Castleview LTC’s Senior Open ends with classic day of finals

The finals of Castleview Lawn Tennis Club’s Senior Open competition last Saturday were enjoyed by many club members who made an early exit from the competition as well as family and friends of the worthy finalists.

The finals of Castleview Lawn Tennis Club’s Senior Open competition last Saturday were enjoyed by many club members who made an early exit from the competition as well as family and friends of the worthy finalists.

The crisp, dry weather made for favourable court conditions as members and visitors battled mightily for the tournament titles. Players and spectators were fed and watered by the club barbecue while guests and players mingled and soaked up the often tense and exciting atmosphere.

Open final results:

Mens Singles Grade 1 & 2: Peter Villar, winner; Tommy Rochford, runner-up.

Mens Doubles Grade 1 & 2: Ben Cronin and Peter Villar, winners; Ivan Cahill and Tommy Rochford, runners-up.

Ladies Doubles Grade 1 & 2: Geraldine Everett and Katherine Morrissey, winners; Patti Briggs and Michelle Kirby, runners-up.

Mixed Doubles Grade 1 & 2: Tommy Rochford and Julieanne Foley, winners; Martin Ormond and Patti Briggs, runners-up.

Mens Singles Grade 3: Martin Diggins, winner; Eugene O’Mahony, runner-up.

Mens Doubles Grade 3: Eugene O’Mahony and Morgan Walsh, winners; Tom Everett and Lee Murphy, runners-up.

Ladies Doubles Grade 3: Theresa Drohan and Anne Walsh, winners; Sinead Glascott and Laura Diffily, runners-up.

Mixed Doubles Grade 3: Aidan Stewart and Bridget Dunne, winners; Marc Daly and Alison Kenny, runners-up.

Mens Singles Grade 4: Brendan Halligan, winner; Stephen Frampton, runner-up.

Mens Doubles Grade 4: Stephen Frampton and Darragh Lapthorne, winners; Brendan Halligan and Billy O’Dwyer, runners-up.

Ladies Doubles Grade 4: Mary Wall and Anne Walsh, winners; Claire Walsh and Niamh Owens, runners-up.

Mixed Doubles Grade 4: Brendan Halligan and Mary Cooke, winners; Denis Hegarty and Aoife Cunningham, runners-up.

Mens Singles Grade 5: Dariusz Tobolski, winner; Michael Hackett, runner-up.

Mens Doubles Grade 5: Aidan Murphy and Mark Diffily; winners and Brendan Butler and Derek Hanrahan, runners-up.

Ladies Doubles Grade 5: Sinead Conroy and Orla Hayes, wiinners; Tara Delaney and Valerie Farrell, runners-up.

Ladies Singles Grade 5: Michelle Kilgallen, winner; Agatha Lawless, runner-up.

Mixed Doubles Grade 5: Brendan Gleeson and Carol Gibbs, winners; Michael Hackett and Deirde Ryan, runners-up.

Mens Doubles Grade 6: Edmund Connolly and Sean Hegarty, winners; Matt Hegarty and Barry Torpey, runners-up.

Ladies Doubles Grade 6: Geni Darcy and Valerie Ryan, winners; Clodagh Carty and Marie O’Gorman, runners-up.

Mens Singles Grade 6: Sean Hegarty, winner; Damien Kissane, runner-up.

Castleview LTC thanks Super Valu, Carrick-on-Suir for their generous sponsorship of Open Tournament and hopes all involved enjoyed the fortnigh.

The Monday night American Tournament resume at Castleview Tennis Club on October 1.