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2017

New for this season! Grade 6 Mini Tennis Match Play Open Sessions

Allan Morton - our Assistant Coach - is planning to run some Grade 6 match play sessions at the club for mini tennis

These will be run at the club, starting at 1pm.

The dates for the Autumn Term are as follows:

  • Mini-Green Tournament - Sunday 8th October

Link to tournament entry - mini green

 

  • Mini-Red Tournament - Sunday 5th November

Link to tournament entry - mini red

 

  • Mini-Orange Tournament - Sunday 3rd December

Link to tournament entry - to be added when available

 

 

All standards welcome - this is a good opportunity for those who have not played in matches or tournaments to have a go!

 

Dates for the spring term are also planned and we also plan for an under 12 tournament in the spring term too.

And you can find other LTA tournaments by clicking this link

 

 

Past Events:

2017

 

Monkhouse Shield - Sunday 17th September

Under 18 Club Team Event - Congleton Tennis Club

Team of 4

 

Mini Red / Mini Orange Tournament  - Sunday 24th September

This is a grade 5 tournament is is being run by David Patterson

 

 

End of Season Tournament / Events - Sunday 3rd September - Mini-Red / Mini-Orange / Mini Green / Under 13 / Under 18
12.30pm onwards

All standards welcome – come and join a fun afternoon of tennis!

This year we are fund-raising for our courts project – 5 new all-weather courts and 5 new sets of floodlights!

 

12.30pm – 1.30pm – Tiny Tots (under 6)
– fun games and competitions using racquet skills

12.30pm onwards – Mini Red (under 8) / Mini Green (ages 9-10)
- fun games and mini tennis tournament

1.30pm onwards – Mini Orange (age 8-9)
- fun games and mini tennis tournament

3pm onwards – Under 13 / Under 18 age groups
– tournament

Cake Stall and Raffle

Speed-gun competition for both adults and juniors

‘Target’ practice with prizes

Register for the event now! Booking form
If you have any questions email Ruth Samuels - Junior Tennis Chairman

 

 

Family Cup - Saturday 9th September

 

Youatt Cup - Saturday 9th / Sunday 10th September


Team of 2 girls and two boys

Under 13 Club Team Event - Prestbury Tennis Club

Match-Play Dates - for Age Groups

(Free for members / £3 for non-members; reminder that all team players MUST be members and should also have a BTM number)
(You can sign up for a British Tennis Membership (BTM) number at https://www3.lta.org.uk/Members/Join/ - and this will be free if you are a member of the club)

We have assigned specific match-play dates to age groups.

All children can STILL come along to ALL match-play sessions, but we are specifically allocating a date to each age group, so that the team managers can encourage their squads to turn up on those dates and get some match practice - either singles or doubles.  

All players of all standards are welcome at these sessions.
The dates are as follows:

7th May:

Normal match play PLUS:
Mini-Reds - 1-2pm
Mini-Orange - 1-2pm
14th May:

Normal match play PLUS:
Mini-Green - 1-2pm
21st May:

Normal match play PLUS:
Under 12-15 Boys - 12.30-2pm
25th June:

Normal match play PLUS:
All Mini Tennis
Under 12-15 Girls & Boys - 12.30-2pm
2nd July:

Normal match play PLUS:
Mini-Reds - 1-2pm
Mini-Orange - 1-2pm

 

Road to Wimbledon Tournament - Friday 19th May 2017

5.30pm onwards
Open to all members under 14 years of age (born 1 Sept 2002 – 31 Aug 2006) - and rated 7.1 - 10.2 or have no rating as of 1st April 2017
Girls Singles / Boys singles; All standards welcome!
Complete entry form and send form with £5 payment to Stuart Murray - or hand it to one of the coaches by Friday 5th May.
The girl and boy winner(s) of the event will be invited to the County Finals in July.
The girl and boy winner of each County Final will be invited to play at Wimbledon in the National Finals

 

Match-Play Dates - for Teams

(Free for members / £3 for non-members; reminder that all team players MUST be members and should also have a BTM number)

We have assigned specific match-play dates to teams - one for each age group.

All children can STILL come along to ALL match-play sessions, but we are specifically allocating a date to each age group, so that the team managers can encourage their squads to turn up on those dates and get some match practice - either singles or doubles.

