JUNIOR TENNIS NEWS
BRAMHALL QUEENSGATE - ONE DAY JNECL TOURNAMENT
Bramhall Queensgate hosted the first One Day JNECL Tournament of the season on Sunday 21 April which resulted in success for our U12 Boys who dominated both the Boys' Doubles & Singles Finals. Well done to Leo Cullis & Gus Fiennes for winning the event and to Max Green and Jonathan Murray, the runners up. Leo was also the winner of the Boys Singles and Max Green the runner up. Congratulations also to Robyn Copp-Barton for being a runner up in the U15 Girls Doubles Final.
AECC JUNIOR EASTER OPEN TOURNAMENT
The Junior Open took place the week after Easter with some close matches. Results as follows:-
Mini Green U10 Singles - Winner : James Wright; Runner Up : Emily Barber
U13 Boys Singles - Winner : Greg Johnson; Runner Up : Max Green
U16 Girls Singles - Winner : Kate Watson; Runner Up : Amber Allen
U16 Boys Singles - Winner : Henry Vardon; Runner Up : Greg Johnson
Mini Green U10 Doubles
Winners : James Wright & Charles Keeble; Runners Up : Emily Barber & Leon Lovett
Winners : Gus Fiennes & Greg Johnson; Runners Up : Zac Roberts & Sophie Cullis
U16 Mixed Doubles
Winners : Zac Roberts & Sophie Cullis
Joint Runners Up : Adam Griffiths & Amber Allen; Henry Vardon & Gaby Young
Many thanks to Jules Mackenzie for running the Open Tournament so superbly and to Stuart Wall for his kind donation of the trophies
END OF TERM SUNDAY TOURNAMENT
Well done to everybody who came along last Sunday 24th March and played in the bitter wintry conditions. Congratulations to the trophy winners:-
Development : Julie Bonnet Devil
U13 : Will Shaw
U15/18 : Zac Roberts
GREAT OPPORTUNITIES TO PRACTICE YOUR SKILLS IN TOURNAMENTS BEFORE THE MATCH SEASON STARTS:
End of Term Closed Tournaments : Sunday 24th March
1 – 2 pm : Development Players (Court 13 run by Jack)
1 – 2 pm : U13C Team Players (Court 11 run by Steve)
2 - 3.30 pm : U13A & B Team Players
3 - 4.30 pm : U15 & U18 Team Players
Junior Open Easter Tournament : 2nd to 5th April
Open to players of ALL abilities : ages U10, U13 & U16 : Singles & Doubles
Tuesday 2nd April - Mini Greens 10U 13U Girls/Boys
Wednesday 3rd April - 16U Girls/Boys
Thursday 4th April - Mini Greens 10U 13U 16U Girls/Boys
Friday 5th April - Finals and Presentation of Prizes!
To enter and for more details, please click on the Entry Form webpage
2013 PRE-SEASON SUNDAY TRAINING & MATCHPLAY SESSIONS
Our popular Club subsidized Sunday pre-season Development and Team Training/Matchplay sessions for members will start again on Sunday 24th February.... get ready to brush up your skills in time for the season!
WINNERS OF OUR DECEMBER TOURNAMENT
Congratulations to Daniel Fox, Max Green and Camlo Sharpe for winning our End of Term tournaments. Lots of great play on a frosty afternoon.
SUNDAY END OF TERM TOURNAMENTS
We will be running End of Term Tournaments on SUNDAY 9TH DECEMBER during the Sunday Development and Team Training Sessions. For further details, please contact either Steve or Chris.
FRIDAY AND SUNDAY SESSIONS TO CONTINUE DURING NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER
Due to continuing high attendance, Friday Cardio Sessions and Sunday Training Sessions will be run after October half term starting 9th/11th November. Further details on our website page : What's on for Juniors Diary 2012
FIRST WINNERS OF OUR HALF-TERMLY TOURNAMENT
Congratulations to Daniel Fox, Charlie Ruddock and Camlo Sharpe for being the winners of their Sunday session training groups in our new half-termly Club Tournament held on 21st October.
END OF SEASON TOURNAMENT & 2012 AWARDS PRESENTATION
What an amazing attendance of over 50 juniors at our fun tournament and presentation on a beautiful September evening!
