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CROMARTY TENNIS CLUB - FOUNDED 1902

Copyright History Collection of the Nova Scotia Museum (Postcard)

Cromarty Tennis Club, 65 Cromarty Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
(Image postmarked September 25, 1908
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CROMARTY TENNIS CLUB: MY CROMARTY TENNIS HISTORY NOTES

By 

© Eric Krause, Krause House Info-Research Solutions

Rough Draft Research Notes on the history 
of the Cromarty Tennis Club, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia 
(and on other Cape Breton Tennis Clubs as they may be encountered in my research)

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KRAUSE HOUSE INFO-RESEARCH SOLUTIONS NOTES


2001 - 2015


2001

Rankings

Bill Buckland, Glen Davis

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Tennis Form ~ Brett Gardiner

Tennis Form

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OPEN HOUSE 
~ 2001

Open House 2001 ~ Sunday, June 3 Open House 2001 ~ Sunday, June 3 Open House 2001 ~ Sunday, June 3
Open House 2001 ~ Sunday, June 3 Open House 2001 ~ Sunday, June 3 Open House 2001 ~ Sunday, June 3

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Practicing 
(Cape Breton Post, Wednesday, June 27, 2001) - 
Andrew MacDougall

Practicing - Andrew MacDougall

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Moosehead Light Profiles in sport ~ Donald MacNeil 
(Cape Breton Post, 2001)

Moosehead Light Profiles in sport ~ Donald MacNeil 

Moosehead Light Profiles in sport ~ Donald MacNeil 

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Body English ~ Justin MacKinnon 
(Cape Breton Post, August 31, 2001)

Body English

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Carol Richardson of South Bar returns a volley during a morning game of tennis with doubles' partner Don Bonnell of Sydney Forks, ready in the back court, at Cromarty Courts in Sydney Tuesday. (Cape Breton Post, October, 2001)

Carol Richardson of South Bar returns a volley during a morning game of tennis with doubles' partner Don Bonnell of Sydney Forks, ready in the back court, at Cromarty Courts in Sydney Tuesday. (Cape Breton Post, October, 2001)

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ATLANTIC JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP - 2001 RESULTS

Atlantic competition a family event for Cape Bretoners
(Cape Breton Post, Friday, July 13, 2001) ~
Andrew MacDougall, Mathew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Nicole LaFosse, Justin LaFosse, Nadia Bryden, Lindsay Bryden, Tyler MacIntyre, Brett Gardiner, Deanna MacAulay

Atlantic competition a family event for Cape Bretoners

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Two Cape Bretoners win tennis openers
(Cape Breton Post, Tuesday, July 17, 2001) ~
Brett Gardiner, Nadia Bryden, Andrew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Linsay Bryden, Justin LaFosse, Matthew MacDougall, Nicole LaFosse, Tyler MacIntyre

Two Cape Bretoners win tennis openers 

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Local tennis players struggle in Atlantic junior tourney
(Cape Breton Post, Wednesday, July 18, 2001) ~
Andrew MacDougall, Justin LaFosse, Brett Gardiner, Tyler MacIntyre, Nicole LaFosse, Nadia Bryden, Natalie MacDougall,  Lindsay Bryden, Matthew MacDougall

Local tennis players struggle in Atlantic junior tourney

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Cape Breton players have productive day
(Cape Breton Post, Thursday, July 19, 2001) ~
Andrew MacDougall, Justin LaFosse, Brett Gardiner, Nadia Bryden, Matthew MacDougall, Tyler MacIntyre, Lindsay Bryden, Natalie MacDougall, Nicole LaFosse
  
Cape Breton players have productive day

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Local players eliminated from Atlantic tennis play
(Cape Breton Post, Thursday, July 19, 2001) ~
Andrew MacDougall, Justin LaFosse, Matthew MacDougall,Tyler MacIntyre, Nicole LaFosse, Nadia Bryden

Local players eliminated from Atlantic tennis play

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ATLANTIC MASTERS TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP - 2001 RESULTS

Marion Bridge player cops two masters' tennis titles (Cape Breton Post, Monday, July 16, 2001) ~ Glen Davis, Bill Buckland

Marion Bridge player cops two masters' tennis titles

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CANADIAN SENIORS - 2001 RESULTS

Two Cromarty masters to compete at national ~ (Cape Breton Post, August, 2001) - Bill Buckland, Glen Davis

Two Cromarty masters to compete at national ~ (Cape Breton Post, August, 2001) - Bill Buckland, Glen Davis

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Both local senior tennis players advance to final 16 at National ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 19, 2001) - Bill Buckland, Glen Davis

Both local senior tennis players advance to final 16 at National ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 19, 2001) - Bill Buckland, Glen Davis

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Both Cape Bretoners ousted from National tennnis masters ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 22, 2001) - Bill Buckland, Glen Davis

Both Cape Bretoners ousted from National tennnis masters

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Tennis veterans eliminated ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 24, 2001) - Bill Buckland, Glen Davis

Tennis veterans eliminated

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CAPE BRETON OPEN - 2001 RESULTS

Cape Breton Open courts province's top tennis players ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 2, 2001) - Deanna MacAulay, Kristen Gillis, Nadia Bryden, Steve MacDougall, Joe MacDonald, Bill Buckland

Cape Breton Open courts province's top tennis players

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CLUB CLOSING TOURNAMENT - 2001 

Tennis titles determined at annual Cromarty event (Cape Breton Post, September 17, 2001) - Bill Buckland, Norman Ross, Claire Rogers, Pat Johnson, Peter Ross, Greg Spencer, Dave Gillis, Betty Farrell, Ann Dunn, Mark Steadman, Cathy Steadman, Sterling MacVicar, Guy LaFosse, Cyril Abbass, Janet MacDonald, Loretta Baker

Tennis titles determined at anuual Cromarty event

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Mixed doubles winners Mark Steadman and Cathy MacIntyre defeated Sterling McVicar and Betty Farrell 
Ladies doubles winners Claire Rogers and Betty Farrell defeated Ann Dunn and Pat Johnston

Mixed doubles winners Mark Steadman and Cathy MacIntyre defeated Sterling McVicar and Betty Farrell Ladies doubles winners Claire Rogers and Betty Farrell defeated Ann Dunn and Pat Johnston

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Janet MacDonald defeated Loretta Baker in Ladies consolation
Guy Lafosse defeated Cyril Abbass in Men`s consolation

Janet MacDonald defeated Loretta Baker in Ladies consolation Guy Lafosse defeated Cyril Abbass in Men`s consolation

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Claire Rogers defeated Pat Johnston in Ladies singles 
Bill Buckland defeated Norman Ross in Men`s singles 
Bill Buckland and Peter Ross defeated Dave Gillis and Greg Spencer in Men`s doubles

Claire Rogers defeated Pat Johnston in Ladies singles Bill Buckland defeated Norman Ross in Men`s singles Bill Buckland and Peter Ross defeated Dave Gillis and Greg Spencer in Men`s doubles