The dates are as follows:

5th March:
• Normal match play PLUS:
• Under 12-14 Boys and Girls - 12.30-2pm
12th March:
• Normal match play PLUS:
• Under 15 Boys and Girls - 12.30-2pm
• Mini-Green - 1-2pm
19th March:
• Normal match play PLUS:
• Under 18 Boys / Girls - 12.30-2pm
26th March:
• Normal match play PLUS:
• Mini-Reds - 1-2pm
• Mini-Orange - 1-2pm

 

Junior Tennis Pre-Season Kick-off Day
Sunday 12th March - 2 - 5pm
 

Free session open to all juniors aged 3 - 18 - members and non-members

You are invited to come and enjoy a great pre-season session with Stuart Murray AECC Head Tennis Coach.

• 2pm – 3pm – Mini-Red (Under 8) - Fun tennis games
• 3pm 4pm – Mini-Orange / Mini-Green (Aged 8-10) – Circuit of tennis routines
• 4pm – 5pm – Ages 11-18 – Circuit of tennis routines / Speed-gun test / Ball machine

 

A drink and snack will be provided at the end of each of these sessions

Junior Committee members will be available to answer any questions about junior tennis at the club

Please confirm your child’s / children’s attendance by Sunday 19th February by email to Ruth Samuels, Junior Tennis Chairman (samuels.ruth@googlemail.com)

Please include the following details:

Name of child attending / Date of Birth / School
Your contact details – email address / phone number
We need to know in advance if you are coming, in order to ensure that we have the appropriate number of coaching staff to make the sessions safe, effective and fun!

 

2016

End of Season Tournament – Friday 2nd September - Under 13 / 18 age groups

4pm onwards
Confirm to Ruth Samuels by email – samuels.ruth@googlemail.com, stating which age group you wish to enter. Please provide your name, date of birth and a contact number

 

AECC Family Cup - Saturday 3rd September 2016

Doubles event

Pairs - one parent - one child

 

Youatt Cup - Saturday 3rd / Sunday 4th September

Team of 2 girls and two boys

Under 13 Club Team Event - Prestbury Tennis Club

 

End of Season Tournament - Sunday 4th September - Mini-Red and Mini-Orange

12.30pm onwards
Confirm to Ruth Samuels by email – samuels.ruth@googlemail.com, stating which mini tennis colour group you wish to enter. Please provide your name, date of birth and a contact number

 

Monkhouse Shield - Sunday 18th September

Under 18 Club Team Event - Congleton Tennis Club

 

 

12 & U Boys and Girls Singles Grade 5 Tournament - Sunday 7th August

Starts at 1.30pm
Link to LTA Entry Form for 12 & U Singles Grade 5 Tournament
There is an age group calculator on the LTA web-site to help you decide which competition you should enter - Link to Age Group Calculator
Tournament Code - CHE16S6112
This is an external competition run by Dave Patterson
This will give our young players who attend a chance to compete against players from other clubs.

 

Junior North East Cheshire League Annual Tournament at AECC - Wednesday 3rd - Friday 5th August 2016

Under 18 tournament
Girls and boys singles tournament - U12 / U14 / U18
Play from 10.30am-5pm
Entry forms from www.jnecl.com

 

Road to Wimbledon Tournament - Friday 20th May 2016

5.30pm onwards

  • Open to all members under 14 years of age (born 1 Sept 2001 – 31 Aug 2005) - and rated 7.1 - 10.2 or have no rating as of 1st April 2016
  • Girls Singles / Boys singles; All standards welcome!
  • Complete entry form and send form with £5 payment to Stuart Murray - or hand it to one of the coaches by Friday 6th May.
  • The girl and boy winner(s) of the event will be invited to the County Finals on 9-10 July.
  • The girl and boy winner of each County Final will be invited to play at Wimbledon from 8-13 August 2016 in the National Finals

Please arrive at 5.15pm for registration and warm-up

 

8U & 9U Mixed Singles Grade 5 Tournament - Sunday 22nd May 2016

8U starts at 1.30pm

9U starts at 3.30pm

Link to LTA Entry Form for 8U & 9U Mixed Singles Grade 5 Tournament

There is an age group calculator on the LTA web-site to help you decide which competition you should enter - Link to Age Group Calculator

Tournament Code - CHE16S4632

This is an external competition run by Dave Patterson

This will give our young players who attend mini-red and mini-orange coaching groups a chance to compete against players from other clubs and will replace the normal Sunday match-play for mini-reds and oranges. The tournament runs on a 'round-robin' basis, so all players are guaranteed to play a number of matches.