The above photo is of our undefeated U13B boys team who are the champions of their division in the Junior NE Cheshire League this season - the 3rd consecutive year that one of our teams is a divisional champion.
For more photos, click on this link... http://sdrv.ms/RO3WQU
Lots to celebrate after the tournament and congratulations to the following players for their awards this season:-
U18 Team Players : Henry Offer, Izzy Hambley
U15 Team Players : James Ruddock, Sam Lees, Kate Watson, Esme Hedley
U13 Team Players : Zac Roberts, Jack Ronnie, Leo Cullis, Max Ridings
U18 Training Star : Pippa Neil
U15 Training Stars : Alice Hickie, Jemima Fiennes
U13 Training Stars : Max Green, Jack Mather
Development Training Stars : Barnie & Paddy Wright, Charlotte Hickie
Cardio Stars : Leila Toulmin, Gus Lloyd
Box League Stars : Greg Johnson, Jack Ronnie
Coach Fun Awards : Hector Tomlinson, Camlo Sharpe, Barnie Wright, Arabella Allen-King
BRAMHALL LANE DOUBLES ONE DAY TOURNAMENT
The last JNECL Open of this season took place on the first Sunday in October attended by a few of our players. Well done to James Ruddock for reaching the final of the U15 Boys Doubles with his partner from Davenport and to Max Harari who came third overall in the U12 Boys Doubles with his partner from Bramhall Lane (they lost to the eventual winners).
BRAMHALL QUEENSGATE ONE DAY TOURNAMENT
The Saturday after the JNECL Open, our players had further success at Bramhall Queensgate. Michael Leatherbarrow and Henry Offer were runners up in the U18 Boys Doubles final. The U15 Boys Doubles final was a close fought match between four AECC members – Greg Johnson & Jack Ronnie beat brothers James & Charlie Ruddock in a third set match tie break with the score 11-9. Gabrielle Young was runner up in the U15 Girls Doubles and Max Green runner up in the U12 Boys final.
JNECL ANNUAL OPEN TOURNAMENT AT AECC
Another full week of junior players at the club in early August produced good results for some of our members. Michael Leatherbarrow and Henry Offer were runners up in the final of the U18 Boys Doubles and Henry Offer was the winner of the U18 Boys ‘bonus’ singles beating Camlo Sharpe in the final. Success for the Vardon brothers who were runners up in the U15 Boys Doubles final - Henry was also runner up in U15 Mixed Doubles final and the U18 & U15 Boys Singles finals. His brother Will was runner up in the U12 Boys Singles final and the U15 Boys ‘bonus’ singles final. Garbrielle Young was runner up in the U12 Girls Singles final.
AECC JUNIOR OPEN TOURNAMENT RESULTS
Great to see so many juniors enjoying the tournament last week in the sunny weather. Many thanks to Jules Mackenzie for organising and running our Junior Open so wonderfully for an incredible 23rd consecutive year. The results are as follows:-
Winner : Joppe Meulessteen; Runner Up : Andrew Phillips
Winners : Will Johnson/Joppe Meulessteen; Runners Up : Tom Minshull/James Novotny (AECC)
Boys Bonus Singles
Winner Rob Downey; Runner Up : Will Johnson
Winner : James Graham; Runner Up : Henry Vardon (AECC)
Winner : Georgina Dare; Runner Up : Francesca Bailey
Winners :Gus Fiennes (AECC)/Henry Vardon (AECC); Runners Up : James Graham/Conor McQue
Winners : Francesca Bailey/Charlotte Thackwray (AECC); Runners Up : Georgina Dare/Frankie McKean (AECC)
Winners : Henry Vardon (AECC)/Francesca Bailey; Runners Up : Jack Ronnie (AECC)/Alice Hickie (AECC)
Winner : Karim Challah (AECC); Runner Up : Jack Mather (AECC)
Winner : Jemima Fiennes (AECC); Runner Up : Alice Hickie (AECC)
Winner : Greg Johnson (AECC); Runner Up : Marcus Hopwood
Winner : Gabrielle Young (AECC); Runner Up : Charlotte Thackwray (AECC)
Winner : Max Howe; Runner Up : Freddie Nowell (AECC)
Boys Mini Greens
Winner : Miles Pooler (AECC); Runner Up : Matthew Carter
Girls Mini Greens
Winner : Natayla Smith; Runner Up : Hannah Wall
VIP Award : Gus Fiennes
Congratulations to all our players who entered. The JNECL Open takes place at the Club next week (from 6th August). If you're around, don't forget to enter before the end of this week!
