Despite an finish of the 2020 season very disturbed by the Covid-19, the 2020-2021 season of Tennis des Deux Rives had began very nicely with a slight enhance in the quantity of the tennis college and the dedication of many groups. in departmental and regional competitions. This new cease of actions since the finish of October is the alternative to take inventory of the first two months of the new season and to current the tasks for the yr 2021.
Rising tennis college enrollment
The tennis college is run this yr by 5 instructors (Agathe Paytau, Fabien Deville, Florian Bongiovanni, Julien Conche and David Paoletti) who present classes on Tuesday night, Wednesday afternoon, Friday night and Saturday morning. While not all licenses have been registered at the time of reconfinement, the workforce consisted of 20 women and 31 boys, yet another unit than final yr.
Stability in adults
At the finish of October, the quantity of grownup licensees was precisely the identical as the earlier season. The fall competitions had began and twelve groups from the membership have been in competition: two girls and ten males. Only seniors over, +35, + 55 and +70 have been nicely superior in the group stage and had virtually ensured the upkeep of their division. Better even for the over 55s, nonetheless unbeaten with two victories and who’re aiming for qualification for the ultimate section. The 9 different groups are concerned in the Max Espiaut Women’s Challenge, the Thénégal Cup and the departmental problem. None of these competitions have been canceled thus far and all are hoping for a resumption in December or, at the least, early January.
A restoration plan and tasks
The French Tennis Federation has applied a restoration plan with monetary assets for the golf equipment. Thanks to this restoration plan and the availability of Florian Bongiovanni, many actions in favor of younger folks ought to be carried out this yr if the pandemic permits it: internships, days of competitions for all ranges, actions and … surprises . And all this at no additional price to oldsters.
We simply must hope that the restoration is coming quickly … fingers crossed!