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Saxmundham Tennis Club tennis marathon raises more than £1,000 for East Anglian Air Ambulance 

Updated: Jun 13


L-R: club members Fiona, Sally, Jennie and Kevin enjoy the refreshments - and prize draw goodies!
Players take part to raise £1,000

LATEST TOTAL at 10:24 hrs

13 June 2024

£1,070.00

 

Members of Saxmundham Tennis Club recently got the summer tennis season off to a flying start with a marathon tennis tournament in aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance charity.


Held on Saturday 1st June, and organised by club member and Saxmundham resident Jennie Pink, some 22 players took part in the day-long event.


Club Chairman, Frances Paul, said: “It was a great day, with some good battles and long rallies on-court, plus a wonderful array of refreshments to keep us all going.”


She added: “A huge thank you to Jennie Pink for organising, and for everyone who took part, with a special mention to Sharon Buxton who played for the full seven hours!

Event organiser and club member Jennie Pink

“Also well done to our Club Secretary Fiona Foreman for encouraging her grandson Zavier (age 10) to join us as the youngest player.


"We’re delighted to have raised these funds for this important local charity.”


Players’ comments


Ken said: “Excellent fun for all the family” Sharon said: “Great fun, and the weather has been kind – a champion fundraiser!” And Charlotte said: “Lots of fun, a very exciting and enjoyable day.”

 

Find out more about Saxmundham Tennis Club at www.saxtennis.co.uk

 

 

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