Matchplay success for Matt

MATT Barrett from King Alfreds won the Avenue Tennis Club Friday night Junior Matchplay Trophy for February in a closely contested month with 19 points, just pipping Chester Allen, Joe Thomas and Monty Parrott, who all had 18 points.

MATT Barrett from King Alfreds won the Avenue Tennis Club Friday night Junior Matchplay Trophy for February in a closely contested month with 19 points, just pipping Chester Allen, Joe Thomas and Monty Parrott, who all had 18 points.

Friday junior match play night is for all junior members of the Avenue Tennis Club aged 11-plus. Training and coaching for these juniors takes place on a Tuesday and Thursday evening 7.30-9pm and 5.30-7pm respectively and on Saturday afternoons from 1.30-2.30pm.

The club also runs junior tennis academy squads which run every night of the week apart from Thursdays. Anyone interested in these squads should contact Vinny or Craig at the tennis club on 01278 782758.

The next social doubles tournament at the tennis club will be on March 20 from 11am-1pm with some snacks provided afterwards in the bar. Cost to adults is �2 and invited juniors �1. All new potential members are welcome to attend and play.


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The next junior tournaments to be held at the club will be on March 26 from 1.30pm onwards for yellow ball juniors and the BW Controls Ltd Red Ball tournament will take place on March 27 from 11am.

The Avenue Tennis Club will also be holding a St Patrick’s celebration on March 26 from 7.30pm at a cost of �10 per head, which will include a glass of black velvet on arrival and home-cooked Irish fare. Please sign up in the clubhouse or contact Poo Jenkins on 01278 783396.

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The next junior tennis camp will be held during the Easter Holidays from April 11-21, details of costs and application forms are available on the club’s website.

Details of coaching and what’s on can be obtained from the club’s website www.avenuetennis.com or ring the club on 01278 782758.

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