Open day at Weston Tennis Club

WESTON Tennis Club is holding an Open Day on Sunday, May 10, between 10am and 4pm.

WESTON Tennis Club is holding an Open Day on Sunday, May 10, between 10am and 4pm. Adults and juniors are invited to come along for a free game and to experience the facilities that have recently benefited from a �100,000 makeover. Racquets will be available for use if required and the LTA licensed club coach, Michael Rakosi, and committee members will be present to give advice on coaching and club memberships.Weston is again fielding five men's and two ladies' teams in the North Somerset Tennis League. Although many members enjoy the competitive element, much social tennis is played and popular club sessions are held every Tuesday and Saturday afternoons, Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings when visitors and prospective new members are made welcome.Michael Rakosi holds group coaching sessions for adults on Thursday evenings and the club has initiated a comprehensive junior and adult coaching throughout the week including Mini Tennis to introduce youngsters to the game. Michael also provides individual coaching by arrangement for adults and juniors of all standards or complete beginners.For further information about this friendly club, based in Neva Road near the Railway Station, please ring Bob Wilson on 625603 or visit the club website the third successive year the same two pairs from Cheddar Tennis Club faced each other in the final of the annual North Somerset League ladies' open tournament, and for the third time the result was the same.Nicki Atwood and Debbie Sandiford took the title after again defeating Juliet Knight and Paula Virgo at the event, staged by Winscombe Tennis Club.Because of its popularity, organiser Ruth Angelinetta had to set a limit of 16 couples entering, and she had a number of others waiting on a reserve list in case of any withdrawals.She said: "We were delighted with the success of the tournament, with players coming from 10 clubs in the league. There was some really excellent tennis and the weather was lovely."Runners-up were Suzie Stockwell and her partner Charlie Scott, from the host club, and Rachel Rossiter and Ruth Rogers, of Cheddar.

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