck to all concerned!

Senior Open Results

Mens Singles A – Winner: Sean Raftery – Runner Up: Lorcan Gearty

Mens Doubles A – Winner: Harry O’Rourke/George Boder – Runner Up: Lorcan Gearty/Des W.McGlynn

Ladies Singles A – Winner: Therese DeChaumont – Runner Up: Catherine Farrelly

Ladies Doubles A – Winner: Lisa Brennan/Orla Kinahan – Runner Up: Therese DeChaumont/Catherine Barry

Mens Singles B – Winner: David Manser – Runner Up: Rob Kearney

Ladies Singles B – Winner: Deborah McKeown – Runner Up: Sarah Seoige

Mens Singles C – Winner: Tomas Navikas – Runner Up: Peter Miskowicz

Ladies Singles C – Winner: Stephane Kenny – Runner Up: Carmel Hayes

Mens Over 45 – Winner: Paul Murphy – Runner Up: Rob Kearney

Mixed Doubles – Winner: Angela Guilfoyle/Richie Forbes – Runner Up: Deirdre Cox/Marek Rose

Mens Doubles B – Winner: Des W.McGlynn/Richard Frank – Runner Up: Paul Murphy/Rob Kearney

Summer Camps

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.

Club Nights

Club Nights welcome new members every week to Men's Night on Monday, Ladies on Tuesday and Mixed Doubles 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.


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