Cheddar quartet capture county junior tennis title

PUBLISHED: 13:04 27 March 2006 | UPDATED: 09:03 24 May 2010

CHEDDAR Tennis Club's junior girls and boys are celebrating success after winning their respective Somerset county mini tennis orange finals

CHEDDAR Tennis Club's junior girls and boys are celebrating success after winning their respective Somerset county mini tennis orange finals. Having won through their qualifying tournament against several other local clubs at Millfield School in February, Ellie Henry and Amy Rossiter, both aged nine, Hal Davidson, aged 10, and Kieran Davies, aged eight, went on to success in the event at Taunton.All four competitors played both singles and doubles matches against the three other clubs from around the county which had won through to the finals and the Cheddar juniors were presented with winners medals and certificates.The club's head coach, Dean Cornish, said: "They all played really well and are a credit to the club. It shows how the coaching programme is benefitting the youngsters at Cheddar."All four have mini tennis orange coaching, the second stage in the Lawn Tennis Association's popular mini tennis coaching programme, at the club.The Cheddar club has more than 120 junior members and together with non-members they are invited to take part in Easter holiday tennis coaching camps at the club's Sharpham Road premises on April 4 and 5.Mini red sessions for four to seven-year-olds take place from 11am to 12.30pm each day, costing £12 for members, and £15 for non-members for the course.Mini orange-green sessions for seven to 10-year-olds take place from 1 to 3pm each day, costing £16 for members, and £20 for non-members for the course.Full court tennis sessions for 10-12 and 13-16-year-olds take place from 3 to 6pm each day, costing £24 for members, and £30 for non-members for the course.Application forms for the coaching are available from Dean Cornish, telephone 01934 750402. For general information about junior coaching contact junior secretary Mandy Collins on 01934 744507.The new tennis season begins on Saturday, April 1, and players and non-players of all ages who are interested in joining the club will be welcomed.

More from Weston Mercury

20 minutes ago

Weston were well beaen by Radstock in the Somerset Super League Darts.

Read more
19 minutes ago

Uphill B team lost 7-2 to league leaders Backwell, despite their best efforts.

Read more
19 minutes ago

Nearly all of Weston Open Badminton Club’s teams were in action last week.

Read more
24 minutes ago

St Johns B are the leaders of the Weston and District Skittles League Division 1 table.

Read more
24 minutes ago

The Convicts are the leaders at Christmas in the Weston Mixed Cribbage League.

Read more

Yatton defeated near neighbours Weston 2nd XI to complete a satisfactory victory.

Read more
52 minutes ago

An electronic music duo will play tracks from their first studio album in six years this week.

Read more

Volunteers at Weston’s RNLI waved off their smaller, life-saving boat as it was replaced by a new vessel.

Read more

Banksy is raffling off a priceless piece of art from Weston’s Dismaland for £2 to raise money for refugees.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:00

A Cheddar man has been hailed volunteer of the year after dedicating years to preserving an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB).

Read more

Most Read Sport

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 4°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists