Dumfries Tennis Club played host to the recent Ladies Fun American Tournament. There were 19 ladies from 4 different local clubs playing on the day and surprisingly we had glorious sunshine and some entertaining tennis.
Ladies from Annan Seaforth Tennis Club, Dalbeattie Tennis Club, Kirkcudbright Tennis Club and Dumfries Tennis Club took part. On the day 3 ladies were undefeated, Christine Schofield with 5 wins and 1 draw, Debbie Hawkins with 4 wins and 2 draws and Kate Kennedy with 3 wins and 3 draws and Christine was joint top with games won with Catherine McCoull, both ladies winning 18 games.
There were 7 rounds of matches with all ladies playing at least 5 rounds and once all the scores were in and adjust we had joint winners with Christine Schofield and Moira Dickson taking the trophies, well done ladies.
|Players Name||Games Played||Games Won||Adjusted Score|
|Christine Schofield (Dfs)||24||18||15.00|
|Moira Dickson (Dfs)||20||15||15.00|
|Debbie Hawkins (Dfs)||24||17||14.17|
|Jill Johnston (KK)||24||17||14.17|
|Catherine McCoull (AS)||28||18||12.86|
|Kate Kennedy (Dfs)||24||15||12.50|
|Louise Stewart (Dfs)||20||11||11.00|
|Alison Smith (AS)||24||13||10.83|
|Aideen Sloan (Dfs)||24||12||10.00|
|June Nelson (KK)||24||12||10.00|
|Trish Mohammed (AS)||20||10||10.00|
|Anne Gault (Dfs)||28||13||9.29|
|Catherine Carter (Dalb)||28||13||9.29|
|Donna Grieve (AS)||24||8||6.67|
|Mary MacKie (AS)||24||8||6.67|
|Susan Reeves (KK)||24||8||6.67|
|Christine Price (AS)||24||6||5.00|
|Joyce Hamiltom (Dfs)||20||5||5.00|
|Susan Grieve (AS)||20||5||5.00|
The basic American Tournament rules are;
- Each player on the day will be placed into 1 of 2 groups i.e. Group G and Group L,
- 1 player form Group G will play with a player from Group L, players can only play with players from the opposite group,
- Each set consisted of 4 games, and both players get a point for each game they win and the games get adjusted at the end of the event.
- Partners change after each set.