August 2016 Round Robin

The August 2016 Round Robin will take place this coming Sunday – the 28th of August.

The standard rules apply

  • Arrive before 9 am so that the draw can be organised
  • Be prepared to play four sets of eight games each
  • Prizes for the winners of each division are a bottle of wine
  • The cost to play is $5

The earlier you are at the tennis courts the more warming up you are able to do. Please be aware that the organisers are going to be strictly enforcing the attendance rule. You are only guaranteed an entry into the competition if you arrive before 9am.

Fees for the Second Half of 2016

As it is July once again member’s fees for the last six months of 2016 are now due. We would appreciate prompt payment by all members. The half year membership fees for Wakehurst Tennis Club are $200.00 for full members and $100.00 for students.

Casual rates remain at $12.00 for two hours or $18.00 for three hours. Payments can be made by cash or cheque to the Treasurer Warwick Bookallil at which time a receipt will be written. Alternatively you can make a direct payment to the Wakehurst Tennis Club bank account. See any committee member for the bank account details.

Club Championships 2016

Entries are now open for the 2016 annual club championships. As in previous years we will be organising womens singles, mens singles, womens doubles, mens doubles and mixed doubles. Entries are open to club members and regular social players. Each player is welcome to enter one or all of the competitions to which they are eligible. The entry fee is $12 per person regardless of the number of competitions that you enter.

The initial rounds of each competition will be a single set with the winner the first to 9 games (regardless of the margin between the scores). Each final will be the best of 3 tie-break sets.

Championship entries are now open. Click on the link to download the Championship Entry Form 2016. Please return your completed form to the club president closing date below.

To ensure that the competition is completed swiftly we have instituted a time limit for each round. It is the individual player’s responsibility to check their draw for each round and to have completed their match(es) before the deadline. The draw and schedule will be available in the club hut each week for reference. The key dates for the championships this year are

  • 10.07.2016 – Closing date for entries
  • 20.07.2016 – Draw published
  • 21.08.2016 – 1st round completion
  • 18.09.2016 – 2nd round completion
  • 09.10.2016 – 3rd round completion
  • 30.10.2016 – 4th round / Semi Finals
  • 08.11.2016 – Finals Completed

February 2016 Round Robin

The February 2016 Round Robin will take place this coming Sunday – the 28th of February.

The standard rules apply

  • Arrive before 9 am so that the draw can be organised
  • Be prepared to play four sets of eight games each
  • Prizes for the winners of each division are a bottle of wine
  • The cost to play is $5

The earlier you are at the tennis courts the more warming up you are able to do. Please be aware that the organisers are going to be strictly enforcing the attendance rule. You are only guaranteed an entry into the competition if you arrive before 9am.

30th Annual General Meeting

The 30th Annual General Meeting of the Wakehurst Tennis Club will be held on Sunday the 14th of February, 2016 at 12.30pm at Wakehurst Golf Club, Seaforth.

Agenda

  1. Apologies
  2. To receive and adopt the Minutes of the last AGM for 2015
  3. To receive and adopt the President’s Report
  4. To receive and adopt the Club Captain’s Report
  5. To receive and adopt the Treasurer’s Report
  6. Election of Office Bearers
  7. Any other business

Notes

All Members and Players of the Club are encouraged to attend the meeting. Only club members who are full financial members at the time of the meeting are entitled to vote. Only full club members who are present at the meeting are entitled to vote. No proxies will be accepted. The Committee /office bearers will consist of

  • President/Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Club Captain
  • Social Secretary or secretaries
  • The Vice Captains are by appointment only and help to direct play at the two sessions of tennis.

November 2015 Round Robin

The November 2015 Round Robin competition – Round Romulus – will take place this Sunday, the 29th of November.

The normal playing rules apply:

  • Arrive before 9 00 am so that we can organise the draw. If you arrive late you may not be included
  • Those arriving before 9 will be able to warm up on court
  • Be prepared to play four sets
  • Prizes for the winners of each division are a bottle of wine
  • The cost to play is $5

If the weather is doubtful phone Wakehurst Tennis Courts on (02) 9907 0142.

Results, Results

Thanks to everyone who took part in our October round robin last Sunday, the 25th of October. There were 24 players in 2 divisions and the winners were

  • Division A – Paul Bickell
  • Division B – Lisa Rish

Congratulations to the winners and to everyone who took part.

We have also concluded our club championships mixed doubles competition. The result in the final was a 6-3, 7-5 win to Lindsay and Stephanie Phillips over Roger Ireland and Narelle Kinsley. Congratulations to the winners.

Club Championships 2015

Entries are now open for the 2015 annual club championships. As in previous years we will be organising womens singles, mens singles, womens doubles, mens doubles and mixed doubles. Entries are open to club members and regular social players. Each player is welcome to enter one or all of the competitions to which they are eligible. The entry fee is $10 per person regardless of the number of competitions that you enter.

The initial rounds of each competition will be a single set with the winner the first to 9 games (regardless of the margin between the scores). Each final will be the best of 3 tie-break sets.

Championship entries are now open. The entrance form can be downloaded here. Please return your completed form to the club president before the 21st of June.

To ensure that the competition is completed swiftly we have instituted a time limit for each round. It is the individual player’s responsibility to check their draw for each round and to have completed their match(es) before the deadline. The draw and schedule will be available in the club hut each week for reference. The key dates for the championships this year are

  • 21.06.2015 – Closing date for entries
  • 08.07.2015 – Draw published
  • 02.08.2015 – 1st round completion
  • 30.08.2015 – 2nd round completion
  • 27.09.2015 – 3rd round completion
  • 25.10.2015 – 4th round / Semi Finals
  • 08.11.2015 – Finals

Update as we have been rained out for a couple of weeks the deadline for entries has been extended to Sunday the 28th of June.