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TSACT is always looking for sponsorship or just prizes for raffles. We encourage our members to give them support.   Click here for the current sponsors

 

Membership fees are due on 1 July for 2019/20.  The membership fee is $20.  However a pro rata rate of $10 applies for new members from 1 January 2019  more..

 

The Annual General Meeting of Tennis Seniors ACT will be held at the Canberra Tennis Centre, NEXT GEN Board Room, Lyneham, on Wednesday 7th August 2019 at 6.00 p.m.  Entry to the Board Room can be made via NEXT GEN. Come in through the front doors, take the first corridor on the left, just before the reception. The boardroom is first room on the right. Nomination forms for office bearers and the committee along with the agenda have been sent to all members.  See you at the meeting.

 

The next Sunday round robin tournament for 2019 is scheduled for 22 September at Weston Creek Tennis Club.  Accumulate points for the Venezuela Cups.     more... 

 

Remember the Merimbula Seniors Tournament is on from 18-21 October.  John Rheinberger will be back in the  box.  Entries close on 9 October.  Further information and entry forms at https://tennis.com.au/merimbula

 

The 2020 Australian Seniors Team Carnival and Individual Championships will be hosted by TSWA from 5-17 January at Busselton and Bunbury Tennis Courts. For more information go to

https://tennisseniorswa.com/wa-2020-national-seniors-championships. The TSACT nomination form with information has been sent to all  members. For a copy, click here.  Forms must be returned by Friday 27 September.

 

The  TSACT Christmas Dinner will be held at 7pm for 7.30pm on Saturday 14 December at the Yowani Country Club, Lyneham. The cost per person is $45 payable on the night.  This includes a two course buffet  There will be the normal presentations and raffle. Start getting your tables together.  Names to Graham Smith (0407208209 or bgsmith5352@gmail.com) by Friday 6 December.

 

Congratulations to Ros Balodis, Narelle Raftery, Helen Holcombe, Neville Rodwell and Pat Moloney on being selected in Australian teams for the World Titles.   Ros is captain of the Alice Marble Cup (60+) team and Narelle was captain of the Maureen Connelly (55+) Cup. Unfortunately Narelle has withdrawn from the team.   These teams will play in the Senior World Titles in Portugal in August.  Helen, Neville and Pat were selected in teams to play in the Super Senior titles in Croatia in September. However Helen and Neville have had to withdraw from the team allowing  Sue Willis and John Stark to move up from reserve and into the team.

 

We have the sad task of advising you of the recent deaths of two of our former long term members who had moved interstate.- John Peck passed away on 26 June 2019 at Bli Bli Queensland, surrounded by his family.  He was 79 years old.   Doug Hort passed away on 20 July 2019, at the age of 93.  There will be a private cremation. Our condolences go to all family members. For more detail and tributes, click here.

 

For a copy of the 2019 TSA Calendar of Events, click here.  The Calendar includes all the ITF and Australian Ranking Events.

 

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