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We sadly advise of the passing of
Brian Hurley on 14 January aged 94.
Brian was a long term
member of TSACT starting in veterans tennis when the
movement began in 1970 and was still playing at national and
international levels in his 80’s. He won a number of
national and international veterans titles and has
represented Australia at the World Titles. A requiem mass
was held in St Mathew’s Catholic Church, Page on Tuesday 21 January.
He was then buried at
Gungahlin Cemetery, Mitchell. Our
condolences go to Brian's wife Kathleen and his family.
We sadly advice of the passing of
Peter Macnicol, a former member on 27 December
2019 aged 89. Peter was the husband of long term
member and former Treasurer, Pat Macnicol. Peter
was privately cremated. A memorial gathering for Peter
was held in the Margaret Whitlam Pavilion at the
National Arboretum on Thursday 23 January. Our condolences go to Pat
2021 Australian Seniors Team
Carnival and Individual Championships will be
held in Canberra with the Team Carnival from 17-22 January
and the Individual Championships from 24-29 January.
2020 Australian Seniors Team
Carnival and Individual Championships are being hosted by TSWA from 5-17 January at Busselton and Bunbury
Tennis Courts. Congratulations to the ACT
women's 55 and men's 65 teams
on winning their sections of the Teams Carnival. .
to see the ACT teams nominated. Queensland
won the State Trophy for the third year running. For more information go to
Congratulations to Pat Moloney
on being named the Most
Outstanding Tennis Senior 35+ at the Tennis Australia Awards
and Newcombe Medal Presentation held in Melbourne on 2
Pat was nominated for the Australian Award after receiving
the Tennis ACT Award as the 2019 Most Outstanding Tennis
Senior 35+ on 14 September. For TSA release, click
For more detail on Pat click here
Peter Roberts and Graham
Bartlett were inducted into the Tennis ACT Walk
of Fame at the TACT Awards Presentation on Saturday 14
Sunday round robin
tournament for 2020 is scheduled for 16
February - venue to be advised.
This is your chance to have the jump on the others for the
2020 for the Venezuela Cups. There will be no
tournament in December.
Christmas Dinner was held on
Saturday 14 December at the Yowani Country Club,
Lyneham. There was a good turn out with 78 members and
guests. Yowani again put on their excellent two course
buffet Congratulations to the award winners.
Neville Rodwell won the Frank Thornton Player of the Year,
Warren Muller won the George Henshilwood Award and Bronwyn
Thomas and Greg Hunt won the Venezuela Cups as winner and
runner up respectively from the Sunday Round Robin
The Annual General Meeting of Tennis
Seniors ACT was
held at the Canberra Tennis Centre, NEXT GEN Board Room,
Lyneham, on Wednesday 7th
August 2019 at 6.00 p.m.
Treasurer’s Annual Reports for 2018/19 and the Draft
Budget for 2019/20 were tabled. There were no changes in the
Executive or the general committee with the exception of
Gail Jones who did not stand.
For a copy of the 2020 TSA Calendar
of Events, click here. The Calendar
includes all the ITF and Australian Ranking Events.