After the success of Larkspur Park Tennis’ grade 2 Team in the Munster Winter League the Munster Branch have reviewed player grading and Garreth McGlinchey has been upgraded to 1.1 making him the club’s first Grade One player.
Well done Garreth - this is not only a great achievement for Garreth but also Larkspur Park Tennis Club.
His fellow team and tennis mates will be nipping at his heels during the summer season of open tournaments to reach the dizzy heights of top grade in the province.
Congratulations also to Ursula Ryan and Benny Dudley who took part in the Munster Open Veteran’s Tournament in Sunday’s Well, in Cork, from April 26 to 28.
After a tough battle in the quarter finals of the open mixed they lost to the top seeds in the semi finals.
Benny also competed in the over 45 singles and after beating stiff local competition, lost to the eventual winner in the quarter final.
Ursula played with Margorie Lee in the ladies doubles over 50 losing in the quarter finals to the third seeds.
Closing date for entering the Castleview 34th Interfirms Tournament is Friday, May 10. Online entry is available on tournament software or via Castleviewltc.ie or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event is running from Monday, May 20, to Saturday, June 1, and Larkspur always gets a great welcome at this event.
After nearly two months of a welcomed disruption due to the renovations in the Park, it is planned to reconvene the Winter League on Monday, May 13.
All remaining league matches have been rescheduled so please check on tournament software and on the notice board in the clubhouse.
Semi’s are scheduled for May 23 and 24 and finals for May 25.
Please contact either Caroline Maher, tournament organiser or Evelyn Kelly, tournament referee if you have any queries.