Ten­nis re­ally is on for young and old

Mansfield Courier - - COURIER SPORT - By GLENN HOOD

NOT only has se­nior ten­nis be­gun, but the youngest mem­bers of the fam­ily can also have a hit, with Danny Cahill run­ning ‘Hot Shots Ten­nis’ for 4 – 8 year old children on Satur­day morn­ing at 8.30am on the new court.

Watch this space for de­tails of the new MTA Ju­nior Com­pe­ti­tion, which will com­mence soon.

All com­pe­ti­tions this week en­joyed ex­cel­lent ten­nis con­di­tions.

On Mon­day night, Stark took on Tully, who they de­feated in em­phatic fash­ion.

and Juli­ette Mel­lon pushed Sue McBride and Ge­orgie Agathos into a tie break.

In t he end, Stark

t ook home a 7 point win.

In the sec­ond match for the evening, Tyrell proved too strong for Ar­ryn win­ning 4 sets to 2.

Tues­day night play­ers got an­other chance to blow out the cob­webs in their sec­ond con­sec­u­tive week of un­in­ter­rupted ten­nis.

The con­test of the night went to Downeys vs Clarks, with the Downeys sneak­ing in a one-point vic­tory (29-28).

The Tay­lors took on the McDer­motts in an­other thriller that in­cluded two tie-break matches.

Both teams se­cured 3 sets with the Tay­lors edg­ing out the op­po­si­tion 30 games to 27.

The Wests were too strong for the Qs, and Mil­lard were ruth­less on the score­board against Robert­son, tak­ing all sets.

Wed­nes­day night was a hu­mid evening with plenty of close, hard-fought matches in what is shap­ing as a very even com­pe­ti­tion.

On the Brink de­feated the Wil­lies over­all.

The Car­pen­ters were too good for Vaughn Again who will be look­ing to be re­born next week af­ter go­ing down 5 sets to 1.

Young Guns met the Good­ies and were out-gunned this week by the op­po­si­tion, led by the bighit­ting Ree-Good­ings fa­ther and son com­bi­na­tion.

The game score 24 -26 to the Good­ies in­di­cates just how close the com­pe­ti­tion was de­spite the

Foxtrot and Jonesles traded but the Les boys led by their the sec­ond half of the night and

de­feated the Hood­lums in a strong con­test that came down to the last match of the evening.

in the end, de­spite los­ing Ni ham­string strain that he in­curred while ex­plod­ing out of the blocks at light­ning speed to run down a short ball.

MTA would like to thank our ma­jor spon­sors of the week Bendigo Com­mu­nity Bank and Danny Cahill Ten­nis Coach­ing for their on­go­ing sup­port of ten

HIT: Pic­tured are (from left) Koby Mid­dle­ton, Will Wet­ten­hall, Mika Smith and Felix Smith tak­ing a break from their lessons with Danny Cahill to prac­tice at the hit up wall on the new court.

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