Tennis champs to play in Ulladulla

US VISITOR: Milton Ulladulla District Tennis Association tournament convenor Val Crook with Lin Chow who will be visiting Ulladulla from San Francisco in the US to contest the ladies doubles.Some of the nation’s best senior tennis players will competein Ulladulla this weekend.
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Players from all parts of NSW, the ACT. and Queensland aswell as one entrant from the USA will take part in the 180 strong 15th annualSeniors Tournament this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

BIG4 Bungalow Park is a major sponsor of tennis in theMilton-Ulladulla region.

The park also sponsors the annual South Pacific Opentournament in November each year.

Besides providing prize money for the tournament, BIG4Bungalow Park also offers players a special accommodation deal and provides amajor raffle prize of seven days’ accommodation at the park for six people.

The men’s and women’s singles will be contested on Fridaycommencing at 11.30am followed by the men’s, women’s and mixed doubles onSaturday and Sunday with play commencing at 8am and going through to about 6pmeach day.

All 12 courts at the Ulladulla centre and two courts atCroobyar Road, Milton will be used throughout the weekend.

Competing in the events this year will be Enid Besant-Ryan -vice president of Tennis Seniors Australia, Patrick Moloney – secretary of TennisSeniors Australia and secretary of Tennis Seniors ACT, Mick Bruton – presidentof Tennis Seniors NSW and Robyn Castle – secretary of Tennis Seniors NSW andpublicity officer for Tennis Seniors Australia.

The support of these Tennis Seniors Australia and TennisSeniors NSW executive members is indicative of the esteem in which this annualtournament is held.

At the Australian Teams Championships, held in Perth in January, NSWagain became the champion State.

Representing NSW was 59 players in varying age groups from35 to 80.

Of that representation, 13 will be playing in the Ulladullatournament.

Some matches not to be missed will be the Women’s Over 45singles when Cathy Benson (Aust. ranking No. 8), Anne Rouse (No. 10), AlisonRadford (No. 12), and Sandra Bunce (No.13) who will all go head to head in around robin situation. Also not to be missed will be the Men’s Over 55 singleswith Colin Holgate (No. 7) and Rick Genge (No. 10) battling it out.

Tennis fans are invited to catch some of the action over thethree day tournament.

Entry to the tenniscentre is free of charge and the canteen and refreshment tent will beoperating.

There are ample viewing areas to all courts.

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