Monthly Archives: September 2015


Ladies Captain’s Report for the 2015 Season

My third year as Tynedale Tennis Club Ladies Captain has been one of mixed fortune for the
teams, but an overall optimistic view for,the future of the teams.
My objectives for the 2015 season did not vary from previous seasons in charge, that all playing
Members of the Club attempt to be as effective as possible, whilst playing for the teams, with an
overriding sense of enjoyment of that game of tennis. To also help and assist others, and to act
as a democracy, a Ladies Section built on trust and autonomy, we all help each other to make
our Club a great place to play competitive tennis.
The playing year commenced with another enjoyable Ladies Dinner at The Golf Club, Hexham
in March , with around 20 Ladies attending, a good start to the campaign. A change in
management at the Golf Club, with the sad departure of Gavin and Simon, should hopefully not
affect next Years event.
The season has been an enjoyable one, touched by sadness as some opposition teams have
had to pull out due to being unable to raise a full team. This is always very disappointing, both
for ourselves and the opposition. Tynedale should be proud that we have always pulled a team
out of the bag, whether a set number of pairings, or some scratch combinations. I recall only
one major team selection hiccup this year, where I was obliged to send 14 texts to various
playing ladies, with only 2 days notice, to find a last minute replacement. The lady who stepped
in has been thanked most sincerely, for turning out, the match was a hard one, and what can
only be described as a learning experience.
My work has continued this Year, to ensure we have continuity of teams, and that all players
who attend practise, […]

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Finals Day 2015

A full report and chairman’s comments on this years finals day is now available on the Events page.

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