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Welcome to the world of 35+ seniors tennis, where our mission is to increase the playing opportunities and social interaction for tennis players of all standards over age 35.

 

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 Newcombe Award for Most Outsanding 35+ Senior

posted December 03, 2019

Pat Moloney

Last night TSA secretary Pat Moloney was honoured with the Newcombe award for Most Outstanding 35+ Senior for 2019. Pat has worked tirelessly for seniors for many years both at a national level and in the ACT. This year he also represented Australia for the first time in the over 75 team and won the Irish Open in his age group.

 

This award was richly deserved and we extend our heartiest congratulations to Pat. We also congratulate the other finalists, Roger Davey and Mike Ford.

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 2020 Oceania Regional Championships

posted December 01, 2019

Kooyong

The 2020 Oceania Regional Championships will be held March 5-9, 2020 (Victorian Labour Day weekend) on the Melbourne clay courts.
The main venue is the iconic Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, the major sponsor of the tournament. Entries are now open and will close Tuesday 25 February. 

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Appointment of Convernor of National Selection Committee

updated December 01, 2019

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Tennis Seniors Australia annually appoints a Convenor for the National Selection Committee. Over the last couple of years the Executive has taken the opportunity to revise the selection process to ensure process integrity. For 2020 there will be two National Selection Committees, one for men comprising of 6 men and one for women comprising of 6 women. A Convenor will be appointed to coordinate the selection process.

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 Seniors Nominations for Australian Representative Teams

updated November 20, 2019

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Nominations are now open for Seniors wishing to represent Australia at the ITF World Team Championships in 2020. These are scheduled to be played in Boca Raton, Florida, USA from April 26 to May 1, 2020. Nominations close at 8.00 pm AEDST on Friday January 17, 2020.

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Player rankings for October, 2019

posted November 11, 2019

Rankings Coordinator Gail Bates has recently released the list of player rankings as of end of October 2019. These include mens and womens rankings for both singles and doubles. 

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Notice of AGM for Tennis Seniors Australia

posted November 08, 2019

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Notice is given that the 51st Annual General Meeting of Tennis Seniors Australia Inc. will be held at 8.00 pm on Thursday, 9th January, 2020 in Busselton WA at a location to be confirmed. States are invited to attend with their Delegates.

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Nominations for Tennis Seniors Australia Office Bearers

posted November 08, 2019

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Nomination forms are now available for members wishing to serve as a member of the Tennis Seniors Australia Executive. It is understood that members would prefer to vote for specific positions, e.g President, Secretary etc, and as such the form has been amended so as this can now be done. This is still in accordance with the Constitution as the Constitution can accommodate both methods of voting.

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Appointment of National Selection Committee

posted November 04, 2019

tsa

Tennis Seniors Australia annually appoints a National Selection Committee. For 2020 there will be two National Selection Committees, one for men (6 men) and one for women (6 women). A selector would serve a minimum of one year and no longer than five consecutive years.  A nomination form can be downloaded here.

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Individual Entries for WA2020

posted November 2, 2019

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The Tournament Factsheet for Individuals Events at WA2020, the Australian National Seniors Championships, is now live on the ITF web site.  Instructions for entry payments are available by clicking th elink below.

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TSA Annual Award Nominations

posted October 28, 2019

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Nominations are being called for the following awards:

  • Player of the Year
  • Player Recognition Award
  • Administrator of the Year

TSA members may nominate any other member they believe to be a worthy recipient of any of these awards. Nominations should be supported by sufficient information to assist in the voting process.

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Event Merchandise for WA2020

updated October 28, 2019

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Event merchandise is now available for WA2020, the Australian National Seniors Championships.  Players must order direct through KC Sports. If they want the articles before they travel, they can arrange on the order form for them to be posted at an additional cost. If they want to collect, someone will pick up the stock from their Perth base late December and bring it down to Busselton for collection . At this stage, there merchandise stall at the venue.

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Bus to Busselton - WA2020

updated October 28, 2019

Bus to Busselton

If anyone is having problems booking the bus from Perth to Busselton for WA2020, there has been an issue with the WA2020 website which is now being fixed.  In the meantime, you can book directly via www.southwestcoachlines.com.au using the promo code BUSSELTON2020 (there is a 40% discount). There are buses from Perth city or the Airport. Any problems, use the "contact us" link on the bus company website.

Another option for bus and train transport is TransWA which offers different times and schedules. Please note that they are not a direct service from the airport and no discounted fares have been arranged. Train service operates from Perth City to Bunbury with connecting buses to Busselton depending on times etc. Enquiries should be made directly to 136213 or 1300 662205

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The passing of Lorne Main - Seniors Tennis Legend

posted October 18, 2019

Lorne Main

The tennis world is saddened by the news of the death of Senior Tennis Legend Lorne Main in hospital in Canada following a long illness. Lorne was the husband of one of our elite lady players Adrienne Avis, a very special lady from the NSW Seniors Tennis group. Lorne will also be remembered for his amazing tennis career record, those including being a member of the Canadian Davis Cup team from 1949 to 1955, winning over 40 titles in every age group from 55 to 85 years and over. Our thoughts go out to Adrienne and his children and grandchildren.

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Social Event Bookings for the Australian Teams Carnival - WA2020

posted October 16, 2019

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Bookings can now be made for social events at the upcoming Australian Teams Carnival in Busselton in January.   The official web site has now been updated and has prominent links to both the social events and merchandise.

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