August Update from Guildwood Tennis Club

Doubles Round Robins

You asked for it! We listened: Beginning August 9, the Doubles Round Robin is moving from Fridays to Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. There will be a deadline to sign up in order to ensure that unused courts are available to other members. If you wish to play you must register online by 7 pm on Monday of each week.

Club Championship Tournament 2022

The GTC championships will begin on August 17th and wrap-up with finals on September 11th at Member Appreciation Day.

By going to Players can sign-up for Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Mixed Doubles, Women’s Doubles, and Men’s Doubles. Players can compete in more than one event. Players without partners for doubles may sign-up individually and the tournament convenors will help you find a partner.

Interested players must sign-up no later than August 14th. There will be a main draw and a consolation draw so everyone is guaranteed two matches. Preliminary play will begin on August 17th. All preliminary matches must be played by August 24th. Quarter and Semi-finals matches will begin on August 26th. Quarter final matches must be played by August 31st, and semi-final matches by September 9th. Details about match scheduling will be sent to those who sign up.

For matches that are tied after two sets, a ten point “super” tie breaker will be played to decide the winner.

There will be a $10 entry fee per player per event to cover the cost of trophies. The club will provide balls for semi-final and final matches. For preliminary matches, each player will bring new balls. Winners will keep the unused new balls.

Junior Fun Day

Save the date: Saturday, August 20th, 9 am to 1 pm (rain date Sunday, August 21)

Registration and more details will be available online soon. This event is free to junior members.

Memorial Garden

Our new garden is nearly ready for plants. We discovered that the soil provided by the city is a bit deficient in nutrients, so if you have any spare compost or manure, leaf mulch or coffee grounds that you can donate, feel free to bring them to the enclosure or leave in the garden. We are also gratefully accepting your spare perennials such as hosta, echinacea, peony, monarda, daisy, day lily, phlox, spring bulbs. We want this garden to be a happy place that commemorates members who contributed their time and effort to building GTC and making it grow. The club will purchase some foundation plants such as roses, boxwood, and a few flowering shrubs.

National Bank Open, August 6-14

If you would like to attend and have not already purchased tickets, there is still time. You can save up to 50% on the Opening Day sessions and up to 25% on all other sessions including the Sunday finals. To buy tickets online using the promo code 22NBSCARBOROUGHTF, navigate to, choose the applicable session, enter your promo code and hit apply. You can also call 1-877-283-6647 ext. 1 or email to purchase tickets with your discount promo code.

As always, if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please contact guildwoodtennis@gmail.comor phone Diane at 416-266-6947.


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