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Castletown crowned Todmorden Shield tennis champions

Albany Tennis Report by Pat Sharp

Last Sunday was a very busy one at the Albany Tennis Club as it played host to this year’s Todmorden Shield triangular match.

Albany, Castletown T C and Ramsey T C went head to head in 200 games. Twenty four players – 8 per club – played men’s and women’s doubles over 5 hours to complete.

Castletown T C took the win this year with 92 games. Albany won 65
games and Ramsey 43. All games were fiercely contested.

The Teams 

Albany: Goncalo Campo& Jayden Go, Neri Gricevius & Tim Davies, Aailish Kelly & Ava Austerberry, Kirsten Hall & Michaela Duchonova.

Castletown: Neil Ronan & Rob Mason, Craig Blackwell & Alan McNair, Justine Tory & Kirree Ronan, Lucy Kerr & Hannah Snidal.

Ramsey: SeanDrewry & Orry Farnworth, Rob Comber & Jack Christian, Cathy Tsitsos & Linda Bates, Alison Hart & Helen Brooks. Our juniors Aailish and Ava played very well winning 20 games, Neil & Rob won 25 and Sean and Orry winning 24. 

Castletown will be next year's hosts.

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Next Tuesday (27) is the 4th and final American tournament for this year.

There will be prizes for winners on the night plus overall individual Champion and runner-up.

Players intending on entering, please let the club know by no later than Monday 7pm – ring 861497 or 498597 or e-mail albanytennispr@manx.net.

Entry fee £2 with all proceeds going to the Development Fund. 

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Junior coaching will take a break during half-term with Minis on this Saturday (24) but not next. There will be no coaching during next week, all will be back to normal on Monday, 2 November.

The Club Championship Presentations – seniors and juniors -will take place at the club this Saturday (24) at 3pm.

 

 

Report by Pat Sharp.

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