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Cromarty Closing Tournament, 2001    Cromarty Closing Tournament, 2001    Cromarty Closing Tournament, 2001

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MT&T NOVA SCOTIA OPEN - 2001 RESULTS

Cape Bretoners compete in Nova Scotia open ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 25, 2001) - Daryl MacPherson, Andrew MacDougall, Bill Buckland, Steve MacDougall, Mark Steadman, Peter Ross, Norman Ross, Ken MacLeod, Greg Spencer, Joe MacDonald, Eileen Brister, Jackie MacDougall, Pat Johnson

Cape Bretoners compete in Nova Scotia open

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MacPherson Ryan advance ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 27, 2001) - Daryl MacPherson, Chris Ryan, Andrew MacDougall, Greg Spencer, Mark Steadman, Bill Buckland, Norman Ross, Matthew MacDougall, Deanna MacAulay

Cape Bretoners compete in Nova Scotia open

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MacPherson advances to MTT final 16 ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 28, 2001) - Daryl MacPherson, Chris Ryan, Joe MacDonald, Brian Schiber, Peter Ross, Bill Buckland, Eileen Brister, Steve MacDougall, Matthew MacDougall, Jackie MacDougall, Andrew MacDougall

MacPherson advances to MTT final 16

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Cape Breton players advance in tennis play ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 29, 2001) - Joe MacDonald, Tom Poirier, Steve MacDougall, Pat Johnston, Norman Ross, Eileen Brister

Cape Breton players advance in tennis play

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MacAulay moves to semis as MacPherson eliminated ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 30, 2001) - Daryl MacPherson, Deanna MacAulay, Eileen Brister, Jackie MacDougall, Bill Buckland, Peter Ross, Joe MacDonald, Brian Schilber, Pat Johnston

MacAulay moves to semis as MacPherson eliminated

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Ross advances to two finals in Nova Scotia tennis play ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 31, 2001) - Norman Ross, Bill Buckland, Steve MacDougall, Eileen Brister, Pat Johnston

Ross advances to two finals in Nova Scotia tennis play ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 31, 2001) - Norman Ross, Bill Buckland, Steve MacDougall, Eileen Brister, Pat Johnston

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Ross captures over-45 men's tennis singles title ~ (Cape Breton Post, September 1, 2001) - Norman Ross, Bill Buckland, Peter Ross, Deanna MacAulay, Eileen Brister, Pat Johnston, Daryl MacPherson, Joe MacDonald, Brian Schibler

Ross captures over-45 men's tennis singles title

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 Results ~ (Cape Breton Post, September 1, 2001) - Eileen Brister, Bill Buckland, Peter Ross

Results ~ (Cape Breton Post, September 1, 2001) - Eileen Brister, Bill Buckland, Peter Ross

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Bill Buckland and Peter Ross, Men's 45 Doubles MT&T Nova Scotia Open Champions

Bill Buckland and Peter Ross, Men's 45 Doubles MT&T Nova Scotia Open Champions

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SOBEY'S NOVA SCOTIA JUNIOR CLOSED - 2001 RESULTS

~ MONDAY'S RESULTS - JULY 2, 2001 ~

Sobeys Nova Scotia Junior Closed Tennis Championship - 
Monday Results
(Cape Breton Post, Tuesday, July 3, 2001) ~ 
Colin Abbass, Kyle Williams, Brett MacDonald, Matthew MacDougall, Connor MacLeod, Floyd Orrell, Justin LaFoss, Eric Bray, Prashant Nailkwadi, Doug Ross, Brett Gardiner, Tyler MacIntyre, Andrew MacDougall, Lee Crawley, Kyle MacDonald, Mike MacNeil, Natalie MacDougall, Nicole LaFosse

Sobeys Nova Scotia Junior Closed Tennis Championship - Monday Results

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MacIntyre leads locals at provincial tennis tourney 
(Cape Breton Post, Tuesday, July 3, 2001) ~ 
Tyler MacIntyre, Andrew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Brett MacDonald, Matthew MacDougall, Colin Abbass, Nick Bruleigh, Michael MacNeil

MacIntyre leads locals at provincial tennis tourney

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~ TUESDAY'S RESULTS - JULY 3, 2001 ~

MacDougall upsets Fisch - Sydney player becomes third local to qualify for Atlantics  
(Cape Breton Post, Wednesday, July 4, 2001) ~ 
Matthew MacDougall, Brett Gardiner. Andrew MacDougall, Eric Bray, Lee Crawley, Kyle MacDonald, Brett MacDonald, Colin Abbass, Nick Bruleigh, Michael MacNeil

MacDougall upsets Fisch - Sydney player becomes third local to qualify for Atlantics

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Sobeys Nova Scotia Junior Closed Tennis Championship - 
Cromarty and Sydney River Tennis Clubs -
Tuesday's Results
(Cape Breton Post, Wednesday, July 4, 2001) ~ 
Nadia Bryden, Kyle Williams, Connor MacLeod, James Jabalee, Floyd Orrell, Liam Gillis, Brett MacDonald, Colin Abbass, Justin LaFosse, Brett Gardiner, Andrew MacDougall, Eric Bray, Dustin Brown, Prashant Nailkwadi, Nick Bruleigh, Kyle MacDonald, Peter Harrison, Michael Black, Keith Buckland, Shaun Chisholm, Lee Crawley, Brent Keough, Logan David, Garrett Sibley, Michael MacNeil, Lindsay Bryden, Natalie MacDougall

Sobeys Nova Scotia Junior Closed Tennis Championship - Cromarty and Sydney River Tennis Clubs - Tuesday's Results

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~ WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS ~ JULY 4, 2001

MacDougalls make Atlantics family affair
(Cape Breton Post, Thursday, July 5, 2001) ~ 
Andrew MacDougall, Brett Gardiner, Justin LaFosse, Keith Buckland, Matthew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Tyler MacIntyre, Nadia Bryden, Linsay Bryden 

MacDougalls make Atlantics family affair

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Sobeys Nova Scotia Junior Closed Tennis Championship - 
Cromarty and Sydney River Tennis Clubs -
Wednesday's Results
(Cape Breton Post, Wednesday, July 4, 2001) ~ 
Nadia Bryden, Nicole LaFosse, Heather Farmer, Nicole LaFosse, Lindsay Bryden, Natalie MacDougall, Brent Keough, Tyler MacIntyre, Lee Crawley, Andrew MacDougall, Keith Buckland, Brett Gardiner, Eric Bray, Justin LaFosse, Matthew MacDougall, Brett MacDonald 

Sobeys Nova Scotia Junior Closed Tennis Championship - Cromarty and Sydney River Tennis Clubs - Wednesday's Results

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~ THURSDAY'S RESULTS ~ JULY 5, 2001

Tennis rained out
(Cape Breton Post, Friday, July 6, 2001)

Tennis rained out

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~ FRIDAY'S RESULTS ~ JULY 6, 2001

Airborne
(Cape Breton Post, Saturday, July 7, 2001)

Airborne

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Two more Capers qualify for Atlantics
(Cape Breton Post, Saturday, July 7, 2001) ~
Justin LaFosse, Brett Gardiner, Nicole LaFosse, Andrew MacDougall, Matthew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Brent Keough,Tyler MacIntyre, Nadia Lindsay, Lindsay Bryden

Two more Capers qualify for Atlantics

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Sobeys Nova Scotia Junior Closed Tennis tournament ~
Andrew MacDougall, Justin LaFosse, Brett Gardiner, Brent Keough

Sobeys Nova Scotia Junior Closed Tennis tournament  


2002

Fun Game  ~ 
Betty Farrell of Sydney, 
Richard Lorway, Stirling MacVicar, Father John MacDougall
(Cape Breton Post, April 29, 2002)

Fun Game ~ Betty Farrell

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Our kids preparing for the start of the summer 
season with Keith Harrietha of Halifax.

