Welcome to Tennis Seniors ACT
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to Ros Balodis on her
selection as captain of the Australian Alice Marble Cup
(W60) team to play in the Senior World Titles in Florida,
USA at the end of April. However the World Titles have been
postponed until later in the year due to the Coronavirus,
The Sunday round robin
tournaments are cancelled until further notice due to the
will resume with the scheduled dates in VetSet and the
calendar once we are able to get back onto the courts.
The ACT Open Seniors Tournament
programmed for Easter (10-13 April 2020) has been cancelled
due to the Coronavirus. This followed
advice from Tennis Australia and the International Tennis
Unfortunately this celebration has had to be postponed due to the
Coronaviris. We hope to be able to hold it later in the year so watch this
space for more news. Join us for
the big celebration dinner on 2
May 2020 7pm for 7.30pm at the Yowani Country Club.
TSACT was born on 6 May 1970 so we will be celebrating our
50th anniversary. Add to this our recognition of
members having an 80th birthday in 2020 it makes it a
night not to be missed. If you see or know any former
members, invite them along. The more the merrier.
December and January sadly saw the passing of 4 of our
former members and spouses.
Peter Macnicol, a former member died on 27 December
2019 aged 89. Peter was the husband of long term
member and former Treasurer, Pat Macnicol.
Brian Hurley, a former long term member died
on 14 January aged 94.
Brian was still
playing at national and international levels in his 80ís. Christine Fraser
died on 27 January aged 58.
Chris was an active
member of both the open and seniors tennis community. Shirley Thornton
died on 30
January aged 91. Shirley was the wife for 70 years of
Bob Thornton who was the
inaugural president and a life member of Tennis Seniors ACT.
Shirley strongly supported Bob and was always seen at
functions with Bob. Our condolences go to all the
families. Tributes to Brian and Christine can be found
in the 'tributes'
page in ' news.'
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 were 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. For
more on the 2 weeks click more... 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
For a copy of the 2020 TSA Calendar
of Events, click here. The Calendar
includes all the ITF and Australian Ranking Events.