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Green Tournament

The last green tournament of 2011 took place on Saturday 26th November. Congratulations go to winner Danny Hendry and runner-up Harry Simpson. See you all in 2012.


Festive American Doubles

An American Doubles Tournament with mulled wine and mince pies will be held at the club on Saturday 19th November 2011 at 1:00pm. Come and meet other members for a fun afternoon of tennis. Sign up on the day at 1.00pm prompt. Partners will be allocated at that time. Everyone welcome and don't let the weather put you off!


Congratulations!

Congratulations and thank you to all the players who contributed to our success in the 2011 East of Scotland Winter Leagues and Ladies Vets matches. We finished 2nd in our Winter League group and in Division 2 the Ladies Vets 1st team finished 2nd and the 2nd team finished 4th. Hopefully this means promotion to Division 1 next year for the 1st team.


Green/Orange Tournament

The latest green/orange tournament took place on Saturday 29th October 2011. Congratulations go to winner Cameron Ledingham and runner-up Struan Maclean. The next tournament will take place on Saturday 26th November at 11.30 a.m.


Court Usage During Winter Months

Can all members please read the court usage rules. These have been revised in order to give back some priority to box league matches and to address the issue of play under floodlights, which is necessarily restricted to 2 courts.

Junior Hoodies

For any members wishing to purchase a junior hoody, an order will be placed at the end of October. Further details are available on the order form which can be downloaded here.


Winter Coaching

For news of winter coaching sessions please go to the Coaching page for further details.


Mini Red Tournament

The latest mini red tournament took place on Saturday 1st October 2011. Congratulations go to winner David Addison and runner-up Matthew Rankin. The next tournament will take place on Saturday 5th November at 11.30 a.m.


Club Championships - Results

The weather held for a great finals day, results can be viewed here


Finals Day - September 10th

Finals day is fast approaching. The order of play is available to view here


Autumn Coaching

For news of autumn coaching sessions and the children's 2011 October Camp please go to the Coaching page for further details.


Court Usage During Club Tournament

The draw for the tournament will take place this Saturday, 23rd July, so please sign up by end of Friday.  All members please read the court usage rules, these have been slightly revised to take account of the need to get tournament ties played.
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Club Tournament - Draw available

The draw for the club tournament is available here


Congratulations!

- our Orange Mini team finished 1st in its division, and our Green Minis third in theirs. - Eilidh Mackinnon reached the area finals of the Road to Wimbledon tournament

- Finlay Glidden won the area finals of the Road to Wimbledon, and is going to Wimbledon on August 15th to take part in the tournament there - Fiona Maclean was selected to play for the East of Scotland seniors

- Our Ladies 1st team came top of their division and will be promoted to play in division 2 next year (the first time in a long time that Mortonhall has had a team in div 2!) - Our ladies 3rd team will be promoted to play in division 4 next year

Congratulations to all! (and apologies if I have missed anyone!) 


Save The Children Tournament

In spite of miserable weather conditions the tournament was a great success, as ever! The eventual winners, after a tense and roller-coaster final, were Steve Edgecombe and Ann Nixon, who narrowly defeated Jack Fletcher and Alison Clancy. Congratulations to all who took part, and a huge vote of thanks to Norma Hogg and Helen Henderson for organising the event. A total of £290 was raised for Save the Children.

Don’t miss it next year!

 


Club Championships 2011

Entries for this year's club championship are now open and further details can be found here for adult members or here for junior members.


Court Usage During Match Season

Please can all members make themselves familiar with the court usage rules for the match season that runs from April 18th to June 23rd. A document containing the rules can be found here.
 


New Members

If you are a new member and would like to find out how the club works and meet some of the committee, you are invited to a short induction meeting in the clubhouse next Saturday, April 30th at 1.30pm. If you would like to join in the social tennis session afterwards, come ready to play - you will be most welcome!
 


Mini Red Tournament

The latest mini red tournament took place on Saturday 2nd April 2011. 8 children took part and congratulations go to winner David Addison and runner-up Georgia Ledingham. The next tournament will take place on Saturday 7th May at 11.30 a.m.
 


Easter Bunny American Doubles Tournament

Saturday 2nd April 2011
Come along for a fun afternoon of mixed doubles.  Meet other members, partners will be allocated on the day.

Register as 1.00 p.m.  Play starts as 1.30 p.m.  Ends at 4.00 p.m. with refreshments and prizes. 


Wimbledon Draw 2011

We are going to hold this year’s draw on Saturday April 2nd at 4.30pm after the American Doubles Tournament in the afternoon, so please put the date in your diary. 
 
For more information please have a look at the attached poster.
 


Race Night Supper

At the Myreside Suite, 79 Myreside Road on Saturday 26th March 2011
From 7.30pm – bar open until 1am
Bowl Supper and Races. Prizes to be won to the value of £250 for the most successful punters on the night! This event is subsidised by MLTC and therefore open to members only. Tickets will be available in the clubhouse at 10am on Tuesdays 1 and 8 March and 4pm Saturdays 5 and 12 March or by contacting any member of the committee
Tickets £10 per person
With the kind support of Bruntsfield Sports

 

Membership Renewal

Membership fees are now due for 2011-12. Please go to the Membership page for details and renewal forms.
 


Coaching

For news of pre-season training and children's 2011 Easter Camp please go to the Coaching page for further details.
 


Mini Red Tournament

The latest mini red tournament took place on Saturday 5th February 2011. 9 children took part and congratulations go to winner Archie Simpson and runner-up Ally Mayhew. The next tournament (limited to 10 players) will take place on Saturday 12th March.
 


Teams Report

Please download the teams report to see how our teams fared in the East of Scotland Leagues in 2010. The treasurer's report will be available at the AGM on Monday. Teams Report.
 


Mortonhall LTC AGM Agenda

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 24th January 2011 at 7.30pm in the Clubhouse. Please download the agenda: AGM Agenda.