State League Update- tough start but looking to a good second half
A slow start to the Season with injuries and exams and some tough competition, Dalkeith’s State League team heads into the long break sitting 6th with two wins over Peppermint Grove and Bayswater at home. Some great wins by touring pro Dane Propoggia,Josiah Tyson (C), 3 set specialist Dylan McCloskey, big hitting Ollie Henderson and a win on debut by Christian Harding have been the standout singles results.
Dalkeith’s doubles performance have seen some great come-from-behind wins featuring McCloskey and Matt Rosso and all players have delivered gutsy performances. Sam Rundle, back from a US tennis scholarship is warming up for a good second half of the season. In a competition against teams with touring pros Gavin Van Pepperzeel, Brydan Klein, world #304 and John Peers world #2 doubles champion, nationally ranked players and State coaches, this competition is featuring some of the best tennis talent.
This week we take on Mt Lawley at home in a must win match starting at 1pm- come down and join #1 supporter Mike Webb-Ware and cheer our boys on.
Giorgi Homes and ACTON Real Estate are the 2017 team sponsors and club members are reminded that Dalkeith Tennis Club will receive 20% of any commission on houses sold by ACTON on behalf of members and 20% of any executive leases managed by ACTON- ensure you mention this to your ACTON agent as it is a great opportunity to support your Sponsor, support your Club… and sell your home.
Written by Club member, Warren Harding, who is the Community News Tennis Columnist for the Western Suburbs Weekly