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Jam-packed season for Daylesford Lawn Tennis Club

March 30th, 2020Jam-packed season for Daylesford Lawn Tennis Club

DAYLESFORD Lawn Tennis Club had a busy season, with junior and senior competition, social tennis and coaching taking place on every day of the week.

Even though the season ended early, the club was lucky to get the junior club championships played on a beautiful sunny day made for tennis. The results of the nine sections played were:

Singles:

Girls Under 10 – Winner Lola Santurini, runner-up Eve Righetti

Girls Under 12 – Winner Maddie Lane, runner-up Lola Santurini

Boys Under 12 – Winner Oscar Stone, runner-up Logan Koleski

Boys Under 14 – Winner Adam Leonard, runner-up Oscar Stone

Under 18 – Winner Dom Dennis, runner-up Josh Liversidge

Doubles:

Girls Under 12 – Winner Maddie Lane and Lola Santurini, runners-up Olivia Righetti & Grace Hetherington

Boys Under 12 – Winners Oscar Stone and Logan Koleski, runners-up Ari Scheltema and Manu Scheltema

Under 14 – Winners Oscar Stone and Adam Leonard, runners-up Giselle Stewart and Maddie Lane

Boys Under 18 – Winners Dom Dennis and Josh Liversidge, runners-up Ryan Coleiro and Adam Leonard

Anna Santurini did a great job in leading a group of keen Hot Shot beginners on Saturdays. Unfortunately the presentation morning was cancelled so many thanks here to Anna, junior tennis organisers, parent helpers, barbeque chefs and Albert Street Butchery for their part in a successful junior season.

A new Tennis Victoria initiative on Monday evenings, Open Court Tennis, for adult beginners or people who haven’t played for years, generated lots of interest. As one participant said: “I haven’t used a tennis racket for 25 years and this has been the most fantastic opportunity to reconnect with a game I really love to play. “

The club thanks all the event organisers and volunteers led by Pete Risstrom who keep the courts in fantastic condition.



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