Te Aroha Tennis Club Special Mention!
Owen Passau pictured is responsible for the successful Grass Court Tournaments that are held at the Te Aroha Tennis Club. Owen is also NZ President of the NZ Vets Tennis, he spends many hours in preparing the courts, despite the drought the courts have been excellent this season with record numbers attending the tournaments, approx. 100 entries recently for doubles and mixed.
Mike Erceg the Club President is keen to get more visitors to the club to enjoy the unique experience of playing on ‘real grass’ and also to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Te Aroha, visitors are very welcome.
Contact Club Coach Clem Apted (07 8844548)
National Secondary Schools Wrap
The 2013 National Secondary Schools Tennis Teams Finals champions have been found, with the Boys, Girls and Mixed grades wrapping up at Scarbro Tennis Centre (Auckland) and Albany Tennis Park (North Shore) last week.
Boys Grade Winners: St Kentigern College
Girls Grade Winners: St Kentigern College
Mixed Grade Winners: St Andrews College (below)
Across all three grades, the tennis was played in great spirit and with a lot of school pride on show. Tennis New Zealand congratulates all schools involved in the 2013 finals, but in particular, our 2013 Champions
See our website for full placings over the three grades.
Sports Force - Out in Force!
SportsForce including Anita Zuber from Tennis Waikato-Bays were out in force in Taurmarunui on the 21st February where 8 local schools sent along 10 pupils to participate in a multi-sport day including; water safety, waka ama, tennis and squash. The pupils came from Manunui, Ohura Valley, Taumarunui, Tarrangower, St Patricks Catholic, Ngapuke, Kakahi and Turaki.
Photo above of Tarrangower School.
Jase's Weekly Review
This week, we are continuing the Fergus Scott story.
The man, the player the journey. Thought I'd give him another great intro - he'll love it.
Anyway, even if this doesn't relate to you it's a really good insight into another side of tennis.
I've gotta say that Fergus is a good writer. I didn't have to edit much at all.
So here it is...
5 - 7 April & 12 - 13 April - Campbell Park Club Champs 2013
5 - 14 April - Remuera Junior Classic 2013
7 - 12 April - Remuera Senior Classic 2013
12 - 14 April - Nelson Junior Summer Open 2013
20 - 24 April - Northern Autumn Junior Champs
21 - 25 April - Emblems NZ Junior Open 2013 - Hamilton
For all upcoming events, see our online calendar