Indoor courts soon to be available at Bretton Gate
City of Peterborough Tennis Club’s new-improved facility at Bretton Gate is almost up and running.
The club have installed two indoor courts at the Peterborough Town Sports Club to complement three outdoor hard courts which have been recently re-surfaced.
City have appointed a new coach in Dean Hamilton who will take up a full-time position in the new year. He will be on site several times aweek before then to get a new extensive coaching programme es- tablished.
Tennis c oaching a nd friendly play details can be foundatwww.cityofpeterboroughtennisclub.co.uk
Longthorpe Tennis Club held their annual finals last weekend and, despite Saturday’s schedule being washed out, they crammed seven finals into Sunday.
Big winners were Jan Ortonowski and Ruth Swann who won two open titles apiece.
Ortonowski(16) beat-reigning champion Maki Zivotic (17) in straight sets to win the mens singles final. Both teenagers are ranked in the top 10 players in Cambs.
The pair then combined to beat Phil Watson and Chris Gregg in the men’s doubles final over three keenly-contested sets.
Swan nb eat Patcheree Shawaween in the ladies singles final before teaming up with Caroline Beaty to win the ladies doubles title.
Watson and Roy Purves were easy winners of the men’ s over 45doubles, while Jo Mar- tin and Jane Eayrs won the mature ladies doubles straight after losing the open doubles final.
Results: Mens Open Singles: Jan Ortonowski beat Maki Zivotic 6-4, 6-3; Mens Open Doubles: Ortonowski & Zivotic beat Phil Watson & Chris Gregg 6-4, 2-6, 6-4; Mens Over 45 Doubles: Phil Watson & Roy Purves beat Alan Swann & Bob Wilkinson 6-1, 6-3; Ladies Open Singles: Ruth Swann beat Patcheree Shaweewan 6-3, 6-1;
Ladies Open Doubles: Ruth Swann & Caroline Beaty beat Jo Martin and Jane Eayrs 6-3, 6-2;
Mature Ladies Doubles: Jo Martin & Jane Eayrs beat Liz Norfolk & Angie Axe 7-6, 6-0; Restricted
Mixed Doubles: Martin Trayford & Miranda Dale beat Aidan Mahon & Hannah Darby 6-7, 7-5, 10-3. Two mixed doubles finals take place at the club this weekend.