Grenfell Tennis News

At Grenfell Junior Tennis last Friday evening were (l/r back) Hannah Joyce, Kaitie Mitton, Charlie Mitton and Jaykob Gavin. In front (l/r) were Abbey Joyce, Lewis Keough, Isabelle Holz, Kiarna Carroll, Breanna Anderson, Sebastian Holz and Mick Brennan.JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT SERIES THIS SUNDAY

The Grenfell round of the Medibank JDS Round Robin Tennis Tournament is scheduled to be played at the Grenfell Tennis Centre this Sunday July 22.

This one day Junior Tournament is for players from U/10 through to U/21, with approximately 55 players entered from all over the Central West, Western Sydney and of course Grenfell.

Any local juniors are encouraged to participate as it is round robin and would be a great experience to help advance their tennis.

They are asked to contact Danny on 6343 2081 or 0428 436 266 to enter, no later than 10am on Saturday morning.

Colleen Hancock would also like to hear from members and parents who are also available to help in any way on the day in the canteen to make it a successful tournament.

Colleen can be contacted on 6343 1359.

FRIDAY JUNIOR TENNIS: Junior Tennis is again schedule to be played today starting at 4.30pm, weather permitting.

It would be great to see a good roll up of players, who are hopefully looking for a good hit out before Sunday’s JDS.

UPCOMING INTERTOWN MATCH: The final round of Intertown competition is set down for this Sunday July 29 when we travel to Temora.

Temora are the form team in this year’s competition and after our disappointing effort in our earlier clash, it would be great to turn the tables and finish the season on a high.

The team selected to play include: Michael Mitton, Robert Anderson, Phillip Barr, Mark Joliffe, Danny Joyce, Ben Mitton, Shirley Davies, Sally Mitton, Leanne Livingstone, Amanda Livingstone, Emma Amery, Madelaine Griffiths.

Reserves: ( In no order) Charles Harvey, Mick Doyle, Dooley Jones, Jaykob Gavin, Warren Schaefer, Henry Mitton, Lyndell Rolls, Cobie Joliffe, Alison Forde, Lyn Peterson, Lisa Schaefer, Maria Neill.

Could you ring please ring Danny 63432081 or Michael 63431691 as soon as possible to advise of your availability.


Ian (Dooley) Jones and Warren Schaefer were the top pair in round eight of the Men’s No 2 Winter Night Tennis Competition played on Tuesday.

This round was postponed last week owing to the very wet conditions from the lovely rain.

Ian and Warren played excellent tennis throughout the evening to win all their sets 6/2, 5/3, 5/3, 5/3 to give them a total of 26 games – a very good effort.

Just a couple of games behind, winning 24 were Steve Bowerman and Murray Mitton. Steve and Murray lost their first set 2/6 against Ian and Warren, but recaptured form to go back on the courts to win 6/2, 4/4, 5/3, 7/1- well done.

Rod Freudenstein and Anthony Wilson also played consistent tennis to win 21 games and their sets were 3/5, 4/4, 8/0, 3/5, 3/5.

Next best pair were Charles Harvey and John Walmsley winning 19 games.

Good to see Charles back on the court so soon after a nasty injury at an Intertown match.

Grant Fisher and his fill-in for Ken Norrie, Peter Sweeting won 16 games.

This was Peter’s first run with the men, however, he has been a regular player at social tennis on Thursday afternoons.

The other pair, Paul Tognetti and Leigh Taylor were fill-ins for Stuart McKellar and Hugh Moffitt. They won 14 games for the night.

Paul appears to have fully recovered from a problem shoulder injury which occurred some years ago so it’s also good to see him back with the group playing tennis.

Round nine of the Men’s Winter Tennis Competition will be played next Tuesday night, July 24 weather permitting.


This Sunday, July 22 will see the Grenfell Junior Development Series Tennis Tournament conducted at the complex.

Helpers will be required so if you can give a hand it will be much appreciated.

Let’s hope the weather will be kind for a successful day.

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