News: News 12-07-2021


Men’s Summer Doubles League

 The men’s summer doubles league continues every Monday, twenty four members have participated in the league to date. The draw for partners is at 7.30 and all members are welcome to join in the competition. Joint first last week were duos Viking George Bodor/Jan Groenendijk and Sai Palada/John O’ Connell, all were awarded four points each. Second and three point achievers were John Cooney and Marek Rose. The two point winners were Rob Kearney and Atin Kohli. Each of the following had the minimum added to their accounts, Peter Agbanobi, Dave Costello, Isaac Saz Del Palos, Puneet Nayyer, Sundar Balasubramanian and Fergus Groenendijk.    

Wednesday: Ladies Night

 Elaine Keogh, Evgenyia Yurchenko, Jacinta Digby, Deborah Mc Keown, Rose Costello joined ladies captain, Lola Fernandez Palos, last Wednesday for an excellent night’s competition. Ladies have exclusive use of the courts every Wednesday and all members are welcome to participate, teams will be organised at 7.30.

Thursday & Sunday: Mixed Doubles

 Thursday’s mixed doubles was a most enjoyable event played in balmy conditions. Evgenyia Yurchenko and Isaac Del Saz Palos were very competitive as were Jacinta Digby and Puneet Nayyer. Deborah Mc Keown partnered Jan Groenendijk and the Julie Costello/John O’ Connell combination were also in the groove.

Sunday’s mixed doubles was a no show, raindrops kept falling on the courts.

Senior Singles Summer Leagues

 The tournaments committee are in the process of organising a ladies’ and men’s summer singles league.  Details will be through our WhatsApp.

New Members

 Potential members can now join our friendly club. Please visit our website,, for further information and read what our tennis club has to offer you. Please email for further information. Fees can, preferably, be paid on line. 

Wimbledon 21

 Number one seeds Ash Barty and Novak Djokovic, did not disappoint at Wimbledon, both making history. The former won her first Grand Slam title overcoming Karolina Pliskova in the ladies final 2-1. Novak Djokovic achieved his twentieth Grand Slam title, defeating Matteo Berrettini 3-1. The triumvirate, Federer, Nadal and Djokovic, have a score of Grand Slams titles each, an amazing and incredible achievement, seeing as they are contemporaries. It is likely one, or more of the trio, will achieve his twenty first Slam.

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