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“Over the Hill” tennis tourney (not the players)

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Runners-up of the Men’s Doubles Gold (L to R): Jacob Emery & Ed Wilkie and winners Jason Canning & Marc Paulik.

Over the scorching weekend of 13 – 14 January 2024, Martinborough Lawn Tennis Club hosted its annual “Over the Hill” tournament. 

The Men’s and Women’s doubles on Saturday and mixed doubles on Sunday provided a riveting display of skill, with the draw efficiently managed by Jacob Emery from Dry River Tennis Centre, ensuring a seamlessly run event. The draw had to be split into tiers to accommodate the overwhelming number of entries and complete games within daylight hours!

Amid the competitive matches, participants and spectators enjoyed a delicious lunch and sizzling BBQ, fostering a sense of community. 

The hot weather on Saturday added to the summer vibe, while Sunday brought a challenge with the wind picking up during the mixed doubles.

The tournament’s success was a collective effort, not only from the players but also thanks to the hard work of volunteers and the incredible generosity of sponsors. 

These sponsors, showcasing the best of Martinborough, provided gifts and vouchers. A heartfelt thanks goes out to all sponsors and volunteers, whose commitment played a vital role in making the “Over the Hill” tournament a memorable success for the Martinborough tennis community. Congratulations to all the winners as anticipation builds for another fantastic event next year!

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“Over the Hill” tennis tourney (not the players)

Over the scorching weekend of 13 – 14 January 2024, Martinborough Lawn Tennis Club hosted its annual “Over the Hill” tournament.  The Men’s and Women’s doubles on Saturday and mixed doubles on Sunday provided a riveting display of skill, with the draw efficiently managed by Jacob Emery from Dry River …

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