Tennis season comes to a climax

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Howard Smith and Jonathan Balloch faced off in an end of season play-off match at Inchyra Tennis Club with both players looking quite confident in the warm up.

As the match progressed, nerves hit both players and Howard let a 5-2 lead slip to allow Jonathan back take the first set 7-5.

Both players relaxed as the match went on and the standard improved as Howard levelled the tie taking the second set 6-2 before closing out the final set 6-3 to win the match.

John Irons representing Dundee University managed to end a four-match losing streak in the National Universities league by winning the Dundee University Championships, winning through rounds before defeating Juan Matius Sanchez 6-3 7-6 in the final in front of a large vocal following.

Inchyra are running junior tournaments tomorrow (Saturday) for 8 and under ages to 16 and under at the club. Any local player looking for some fun competition should contact the club via

Junior tennis coaching continues to grow with almost all spaces taken on the Saturday programme and the programme itself moves indoors to Hallglen Sports Centre over the winter.

Outdoor junior coaching with spaces are available on Wednesdays from 4-7 pm and adults Sundays 6-8.30 pm.

There is also a free adult coaching taster running tomorrow from 1.30-2.30pm for anyone wanting to try tennis.

or information on coaching or to book a free adult taster session, please call coach Gordon on 07753 809122.