FA Cup Final Social Tennis Tournament May 12Tuesday, May 8, 2012 11:42
The Avenue Tennis Club’s monthly social tennis tournament coincided with the FA Cup Final and saw 28 players playing mixed doubles from 12 till 4:00 before retiring to the club house to watch the football on their large screen. Head coach Vinny Duddy who organized the event said it was a real success with a great range of players from Avenue Junior Academy players Joe & Daniel Rosser and Jess Griffiths to first team players Craig Phillips and Adam Teague. The event was jointly won, with 27 points each, by Lee Fowler/Jess Griffiths with teenagers Tom Holder/Rob Horler. Having both won their first 3 games achieving maximum game scores of 7 they both managed to lose their last games 7 v 6. Other notable results were Heinz Schroeder and Daniel Rosser and Colin Christison and Joe Rosser who both achieved 26 points.
The club will be running Mini Tennis Red and Orange Tournaments on Sunday 20th from 11:00 and 1:00 respectively; contact club for details. The Road to Wimbledon events for under 14’s will also be held at the club on Saturday 26th May; contact club for details.
The club run a variety of Adult social play sessions during the week on Wed and Fri evenings or Tue, Thur and Sund Morning. Coaching is available for juniors every night of the week and for adults on Thu, Fri and Saturday afternoons. If you would like to private 1 to 1 coaching this can be organised throught the clubs coaches. Details of the events and tennis coaching courses held at the Avenue Tennis Club can be obtained from the office (01278 782758) or from the club website (www.avenuetennis.com).