28 Results for author: Royal King's Park Tennis Club

Winners are Grinners!!!!

Our Div 2 Men's Open League - winter 2016 team won their Pennant Grand Final match against Nollamara 4-2.  Well done!!!   More

Claudia Rohde – Reciprocal Visit to Palmengarten TC, Frankfurt

It was her first foray in the German League for 34 years. She had played in her homeland before migrating to Australia. Claudia reports that she was welcomed warmly into the FTC Palmengarten club in Frankfurt. It was conveniently close as her parents lived nearby. Armed with an introductory letter from RKPTC, and with a contact already a club ... More

CTC International Team Competition – 8-13 January 2017

 This is an official Centenary Tennis Club's event open to CTC Club teams world wide in the Over 50's category.  Each team will consist of men and women and will be played in a round robin Fast4 format.  It joins the Tennis Australia "Summer of Tennis", immediately following the Hopman Cup and prior to the Australian Seniors' individual championships (to ... More

A visit to CTC Reciprocal Clubs in the UK

In London I spent a number of days playing at the Roehampton Lawn Tennis Club. On arrival I was given a complete tour of the grounds (golf, croquet, squash, tennis, health club and dining facilities) by the Membership and Trust Administrator, Jolanta Mikolajczak. The gardens are particularly spectacular during the British summer. As Heritage Officer for ... More

Used Tennis Balls Put to Good Use by Fairgame

Rob Henderson from Fairgame called into the office this morning to collect around 400 used tennis balls to put them to good use. Fairgame's programme assists underserviced Australian communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, CALD communities and chronic disease sufferers through the use of recycled sports equipment. If you ... More

Happy 90th Birthday Daryl Johnstone

President Gerry Hofmann presented Daryl with an engraved pewter mug and a bouquet of flowers to Daryl's wife, Esme, to honour the occasion. A suitably decorated birthday cake was cut and a birthday card was signed by club members present. Gerry said that Daryl's amazing longevity and tennis playing abilities amounted to him being a 'physiological ... More

2016 Club Championship Results

We had enough entrants to hold all the events except the Women's Doubles and Women's Doubles 50+, given the exciting display of close doubles matches we had at Easter from our ladies, we are expecting great participation next year.  The results are included in the table below. The Men's Singles was won by Graeme Morrissey against Michael Naylor, ... More

2016 Summer Pennants Results

  Thanks also to all the captains for their efforts in organizing their teams.  We are holding our breath for the outcome of the Men's State League decision which is expected in July this year. We also are strongly campaigning to have the Women's Div 1 team get to the Finals next year, as well as forming some over 35 doubles teams. Congr... More

Easter Tournament 26-28 March 2016

  A high level of competitive tennis plus a display of excellent sporting spirit was shown by all.  In particular the Women’s Division 1 Doubles round robin was very close with the top three teams finishing tied on sets, and only 3 games on countback separating the winning team and 3rd place. It was also a pleasure to watch the final ... More

RKPTC Corporate Showdown 2016

A great turnout plus a beautiful sunny afternoon combined to produce entertaining and competitive tennis for all. After an initial two sets, participants refuelled with Pimms during the break then re-engaged for a further two sets. The closing drinks and canapes, generously sponsored by Barclay Wells, were enjoyed at the rooftop bar. Congratulations ... More