Results

VALLEY OPEN

Interest was high, competition was tight, and out-of-town players almost outnumbered WTC players in the first annual Valley Open Tennis Tournament,  June 22-23, at the Wolfville tennis Club. 

 

Connor Balcom defeated Lars Kampe in the men's singles event, with Sid MacIsaac winning the consolation event over Peter Baldwin. Rachelle Samson defeated sister Denise Samson in the women's singles, while Beth McPhee defeated Nicole Kampe in the consolation side of the event.
 

The mixed doubles title was won by Diana and Peter Baldwin over Yunsong and Ying Cui. Lanying Zhao and Mark Steadman played Gordie Callan and Susan Webber for the consolation title.

Connor Balcome and Jun Song captured the men's doubles title over Mark Steadman and Sid MacIsaac, while Susan Webber and Barb Hughes captured the women's doubles after round robin competition. 

2019 Calendar of Events

Daily & Weekly Activities:
Junior Lessons -- July-August, Weekdays, Court #1, 9-5:30
                           -- June, Weekdays, Courts# 1&2, 3:30-5:30
                           -- contact Dave Lang
Old Timers Doubles -- All Season, Tuesday & Thursday 9-12
                            -- Courts #2&3, Drop-In Format
                            -- contact Bob Hainstock
Women's Nights -- All Season, Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m.
                              -- all courts, guests welcome
                              -- contact TBA
Men's Night -- All Season, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.
                       -- all courts, guests welcome
                       -- contact TBA
Mixed Doubles -- All Season, Friday 6-8:30 p.m.
                           -- all courts, guests welcome
                           -- contact Dave Lang
Special Events
May 11 Spring Mix-In (9-12) and Spring General Meeting                    begins noon. Burgers & Dogs & Then More Tennis
May 14  Weekly Women's Tuesday Night Doubles begins for              the season. 7-9 p.m. All levels. Email club for more info.
May 15 Weekly Men's Wednesday Night Doubles begins for the
        season 7-9 p.m. All levels. Email club for more info.
May 17 Weekly Mixed Friday Night Doubles begins for the
        season,  6-8:30 p.m. No partner required. Just show up
May 29-30 Thursday Junior Lessons Registration & Drop-In
         Tennis 4-6 p.m.  Contact Dave Lang 902-542-7199
June 3, 6, 10, 13 Free Adult Lessons: mainly for inexperienced             players. One group will take lessons on June 3 & 10, and a           second group will take lessons on June 6 & 13.  Email the           club at, wolfvilletennisclub@gmail.com, or Bob                           Hainstock at bjhainstock@gmail.com  Time 6-7:30 p.m.
June 11 Tuesday, 4-6 p.m. Rookie Tour Tournament, all                      courts  (Rain date Wednesday, June 12)
June 22-23 First Annual Valley Open Tournament, open to
         non-members, all ages, max. two events per player, more           information contact Wilson Lu
July 16 Tuesday  6-8 p.m. Strawberry Social & TNS Clinic
        Contact Diana Baldwin  902-680-2432
July 20 Saturday, Future Stars Tournament 1-5 p.m.
        Contact Dave Lang 902-542-7199
July 29 Monday TNS Junior Clinic, all courts, 3-5 p.m.
July 27-28 Saturday-Sunday Mud Creek Tournament
        All Levels, Singles, Doubles, Mixed events
        Open non-members, Contact Wilson Lu 902-691-0983
July 29   Adult Co-Ed Doubles visit to Windsor club.
        6:30-9:30 p.m. Contact Dave Lang
Aug. 7 Thursday 6-8 p.m. TNS Doubles Clinic
        Tennis Nova Scotia coaches, limited entry
        Contact Diana Baldwin 902-680-2432
Aug. 15 Windsor club visits for Inter-Club, 6:30-9:30 
         all courts
August 17  Sat. 9 a.m. One-Day Mixed Doubles Round Robin
        A round robin format of mixed teams randomly selected          $10 fee.   Contact:  p.baldwin4@gmail.com 
Aug. 19-23 Junior Lessons Championships, 9-4 p.m.
         Contact Dave Lang 902-542-7199
Sept. 21  Saturday  Mix-in Fun Tournament  9-12 noon
         Fall General Meeting & Elections, 12 noon
         contact Boyd Jagoe for more info
Sept. 7-8 Sat.-Sun.     WTC Championships
         All skill levels, all ages, Singles, Doubles, Mixed
         Open to all paid-up WTC members
         Contact Wilson Lu for more information:
                        wen.wilsonlu@gmail.com 
 
    
 

Code of Conduct

David and Wally Humphreys watch and wait for next

opponents in tournament.

All players have a duty to encourage and to maintain the highest standards of good sportsmanship, courtesy and fair play, and are under an obligation to avoid all unsportsmanlike conduct and any acts or practices which are detrimental to the game.

Violations of the Code of Conduct include but are not limited to:

1. Abuse of Balls

Players shall not violently, dangerously or with anger hit, kick or throw a tennis ball while on the Rotary Park Tennis Courts except in the reasonable pursuit of a point during a match (including warm-up). For purposes of this rule, abuse of balls is defined as intentionally or recklessly hitting a ball out of the court enclosure, hitting a ball dangerously or recklessly within the court or hitting a ball with disregard of consequences.
2. Abuse of Racquet or Equipment
Players shall not violently, dangerously or with anger hit, kick or throw a racquet or other equipment within the precincts of the Wolfville tennis courts. For pirposes of this rule, abuse of racquets or equipment is defined as intentionally, dangerously and violently destroying or damaging racquets or equipment or intentionally or violently hitting the net, court surface or other fixture during a match in anger or frustration.
3. Physical Abuse

Players shall not at any time physically abuse or threaten any official, opponent, spectator or other person within the precincts of the Wolfville tennis courts. For purposs of this rule, physical abuse is the unauthorized touching of an official, opponent, spectator or other person.

4. Verbal Abuse

Players shall not at any time verbally abuse an official, opponent, spectator or other person within the precincts of the Wolfville tennis courts. Verbal abuse is defined as a statement directed at an official, opponent, spectator or other person that implies dishonesty or is derogatory, insulting or otherwise abusive.

5. Audible Obscenity

Players shall not use an audible obscenity while on-site. Audible obscenity is defined as the use of words commonly known and understood to be profane and uttered clearly and loudly enough to be heard.

6. Visible Obscenity

Players shall not make obscene gestures of any kind on-site. Visible obscenity is defined as the making of signs by a player's hand and/or racquet or balls that commonly have an obscene meaning.  

Unidentified visitor shows focus

Roy Grant watches partner John McManaman

Steve Wood in the 2016 Apple Blossom Tournament

Dennis Boucher, left, and Richard Davies, right, long time members of the WTC

Wilson Lu hammers an overhead

Darcy Corregan and Wilson Lu handle the tournament questions

Another type of ball focus skill

Captain , Captain

President Boyd Jagoe, left, and Past President Bob Hainstock celebrate their Men's Doubles gold medal in the 65-plus division of the Nova Scotia 55+ Games in Antigonish, summer of 2019.

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