TENNIS

TENNIS

The roots of Umhlali Country Clubs tennis section go all the way back to 1919, long before the 5 courts were erected in 1961 when the club was formed. The sixth court was built a few years later.

The bottom 3 courts have recently undergone a revamp and floodlights have been added, the floodlit courts provide an opportunity to play tennis after sunset. Another recent addition is the hitting wall if you are alone and would like to hit some balls around.

For those interested in competitive tennis, the tennis committee regularly arranges championship round-robin tournaments and league games against other Clubs.

Social tennis is also arranged by the committee on Saturday afternoons from 2pm, it provides a great opportunity to meet other members and play varying strengths of players. Alternatively the ladies team practices are every Monday morning and men’s social tennis is played every Tuesday afternoon.

Tennis Coaching
The resident tennis coach is Roger Ferrandi, he is flexible in terms of booking times and coaches both adults and children. If you are interested in coaching please contact  Ferrandi’s Tennis Academy on 082 791 3326.

Membership Fees

Fee
Club entrance fee: R 500
Annual subs: R 890
Annual court fees: R 340 (club members)
Visitor rates: R  40 per session

Tennis Committee

POSITION NAME NUMBER EMAIL
Chairman/Financial / Liaison with ETA: Neville Wright 083 626 6609 neville.wright@wspgroup.co.za
Members + Systems / Team Selection: Mike Papageorge 079 841 7499 mikep@itenergy.net
Marketing / Functions/ Weekday Liaison: Faye Pedlar
Fund Raising / Sponsors / Facilities: Ant Hinds
Juniors / Coach Liaison: Karla Verbiest 082 334 0504 karlav@gmail.com
Social Tennis / Events / Main Club Liaison / Team Seletion Dalene Buchanan 083 267 3366 duncanbuchanan08@gmail.com

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