Top players enter open doubles event at Winscombe

SOME of the top players in the North Somerset League have entered for an open men's doubles tournament being organised by Winscombe Tennis Club on Sunday, April 5.

SOME of the top players in the North Somerset League have entered for an open men's doubles tournament being organised by Winscombe Tennis Club on Sunday, April 5.The big all-day competition for a new trophy is one of the first of the club's busy programme of playing and social events this season. The annual open ladies' doubles tournament is to be held on the six courts there in a fortnight, Sunday April 19.An Easter coaching course for youngster is being staged next Wednesday and Thursday, April 8 and 9, as well as regular coaching sessions already under way for both juniors and seniors.The club annual ladies' doubles tournament is on Saturday, April 25, and a ranking tournament for juniors is on Saturday, May 2, to be followed later in May by a parent-and-junior competition. Visitors are also being invited to an open day at the courts, with a chance to try out equipment and skills and meet club officers, on Saturday, May 9, to coincide with Winscombe's annual May fair.Players who have been absent from the court for a while and are keen to return to the game or are hoping to improve their skills are being invited to take part in weekly "Rusty Rackets" session on Thursday evenings, starting on May 14.Among the programme of social events are a quiz evening tomorrow, Friday, and the first of regular monthly Friday tennis-and-food evenings on April 24 in additional to regular club sessions throughout the week.More details can be found on the website, www.winscombetennisclub.com


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