300 tennis players taking part in Burnham-On-Sea tournament
300 tennis players of all ages are taking part in a major regional
tournament in Burnham-On-Sea this week.
town's Avenue Tennis Club is hosting an LTA Grade 3 Junior and
Adult Tennis Competition between August 18th-24th when spectators
and visitors are welcome.
the adult and junior tournament are running together, making it
one of the county's largest competitions.
total of 298 players from under 8s to veterans are playing throughout
the week in a variety of events, from singles to mixed doubles.
event features some of the best players in Somerset and from around
the country competing for the Avenue Open, together with players
from Somerset playing in the Somerset Closed to be crowned Somerset
Champion," said Head Coach Vinny Duddy, who added it is a
great opportunity for local people to come along and see some
matches normally start early morning and continue throughout the
day until early evening. Hot and cold food is available throughout
the day and the club's bar will also be open.
majority of the finals will be played on Saturday 24th August
and on the evening of August 23rd the club is holding a hog roast
for competitors and anyone wishing to come along to the club.
Avenue's last week of the Junior Holiday Tennis Club will run
from Tuesday 27th until Friday 30th August. Normal tennis coaching
squads will recommence on Monday 2nd September.