(Photography by Darren Gardiner)

Photography by Darren Gardiner

    Photography by Darren Gardiner

    Photography by Darren Gardiner

  

  

  

Photography by Darren Gardiner 

Photography by Darren Gardiner

Photography by Darren Gardiner

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Backhand return ~ Nicole Latimer, of Sydney, returns a backhand shot during practice at the Cromarty Tennis Club in Sydney, Monday 
(Cape Breton Post, May 21, 2002)

Backhand return ~ Nicole Latimer, of Sydney, returns a backhand shot during practice at the Cromarty Tennis Club in Sydney, Monday

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Learning the game ~ Cristyn MacDonald, Ainsley McDougall
(Cape Breton Post, June 18, 2002)

CMacDonald2002.jpg (23107 bytes)

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Forehand return ~ Justin LaFosse
(Cape Breton Post, June 26, 2002)

JLaFosse2002.jpg (46639 bytes)

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Deanna MacAulay

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Home Court (Cape Breton Post, August 1, 2002)

Home Court (Cape Breton Post, August 1, 2002)

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CAPE BRETON OPEN - 2002 RESULTS

Two-sport star hoping for upset on courts 
(Cape Breton Post, August 2, 2002)

Two-sport star hoping for upset on courts

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First round complete at Cape Breton Open Tournament ~ 
continues throughout the weekend ~
Guy LaFosse, Brent Keough, Jim MacDonald, Joe MacDonald, Andrew MacDougall, George Jacques, Steven MacDougall, Claude Goora, Brett Gardiner, Andrew Landry, Chris Ryan, David Astephan, Mark Richardson, Kenny MacRae, Glen Davis, Jackie MacDougall, Justin LaFosse, Alicia McLaughlyn, Mark Steadman, Kathy MacIntyre, Ken MacLeod, Pam MacLeod, Claire Rogers, Tyler MacIntyre, Heather Farmer
(Cape Breton Post, August 3, 2002)

First round complete at Cape Breton Open Tournament ~

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Bryden takes three titles at Cape Breton Open ~ 
Nadia Bryden, Ainslie MacDougall, Nicole LaFosse,
Daryl MacPherson, Norman Ross, Greg Spencer
(Cape Breton Post, August 6, 2002)

Cape Breton Post, August 6, 2002

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Tennis - Aliant Telecom Cape Breton 
Open tennis championship Finals ~
Claire Rogers, Cathy MacIntyre, Nadia Bryden, Ainslie MacDougall, Nicole LaFosse, Bill Buckland, Norman Ross, Glen Davis, Mark Steadman, Greg Spencer, Peter Ross, Dartl MacPherson, Joe MacDonald
(Cape Breton Open, August 8, 2002)

Tennis - Aliant Telecom Cape Breton

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ALIANT TELECOM NOVA SCOTIA OPEN - 2002 RESULTS

Ross hoping for two trips to winner's circle at upcoming Open
(Cape Breton Post, August 25, 2002) ~ Norman Ross, Jackie MacDougall, Steven MacDougall, Andrew MacDougall, Matthew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Nicole LaFosse, Justin LaFosse, Brett Gardiner, Bill Buckland, Peter Ross, Mark Steadman, Claire Rogers, Darul MacPherson, Nadia Bryden

Ross hoping for two trips to winner's circle at upcoming Open

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Ross wins pair at Open tournament - Good day for Cape Breton tennis players 
(Cape Breton Post, August 27, 2002) ~ Norman Ross, Steve MacDougall, Joe MacDonald, Bill Buckland, Peter Ross, Andre Landry, Nicole LaFosse, Nadia Bryden, Ken MacLeod, Mark Steadman

Ross wins pair at Open tournament - Good day for Cape Breton tennis players

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Bryden displays top form in lop-sided win - Several Cape Breton players still in fight for championship (Cape Breton Post, August 28, 2002) ~ 
Nadia Bryden, Nicole LaFosse,Bill Buckland, Norman Ross, Andrew MacDougall, Jackie MacDougall, Mark Steadman, Claire Rogers

Bryden displays top form in lop-sided win - Several Cape Breton players still in fight for championship

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Buckland, Ross advance to doubles final (Cape Breton Post, August 29, 2002) ~ Bill Buckland, Peter Ross, Steve MacDougall, Mark Steadman, Nadia Bryden

Buckland, Ross advance to doubles final

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Ross advances to pair of Open finals (Cape Breton Post, August 30, 2002) ~ Norman Ross, Bill Buckland, Steve MacDougall, Claire Rogers, Cathy Steadman [Kathy MacIntyre]

Ross advances to pair of Open finals

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Ross earns second-straight Open tennis title (Cape Breton Post, August 31, 2002) ~ Norman Ross, Steve MacDougall, Nadia Bryden, Claire Rogers, Dave Andrews, Bill Buckland, Peter Ross

Ross earns second-straight Open tennis title

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Bryden a double winner in tennis championship (Cape Breton Post, September 3, 2002) ~ Nadia Bryden, Steve MacDougall, Norman Ross

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ATLANTIC JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP - 2002 RESULTS

Representing Cromarty (Cape Breton Post, July 12, 2002) ~ 
Nicole LaFosse, Justin LaFosse, Natalie MacDougall, Andrew MacDougall, Matthew MacDougall

Representing Cromarty (Cape Breton Post, July 12, 2002)

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CANADIAN JUNIORS - 2002 RESULTS

Two Cape Bretoners off to Nationals ~ Andrew MacDougall, Brett Gardiner to compete in tennis (Thursday, March 21, 2002)

Two Cape Bretoners off to Nationals ~ Andrew MacDougall, Brett Gardiner to compete in tennis

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CANADIAN SENIORS - 2002 RESULTS

Buckland, Davis lose opening matches ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 20, 2002) - Bill Buckland, Glen Davis

Buckland, Davis lose opening matches

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Buckland moves into national semifinal ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 21, 2002) - Bill Buckland, Glen Davis

