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Re-Launch of the new Wollongong Tennis Club

Wollongong Tennis Club Relaunch



RENOVATION RELAUNCH

That's right sports fans! After nearly 12 months, countless tradies, tile dust, paint and a few $$...We have completed the first stage of the Club house refresh.

As a thank you for your understanding and tolerance of the works we are throwing a Relaunch Party on Thursday 28th September.

Details:
Thursday 28 September 6pm until late
- free wine and beer tasting
- free food tasting from our new menu
- free entertainment
- free members draw with heaps of prizes
- raffles and lucky door prizes
- free kids colouring in competition with prizes

Come along to see and taste the transformation for yourself!



Mayweather Vs McGregor Mainevent Fight - Live and Free at the Wollongong Tennis Club

The two biggest stars from the world of boxing and MMA, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor will enter the ring on August 27th to go head-to-head in one of the most hotly anticipated boxing bouts of all time.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be looking to cement his position as the greatest pound-for-pound boxer in history as he comes out of retirement to take on UFC's most recognised talent and reigning UFC lightweight champion, Conor McGregor. Despite being out of the ring since 2015, Mayweather's reputation remains untouched, boasting an incredible 49-0 professional boxing record. McGregor, known as one of the most dangerous strikers in MMA, will utilise his fierce and competitive nature in an effort to overcome the undefeated boxing legend.

The fight will take place on the world famous Las Vegas strip in front of a sold out T-Mobile Arena in what is set to be the highest grossing and most talked-about fight of all time.

Mundine V Green 2 - LIVE at the TC

IMPORTANT NEWS FOR ALL BOXING FANS!

MAN VS MACHINE
MUNDINE V GREEN 2

In a WOLLONGONG TENNIS CLUB first, LIVE AND FREE on the big screen, come and watch these two arch enemies battle it out in a history making event.
Friday 3rd February


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POSITION VACANT - Part time bar supervisor

There is LOTS happening at the Club and NOW is a great time to join the Wollongong Tennis Club team and be part of the inevitable growth! The Club offers dining for 80+, a variety of functions up to 300, regular promotions and of course Tennis!

We are now seeking a Club Supervisor to join the team in Part Time capacity - we will also consider a full time role that could be negotiated with the successful applicant.
Prior to submitting an application, candidates should note there is some 'essential stuff' we need them to demonstrate:
  • Proven ability to lead people and daily operations in a hospitality environment;
  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills;
  • Full availability to work a flexible roster inclusive of days, nights and weekends;
  • Impeccable grooming and presentation standards;
  • Sound PC literacy and administrative skills;
  • Demonstrable application of compliance with Federal, State & Local laws and regulations;
  • RSA and RCG certification;
  • Sound technical competency in EGMs, Keno, beverage and TAB operations;
  • Tertiary qualifications in hospitality and/or senior first aid is desirable.
Send your application and resume by filling out an application on our employment page and become a part of this great team!

Banes wins first Australian title at the Tennis Wollongong International

Maverick Banes (QLD) has won his first title in two years, defeating American Jarmere Jenkins to take the Tennis Wollongong International title on Sunday.

“I’m pretty stoked to get my first title in Australia and also my first win over Jarmere, who has got the better of me the last 4 times we played,” Banes said.

Fourth seed Jenkins, took the opening set in a tiebreaker, in 55 minutes. He continued to power through breaking Banes at 4-3, to serve for the match at 5-3. However, Banes didn’t back away from the match as he managed to secure the break back, to take out the second set 7-5. From that point on the 24-year-old Queenslander broke serve twice in the third set to take out the match 6-7(6) 7-5 6-2.

Australian tennis legend Ken Rosewall presented both players with the trophies.

For Australian Pro Tour updates follow @oztennisresults on Twitter and for all tennis news follow @tennisaustralia or like us on Facebook.

For more information on the Australian Pro Tour or Tennis Australia visit tennis.com.au. For the full entry list and draw visit itftennis.com.


