13/12/2006

Peter Deacon

Peter commenced on the Committee around 1994 and quickly took an active interest in making Tennis Sydney a real working sports club for its members.

Peter became Secretary in 1995 and he was responsible for starting and developing the Spring tournament held around September of that year with the first few being held at the Sydney Tennis Academy in Oxford Falls in the northern suburbs of Sydney.

Peter also organised the tennis weekends in Bowral in 1996 and 1997 which also included the Canberra tennis players. As a separate event for 2 years Peter organised a competition against the Canberra players which was held at the Institute of Sport in Canberra.

Peter was also instrumental in the success of the two Tennis Sydney floats in 1996 and 1997.

Inducted by Norm Lawrence

(December 2006)

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