Lions Trophy

Dalbeattie Tennis Club is hosting a Mixed Doubles event on Sunday 17th July with a 1pm start. It is a draw for partners event and the format will be decided once numbers are know.

Dalbeattie is a warm and friendly club with excellent facilities and it would be great to see a large turn out.

Contact details can be viewed using the link below.

Lions Trophy Poster – Sunday 17th July 2016 at 1pm (46067179)


D&G Junior Championship

Dumfries Tennis Club recently hosted the Dumfries & Galloway Junior Tennis Championships. This year saw the biggest entry the competition has ever had with 42 children taking part from Beechgrove Tennis Club in Moffat, Seaforth Tennis Club in Annan and Dumfries Tennis Club. The weather again was kind to the players and spectators as the kids battled it out over 8 events. In the 8s and under mixed event Daniel Palmer (BTC) beat Euan Sharp (DTC) 10-3 in the final with Jacob Holden (DTC) edging past Devon Jones (STC) 14-12 to claim third spot. In the consolation final Ben Rogerson (BTC) beat Erin McCluskey (DTC) 10-3. In the 10s and Under events Rose Brown (BTC) won the round Robin event with Amy McMillin (BTC) finishing 2nd and Tessa Wilson (BTC) finishing 3rd. I the boys event Fergus Reynolds-Lewis (DTC) beat Ben Rogerson (BTC) 4-1 in the final with Flynn Dalgliesh (STC) beating Zac Trotter (DTC) 4-0 to claim third place.

In the girls 12s and 14s event Catie Palmer (BTC) claimed both titles as she beat Grace Johnson (BTC) in the 14s final 4-1,4-0 and she beat both Grace and Mia Jackson (BTC) to secure the 14s title. In the 12s boys Jed Simpson (DTC) beat Brandon Smith (BTC) in the final with Finlay Reynolds-Lewis finishing 3rd. The 14s and 16s boys events were claimed by Cameron Welsh. Cameron beat Ewan McMillin (2nd) and Finlay Johnson (3rd) both  BTC, in the 14s event and he beat Robbie Grieve (STC) 7-5, 6-1 in the final of the 16s.

Daniel Palmer 8s

Daniel Palmer 8s Winner

Rose Brown & Fergus Reynolds-Lewis 10s

Rose & Fergus 10s Winners

Catie Palmer 12s & 14s

Catie Palmer 12s & 14s Girls Winner


Jed Simpson 12s

Jed Simpson 12s Boys Winner

Cameron Welsh 14s & 16s

Cameron Welsh Boys 14s & 16s Winner

D&G Leagues

In the gents league (8th) Stewartry CSC extended their lead at the top with a good win at Dumfries C, despite an encouraging start from the Dumfries club the experience quartet used all their experience to win the match 3-1. Geoff and Paul bt Michael and Ben 3-6, 6-3, 16-14, Colin and Rab bt Rory and Mike 6-3, 6-2, Geoff and Colin bt Mike and Rory 6-3, 6-4 and Dumfries won the last rubber as Mike and Ben bt Paul and Rab 6-2, 6-3. Elsewhere Dumfries B were awarded a walkover against Beechgrove as they failed to get a team and Dumfries A continued their challenge with their fourth straight win away to Kirkcudbright by 4 – 0.

In the ladies league new champions Stewartry CSC were held at home by last years champions Dalbeattie 2-2 and at Moffat the Beechgrove girls recorded a 4-0 win over Dumfries.

In the development league Seaforth Annan recorded their first win since the club reformed as they beat Dumfries D 3-1.

D&G League Fixtures & Results

In the junior leagues there were wins for Dumfries in the under 10s as they beat Seaforth Annan 3-0 and Beechgrove in the under 12s as the beat Seaforth Annan 3-0.

D&G Junior Leagues Results & Fixtures

D&G Senior Championship

The Dumfries and Galloway Tennis Championships were held at Dumfries Tennis Club on the weekend of 4th & 5th June. Both days were baked in glorious sunshine with 17 players entered for the singles and 14 players in the doubles. In the singles event 5 times winner Colin Dunbar held off some determined players to secure his 6th win as he eased past Steven McCracken and Lewis Gilmour in the early round before a marathon semi again Richie Cunningham with Colin eventually taking the match 7-6, 6-2. In the other half of the draw some big hitters battled it out with Dan McKiddie gaining wins against Gus McIntyre and Ruairidh McRoberts before a tight semi against Brian Litster with the match going a championship tie-break in the third which Dan won 6-2, 3-6, 10-8 to set up the final against Colin. In the final Colin established an early break as Dan tried to get his rhythm going but that early break proved vital as Colin took the first set 6-4, in the second again Dan gave it all he had but the experience of Colin pulled off as he soaked up all the pressure form Dan who was hitting the ball with tremendous power, Colin held off to take the second 6-3. In the consolation final Malcolm McEwen just edge past Steven McCracken 6-4, 5-7, 10-8 in a match which lasted just short of 2 hours. Colin Dunbar D&G Seniors 2016.jpg

In the doubles new pairing of Brian Litster and Richie Cunningham torn up the form book as they beat experience duo of Stevie White and Paul Boardman 6-3, 7-5 before despatching the 2015 champions Alex Shearman and Chad Lawson 7-5, 6-3 in the semi-final, in the other half o the draw Lister McKiddie and son Dan McKiddie eased past Ben McKiddie and Lewis Gilmour 6-1, 6-0. In the final Lister and Dan came from behind to secure the first set on a tie-break before Richie and Brian levelled the match at a set apiece before taking the match and the title in the championship tie-break 6-7, 6-3, 10-7. In the consolation final Stevie and Paul edge the match against Colin Dunbar and Ruairidh McRoberts 6-3, 5-7, 10-7. Richie & Brian D&G Senior 2016