From the courts

2016-06-22 06:00

GREYTOWN Tennis Club held its annual championships over the past two months, culminating in an exciting final on Sunday.

The tournament, held in perfect spring weather (global climate change comes to Greytown) was sponsored by local businesses RTS (Pete Koller) and Organics for Africa (Guy Platt).

A large crowd of locals and visitors watched several “ballies” and new young talent fight it out for the honours­.

All the championship finals went to three hard-fought sets, with some weary players slicing, lobbing, smashing, missing, acing and cramping their way to glory. The day finished with prize giving and a braai.

Sincere thanks to the generous sponsors, the ladies who worked tirelessly to arrange snacks and salads, and chairman Ian Hill and the committee for an extremely enjoyable day at the courts.


Men's singles - Clive Edkins (world record for most wins in this category over several decades)

Ladies single - Calista Muna

Men's doubles - Michael Meyer and Colin Corbishley

Ladies doubles - Debbie Comins and Calista Muna

Mixed doubles - Colin Corbishley and Joanie Koller

Handicap results:

Men's singles - Michael Chiazzari

Ladies single - Calista Muna

Men's doubles - Mark Thomas and Herman Van Rooyen

Ladies doubles - Joanie Koller and Calista Muna

Mixed doubles - Clive and Wendy Edkins

Normal social tennis resumes this Saturday, and non-members are invited to the monthly social tennis on Saturday 9 July, and every second Saturday of each month thereafter.

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