Despite the vagaries of covid, custom was revered at the Tennis membership which opened with the first open tournament of the yr in the area.
From January 3 to January 24, a minimum of 276 members competed on this considerably particular winter open tournament this yr, as indicated by Mélanie Favède, the president: “Three days before the tournament, we didn’t know if we were going to run the event: no bar, no catering, so no conviviality and non-revenues that jeopardize our budget”. Finally the widespread sense of the sport prevailed and everybody was compelled to restrictions.
It was below the management of Madeleine Seron, the devoted and benevolent choose referee of the tournament that the 273 matches came about. For her, one factor is evident: “Every year we have people and every year I have to deal with everyone’s availability, a programming job that is not always simple but always fascinating.”
Two very good finals in 3 units concluded this 2022 version, amongst the girls, the large winner of the tournament is Marie Cerezo – 4/6 from the Sannois Tennis membership who wins over the regional stage Amandine Cazeau – 15 from Tennis Cap d’Agde membership with a rating of seven/6 6/7 6/3.
Among the gents, it was the pleasant Luca Sanchez – 15 from Tennis Cannet 66 who received in opposition to the devoted Jordan Ubiergo – 4/6 after an extended battle 4/6 7/6 7/6.
Simple was the award ceremony in the presence of Marie-Christine Rouvière, elected to sports activities, which put an finish to this very particular tournament…
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