Seniors from the ripe old age of 30 plus – 70 plus took to the courts in the Strand over the long weekend to compete in the popular Boland seniors tennis tournament. Amongst players from all over the Western Cape and beyond, Kelvin Grove members made a terrific showing playing their hearts out over the weekend in windy conditions.
In the men’s 60 plus age group Danie Appel and Bokkie Du Plessis upset the top seeds, making it to the finals before bowing out to the second seeds.
In the women’s 40 plus singles, Sally Escourt won the singles title.
In the mixed doubles 35 plus, Shani van der Merwe (playing for Kelvin’s first league team) won the mixed doubles event with her partner Thomas Pringle.
In the women’s doubles 30 plus, Shani van der merwe and Jackie Booth (our tennis manager) won the title.
In the women’s singles 30 plus, Jackie Booth won the singles title.
Other Kelvin members who participated: Ronel Pieterse, Nelene Gold, Glynis Gillott, Barbara Rose Innes, Pierre Joubert, Ken Gliddon.
Well done to the organisers for a great tournament!