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Club News Round-Up!


A Busy Summer
Just under 200 children attended the summer holidays’ courses which were run for children aged 3 to 18. At the end of the holidays the club tournaments were played and the photo below shows the children who played in the 8&Unders.

The 2nd best club in the County
A big thanks goes to Joe Van Diepen, one of the coaches, who organised all 65 matches in the Leicestershire Summer leagues, and to the parents who supported their children. It was another very successful season with over 80 children playing and five teams coming first, four teams coming second and four teams coming third in their groups. Each year the ‘Leicestershire Team of the Year Award’ is given to the club with the highest number of 1st and 2nd positions. Kibworth Tennis Club came joint 2nd which is a great achievement.

Mini/Junior Club Championships
These annual club championships took place from the end of August to mid September. 68 children between the ages of 6 to 16 took part in the different competitions. The qualifying rounds were played at the end of August and the finals were played on Saturday 8 September. Some of the finalists are pictured right.

The results for the different finals were:

7&U boys      winner - Noah Grant                        runner up – Jesse Jenkins
8&U boys      winner - Austin Cheney                  runner up – Harry Foster
8&U girls       winner - Beatrice Farnsworth         runner up – Iris Hughes      
9&U boys      winner - Austin Cheney                  runner up – Harry Foster
10&U girls    winner - Emily Boddy                     runner up – Sally Ridgway
12&U boys    winner - Seamus Conlon                 runner up – Jake Burden
12&U girls    winner - Emily Boddy                     runner up – Sally Ridgway
14&U boys    winner - Rolph Eastwood                runner up – Alfie Wesley
14&U girls    winner - Sophie Pounds                  runner up – Bronwyn Burden
16&U boys    winner - Tom Binnie                       runner up – Noah Goodwin
16&U girls    winner - Ella Bills                            runner up – Leah Denning

Ladies Doubles Annual Club Tournament
On Thursday 1 November the Ladies Doubles Annual Club Tournament took place and six pairs entered. All of the pairs played against each other. The pair who came top were Mandy Weston and Jan Phillips. Well done to the 2018 champions!

Issue 406
November 2018

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