V I Tennis Cambridge Open Tennis Tournament 2014

18 players initially registered for 20 spaces eventually 21 people played in this year’s tournament. We experimented with new International Court layouts of orange and red courts. The B1 doubles was first pioneered at this tournament This was Impaired by Vision 4 Growth volunteers and entirely managed by Vision 4 Growth.

Group photo
VI Tennis Tournament 2014 logo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dan Maskell Tennis Trust logo

 

 

 

Kindly supported by Cambridge  City council, Tennis 4 Cambridgeshire,   dan Ma Maskell Trust and Tennis foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This was the first to trial the new international rules newly formed by IBTA.

Poster

 

“It was amazing to play on a larger court”

B2 player .

 

“It was great to play B1 doubles”

B1 player

 

For the first time players moved away from playing on the service boxes to the longer yet narrower organise courts.  The width was eventually extended after players feedback. At this point the height of the net was determined by the tournament organiser until it was later sanctioned at 80cn

 

Our success

B2 Winner:  Rojimon Cherimon

Number of players:  18

Number of Volunteers: 7

 

Here is our press release PR. VI Tennis tournament 29th July 2014

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