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Ken Rosewall in attendance tomorrow at the Tennis Wollongong International

Jarmere Jenkins (USA) and Maverick Banes (QLD)have both secured a spot in the final of the Tennis Wollongong International.

Fourth seed Jenkins made easy work of N. Sriram Balaji (IND), winning in straight sets, 6-1 6-1. Jenkins broke Balaji in the opening game and continued to dominate through out the match, which took only 41 minutes to complete. This is Jenkinsfourth final in Australia this year.

Banes advanced to his second consecutive Tennis Wollongong International singles final with a 6-3 4-6 6-4 semi-final victory over wildcard Harry Bourchier. Banes broke serve to go up 5-3, before he held serve to take the first set. Bourchier made little errors in the second set, breaking Banes to take the second set in 34 minutes. Banes stepped up the pressure eventually taking the match in 2 hours 04 minutes.

Australian tennis great Ken Rosewall will be in attendance at tomorrow’s singles final of the Tennis Wollongong International. Rosewall who amassed 18 major titles, will present the trophy to the winner and finalist.

Singles final will commence at 10am tomorrow.


All of the updated draws and tomorrow’s order of play are attached, with today’s results listed below.

The Tennis Wollongong International 2016 will take place at the City of Wollongong Tennis Centre, Beaton Park from 7-13 November 2016. Main draw matches will start at 10.00am on Monday, 7 November.

Live scores of all Australian Pro Tour events are available at www.tennis.com.au/protour/scores and for a live stream of this event visit www.tennis.com.au/protour.

For Australian Pro Tour updates follow @oztennisresults on Twitter and for all tennis news follow @tennisaustralia or like us on Facebook.

For more information on the Australian Pro Tour or Tennis Australia visit tennis.com.au. For the full entry list and draw visit itftennis.com.


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Banes and Jenkins advance to the singles semi-finals of the Tennis Wollongong International

Top seed Blake Mott has been knocked out of the Tennis Wollongong International by Queenslander Maverick Banes.

Banes advanced to the singles semi-final round after winning a 2 hour 13 minute marathon against Mott.

Mott won the first set 6-4 in 35 minutes, breaking serve twice to take the opening set. Banes didn’t back away from the match, as he held serve to take out the second set 6-4 in 56 minutes. The 24-year-old Queenslander broke serve twice, early in the final set to take a 4-1 lead. Banes was able to break the New South Welshman’s serve to take the match 4-6 6-4 6-3.

Banes will now meet Harry Bourchier (TAS) in tomorrow’s Semi-final round.

In tomorrow’s other semi-final, fourth seed Jarmere Jenkins (USA) will face India’s Sriram N. Balaji, after he accounted for Gavin van Peperzeel (QLD) in today’s quarter-final, winning 6-3 6-3 in 1 hour 31 minutes.

In this afternoon’s doubles final, the top seeds and 2014 Tennis Wollongong International doubles winners, Gavin van Peperzeel and Maverick Banes were defeated by Finn Tearney (NZL) andDaniel Nolan (MEL), 4-6 6-4 10-5 in the match tie-break.

Singles semi-finals will commence at 10am tomorrow, with Jenkins first up on court 1, followed by Banes and Bourchier.


All of the updated draws and tomorrow’s order of play are attached, with today’s results listed below.

The Tennis Wollongong International 2016 will take place at the City of Wollongong Tennis Centre, Beaton Park from 7-13 November 2016. Main draw matches will start at 10.00am on Monday, 7 November.

Live scores of all Australian Pro Tour events are available at www.tennis.com.au/protour/scores and for a live stream of this event visit www.tennis.com.au/protour.

For Australian Pro Tour updates follow @oztennisresults on Twitter and for all tennis news follow @tennisaustralia or like us on Facebook.

For more information on the Australian Pro Tour or Tennis Australia visit tennis.com.au. For the full entry list and draw visit itftennis.com.