Buckland moves into national semifinal

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Buckland eliminated from championship play ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 31, 2002) - Bill Buckland

Buckland eliminated from championship play

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CAPE BRETON JUNIOR REGIONAL TOURNAMENT

Overhead Return ~ Cape Breton Post, July 23, 2002

Overhead Return ~ Cape Breton Post, July 23, 2002

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CLUB CLOSING JUNIOR TOURNAMENT

2002

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EASTERN CANADA SENIORS - 2002 RESULTS

Sydney man going to nationals - Buckland competing in indoor tennis championship (Cape Breton Post, Tuesday, March 26, 2002) - Bill Buckland

Sydney man going to nationals - Buckland competing in indoor tennis championship

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Buckland advances in tennis action (Cape Breton Post, Saturday, March 30, 2002) - Bill Buckland

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Buckland finishes seventh in singles (Cape Breton Post, Monday, April 1, 2002) - Bill Buckland

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WINTER ATLANTICS - 2002 RESULTS

Matthew MacDougall receiving 2nd place trophy from Atlantic Tennis Association head Jamie Ferguson, at the Winter Atlantics 2002 in March. MacDougall lost in the boys 12 and under final to Phillip Anderson of Halifax.

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2003

CROMARTY STREET TENNIS COURTS

JANUARY 10

Trafton Cann

Halifax Herald 1/10/2003

Cromarty Tennis Club
[Cromarty Kinsmen Tennis Club - Sydney Lawn Tennis Club - Sydney Tennis Association]

Wed, 30 Jul 2003

As discussed during the last executive meeting:

I was into UCCB today and began researching the Cromarty Tennis Club. Lots and lots of stuff to look at. For those who were not at this meeting, I have agreed - more than happy - to do this historical research at no charge to the Club.

At any rate, Sydney was an exciting place to be at the turn of the 20th century, and there was enthusiasm in the town perhaps unmatched at any time in its history.

Believe it or not, in "sports", golf ruled King - at least amongst Kings (i.e. bankers and lawyers, and even the clergy). Cricket and baseball were happenings - and were widely popular with the common folks. As for Tennis - the North Sydney Club was very active, and able to raise funds; but in previously poor old Sydney, Tennis had entered harder days, no doubt as North Sydney became the more richer and populous of the two.

But suddenly, because of steel and coal, Sydney's population went from 2,427 in 1891 to 9,908 in 1901. In the same year, Howard Ross [Howard S. Ross (1872-post 1926)], a lawyer (and well known on the links at Victoria Park), called for "a meeting of those interested in Lawn Tennis and in carrying on the old club ...". That year, H. H. Sutherland was even selling "The celebrated Good-Year Glove Tennis Shoes (with white soles) ~ for Ladies and Gentlemen.." which I suppose might be popular for events other than tennis! (i.e. boating). This needs to be looked at.

Well, Richard, you can see the problem here. We have to find out the relationship between the "old club" and the "Sydney Tennis Association, inc." before we can establish a founding date. No doubt, their locations are different (possible the old club was at Victoria Park?), and their surfaces may even be different (grass versus clay), but if there is a connection - i.e. one begot the other - , we should go with that since the older that we can establish our club, the better our bragging rights when going against say Halifax for money. Indeed, if the club dates back another 50 years, or so, to the Victorian age, we may have a 150 anniversary for example.

Of interest, the 9 hole course at Victoria Park was declared, in 1901, as being the oldest course in the province. Et Tu the Tennis Club as well?

Now - I would suggest that we get a new sign on which the "establishment" date could be added at a later date. I will be away later this month and into much of September on a Ottawa/St. Louis research trip and so I can't really do much more research until after that (but which I will do as promised), and I have some roof work to do this week each afternoon while the rain possibility seems clear. So if we could wait a bit, until the fall, for the "est." date, this would be best.

Something else to think about - You gave me the info - that Ken Haley dug up - that the Rev. Hugh McLeod [1803-1894] granted the present "Cromarty site [re-named as such in 1958?"]" to the Sydney Tennis Association, Limited, for 1 dollar in 1905. However, you might want to also note that Hugh was perhaps dead (if not earlier) as early as 1901 for in that year there was the following property transfer: "Heirs of Hugh McLeod to Donald McDonald, $1". Is this our "Rev."?

Eric Krause

Despite rough first year, Sydney River native remains focused on his game 
(Cape Breton Post, May 12, 2003) - Brent Keough

Brent Keough - Former Cromarty Tennis Instructor

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Right on Target (Cape Breton Post, June 23, 2003) - Tianyi Lu

Right on Target (Cape Breton Post, June 23, 2003) - Tianyi Lu

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Junior Tennis, Anyone, Atlantic Canada's 
Best in Sydney next week (Cape Breton Post, July 11, 2003) - 
Andrew MacDougall, Matthew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Brett Gardiner, Justin LaFosse, Kyle MacDonald, Brett MacDonald, Nicole LaFosse 

 

Junior Tennis, Anyone, Atlantic Canada's Best in Sydney next week: Atlantic Junior2003
 
Junior Tennis, Anyone, Atlantic Canada's Best in Sydney next week: Atlantic Junior2003

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Masters Tennis Alive and Well (2003) -
Bill Buckland, Norman Ross, Steve MacDougall, 
Brett Gardiner, Andrew MacDougall, Matthew Gardiner, Natalie MacDougall

Masters Tennis Alive and Well (2003)

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Gearing up for Atlantics
(Cape Breton Post, July 14, 2003)

Gearing up for Atlantics (Cape Breton Post, July 14, 2003)

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Cape Breton Open
(Cape Breton Post, August 1, 2003 ~ Brent Keough)

Cape Breton Open ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 1, 2003

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Tennis Communities program in Canada

Mark Eyking, Alan Trivett, and Jackie MacDougall, a former president of Cromarty, in the picture to the left.
Jackie ran the most successful Building Tennis Communities program in Canada.

 

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PRESS RELEASE

Government of Canada Announces Funding for Tennis Program

SYDNEY, October 3, 2003 -- Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament (Sydney -Victoria), on behalf of Secretary of State (Physical Activity and Sport)
Paul DeVillers, today announced funding of $55,000 to support Tennis Canada's Building Tennis Communities program.

"The Building Tennis Communities program emphasizes the benefits of sport participation and ensures a stronger future in the development of tennis in  Canada," said Mr. Eyking. "The program offers young children the opportunity to develop life skills, and to learn important values that lead to strong, healthy communities. Programs such as this instil a lifelong love of sport." Eighteen communities across the country have been involved in the program, with the goal of involving more participants in tennis and keeping them playing throughout their lives. It focuses on encouraging tennis participation within the whole community, not only within the tennis club. Partnerships with community leaders facilitate the growth and sustainability of the program.

