Welcome to Tennis Seniors ACT
We have lost another former long term member.
Ruth Smalley passed away
peacefully in Melbourne on 3 October 2017 aged 88. Her
funeral service will be held on Monday 9 October at the
Ringwood Church of Christ, 11-13 Bedford Road, Ringwood.
Our condolences go to Russell, Stuart and Glynis and their
We sadly advise that one of our founding members
Ken Willis passed
away peacefully with family at Bupa Stirling on 8 September
2017 aged 94. Our condolences go to Peter and Sue and their
families. There was a private cremation. Friends
celebrated Ken's life at Next Generation on Friday 6
October. A tribute will be posted shortly.
Congratulations to Ros Balodis
on her induction into the Tennis ACT Walk of Fame and
receiving the Most Outstanding 35+ Tennis Senior Award and
to Peter Breugelmans for
his Volunteer Achievement Award. Peter also received
the ANZ Bonus Prize. Alison
Ide was also inducted to the Walk of Fame. These awards were
made at the Tennis ACT Awards Celebration on 9 September.
The TSACT Christmas Dinner
will be held at 7.00 for 7.30pm at the Yowani Country
Club, Northbourne Avenue Lyneham on Saturday 2 December.
The 2018 Australian Seniors Team
Carnival and Individual Championships will be held
on the Gold Coast from 7-19 January - time to start thinking
accommodation and a team - further information
here. For a copy of the nomination form for the
click here. Nominations closed on 29 September.
Sunday round robin
tournament for 2017 is scheduled for 29 October -
venue to be advised. more...
Membership fees were due on 1
July for 2017/18. The membership fee
remains at $20. more..
We sadly advise of the passing of one of our life members
Joan Willis on 27 June
2017 aged 91 years and former members, Alan
Richardson on 5 June 2017, aged 73,
Darrell Wallner on 25 June
2017 aged 88 years and Marion Hendy
on 1 August 2017 aged 81. more...
Congratulations to Ros Balodis,
Narelle Raftery and Leonie Ainsworth on being
selected in Australian teams for the 2017 ITF Seniors World
Team Championships in Florida, USA from 29 October to
3 November. Ros and Narelle are in the
Maureen Connelly Cup team (55+) with Ros as
captain and Leonie is in the
Alice Marble Cup team (60+). We wish
them the best of luck.
If you are interested in the
Bathurst Seniors Tournament (11-12
November 2017) - no longer a teams event -
Norfolk Island Governor's 28th
Veterans Tennis Championships (20-30 April 2018),
click on the tournament name for further information.
The TSACT Annual General Meeting
was held on 9 August The
President's and the
Treasurer's and reports
were presented. There were no changes in office bearers or
committee members. For copies of each report, click on
For a copy of the 2017 TSA Calendar of Events,
The Calendar includes all the ITF and Australian Ranking