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BRTA’s 2019 Autumn Season Concludes: The Highlights

Under clear skies on Sunday 23rd June, 2019 fifty 18 & Under teams took to Bayside courts to battle out their respective Grand Finals.  Boasting a record 25 Sunday morning junior sections, 200 teams and over a 1000 players represented their local clubs in the quest for finals glory. Dendy Park hosted the trophy presentations which saw a large crowd enjoy each winning and runner-up team share a few words of thanks to their parents and team mates for their support...
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Alicia Molik Cup team announced

The Alicia Molik Cup will be played at Kooyong Tennis Club 7-8 December, 2019.  It brings together Victoria’s best 12 & Under players in representative team competition.  Congratulations to the following players who have been selected based on their performance at the recent selection trials. MDJTA Ryan Taylor (Beaumaris Lawn Tennis Club) Areev Nayak/ Henry Bytheway ( Both Dendy Park) Cammie Shannon (Dendy Park) Madison King  (St James) Team Manager: Vivian Shannon BRTA Maksim Jezdic  (Parkdale) Mateo Munoz   (Dendy Park) Eirene Nimorakiotakis    (Beaumaris Lawn Tennis Club)...
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Wayne Arthur Cup team undefeated on Day 2

Under Sunny Kooyong skies 6-7 April 2019 both the MDJTA and BRTA 10 & Under teams enjoyed a great weekend of competitive tennis.  This was the first major tennis event for most of the children in the team – many who haven’t started playing tournaments yet.  As a result despite playing some great tennis on Day 1 they were a bit overawed by their more seasoned opponents.  After a night to recover from the excitement of their first day both teams returned to Kooyong to win their final two matches.  Of the sixteen Associations competing MDJTA finished 5th and BRTA 9th which...
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Frank Sedgman Cup Teams Training Hard

The Frank Sedgman Cup is an annual representative teams competition run by Tennis Victoria which brings together the best 11 & Under players in the state.  All children playing competition in either Bayside Regional Tennis Association or Moorabbin & Districts Junior Tennis Association are invited to trial for positions in the teams that represent each Association.  The 2019 trial held at Royal Avenue Tennis Centre in February saw 36 children compete for the opportunity to represent their local tennis Association in the Cups series that includes the Wayne Arthurs Cup for 10 & Unders and the Alicia Molik Cup for...
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President’s Note to Parents

I have noted a disturbing trend for parents to become inappropriately involved in the matches of their children. Such conduct has included physical and verbal abuse of spectators and intimidation/bullying of minors. I do not wish to see parents at any stage walking onto Courts uninvited to interfere with the scoring of a match, nor do I condone parents verbally or physically abusing the parent of a player. The BRTA wish everyone to enjoy tennis in a safe and encouraging environment. Disrespectful or inappropriate comments or gestures will not be tolerated and if complaints are meritorious they will be referred...
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Darry Cox Shield

DARYL COX (1929-1985)   The Daryl Cox Memorial Shield is presented by Bayside Regional Tennis Association in honour of services to Tennis by Mr. Daryl Cox. The Shield is awarded bi-annually to the Saturday/Sunday Junior team with the best score aggregate over the season. Daryl grew up in Edithvale and spent his adult life living in Carrum.  He married his wife Olive in 1953 and raised three children.   Daryl joined the Carrum Tennis Club in 1943 and was Club President from 1953-1985. He was passionately involved with CCTA over a 38 year period which saw him take on many roles: *             1953-1965 Executive Committee *             1965-1971...
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