"We are very pleased to receive this funding from Sport Canada," said Alan Trivett, Tennis Canada's Executive Director of Tennis Development. "The Building Tennis Communities program is an integral part of tennis development across the country and having these extra funds will be incredibly helpful in our mission to get more people playing the game." Financial assistance is provided by the Department of Canadian Heritage through Sport Canada's Sport Participation Development Program. The program aims to increase participation in sport, and was developed on the basis that all Canadians should have access to and benefit from participating in quality sport activities at all levels.

Tennis Canada also received $630,000 in funding from Sport Canada in 2003-04, including $100,000 for disabled athletes.

Funding for this project was provided for in the February 2003 federal Budget.


Information:
Mario Tremblay
Press Secretary
Office of the Secretary of State (Physical Activity and Sport)
(819) 953-7329

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CAPE BRETON OPEN - 2003 RESULTS

Making Return ~ 
(Cape Breton Post, August 2, 2003) - Brett Gardiner

Making Return ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 2, 2003)

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Tennis ~ Friday Results
(Cape Breton Post, August 2, 2003) - 
Dave Astephen, Brett Gardiner, Matthew MacDougall, Brent Keough, Justin Lafosse, Andrew MacDougall, Kyle MacDonald, Steve MacDougall

Tennis ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 2, 2003)

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Winning form ~ 
(Cape Breton Post, August 4, 2003) - Brett Gardiner, Tanya Carmichael, and Andrew MacDougall

Winning form ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 4, 2003)

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Tennis ~ Saturday Results
(Cape Breton Post, August 4, 2003) -
Matthew MacDougall, Brent Keough, Justin Lafosse, Andrew MacDougall, Kyle MacDonald, Steven MacDougall,  David Gillis, Janet MacDonald, Ainslie McDougall, Brett Gardiner, Brent Keough, Andrew MacDougall, Steven MacDougall, Dave Astephen, Mark Steedman, Natalie MacDougall, Tanya Fifield, Ainslie McDougall, Mark Steedman, Bill Buckland, Floyd Orrell, Kevin Orrell, Matt MacDougall, Jackie MacDougall, Eileen Brister, Claire Rogers, Ann Dunn, Pam MacLeod, Nicole LaFosse, Pat Johnston, Greg Spenser, André Landry, Glen Davis, Beth MacDougall

Tennis ~ Results (Cape Breton Post, August 4, 2003)

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Championship form ~ 
(Cape Breton Post, August 5, 2003)

Championship form ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 5, 2003)

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ALIANT ATLANTIC JUNIORS - 2003 RESULTS

Fourth seed MacDougall makes quick work of opening matches ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 15, 2003) - Andrew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Matthew MacDougall, Brett Gardiner, Justin LaFosse, Brett MacDonald, Daniel Verner, Nicolle LaFosse, Kyle MacDonald
 

Fourth seed MacDougall makes quick work of opening matches ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 15, 2003)

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Aliant Atlantic Junior Tennis Championships~ (Cape Breton Post, July 15, 2003) - DAY ONE RESULTS -
Andrew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Matthew MacDougall, Brett Gardiner, Justin LaFosse, Brett MacDonald, Daniel Verner, Nicolle LaFosse, Kyle MacDonald, Kevin Hall
 

Aliant Atlantic Junior Tennis Championships~ (Cape Breton Post, July 15, 2003) - DAY ONE RESULTS

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Tennis Action Heats Up - Local players win key matches ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 16, 2003) - Brett Gardiner, Andrew MacDougall, Justin LaFosse, Brett MacDonald, Natalie MacDougall, Matthew MacDougall

Tennis Action Heats Up - Local players win key matches ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 16, 2003)

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Aliant Atlantic Junior Tennis Championships~ (Cape Breton Post, July 16, 2003) - DAY TWO RESULTS -
Brett Gardiner, Andrew MacDougall, Justin LaFosse, Brett MacDonald, Natalie MacDougall, Matthew MacDougall

Aliant Atlantic Junior Tennis Championships~ (Cape Breton Post, July 16, 2003)

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Upset in the Making - Sydney's Gardiner knocks off top seed ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 17, 2003) - Brett Gardiner, Andrew MacDougall, Justin LaFosse, Kyle MacDonald, Matthew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Nicole LaFosse

Upset in the Making - Sydney's Gardiner knocks off top seed ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 17, 2003)

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Aliant Atlantic Junior Tennis Championships~ (Cape Breton Post, July 17, 2003) - DAY THREE RESULTS - Brett Gardiner, Andrew MacDougall, Justin LaFosse, Kyle MacDonald, Matthew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Nicole LaFosse
 

Aliant Atlantic Junior Tennis Championships~ (Cape Breton Post, July 17, 2003)

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Cromarty's Gardiner advances to Atlantic final - Sydney youth on winning roll, knocks off another higher seed ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 18, 2003) - Brett Gardiner, Andrew MacDougall, 

Cromarty's Gardiner advances to Atlantic final - Sydney youth on winning roll, knocks off another higher seed ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 18, 2003)

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Aliant Atlantic Junior Tennis Championships~ (Cape Breton Post, July 18, 2003) - DAY FOUR RESULTS - Brett Gardiner, Andrew MacDougall, 
 

Aliant Atlantic Junior Tennis Championships~ (Cape Breton Post, July 18, 2003)

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Gardiner falls in final as tennis championships come to a close ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 19, 2003) - Brett Gardiner

Gardiner falls in final as tennis championships come to a close ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 19, 2003)

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Aliant Atlantic Junior Tennis Championships~ (Cape Breton Post, July 19, 2003) - DAY FIVE RESULTS - Brett Gardiner
 

Aliant Atlantic Junior Tennis Championships~ (Cape Breton Post, July 19, 2003)

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ATLANTIC MASTERS TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP - 2003 RESULTS

Sydney player teams to win doubles' title (Cape Breton Post, Monday, July 21, 2003) ~ Bill Buckland, Joe MacDonald, Greg Spencer, Glen Davis, Eileen Brister

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CANADIAN JUNIORS - 2003 RESULTS

Gardiner earns spot at tennis nationals ~
(Cape Breton Post, August 2, 2003) - Brett Gardiner

 Gardiner earns spot at tennis nationals ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 2, 2003)

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CANADIAN SENIORS INDOORS - 2003 RESULTS

Two Cape Bretoners off to national tennis tourney ~ (Cape Breton Post, April 12, 2003) - 
Bill Buckland, Norman Ross

Two Cape Bretoners off to national tennis tourney

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Buckland looking for berth in consolation final ~ (Cape Breton Post, April 19, 2003) - 
Bill Buckland, Norman Ross

Buckland looking for berth in consolation final

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Buckland takes consolation ~ (Cape Breton Post, April 21 2003) - 
Bill Buckland, Norman Ross

Buckland takes consolation

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CANADIAN SENIORS OUTDOORS - 2003 RESULTS

Buckland to compete at senior tennis nationals ~ 
(Cape Breton Post, July 26, 2003) - Bill Buckland

Buckland to compete at senior tennis nationals ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 26, 2003)

