Articles Categorized: Tennis

Players double up for titles

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THE Whakatane Tennis Club held its annual doubles championships on Sunday. Teams battled across men’s and women’s divisions with some tight battles for the titles.…

Young tennis players benefit

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MANY hands make light work at the Whakatane Tennis Club. The junior scene is thriving at the club, but less than a year ago it…

Te Teko star meets the pros

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TE TEKO’S Kalani Savage rubbed shoulders with some inspiring sports people this week, including Serena Williams. The tennis star was selected as one of five…

Shield remains in the west

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THE Whakatane Tennis Club hosted the Gould-Morgan Shield Challenge on Sunday. The Eastern Bay team also included players from Rotorua and Taupo as they lost…

Machine a sure fire winner

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TE Teko’s Kalani Savage has a new helping hand as his budding tennis career continues to flourish. Kalani’s new assistance is not in the form…

Tennis pair win big

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WHAKATANE tennis players were in winning form at the FMG senior tennis tournament in Gisborne during the weekend. Nearly 100 players from across the North…

Tough loss in interclub

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WHAKATANE had a tough outing in the second round of the Waikato Bays regional interclub tennis competition on Saturday. They were beaten 5-1 by Hamilton…

Te Teko player wins tourney

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TE TEKO tennis player Kalani Savage has won his age group title in the 2016 Albany Toyota Junior Championship. The four-day tournament ended yesterday with…

Tennis champs crowed on court

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MIA Wardlaw captured her third consecutive Whakatane Tennis Club women’s title on Sunday. The 16-year-old beat Deb Willumsen in the final 6-1 6-3 to cap…

Courts busy for vets tourney

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MORE than 100 players from all over the North Island participated in the annual veterans tournament at the Whakatane Tennis Club at the weekend. Conditions were…