The WRTA Mixed and Pennant competitions took a break over the Queen’s Birthday weekend, and thus it’s a good chance to check in on the progress of the Altona teams. Altona has one team in the Mixed and four teams in the Pennant.
There have been six rounds played with plenty more still to come – here are the ladder placings of our teams so far:
WRTA Mixed: Section 2 (2nd)
WRTA Pennant: Section 2 (6th), Section 7 – Altona 1 (4th), Altona 2 (5th)
The player stats for the first six rounds are also available, here are some players with high stats in their section:
WRTA Mixed Section 2: Warren Rudd (1st in males), Rod Banks (2nd in males), Serge Neduzhyi (5th in males), Mal Struhs (8th in males), Danielle Horseman (3rd in females), Kalle Amanatides (8th in females), Lucy Siebert (9th in females)
WRTA Pennant Section 7: David Crawford (3rd overall), Jarryd Oddy (9th overall), Matthew Sexton (10th overall)
The Tennis Victoria Pennant season has also reached Round 6, with Altona having entered three teams in the men’s competition. Currently all three teams are in top four positions, with the Grade 4 team in 4th position, and the Grade 6 + 8 teams in 3rd position.
Finally, Rod Banks is the new senior match secretary, and will look after all senior competitions (including WSNTG). Thanks to Elissa Banfield who has done a fantastic job in the role over the past few years.