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Buckland drops opening match at senior tennis championship ~ 
(Cape Breton Post, July 28, 2003) - Bill Buckland

Buckland drops opening match at senior tennis championship ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 28, 2003)

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Buckland gets first win at national tournament ~ 
(Cape Breton Post, July 29, 2003) - Bill Buckland

Buckland gets first win at national tournament ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 29, 2003)

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Buckland wins doubles, out in singles ~ 
(Cape Breton Post, July 30, 2003) - Bill Buckland

Buckland wins doubles, out in singles ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 30, 2003)

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Buckland advances to quarter-final ~ 
(Cape Breton Post, July 31, 2003) - Bill Buckland

Buckland advances to quarter-final ~ (Cape Breton Post, July 31, 2003)

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Buckland Eliminated in doubles play ~ 
(Cape Breton Post, August 1 2003) - Bill Buckland

Buckland Eliminated in doubles play ~ (Cape Breton Post, August 1 2003)

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CROMARTY JUNIORS - 2003 RESULTS

AUGUST 21 IMAGES

Shamus MacDonald, Most Dedicated Player

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Kyle Williams, Winner Triple Threat Award

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Sportsmanship and Dedication Winners

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Andrew & Brett 18 Doubles Winners, Kyle & Beth Runners-Up

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Brett Gardiner 16&18 Winner, Andrew MacDougall 16&18 Runner-Up

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Junior Ladder Top Finishes

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Matthew MacDougall & Kyle Williams, Winners 14 Doubles

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Leah, Most Dedicated

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Natalie MacDougall, Winner Girls 14&16

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Matthew MacDougall 14 Boys Singles Winner

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2004

Family Game (Cape Breton Post, September 8, 2004) -  Shannon Clemens

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Brent Keough named captain of U.S. University Tennis Team (Cape Breton Post, October 13, 2004)

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CANADIAN SENIORS INDOORS - 2004 RESULTS

Bill Buckland has advanced ...
Buckland takes second in national doubles final

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CLUB CLOSING TOURNAMENT - 2004 

End-of-Summer Tournament, September 10-12, 2004

Come and play tennis at the End-of Summer Tournament. Winner gets an allegedly fabulous prize. In fact, all participants get to play tennis and eat a meal. The calling committee will phone you shortly to put your name on the list and let you know the events.

If you want to be the first on the list ….call Mark Steadman…562-2449…he is organizing the draw.

Senior Tournament is open to all members over 19.

Price $5.00 + Can of Balls (or $10.00)

Club BBQ Saturday Night

Consolation round for all single divisions

Need a partner (Dbls or Mixed), place "+?" after your name.

Sign up sheet in the club house or call Mark (deadline Wednesday night 10 pm)

Play starts Friday Night 6 pm

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Club champions at Cromarty Determines (Cape Breton Post, September 13, 2004) - Claire Rogers, Janet MacDonald, Bill Buckland, Norman Ross, Ian MacDonald, Hesham Laskose, Greg Spencer, Al Khouri, Mark Steadman, Eric Krause, Yanya Carmichael, Helen Xia, Betty Farrell, John Miller, 

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Club champions at Cromarty Determines (Cape Breton Post, September 13, 2004) - Claire Rogers, Janet MacDonald, Bill Buckland, Norman Ross, Ian MacDonald, Hesham Laskose, Greg Spencer, Al Khouri, Mark Steadman, Eric Krause, Yanya Carmichael, Helen Xia, Betty Farrell, John Miller, 

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NOVA SCOTIA TENNIS ASSOCIATION RANKINGS - 2004 RESULTS

Nova Scotia Tennis Association ~ Master Committee year-end rankings: 
Bill Buckland  and Steven MacDougall

2004

Buckland, Poirier, MacDougall crack tennis rankings

Buckland, Poirier, MacDougall crack tennis rankings

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NOVA SCOTIA TENNIS ASSOCIATION RANKINGS - 2004 RESULTS

Nova Scotia Tennis Association ~ Master Committee year-end rankings: 
Bill Buckland  and Steven MacDougall

2004

Nova Scotia Tennis Association ~ Master Committee year-end rankings:

Buckland, Poirier, MacDougall crack tennis rankings

Buckland, Poirier, MacDougall crack tennis rankings

2005

Getting Ready for Competitive Play (Cape Breton Post, May 31, 2005) -  Liam MacDonald

Getting Ready for Competitive Play (Cape Breton Post, May 31, 2005) -  Liam MacDonald

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Preparing for regionals (Cape Breton Post, July 5, 2005) -  Daniel Verner, Ryne Kingsbury

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Our Rising Star (Cape Breton Post, August 17, 2005) -  Kevin Hall

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Aerial of Our Club

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ATLANTIC MASTERS TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP - 2005 RESULTS

Bill Buckland tops field in singles, doubles (Cape Breton Post, July 5, 2005) ~ Bill Buckland, Claire Rogers

Bill Buckland tops field in singles, doubles

 

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CANADA SUMMER GAMES - 2005 RESULTS

Andrew MacDougall ~ Cape Breton Post (August 6, 2005)

Andrew MacDougall

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MacDougall loses in opening doubles match at Canada Games ~ Cape Breton Post (August 8, 2005)

MacDougall loses in opening doubles match at Canada Games

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Andrew MacDougall ~ Cape Breton Post (August 9, 2005)

Andrew MacDougall

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Andrew MacDougall ~ Cape Breton Post (August 10, 2005)

Andrew MacDougall

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CAPE BRETON JUNIOR REGIONAL TOURNAMENT

Winning Form (Colin Abbass, Kyle Williams)~ Cape Breton Post, July 13, 2005

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Tennis fans gather on the deck of the Cromarty Tennis Club 
during a rain delay of the Cape Breton Junior Regionals ~ 
(Cape Breton Post, July 17, 2005)

Tennis fans gather on the deck of the Cromarty Tennis Club during a rain delay of the Cape Breton Junior Regionals

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CAPE BRETON OPEN - 2005 RESULTS

Starry lineup for opening of Cromarty tennis tourney ~ 
(Cape Breton Post, July 29, 2005) 

Starry lineup for opening of Cromarty tennis tourney

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Resting Up ~ Brent Keough 
(Cape Breton Post, July 30, 2005) 

Resting Up ~ Brent Keough 

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Tennis Action 
(Cape Breton Post, August 1, 2005) 

Tennis Action

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Anderson, Starrat win singles titles at Cape Breton Open ~ Steve MacDougall, Norman Ross 
(Cape Breton Post, August 2, 2005) 

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CANADIAN SENIORS - 2005 RESULTS

METRO LABEL SENIOR NATIONAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Buckland advances at senior nationals ~ Cape Breton Post (August 2, 2005)

Buckland advances at senior nationals

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Buckland loses in quarterfinal round ~ Cape Breton Post (August 4, 2005)

Buckland loses in quarterfinal round

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Buckland gunning for fifth at nationals ~ Cape Breton Post (August 5, 2005)

