Clem Higginbotham’s coaching sessions continue every Saturday at 10am for children 5 to 9 years old. At 11 he coaches children ages 10 to 12 and he coaches older children from 12 noon. Please contact Clem at 0864022490 to register for these sessions as numbers are limited.
Return of Club Nights
Club nights will commence Monday 7th June for men. Ladies night will resume Wednesday 9th with mixed doubles every Thursday commencing the 10th June. Play will be from 7.30 to 9.30 and all members are welcome to participate in these friendly events. Sunday 14th is also designated for mixed doubles matches from 11am to 1pm. New members are especially welcome to meet existing members and play in the doubles matches. Partnerships will be arranged each time so it is important to arrive in time.
All members are reminded that membership fees are due from June 1st and members have three weeks thereafter to pay before their fobs will be deactivated. New potential members can now join our friendly club also. Please visit our website, athlonetennisclub.com, for further information. Fees can, preferably, be paid on line.
The French Open Finals
Rolland Garros will be a busy place this week as 128 ladies and 128 men will commence play seeking a place in the main draw for the French Open. 16 ladies and 16 men will qualify for that main draw with the first round commencing Sunday 30th May. The latest winners on clay were Coco Gauff and Paula Badosa Gibert at the Parma and Belgrade Open competitions respectively. Casper Ruud and Stefanos Tsitsipas were winners at the Geneva and Lyon Open events.