Junior Tennis Pre-Season Kick-off Day

Sunday 21st February - 12.30 - 4pm

Open to all juniors aged 3 - 18 - members and non-members
You are invited to come and enjoy a great pre-season session with Stuart Murray AECC Head Tennis Coach. (It will also be a celebration of Stuart's first year at the club - his first birthday!)
12.30 – 1.30pm – Mini-Red (Under 8) - Fun tennis games
1.30 – 2.30pm – Mini-Orange / Mini-Green (Aged 8-10) – Circuit of tennis routines
2.30 – 4pm – Ages 11-18 – Circuit of tennis routines / Speed-gun test / Ball machine
A drink and snack will be provided at the end of each of these sessions
Junior Committee members will be available to answer any questions about junior tennis at the club
Please confirm your child’s / children’s attendance by Sunday 14th February by email to Ruth Samuels, Junior Tennis Chairman (samuels.ruth@googlemail.com)

Please include the following details:
Name of child attending / Date of Birth / School
Your contact details – email address / phone number
We need to know in advance if you are coming, in order to ensure that we have the appropriate number of coaching staff to make the sessions safe, effective and fun!

Match-Play Sessions

Sundays 12.30-2pm - Special Dates for Team Practice
Match-play sessions are open (and free) to all members over 10. All children are welcome on all days, but we have some special dates where we will encourage team and potential team members to play together.
Sunday 28th February - Under 13
Sunday 13th March - Under 15 / Under 18
Just turn up - and we will arrange practice against players in your age group / team.

 

Team Practice for Mini-Red / Mini-Orange
Sunday 28th February 2-3pm
There will be a (free) team practice for the Mini Red and Mini Orange age group on the above date.
Mini-Red - Ages 6-8
Mini-Orange - Ages 8-9
Just turn up - and we will arrange practice against players in your age group / team.

 

Sunday 20th March - 12 & Under Grade 5 Tournament

1.30pm - 5.30pm (4 courts in use)

Open to children under 12 - Girls and Boys Singles

Tournament Code - CHE15W7270

Link to LTA Entry Form for U12 Grade 5 Tournament

2015

End of Season Mini Event / Junior Tournament

Saturday 5th September - Mini Events:

  • 10am -11am - mini-red (Under 8) - fun tennis games (for children who have attended mini red coaching)
  • 11am -12noon - mini-orange / mini-green (Aged 8-10) competition (for children who have attended mini orange or mini green coaching)
  • A drink and snack will be provided at the end of each of these sessions

Sunday 13th September - Junior Tournament - Aged 10-18:

  • 12noon - 2pm - Under 13s
  • 3pm - 5pm - Under 18s
  • These sessions will be round robin match-play followed by a knock-out semi / finals, plus a speed-gun session to measure the speed of your serve!
  • A free barbeque and presentation will follow at end of each session

 

Junior North East Cheshire League (JNECL) - Youatt Cup

Saturday 5th & 6th September - Youatt Cup at Prestbury - Under 13 Team Event

 

Cheshire LTA - Monkhouse Shield

Sunday 20th September - Monkhouse Shield - Congleton Tennia Club - We have entered both boys and girls teams into the Monkhouse Shield which is an Under 18 event

 

Junior North East Cheshire League (JNECL) Tournaments

As usual we will be encouraging our juniors to participate in the Junior North East Cheshire League (JNECL) tournaments.

There are four weekend tournaments scheduled plus a NEW three day tournament to be held at AECC:

  • Sunday 21st June - Doubles Tournament at Knutsford - 9.30am
  • Saturday 4th July - Singles Tournament at Woodside - 9.30am
  • Wednesday 3rd August - Friday 5th August - Singles Tournament at Alderley Edge Cricket Club - 10am - 5pm each day
  • Sunday 4th October - Doubles Tournament at Bramhall Lane - 9.30am

Further details are available on the JNECL website