Fees for the second half of 2017

Now that we have reached July the member’s fees for the second six months of 2017 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.

June 2017 Round Robin

This Sunday the 25th of June we will be holding usual end of month competition.

This month we are playing a “Round EOFY” in honour of the upcoming end of financial year. Due to the imminent start of the club championships this is likely to be the last round robin until September. The usual 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 are a bottle of wine
  • The cost to play is $5

Anyone arriving after 9am isn’t guaranteed a place in the competition.

Club Championships 2017

Entries are now open for the 2017 club championships. To enter simply complete a copy of the application form and hand it in at tennis on Wednesday or Sunday. Alternatively you can email a completed form to info@wakehursttennis.org.au

Each player needs to complete a form and pay the entry fee of $12. All entries need to be submitted by the 18th of June to be included in the draw.

May 2017 Round Robin

This Sunday the 28th of May we will be holding usual end of month competition.

This month we are playing a “Round Raffa” in honour of Rafael Nadal who is having a great clay court season and is expected to do well at the French Open starting next Monday. The usual 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 are a bottle of wine
  • The cost to play is $5

Anyone arriving after 9am isn’t guaranteed a place in the competition.

March 2017 Round Robin

This Sunday the 26th of March we will be holding usual end of month competition.

This month we are playing a “Round Roger” in honour of Roger Federer who recently won his 18th Grand Slam in the Australian Open. The usual 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 are a bottle of wine
  • The cost to play is $5

Anyone arriving after 9am isn’t guaranteed a place in the competition.

31st Annual General Meeting

The 31st Annual General Meeting of the Wakehurst Tennis Club will be held on Sunday the 12th of February, 2017 at 12.15pm at Wakehurst Golf Club, Seaforth.

Agenda

  1. Apologies
  2. To receive and adopt the Minutes of the last AGM for 2016
  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.

Fees for the First Half of 2017

As it is January member’s fees for the first six months of 2017 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.

Year End Arrangements for 2016

As we come towards Christmas and the New Year we have some changes to the usual routine arrangements. As our usual courts at Wakehurst are either busy or closed we will be changing location or skipping some days over the next few weeks. Here are the arrangements for December 2016 and January 2017

  • Sunday 18th December – Round Robin at Belrose
  • Wednesday 21st December normal tennis at Wakehurst
  • Sunday 25th December – NO TENNIS
  • Wednesday 28th December – NO TENNIS
  • Sunday 1st January – NO TENNIS
  • Wednesday 4th January – normal tennis at Wakehurst
  • Sunday 8th January – Tennis at Belrose as Wakehurst are running a tournament
  • Wednesday 11th January – NO TENNIS as the Wakehurst tournament continues and Belrose is not available to us
  • Sunday 15th January – back to normal tennis at Wakehurst

Club Championships 2016 – Results

We have finished playing the 2016 Club Championships and the results of the finals are as follows:

Mens Singles

Winner – Lindsay Phillips who beat Ben Pollock in the final 6-4, 6-3

Mens Doubles

Winners – Lindsay Phillips and Ben Pollock who defeated Mike Marr and Paul Bickell in the final 7-5, 6-0

Mixed Doubles

Winners – Lindsay Phillips and Stephanie Phillips who beat Paul Bickell and Sharon Johnson in the final 6-4, 7-5

Womens Singles

Winner – Natasha Jacobs who defeated Melinda Gray in the final 6-3, 6-0

Womens Doubles

Winners – Lisa Rush and Michelle Stevens who beat Sharon Johnson and Natasha Jacobs in the final 6-3, 3-1 (forfeit due to injury)

Well done to all those who entered and congratulations to the winners. Many thanks from the club to those who helped with the organisation especially
Club Captain Chris Bird, Vice Captains: Ray Dummett, Anthony Thompson and Lindsay Phillips

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.