At the seventh Fossat tennis open, the leaders are starting to be acquainted with the group. If for this version the record of participants is damaged, the return of the Argentinians after two years of absence was felt at the finish of the racket. “There is no denying these young people are strong”, sighs Jean-François Quiniou, the membership’s president, talking of Enzo and Antonio, the finalists and senior males’s winners of this seventh version.
The tournament, which extends over the two valleys Arize and Lèze, recorded 80 participants from all classes with greater than 100 matches. Some have been relocated to the Carla-Bayle leisure base.
“We scheduled the meetings as much as possible in the evening because of the heat. But that did not prevent some players from reluctantly forfeiting”, continues the president. With Gilles Billot the tennis instructor, Jean-François Quiniou salutes the conviviality that reigns as all the time inside the membership and the nice success of doubles this yr.
The outcomes of the finals. Senior Men Enzo Liendro (arg.) beats Antonio Pinardi 6/1 6/ 4. Senior Women: Céline Zanella (Le Fousseret) beats Ines Hector (Pamiers) 6/1 6/0. Category over 35 ladies: Zanella beats Restes Chantal (Montesquieu). Men +35: Paul Galan (Carbonne) beats Romain Fougoux (Le Fossat) 6/3 6/3. Men + 50 Olivier Samson (Le Fossat) beats Jean-François Quiniou (Le Fossat) 6/4 2/6 6/1.