Buckland gunning for fifth at nationals

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Buckland to play for fifth today ~ Cape Breton Post (August 6, 2005)

Buckland to play for fifth today

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Buckland places fifth at nationals ~ Cape Breton Post (August 8, 2005)

Buckland places fifth at nationals

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NOVA SCOTIA OPEN - 2005 RESULTS

Cape Bretoners post five wins at Nova Scotia Open ~ Andre Landry, Kevin Hall Sr., Kevin Hall Jr., Jackie MacDougall, Claire Rogers, Norman Ross, Bill Buckland
(Cape Breton Post, July 29, 2005) 

Cape Bretoners post five wins at Nova Scotia Open ~ Andre Landry, Kevin Hall Sr., Kevin Hall Jr., Jackie MacDougall, Claire Rogers, Norman Ross, Bill Buckland

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Quiet day for Capers at Nova Scotia Open ~ Norman Ross 
(Cape Breton Post, August 24, 2005) 

Quiet day for Capers at Nova Scotia Open ~ Norman Ross

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Capers find success  at Nova Scotia Open ~ Norman Ross, Bill Buckland, 
Jackie MacDougall, Claire Rogers
(Cape Breton Post, August 25, 2005) 

Capers find success  at Nova Scotia Open ~ Norman Ross, Bill Buckland, 

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Poirier, Buckland score wins at Nova Scotia Open ~ Bill Buckland, Norman Ross
(Cape Breton Post, August 26, 2005) 

Poirier, Buckland score wins at Nova Scotia Open ~ Bill Buckland, Norman Ross

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Buckland wins doubles; seeks more titles today ~ Bill Buckland, Norman Ross, Clair Rogers
(Cape Breton Post, August 27, 2005) 

Buckland wins doubles; seeks more titles today ~ Bill Buckland, Norman Ross, Clair Rogers

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Buckland wins singles title at provincial ~ Bill Buckland 
(Cape Breton Post, August 29, 2005) 

Buckland wins singles title at provincial ~ Bill Buckland

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CLUB CLOSING ADULT TOURNAMENT ~ 2005

Year End Club Closing Adult Tournament Results: (1) Bill Buckland defeats Norman Ross (2) Claire Rogers defeats Kelly MacNeil (3) Bill Buckland/Sterling McVicar defeat Norman Ross/Donnie Bonnell (4) Women's Mixed still to be determined (Tuesday Night)

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Norman Ross 
and Bill Buckland

 

 

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Sterling McVicar, Bill Buckland, 
Donnie Bonell, and Norman Ross

 

 

Sterling McVicar, Bill Buckland, 
Donnie Bonell, and Norman Ross

   

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2006

BILL BUCKLAND REPRESENTING CANADA AND CROMARTY IN AFRICA

Answering the Call, Buckland to Compete for Canada in South Africa
(Cape Breton Post, April 12, 2006) - Bill Buckland

Answering the Call, Buckland to Compete for Canada in South Africa

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Buckland, Canada lose to Aussies - Sydney man competing in world tennis event
(Cape Breton Post, April 19, 2006) -  Bill Buckland

Buckland, Canada lose to Aussies - Sydney man competing in world tennis event

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Buckland team victorious
(Cape Breton Post, April 24, 2006) -  Bill Buckland

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Buckland wins opening singles match
(Cape Breton Post, April 25, 2006) -  Bill Buckland

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Buckland loses on round of 32 at world's seniors
(Cape Breton Post, April 26, 2006) -  Bill Buckland

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It's out of Africa for Bill Buckland
(Cape Breton Post, April 28, 2006)

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Some Pics of Bill and his friends in Africa!!

        

The opening ceremonies in the team event,
the beach in Durban,
the tennis stadium where the event was held and
a little wildlife picture of our Safari!!!

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Friendly Game
(Cape Breton Post, May 9, 2006) -  Hesham Lakosha, Murray MacIntosh

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Oliver, Buckland athletes of the year
(Cape Breton Post, May 29, 2006) -  Bill Buckland

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Tennis anyone? Clinics began at Cromarty today
(Cape Breton Post, June 23, 2006) - 
Kyle MacDonald, Hannah Christie, Sterling MacVicar, Michael MacNeil, Andrew MacDougall

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Programs proving tennis a sport for all age groups
(Cape Breton Post, July 6, 2006)

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Hall preparing to defend titles
(Cape Breton Post, July 8, 2006) - 
Kevin Hall, Liam MacDonald, B. J. MacDonald, Norman Ross

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Trevor Rutherford Receiving His Award For All His Efforts at the Cromarty Tennis Club!!
August, 2006
Bill Buckland Making the Presentation

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Hot Topic - How to stay healthy during summer dog days
(Cape Breton Post, August 7, 2006)

Kelsy Spencer, Joseph Spencer

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Where tennis is king ~ MacDougall family recognized for contribution to the sport
(Cape Breton Post, August 21, 2006)

Jackie MacDougall, Steven MacDougall, Andrew MacDougall,
Matthew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Porgy MacDougall, Betty Farrell

Where tennis is king ~ MacDougall family recognized for contribution to the sport

Where tennis is king ~ MacDougall family recognized for contribution to the sport

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CAPE BRETON JUNIOR REGIONAL TOURNAMENT

DAY ONE

Poised for return
(Cape Breton Post, July 11, 2006) - 
Mark Morrison, Eathan MacInnis

Day 1 - Junior Regional Tennis Championship
(Cape Breton Post, July 11, 2006)

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DAY TWO

Poised for return
(Cape Breton Post, July 12, 2006) - 
Brian MacDonald, Kevin Hall

Day 2 - Junior Regional Tennis Championship
(Cape Breton Post, July 12, 2006)

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DAY THREE

Serving One Up
(Cape Breton Post, July 13, 2006) - 
Andrew Murphy, Josh Clarke

Day 3 - Junior Regional Tennis Championship
(Cape Breton Post, July 13, 2006)

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DAY FOUR

Hall captures championship
(Cape Breton Post, July 15, 2006) - 
Kevin Hall, Courtland MacDonald, Issac Hall,
Will Brien, Josh Clarke, Dylan Marsh

Day 4 - Junior Regional Tennis Championship
(Cape Breton Post, July 15, 2006)

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CAPE BRETON OPEN - 2006 RESULTS

Cape Breton Open
tennis tournament begins today
Four-day event expected to feature some top-notch talent from Nova Scotia
(Cape Breton Post, August 4, 2006
(Sterling MacVicar, Kyle MacDonald, Andrew MacDougall, Mike MacNeil [sic],
Bill Buckland, Steve MacDougall, Norman Ross)

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More players enjoying Cromarty Tennis Club.
Joe MacDonald returns a service during his men's 35-singles
matchup with Steve MacDougall at the Cape Breton Open, Friday at the Cromarty Tennis Club,
Sydney. Play continues Saturday through Monday.

