GTC Junior Section
At the club we have a comprehensive junior coaching programme.
Please see below our Junior pathway guide
Junior Tennis Events 2017 starting spring
Polar Capital Starter Events – These are for players with little or no experience playing tournaments. They are played in a friendly environment. Each match has a young leader helping with basic scoring and rules.
Saturday May 6th – First Polar Capital Event of the season. 36 players took part. All matches had a young leader to help the juniors.
In 2016 0ver 90 juniors took part in the Polar Capital Starter events. All of the matches had a young leader to help umpire and score. All those who took part received a prize. These events proved a great success for both juniors & parents.
Match play Events Saturday 1pm to 3pm/strong> – For the more advanced junior player. Players from Academy & Satellite squads are invited to take part. Results are sent to the LTA.
GTC Junior Club Nights – Now back on. Friday nights 4pm to 5.30pm. Held during school term time. Players have an organized session and able to get refreshments from the snack bar.
Please note: Friday Junior club 4pm to 5.30pm. Open to members only. If you would like to try a session then please email- Rychlund62@gmail.com
Notable Results from Grainville Academy Players
Oliver Rothwell wins Road to Channel Islands Road To Wimbledon Even and plays at Wimbledon in same event
U8 – Isabella Aldridge
U9 – Beau Gurner
U10 – Theo Pullman
Boys U12 – Kai Pullman
Girls U12 – Pia Gurner
Boys U16 – Harry Shrimpton
Timmy Boulter & Milly Oldridge won the GTC Road to Wimbledon Grainville Event
Timmy then went on to win the Road To Wimbledon Event held at Wimbledon
Oliver Rothwell won the 8& Under in the Jersey Junior Open & Closed. He got to the semi final of both tournaments in the 9& Under Events. He won the 3/4 play off in the Closed. Oliver and Asa Tribe won the 8& Under doubles in the Jersey Junior Open.
Eddie Rothwell got to the quarter finals of the Jersey Closed. He was in the consolation group for the Jersey Open.
Well Done Boys
Milly Oldridge Academy Player Notable Results
Junior Novice Open Tournament U10 girls Singles: Winner
Junior Novice Open Tournament U10 girls Doubles: Winner (with Isabelle Smith)
Junior Closed Tournament U10 girls Singles: Runner up
Junior Closed Tournament U10 Doubles: Runner up (with Ana Jordi)
Well Done Girls
Oliver Flavell Notable result
Jersey Junior Open Tennis Event 2012
Oliver won the Position 9 – 16 event (9& Under) beating Tom Harben 5-7 10-8 7-5
Well done Oliver