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Mott and Banes to battle it out in the quarter-finals of the Tennis Wollongong International

Blake Mott (NSW) has secured his place in the quarter-finals of the Tennis Wollongong International.

First seed Mott made easy work of youngster Kody Pearson (NSW), winning the match in straight sets, taking just over one hour. Mott raced to a 5-0 lead in the first set, eventually winning 6-1. Mott was too experienced for Pearson, serving three aces to take out the second set and the match 6-2.

"Playing in Wollongong this week has been great for my friends and family to see me play because they don't get a chance to see me very often," Mott said.

Maverick Banes (QLD) advanced to his fourth Tennis Wollongong International quarter-final with a 6-0 6-3 second round victory over qualifier Nathan Eshmade (SA). Banes won the first set in 21 minutes and wrapped up the match in 62 minutes.

Mott will now face Banes in tomorrow’s quarter-finals. This will be the fifth time the pair have met, with previous head to head meetings making it two wins each.

"I've played Mav a few times and he's really experienced, so it should be a really good match," Mott said.

Fourth seed Jarmere Jenkins (USA) has stormed into the men’s singles quarter-finals. The 2014 Tennis Wollongong International champion easily accounted for Queenslander Thomas Fancutt in today’s second round match, winning 6-1 6-2 in 53 minutes.

Jenkins will meet seventh seed Gavin van Peperzeel (QLD) in tomorrow’s quarter-finals, after van Peperzeel defeated Jeremy Beale (MEL) 6-1 6-0.

Top seeds and 2014 Tennis Wollongong International doubles winners, Banes and van Peperzeel are up against Finn Tearney (NZL) and Daniel Nolan (MEL) in tomorrow’s men’s doubles final after they defeated Nathan Pasha (USA) and Darren Polkinghorne (SA) in a thrilling match 4-6 7-6(1) (13-11). Banes and van Peperzeel will be looking to collect their sixth trophy as a doubles pair.

Singles quarter-finals will commence at 10am tomorrow morning with Mott first up on court 1. The doubles final will also be played tomorrow on court 1, not before 1pm.

All of the updated draws and tomorrow’s order of play are attached, with today’s results listed below.

The Tennis Wollongong International 2016 will take place at the City of Wollongong Tennis Centre, Beaton Park from 7-13 November 2016. Main draw matches will start at 10.00am on Monday, 7 November.

Live scores of all Australian Pro Tour events are available at www.tennis.com.au/protour/scores and for a live stream of this event visit www.tennis.com.au/protour.

For Australian Pro Tour updates follow @oztennisresults on Twitter and for all tennis news follow @tennisaustralia or like us on Facebook.

For more information on the Australian Pro Tour or Tennis Australia visit tennis.com.au. For the full entry list and draw visit itftennis.com.

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Mott battles through to the second round of the Tennis Wollongong International

Wollongong local Blake Mott (NSW) has advanced to the second round of the Tennis Wollongong International winning a 2 hour 5 minute marathon against Jake Delaney (NSW).

Mott won the first set 6-2 in 39 minutes, breaking serve twice to take the opening set. Delaney didn’t back away from the match, as he broke serve to take out the second set 6-4 in 44 minutes. The 20-year-old Wollongong local broke serve early to take a 3-0 lead in the third set. Mott was able to break the New South Welshman’s serve to take the match 6-2 4-6 6-3, a match that consisted of 173 points.

Mott will now meet Kody Pearson in tomorrow’s second round, with Pearson defeating Jesse Delaney 6-3 6-2 in 1 hour 15 minutes.

Former Tennis Wollongong International champion Jarmere Jenkins (USA) started his tournament off well, beating David Barclay (NSW) 6-1 6-1. Jenkinswill face Thomas Fancutt (QLD) in tomorrow’s second round, after Fancutt defeated Wollongong local Ivan Goluza (NSW) 6-3 6-4. Jenkins has had a tough time with injury, but is glad to be back playing tennis.

“I felt really confident in my play and movement. I'm excited to see if I can keep that level for the remainder of the tournament,” Jenkins said.

“Since returning from injury I've done my best this year to return back to my original form. I feel like my year has been going well based on my results these past few weeks in Australia.”

In doubles, top seeds Maverick Banes (QLD) and Gavin Van Peperzeel (QLD) defeated the Polish duo Karol Drzewiecki (POL) and Maciej Smola (POL) 6-3 7-6(11) in 1 hour 22 minutes. They will now face Nathan Pasha (USA) and Darren Polkinghorne (SA) in tomorrow’s semi final on court 1, not before 1:00pm. They last met only a few weeks ago, playing in the doubles final at the Toowoomba Tennis International, where Pasha and Polkinghornedefeated Banes and Van Peperzeel.

Matches will commence at 10am tomorrow, withBlake Mott (NSW) second match, on court 1.

All of the updated draws and tomorrow’s order of play are attached, with today’s results listed below.

The Tennis Wollongong International 2016 will take place at the City of Wollongong Tennis Centre, Beaton Park from 7-13 November 2016. Main draw matches will start at 10.00am on Monday, 7 November.

Live scores of all Australian Pro Tour events are available at www.tennis.com.au/protour/scores and for a live stream of this event visit www.tennis.com.au/protour.

For Australian Pro Tour updates follow @oztennisresults on Twitter and for all tennis news follow @tennisaustralia or like us on Facebook.

For more information on the Australian Pro Tour or Tennis Australia visit tennis.com.au. For the full entry list and draw visit itftennis.com.


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Big names to hit the courts tomorrow at the Tennis Wollongong International

Dimitri Vidin (NSW) beat local player Adam O’Shannessy (NSW) in straight sets in the first round of the Tennis Wollongong International. O’Shannessy broke early in the first set to grab a 2-0 lead before Vidin held his nerve to bring it back to 5-5. Vidin broke serve to take out the first set 7-5. He continued to dominate the rest of the match winning the second set 6-2.

Last year’s runner-up and fifth seed Maverick banes (QLD) won the first set 6–3, breaking early in the set to grab a 4-0 lead against Darren Polkinghorne (SA). Banes continued his dominance breaking Polkinghorne in the opening game of the second set and held that lead to close out the match 6-1.

Max Purcell, who earned his breakthrough on the professional tour this year by winning his first ATP Challenger title in Korea in July, continued his great form defeating Scott Puodziunas (QLD) 7-5 7-6(3).

In doubles, former Tennis Wollongong International champions and top seeds Maverick Banes (QLD) and Gavin Van Peperzeel (QLD)were hard to beat, defeating the Taylor brothers 7-5 6-3. Banes and Van Peperzeel were winner’s in 2014 and will face Karol Drzewiecki (POL) and Maciej Smola (POL) tomorrow on court 7, not before 1:30pm.

Wollongong local Blake Mott (NSW) will look to maintain his good form as he takes on fellow Australian Jake Delaney (NSW) tomorrow on court 1, not before 1:30pm. Also in action tomorrow is 2014 Tennis Wollongong International winner Jarmere Jenkins (USA), second match, on court 1.


All of the updated draws and tomorrow’s order of play are attached, with today’s results listed below.

The Tennis Wollongong International 2016 will take place at the City of Wollongong Tennis Centre, Beaton Park from 7-13 November 2016. Main draw matches will start at 10.00am on Monday, 7 November.

Live scores of all Australian Pro Tour events are available at www.tennis.com.au/protour/scores and for a live stream of this event visit www.tennis.com.au/protour.

For Australian Pro Tour updates follow @oztennisresults on Twitter and for all tennis news follow @tennisaustralia or like us on Facebook.

For more information on the Australian Pro Tour or Tennis Australia visit tennis.com.au. For the full entry list and draw visit itftennis.com.

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