Optimistic turnout for weekend of tennis in Timaru

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Positive turnout for weekend of tennis in Timaru


Cesar Magalhaes, 4, takes part in Saturday’s Love Tennis open day at Timaru's Wai-iti Tennis Club.

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Cesar Magalhaes, 4, takes half in Saturday’s Love Tennis open day at Timaru’s Wai-iti Tennis Membership.

About 80 tennis fanatics turned out for a two-day showcase of the sport at Wai-iti Tennis Membership on the weekend.

As a part of Love Tennis Weekend occasions all through New Zealand, members of the Timaru membership have been in a position to showcase their abilities, and go on hints, to guests.

Ken Bailey pitches to young first time players.

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Ken Bailey pitches to younger first time gamers.

Membership junior co-ordinator Matt Cameron mentioned the 2 days went “rather well’’ and there was a pleasant buzz on the clubrooms.

Arabella Simpson, 7, is all concentration at the open day on Saturday.

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Arabella Simpson, 7, is all focus on the open day on Saturday.

“It was actually beautiful to see membership members getting concerned and in addition seeing a few of their hidden abilities,” he mentioned.

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The tennis season started on the membership a couple of weeks in the past and junior gamers would start this week, he mentioned.

Greater than 20,000 individuals from throughout the nation have been anticipated to attend the Love Tennis open days.

Adam Butler, 11, in action with the racket.

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Adam Butler, 11, in motion with the racket.

“The Love Tennis weekend is all about showcasing tennis golf equipment to their neighborhood,’’ Tennis NZ chief government Julie Paterson mentioned.

‘’Almost everybody has a tennis membership simply up the highway from them and this weekend they’re united in opening their doorways and exhibiting everybody what a terrific place their native tennis membership is.

The occasions have been free to participate in, with all tools offered.



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