Kensington Gardens Lawn Tennis Club

President's Archives September 2015

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September 2015

Greetings & Welcome to the New Season. Here are some exciting things we all need to know about.

Tennis Season Launch

  • The tennis courts will be open for play at our season launch onSaturday 26th September – come along & play!! Afternoon social starts at 1pm.
  • On Saturday 26th we are also participating in the Open Free Tennis Day National Campaign which starts at 10.00 a.m. & includes free activities such as ANZ Tennis Hotshots Sampler, Meet the Coaches, play “Spinny” the ball machine, sausage sizzles, wine tasting & a band – bring the family & friends along!! Potential new members welcome.
  • Kensi Wins International & National Events & Tournaments
  • Our club has successfully secured from Tennis Australia one of only 2 licences in SA for a Women’s’ Asia Pacific Tennis League (ATL) team. This will afford us some great publicity, & the chance to see some international stars & SA talents play here (dates TBA)
  • We will also be hosting an Australian Money Tournament (AMT) Silver event in February attracting around 150 national players
  • Ladies Graded Tournament on 1st October Volunteers Needed (“KensiSeek”)
  •        – Contact: Pauline at [email protected]
  • Seeking volunteers to help out with a few tasks during the Open Day on Saturday 26th September (guided tours, BBQ duties, etc). Turn up anytime from 10am on the day.
  • Seeking a volunteer to be Coordinator of Wednesday Night Tennis. Duties from 7pm to 10pm hosting good fun people playing social – Induction provided.
  •  “KensiSeek” (continued)
  • Lavazza “certificated” Barista training offered to members & family, free-of-charge. Once trained we ask that you apply your skills to serve coffee on 3 occasions at Sunday morning Hotshots.
  • Donations of Anzac Biscuits, Cornflake Cookies & Muffins sought for Sunday morning Hotshots program – contact Gloria.
  • Competition & Weekly Program News
  • Saturday Morning Men’s Lawn Tennis (in the State Tennis League) nominations are now open & closing on 25th Sept – Contact Wayne at dand[email protected]
  • Monday night tennis has its first match on 12th October & last match on 14th December. Plays 7pm to 9.30pm. Teams of 3 or nominate singly – Contact: Rosie Budenberg at[email protected] or 0422 138 885
  • Anyone interested in playing mixed doubles on Saturday afternoons in the Metro Lawn Tennis Association, (teams of 4 to 5), please contact Gloria at [email protected] or 0438 843 148
  • Thurs Ladies Competition starting October through to April (not in school holidays) – Contact  Mardi Pedler at[email protected]
  • Wednesday night social tennis commences 7th October. Starts at 7pm. Coffee & hot snacks available & bar open. Contact Gloria at[email protected] or 0438 843 148
  • Friday night social tennis commences 9th October. Starts at 7pm. Coffee & hot snacks available & bar open. Contact Gloria at[email protected] or 0438 843 148
  • Junior ANZ Hotshots weekly program starts at start of School Term 4. Contact Rob at [email protected]

Social Tennis & General Enquires

  • Wayne Campbell (h) 8336 7910 or Neil Jones (m) 0416 168 088

More information about some of these events is available on the Kensi website –

 I look forward to seeing you soon at one of the upcoming happenings.

Neil Jones

President (Tennis)

[email protected]