ONE DAY SINGLES TOURNAMENT AT BRAMHALL LANE
More success for our players at Bramhall Lane LTC on Saturday 21st July when Sophie Cullis continued her success by winning the Girls U15 Event and Jack Mather won the Boys U12 Event beating Greg Johnson. In addition to these successes, Max Green and Leo Cullis both qualified for the knock-outs in the U10 and U12 Boys respectively, as did Karim Challah and Camlo Sharpe in the U15s - both of these winning through to the quarter-finals.
U13B BOYS TEAM ARE WINNERS OF THEIR DIVISION!
Well done to our U13B Boys Team players who have won all their Junior NE Cheshire League divisional matches in 2012. Squad Players : Leo Cullis, Luke Farquharson, Gus Fiennes, Max Green, Max Harari, Greg Johnson, Jack Mather, Max Ridings, Charlie Ruddock, Devell Stevens & Richard Toulmin. This is a fantastic achievement as it is the first season that some of the boys have played league matches. It is also the third consecutive season that one of our junior teams has been the winner of their league division.
ONE DAY SINGLES TOURNAMENT AT WOODSIDE
Another set of good results from AECC juniors who entered the tournament at Woodside on 7th July:-
Boys U12 : Winner - Leo Cullis. Great achievement from Leo as 23 boys entered this event.
Girls U15 : Winner - Sophie Cullis.
Boys U15 : All semi-finalists were from AECC with the winner of the event Jack Ronnie, runner up Karim Challah and semi finalists Greg Johnson and Jack Mather.
ONE DAY TOURNAMENT AT KNUTSFORD
Well done to our players who entered the tournament at Knutsford on 24th June and to the following players for their results:-
Charlie Ruddock came 3rd in the boys U12s doubles.
Sophie Cullis & Jemima Fiennes came 3rd and Alice Bolshaw came 4th in the open age girls doubles event.
James Ruddock & Adam Griffiths reached the quarter final stage of their U15 boys event but were beaten in a very close set by the eventual winners.
SUNDAY BEGINNERS TENNIS SESSIONS
Following our trial sessions, these will continue to run after half term on 10th & 24th June and 1st & 8th July
U12 No. 1 PLAYER IN CHESHIRE
Congratulations to Sam Perry for becoming Cheshire U12’s No. 1 http://www.alderleyedge.com/news/article/6499/alderley-junior-makes-it-to-number-one
IAPS ANNUAL TOURNAMENT REPRESENTATIVES' SUCCESS
Congratulations to Gus Fiennes & Leo Cullis (U11 Boys Doubles) and Sophie Cullis & Alice May Bolshaw (U13 Girls Doubles) for representing their school and being runners up in their events at the IAPS Annual Tournament on Sunday 20th May
AECC PLAYERS WINNERS AND RUNNERS UP AT THE FIRST JUNIOR NE CHESHIRE ONE DAY TOURNAMENT OF THE SEASON
A RECORD NUMBER of AECC players entered the JNECL Tournament held at the Club on Sunday 20th May.
CONGRATULATIONS to our members for such tremendous results:-U-15 Girls Doubles
Winners - Emily Preston & Kate Watson (Northern / AECC)
Runners-up - Ciara Berragan & Victoria Mowat (AECC)
U-15 Boys Doubles
Winners - Adam Taylor & James Phillips (Prestbury)
Runners-up - Greg Johnson & Jack Ronnie (AECC)
U-12 Girls Doubles
Winners - Emma Gledhill & Imogen Hartley (Brabyns)
Runners-up - Francesca McKean & Charlotte Thackwray (AECC)
U-12 Boys Doubles
Winners - Luke Farquharson & Charlie Ruddock (AECC)
Runners-up - Gus Lloyd & Max Ridings (AECC)