A great night for OGTC at the Tennis Leicestershire Awards last night.
Ben won Club Development Coach of the Year and Jack won Junior Player – Male, congratulations to both ! Club member Neil Phillips won the Lifetime Achievement award for his work in tennis, especially as a Director of Tennis Leicestershire. Other OGTC nominations were Chloe (Junior Player – Female), George M (Volunteer of the year), Matt H (Junior Player – Male) and the club’s Inclusive Wimbledon event for Competition of the Year.
The club picked up the Sadd Cup (Ladies’ 1sts), Tennis Leicestershire Cup (Men’s Vets Division One Winners for 6 out of the last 7 years), 4 other league wins and the Fallows Cup Plate.
Awards were presented by Peter Fleming who also spoke about his tennis career, with amusing stories of encounters with tennis greats like Illie Nastase, Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe his long term doubles partner.