State Seniors




WA 2020








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Tennis Seniors Australia Annual Awards

posted January 23, 2020

Awards ceremony

At the TSA Awards dinner in Busselton, the Player of the Year for 2019 was awarded to Kerry Ballard (NSW).  The Administrator of the Year for 2019 was awarded to Robert Hughes (VIC). The Player Recognition Award for 2019 was presented to Kim Blackburne (NSW).



Update to Tennis Seniors Hall of Fame

posted January 20, 2020

Hall of fame

At the recent TSA Awards dinner, Max Bates (Qld) was inducted to the Tennis Seniors Australia Hall of Fame while Ros Balodis (ACT) was elevated from the Elite level to that of Legend.



2021 Australian Championships to be held in Canberra

posted January 13, 2020

Canberra tennis

The 2021 Tennis Seniors Australian Championships will be held in Canberra. The Teams Carnival will be held from 17-22 January while the Individual Championships will be held from 24-29 January.



2020 Tournament Calendar now available

posted January 13, 2020


The Tennis Seniors Australia Tournament Calendar is now available for 2020.



Queensland win Australian Teams Carnival

posted January 13, 2020

Queensland Win

The Australian Teams Carnival has been won by Queensland for the third year in a row. TSQ President was beside herself when it was announced at the Annual Awards dinner in Busselton. However she was quick to thank the Queensland players for the efforts of the week and to congratulate TSWA and the Busselton and Bunbury Clubs for such a magnificent week of tennis. The organisation, the courts and the weather were all superb.



Changing of the guard at Tennis Seniors Australia

posted January 13, 2020

Noel Jensen

The 51st Annual General Meeting of Tennis Seniors Australia Inc. was held on 9th January, 2020 in Busselton WA. The new Executive Committee now consists of Noel Jensen (President), Ian Worland (Vice President), Rob Hughes (Treasurer), Alan Walsh (Secretary), Di Cassel (Committee), Jeff Trevarthen (Committee).


Player rankings for December, 2019

posted December 30, 2019

Rankings Coordinator Gail Bates has recently released the list of player rankings as of end of December 2019. These include mens and womens rankings for both singles and doubles. Reminder to players who play ITF tournaments overseas, please notify the when you gain ITF points overseas



 Newcombe Award for Most Outsanding 35+ Senior

posted December 03, 2019

Pat Moloney

Last night TSA secretary Pat Moloney was honoured with the Newcombe award for Most Outstanding 35+ Senior for 2019. Pat has worked tirelessly for seniors for many years both at a national level and in the ACT. This year he also represented Australia for the first time in the over 75 team and won the Irish Open in his age group.


This award was richly deserved and we extend our heartiest congratulations to Pat. We also congratulate the other finalists, Roger Davey and Mike Ford.



 2020 Oceania Regional Championships

posted December 01, 2019


The 2020 Oceania Regional Championships will be held March 5-9, 2020 (Victorian Labour Day weekend) on the Melbourne clay courts.
The main venue is the iconic Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, the major sponsor of the tournament. Entries are now open and will close Tuesday 25 February. 



Appointment of Convernor of National Selection Committee

updated December 01, 2019


Tennis Seniors Australia annually appoints a Convenor for the National Selection Committee. Over the last couple of years the Executive has taken the opportunity to revise the selection process to ensure process integrity. For 2020 there will be two National Selection Committees, one for men comprising of 6 men and one for women comprising of 6 women. A Convenor will be appointed to coordinate the selection process.



 Seniors Nominations for Australian Representative Teams

updated November 20, 2019


Nominations are now open for Seniors wishing to represent Australia at the ITF World Team Championships in 2020. These are scheduled to be played in Boca Raton, Florida, USA from April 26 to May 1, 2020. Nominations close at 8.00 pm AEDST on Friday January 17, 2020.



Appointment of National Selection Committee

posted November 04, 2019


Tennis Seniors Australia annually appoints a National Selection Committee. For 2020 there will be two National Selection Committees, one for men (6 men) and one for women (6 women). A selector would serve a minimum of one year and no longer than five consecutive years.  A nomination form can be downloaded here.