D&G Mini Red Tour – Dumfries

The first competition of the new D&G Mini Red Tennis Tour started in Dumfries (31st January). The first event had 11 boys and 7 girls entered with a total of 44 matches being played at the Loreburn Hall. Players from Beechgrove Tennis Club in Moffat, Dumfries Tennis Club and Seaforth Tennis Club in Annan took part with winners coming from all 3 clubs. In the boys event Euan Sharp (DTC) beat Fergus Reynolds-Lewis (DTC) 10-4 in the final and now sits top of the leaderboard, in the boys consolation final Alfie Kowal (STC) beat Kyle Smith (BTC) 10-7.

Mini Tour Dumfries

Euan and Rose with their winners medals

In the girls final Rose Brown (BTC) edged past Keeley Scott (BTC) 10-4 and is top of the girls leaderboard and in the consolation Round Robin final Evie McKnight (DTC) defeated Erin McCluskey (DTC) 10-8 and Hannah Salmon (BTC) 10-7

D&G Mini Red Tour Leaderboard

The next event is in Annan on the 20th February.

Level 1 Tennis Coaching Course

Tennis Scotland have provisionally arrange for a Level 1 coaching course to be run in Dumfries.

This course is the starting point for coaches or individuals who want to help coaches deliver mini tennis session. Sports Scotland offer a 40% grant towards the £205 cost which you should apply for first before the course.

Course Details

To insure we have sufficient numbers, interested parties should contact Dumfries and Galloway tennis in the first instance, email tennis@dumfriessportsclub.co.uk

The course need 8 people to ensure it runs and the provisional dates are Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of April with a follow up date of 30th April.