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Red Tournament

The latest red tournament took place on Saturday 9th November 2013. In total 10 players took part and congratulations go the winners Amber Ralph and Rory Ledingham


Junior Christmas Party

The Mortonhall Junior Christmas Party 2013 will be held on Sunday 1st December 2013 from 2.15pm - 4.00pm at Craiglockhart Tennis Centre. All Junior members (P1-P7), as well as any juniors attending weekly classes, are welcome. Most importantly it will be indoors! For further details, including how to sign up, please download the event poster.


Court Usage During Winter Months (Oct-Feb)

Can all members please read the court usage rules. These include rules about club sessions, some priority to box league matches and addresses the issue of play under floodlights which is restricted to courts 3, 4 and 5.

Club Championships - 2013 Results And Photos

A big thank you to all the competitors, helpers and spectators that made the 2013 Finals Day such a great success on the 7th of September. The weather was mostly kind and all the results can be viewed here

Finals Day 2013

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Ball Machine Induction

If you would like to know how to use the Club Ball Machine then please come along to an induction session on Tuesday 10th September at 6.15 pm.


Club Championships 2013

9 & Under Qualifying (9.30am to 10.30am) and 10 & Under Qualifying (11am to 1pm) took place on Saturday 24th August.

Entries for this year's club championship are now open with entry sheets posted in the clubhouse. Further details of all the competitions can be found here and competition rules and advice here


Social Doubles Tournament

Dan is hosting a Doubles Tournament on Friday 14th June 2013 from 7pm - 10pm.
It's open to all adult members and you don’t need to have a partner or sign up in advance. Just come along at 6.30pm and sign up so we can start by 7.00pm at the latest. You'll be allocated a partner on the night and play will finish by 10pm. There’ll be food, BYOB and prizes.

Have a look at the poster and please let Dan know if you'd like to play.


Junior End Of Match Season BBQ

The end of season BBQ will be held on Sunday 16th June 2013 from 12.30 - 14.30pm. All junior team players are welcome to come along. There’ll be food, BYOB and prizes.

Please check out the poster and to help with catering can you let Rosie know if you are going to attend.


Social American Doubles Tournament
New Date

We are holding an American Doubles Tournament on Saturday 1st June 2013 from 12.30pm - 3.30pm.
It's open to all adult members and you don’t need to have a partner or sign up in advance. Just come along at 12.30pm and sign up so we can start by 1.00pm at the latest. We’ll allocate you a partner and play will finish at approx 3.30pm
There’ll be tea, cakes, wine and prizes too. Come and meet other members for a fun afternoon of tennis.

Everyone is welcome and this time we'll be lucky with the weather!


Junior News

It's not often that some of our members get shown on the front page of the LTA Website. Please take a look and read the U14 Boys Team match report against Colinton.

Also congratulations to Rory Ledingham and Lucy Keir on winning the boy and girls mini-red tournament on Saturday 11th May. Photos can be found on the Junior section of the website.

Mini Red Coaching Group 2013

And finally Mortonhall TC had some distinguished guests visiting the club recently. Peter Bretherton, President of the LTA and Christine Windmill, Tennis Scotland were on hand to view a recent mini-red coaching session.

 

 

 


Players
Winners

 Under 8 Tournament

 The latest under 8 tournament took place on Saturday 11th May 2013. Congratulations go to boy's winner Rory Ledingham and the girl's winner Lucy Kier. The next tournament will be on Saturday 1st June.

 


Court Usage During Match Season

Now the team matches have started can all members please familiarise themselves with the court usage rules during the match season (April 15 – June 20). Thanks


Care For Sport Limited

We are pleased to say that Mortonhall members can get a discounted rate Care 4 Sport Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy Centre in Bruntsfield.

The discounted rates are as follows:
Consultant - Dr Burnett - £40.00
Physiotherapy - £30.00
Physiotherapy massage - £25.00

All of these prices are for 30 minute appointments. For further information please visit their web page.


Easter Camps 2013

Our never ending winter hasn't stopped Dan and his crew from keeping the the Easter Camps from running.
   


Spring American Doubles Tournament
Postponed until the weather warms up

We are holding an American Doubles Tournament on Saturday 23rd March 2013 from 1pm - 4pm.
It's open to all Adult members and you don’t need to have a partner or sign up in advance. Just come along at 1pm and sign up so we can start by 1.30pm at the latest. We’ll allocate you a partner and play will finish at 4pm
There’ll be tea, cakes, wine and prizes too. Come and meet other members for a fun afternoon of tennis.

Everyone is welcome and don't let the recent weather put you off.


Wimbledon Draw 2013

We are going to hold this year's draw on Saturday April 20th at 3.00pm in the clubhouse. If you cannot be present but wish to enter the draw, please ask a friend who will be able to attend the ballot to act for you.

For more information please have a look at the attached poster and if you are applying for tickets it is also important to read the related Wimbledon documents at the bottom of this page.


The Road to Wimbledon and Junior Box Leagues

The Road to Wimbledon competition is now open to enter and any interested junior member should add their name to the sheet posted in the clubhouse by 8th April. It’s open to boys and girls in the U14 category (approx age 11 – 14).

The draw for the latest round of the junior box league has been made. Please check at the bottom of the Junior section of the website for the draw sheet.


Membership Renewal

Membership fees are now due for 2013-14. Please go to the Membership page for details and renewal forms.


PRE SEASON TRAINING 2013

The sessions are aimed at existing team players and any member wanting to play team tennis including new members. As with previous years, these sessions provide coaching on doubles tactics and an opportunity to practice for the start of the season. They are not trials for the teams.

They will take place, under floodlights, at the following dates and times:

MONDAYS (18th & 25th FEB, 4th & 11th MARCH) 6.30-7.30PM MENS TRAINING
MONDAYS (18th & 25th FEB, 4th & 11th MARCH) 7.30-8.30PM MENS TRAINING

TUESDAYS (19th & 26th FEB, 5th & 12th MARCH) 7.00-8.00PM LADIES TRAINING
TUESDAYS (19th & 26th FEB, 5th & 12th MARCH) 8.00-9.00PM LADIES TRAINING

THURSDAYS (21st & 28th FEB, 7th & 14th MARCH) 7.00-8.00PM LADIES TRAINING
THURSDAYS (21st & 28th FEB, 7th & 14th MARCH) 8.00-9.00PM LADIES TRAINING

Further information specific to the ladies training schedule can be downloaded here


Mortonhall LTC AGM 2013

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 22nd January 2013 at 7.00pm in the Clubhouse. The agenda is available to download here: AGM Agenda

Also the team reports are available to see how our our club fared in the East of Scotland Leagues in 2012:Team Reports

The 2013 Action Plan and Club Objectives are also available to download on the Membership page


Winter Coaching

Details of the 2013 Winter coaching sessions are now available on the Coaching page.