Dumfries Half Term Winners

On a wet and cold Tuesday 16 junior tennis players competed in 6 events.

With Monday’s (17th) scheduled start cancelled due to persistent rain and then play was delayed for 2 hours on the Tuesday, play eventually got under way at 12.30 thanks to Bryan and Richies hard work in clearing the water from the courts. The first winner of the day was Josh Kenny (Prestwick Tennis Club) who beat Ewan McMillin (Beechgrove Tennis Club) 6-1 to claim the 12 & under event. Josh also won the 14 & under event beating Daniel Irving (Dumfries Tennis Club) 6-0 with Jay Gaffney (Dalbeattie Tennis Club) winning the consolation 14 & under event 6-1 against Ross McMillin (Beechgrove Tennis Club).The big winner of the day was Lewis Gilmour (Beechgrove) who won the 16 & under event by beating Euan McGlynn (Beechgrove) 6-4 and with this his BTM rating dropped to 8.2. In the consolation event for the 16s Liam Taylor (Dalbeattie Tennis Club) beat fellow club player Jay Gaffney 6-3. In the final event 18 & Under, Chad Lawson narrowly edged past Rhona Park, both from Lochmaben Tennis Club, 6-4. Despite the weather some good tennis was played on the day with the tennis season up and running, just.

Results can be viewed using the link below.

Half Term Feb Results

D&G Winter League Fixtures

The fixtures for the New Dumfries & Galloway Winter League sees both Dumfries teams starting the campaign with away ties to Kirkcudbright and Lochmaben with Dalbeattie sitting the first week out.

Once started results can be viewed using the link below.

D&G Winter League Results & Fixtures

Match overview of Dumfries & Galloway Winter League
Home Away
Sun 23/02/2014 Kirkcudbright Dumfries 2
Sun 23/02/2014 Lochmaben Dumfries
Sun 02/03/2014 Dalbeattie Dumfries
Sun 02/03/2014 Lochmaben Kirkcudbright
Sun 09/03/2014 Dumfries 2 Lochmaben
Sun 09/03/2014 Kirkcudbright Dalbeattie
Sun 16/03/2014 Dumfries Dumfries 2
Sun 16/03/2014 Dalbeattie Lochmaben
Sun 23/03/2014 Dumfries Kirkcudbright
Sun 23/03/2014 Dumfries 2 Dalbeattie

Junior Rating Event

Dumfries Tennis Club is running the first junior ratings competition of 2014, the event on February 17th is taking place during the first school holiday of the new year. There are 4 events on the day subject to numbers, 12s and under, 14s and under, 16s and under and finally 18s and under.

Complete the attached form to enter. DTC Half Term entry form 2014

Age group calculator – LTA/

The link below takes you to the LTA site for this competition where you can see who has entered.

LTA Competition page

Lochmaben Collect The Trophy

U16 Lochmaben Lochmaben Under 16s collect the Peggy Swallow trophy after a great season sees them win the league with 5 wins and 1 walkover to complete the league without losing a match. Rhona Park completed the leagues winning all four of her matches without dropping a set. Chad Lawson and Rhona are pictured above with the third member of the winning team Callum Scott not available at the time of taking the picture.