Main Venue – Cintra Park Tennis Centre Concord, NSW (see map below)
Tournament date and times
Sunday 6 December 2015 8am – 5pm
Transport to Cintra Park
The closest train station is Burwood, about 20 minutes walk to the courts heading north along Burwood Rd, across Parramatta Rd and continuing on until you reach Gipps St, Concord. Turn right and the courts are about 5 minutes along on your left.There are express trains (12 mins) departing from Central Platform 18 – North Shore and Western Line – to Burwood. Sydney Trains timetables.
There are buses available across the road from Burwood Station with a stop on the corner of Burwood Road and Gipps St Concord. The courts are a 5 minute walk from the bus stop. Bus routes M41, 463,464,466. Check Sydney Buses timetables.
There is a large car park available at the Cintra Park courts, enter from Gipps Street. A word of CAUTION ! The entry and exit to the car park is on a bend in Gipps St, so please take extra care when arriving at and departing the courts. Request to local players who are driving. If you have space in your car please offer a lift to some of our many visitors from inter-state and overseas even if it is only to the nearest train station.
No smoking. No dogs allowed.
The Western Suburbs Tennis Association / Cintra Park Tennis Centre complies with the City of Canada Bay Council’s no smoking policy and the State Government’s Smoke-free Sports Grounds policy. Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the grounds. The Association also complies with an order from the City of Canada Bay Council that dogs are not permitted anywhere on the grounds of the Cintra Park Tennis Centre. Dogs are welcome in the adjoining park. Your co-operation with both requests above is appreciated.
Bake-off – judging around 10am
Our annual bake-off will take place during the morning. Our ‘celebrity’ judges will be awarding prizes for Best Decorated; Most Scrumptious; and a Judges Choice.
So warm up your oven and cook up a storm or preferably a cake or slice. After judging, all the goodies will be available for sale with proceeds going to our charity fundrasing for the year. So bring some extra gold coins along.
Volunteer First Aid Officers from St John Ambulance NSW- Event Health Services will be joining us at the Tournament. They will be located in the office behind the control desk. Please make them feel welcome.
Massage service available – 10am-4pm
Sandie Bennett is a sports and remedial massage therapist and qualified personal trainer with over 16 years experience and owner of MuscleFunction. Sandie has previous experience as a sports therapist at events such as; the Australian Ironman event, Australian Indoor Cricket, NSW Indoor Sports and is also the trainer for Australia’s #1 female wheelchair tennis player, Janel Manns.
Prices: 15min = $20
Please see Sandie in the Cintra Clubhouse to discuss your requirements and to book a time.
Complimentray tea and coffee will be available.
A salad buffet for lunch will be served from 1pm-2.30pm – gold coin donation. All proceeds will go to charity.
The pro-shop at Cintra sells a range of refreshments and snacks and will be open all day.The nearest shops are about a 10 minute walk away on either Parramatta Road (limited) or 20 minutes walk to Burwood Road toward the station.
Set format: Single set, first to 6 games, (Short deuce, sudden death point upon reaching 2nd deuce) Standard tiebreak at 5-5, first to 7 by 2.
If there are no walkovers/withdrawals, every player/team is guaranteed 4 sets. If you make the semi of your [8th of the] draw, you will play 5 sets, and if you make the final, you will play 6 sets.
The first round match times are available HERE Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled match time and check-in at the control desk.
If you have any questions, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
This is the Club’s last tournament for 2015 and our major charity fundraiser. The Committee trust you will have a great day catching up with friends and making new ones.
Good luck to all and have a fun day.
Main Tournament Venue – Cintra Park Tennis Centre Concord – Gipps Street, Concord, NSW