Saturday, 24 September 2011

September/ October News

New Blocks

Thank you to everyone who has registered and paid for the new block. If you are still to pay or would like to join the coaching groups, please email Julie asap. We have started a couple of new groups so there are no waiting lists at present.

Coaching is on throughout the September weekend but will take a break from Sunday 16th October to Friday 21st October. It restarts on Sunday 23rd October for eight weeks.

October Week Tournament at Western sponsored by Tuscan Tennis Holidays

Great opportunity for singles and doubles competition throughout the holidays and all played during the day at Western! Players traditionally travel from all over Scotland for this event so a chance to meet fresh challenges and make new friends. Girls and Boys events at Under 18, Under 14 and Under 12 level. Closing date: 11/10/11

Click here to enter.

October Week Camp at Hillhead

There will be no camp at Western during the October week due to the tournament detailed above. However Gordon is running a camp from 10 to 3 pm at Hillhead. Details below:

Monday 17th October – Friday 21st October 

The camp will run from 10 until 3 each day (10-1230 for under 8s). The full 
day sessions are available for those aged 8 years upwards. If you would like 
to reserve a place, then please email or text 
Gordon on 07981 905303 with the following details : 

Medical Condition 
Emergency phone number 
Requirements eg mornings, full days, weekly etc. 


Prices etc are detailed below. Payment for camp is due on the first day of 
attendance. The costs for the camp are (Hillhead member/ Non-member): 
(N.B. Any Western member booking by Friday 30th September receives the member discount.)

Half Days -£40/£50 
Full Days -£75/£90 

Half Days -£9/£11 
Full days -£17/£20 

We have a fully renovated clubhouse due to open 1st October with an 
extended function suite which will be used during camp in case of very poor 
weather. We will continue that great camp tradition of Pizza Friday! in the new cafĂ©. 

Senior Club Champs News

We have had a very successful first week of the tournament and competitors have battled it out in a mixture of rain, wind and shine. There will be lots of great tennis on this week at the club so why not come down for a drink or a coffee and watch some matches from the bar. Highlights of the week include:

Today (Saturday 24th September) at 3 pm: Ian Campbell v Gordon McGuigan, Matthew Paterson v Roddy Mackintosh and Peter MacDonald v James MacDonald in Quarter Final Action!
Sunday at 1 pm - Women's Doubles and Singles
Monday - various events from 630 pm
Tuesday from 630 pm - Women's Doubles Semis
Wednesday from 630 pm - Women's Singles and Mixed Doubles Semis
Thursday from 630 pm - Men's Singles Semis and Over 35 Men's/ Women's Singles Semis
Friday from 630 pm - Men's and Women's Doubles Semis

And don't forget Finals Day and BBQ on Saturday 1st October from 12 pm....(all the junior finals on this day too).

Ballotted Doubles

A handicapped doubles event will run on Saturday 1st October from 12 to 4 pm. You can sign up before 1130 am on the day or email to place your entry in advance. No partner is required as the coaches will organise this. £4 entry payable on the day.

News from the sponsors

You may be interested to hear that Currie and Quirk opticians, in partnership with BOLLE, have arranged for two pairs of sunglasses for the winners of the over 35's. The runners up will receive a £100 voucher each from Currie and Quirk.
The sunglasses, with the additional tennis lens, retail for £185.00/ £175.00 so they are one of the best sports sunglasses currently available. The gent's frame is called "DRAFT" and is a shiny black colour. The ladies version is called "WARRANT" and is a silver grey colour. Both are new models.

Currie and Quirk also sponsor a free beer and a burger at Finals Day for ALL the competitors who entered the Over 35s events so make sure you come along to the BBQ and bring your family and friends.

Currie and Quirk also pay for all the junior trophies every year and this year are also sponsoring new Western branded merchandise for the senior events also. Thank you very much guys!

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