Mini tournament at Cheddar

Cheddar Tennis Club held a mini tennis event as an open LTA tournament.

CHEDDAR Tennis Cub put the bunting out for a mini tennis tournament.

Over 20 children aged six to 10 took part in mini red, orange or green events held throughout the day.

As an open LTA tournament, players from a number of other clubs entered, but tournament organiser and referee Peter Colton was particularly pleased that almost half the entrants were junior members of the host club.

He said: “It just shows how much enthusiasm there is for tennis in Cheddar and the popularity of the coaching at the club.”

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All three events were run on a round robin format, so everyone had several matches and at the end all the children who took part were presented with a certificate and a sports water bottle from Bristol Water.

The individual winners also received medals: Rebecca Stowell (Millfield) mini red; Samuel Scott (Writhlington) mini orange and Hamish Maccormick (Hartswood, London) mini green.

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The next tournament at Cheddar will be an open yellow ball matchplay on July 1. For more information, contact Peter Colton on 01934 742703.

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