TENNIS: Aus Open inspires players for return to courts
WITH everyone inspired by the Australian Open, the first round of fixtures at Drinan Park started well.
In Pennants, Division P8 (Rob Hardie, Brenden Burmeister, Kumar Panchal, Bernadette Gamlin) won over P1 (Brent Illingworth, Mike Doyle, Jason Wickham, Rob Dickie) 34-17.
P2 (Mark Carey (res), Rob Miller, Scott Poole, Jan Jagers) beat P7 (Tomas O'Malley, Michelle Donnely, Deb Noffke, Fahad Sirivella) 34-19.
Teams P6 & P3 had an interesting round of Fast Forward with P6 (Brian Doughty, Alan Rae, Jenny Gregg) beating P3 (Robyn Andersen, Abdul Sirivella, Geoff Chivers (res) 23-7.
P4 (Paul Tramacchi, Russ McCrystal, Zach Marie) beat P5 (Brett Leacy, Shannon Newton, Shane Cella) 24-8.
In A-Grade, Team 1 (Roxanne Penny, Ram Narayaranan) and Team 4 (Emiliy Kunst, Miranda Steel) scored four points while Team 2 (Paul Jackson, Jim Hansen), Team 3 (Glen Andersen, Marilyn Kirk) and Team 6 (Renae Zylstra, Annette Phillippa) scored two.
We look forward to seeing everyone back this week.