Top performance: Dapto’s Brooke Winley was selected to represent the Sydney Saints in the Asia-Pacific Tennis League.Wollongong has been treated to some great professional tennis over the last few week, andsome of our top junior players have had a taste.
On the coat-tails of Ashley Fisher reachingthe final of the Tennis Wollongong International 2 Doubles, Mt Ousley’s Adam O’Shannessywas the youngest player accepted in the draw, at just 15 years of age.
O’Shannessy won twomatches in the qualifying draw before receiving a last minute luckyloser entry into the maindraw. He put up a great fight going down to a German player ranked ATP 628 in the world.
Dapto’s Brooke Winley was selected to represent the Sydney Saints in the Asia-PacificTennis League. The competition, which boasts the likes of Nick Kyrgios, is a professionalleague with teams from Victoria, Queensland, NSW and the ACT.
Winley headed the line-upbut went down in some tightly contested singles in their opening ties. The Saints will play adouble-header on Friday and Saturday in Homebush, and then head off to the Sunshine Coastfor Sunday’s play.
Semi-final matches have been determined for the Complete Tennis Night Competitions. In theMonday Night Division 1 Mixed Comp it was the team of Regina Schlemmerand Dave, Zacand Anne Rouse, who finished with the minor premiership.
They will play fourth placedteam of Jim Issabella, Miq Bermago, Steve Bynon, Nicole McCann and Fats Watson.
Thesecond semi-final will see Ben Taylor, Jason Borg, Bec Ninnis and Sue Monnier play JasonClarke, Goran Petrovski, Gemma Carr, Karen Tonge and Casey Killen.
In Division 2, PeterWeber, Marina Porteous and Bing, Nicole and Erin Dorahy claimed top spot. They will playMatt Sharman, Scott Vormister, Bryan Southall, Tracey Misios, Karen Barbour and LeanneGalloway.
In the second semi-final Paul Duran, Phil Burnie, Sarah Burnie, Alana Bartlett andElise Bartlett will take on Andrew Johnstone, Con Constantinou, Holly Robertson, SarahZaremba, Kate Stanwix and Jessica Green.
In the Division 1 Tuesday Night Singles comp, the Kiama team of Bjorn Myers, MattTerentis, Rob Neal, Michael Phipps and Jeremy Huk finished in first place and will playDarren Moffitt, Jason Clarke, Dave and Zac Rouse, Rob Corneteg and Paul Dever.
In thesecond semi-final the team of Dave Dubois, Ben Blacka, Phil MacKay, Brenton Cook andMark West will line up against Ben Taylor, Matt Hawkesby, Craig McKenzie, Jono Mooreand Chris Jones.
Tips from the Pros:
Training is all about hardwork and fitness, however a good “Player” will beat a good “Athlete” any day of theweek.
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