(Cape Breton Post, August 5, 2006
(Sterling MacVicar)

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Eye on the ball
(Cape Breton Post, August 7, 2006
(Kyle MacDonald)

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Cape Breton Open Tennis Championship, Cromarty Tennis Club, Sydney
(Cape Breton Post, August 7, 2006
(Bill Buckland, Norman Ross, Greg Spencer, Claire Rogers)

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Cape Breton Open Tennis Championship, Cromarty Tennis Club, Sydney
(Cape Breton Post, August 8, 2006
(Bill Buckland, Norman Ross)

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DEXTER'S SUBARU OPEN

2006

Hall, MacDonald clash today at Subaru Open ~ Cape Breton Post - August 28, 2006
(Kevin Hall, Brian MacDonald, Liam MacDonald)

Hall, MacDonald clash today at Subaru Open

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Hall advances to under 16 tennis final ~ Cape Breton Post - August 29, 2006
(Kevin Hall, Courtland MacLean, Liam MacDonald, Kevin Hall Sr., Brian MacDonald)

Hall advances to under 16 tennis final

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Locals win at Halifax tennis tourney ~ Cape Breton Post - August 30, 2006
(Kevin Hall, Brian MacDonald, Norman Ross, Bill Buckland, Clair Rogers)

Locals win at Halifax tennis tourney

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Local players pick up wins at Halifax tennis tourney~ Cape Breton Post - August 31, 2006
(Bill Buckland, Claire Rogers, Norman Ross)

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Local players win, lose in Halifax ~ Cape Breton Post - September 1, 2006
(Kevin Hall, Bill Buckland, Clair Rogers, Norman Ross)

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Championship at Halifax tennis tournament ~ Cape Breton Post - September 2, 2006
(Bill Buckland, Clair Rogers, Norman Ross, Kevin Hall)

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Buckland captures singles senior title at Subaru ~ Cape Breton Post - September 5, 2006
(Bill Buckland, Norman Ross, Claire Rogers)

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CANADIAN SENIORS - 2006 RESULTS

METRO LABEL SENIOR NATIONAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Buckland and Rogers at Quebec tennis tourney ~ Cape Breton Post (August 18, 2006)
(Bill Buckland, Claire Rogers)

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Buckland, Rogers lose opening matches ~ Cape Breton Post (August 21, 2006)
(Bill Buckland, Claire Rogers)

 

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Buckland advances to doubles quarter-finals at Canadian championship ~ Cape Breton Post (August 21, 2006)
(Bill Buckland, Claire Rogers)

 

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Buckland, Negulic advance to national semifinal ~ Cape Breton Post (August 21, 2006)
(Bill Buckland)

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Buckland team ousted from senior championship ~ Cape Breton Post (August 28, 2006)
(Bill Buckland)

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CLUB CLOSING JUNIOR TOURNAMENT

Cape Breton Post - August 23, 2006

Cromarty Tennis Club Junior Closing Tournament

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Cape Breton Post - August 24, 2006

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Cape Breton Post - August 25, 2006

Cromarty Tennis Club Junior Closing Tournament

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Cape Breton Post - August 25, 2006

Cromarty Tennis Club Junior Closing Tournament

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Rankings

OUR PLAYERS: 2006 RANKINGS

  • Year 2006 - Bill Buckland World Singles Rankings: 127 out of 790 Players

New ITF Seniors Rankings

The ITF Seniors singles rankings are calculated on a 52 week rollover system running from 2 May 2005 to 6 May 2006 with the best 4 singles results from the last twelve months making up an individual’s ranking. The cut off for this ranking is the end of week 17 in the ITF Seniors Calendar – USTA National Men’s 55 Indoor Champs, Boise (30 April to 6 May) – is the last event included in these rankings and therefore tournaments held in week 18 onwards will be included in the next rankings due to be published 1 July 2006.

Ranking points gained at last year’s ITF Super-seniors World Team and Individual Championships in Turkey, October 2005 are included as are ranking points gained at the recently completed ITF Seniors World Team and Individual Championships in Durban, South Africa, April 2006.

http://www.itftennis.com/seniors/rankings/currentrankings/  for 2006:

Mens Over 50 Rankings (01 May 2006)

Rank: 127
Name:
BUCKLAND, William
Nation:
CANADA
Events:
3
Date of Birth:
20 Sep 1955
Points: 95

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Retirées and Friends Tennis: 2006


2007

Backhand return (Cape Breton Post, July 24, 2007)
(Donnie Bonnell, Sterling MacVicar, Ken Haley, Eric Krause)

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Pirates Day at Cromarty

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MacPherson returns to competitive tennis

(Cape Breton Post, August 10, 2007)

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 NORMAN ROSS - NOVA SCOTIA HALL OF FAME

Norman Ross - Hall Of Fame Inductee

(From Tennis Nova Scotia Advantage Magazine, 2007)

 

 

High Resolution

           

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Norman Ross to be Inducted into Nova Scotia Tennis Hall of Fame
(Cape Breton Post, July 25, 2007)

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INDUCTION IMAGES

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

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ATLANTIC MASTERS TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP - 2007 RESULTS

Buckland tdouble winner (Cape Breton Post, August 7, 2007) ~ Bill Buckland

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CAPE BRETON OPEN - 2007 RESULTS

Cape Breton Open
Kicks off today at Cromarty
(Cape Breton Post, August 3, 2007
(Andrew MacDougall, Andre Landry)
 

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Cape Breton Open underway
(Cape Breton Post, August 4, 2007
 

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Cape Breton Open champ
(Cape Breton Post, August 7, 2007
 

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Cape Breton Open tennis
Cromarty tennis Club, Sydney

(Cape Breton Post, August 7, 2007

(Andrew MacDougall, Natalie MacDougall, Greg Spenser, Steve MacDougall,
Liam MacDonald, Brett Gardiner, Andre Landry, Norman Ross)

 

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DEXTER'S SUBARU NOVA SCOTIA OPEN

2007

Locals score tennis wins at Nova Scotia Open ~ Cape Breton Post - August 29, 2007
(Kevin Hall, Norman Ross, Bill Buckland, Claire Rodgers)
and
Cheticamp's Bourgeois only local winner at N.S. Open ~ Cape Breton Post - August 30, 2007
(Claire Rodgers, Kevin Hall, Bill Buckland)

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Cape Breton players win at Nova Scotia tennis open ~ Cape Breton Post - August 31, 2006
(Bill Buckland, Liam MacDonald, Norman Ross)

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  Pavel Jockel and Bill Buckland ~ Halifax Finals

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Marc Peppin and Bill Buckland ~ Doubles partners

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CANADIAN SENIORS - 2007 RESULTS

METRO LABEL SENIOR NATIONAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Buckland advances In Senior nationals; Bucklamd wins at Vancouver senior tennis event; Buckland makes it to Round of 16 in Vancouver ~ Cape Breton Post, Chronicle Herald  (August 20-22, 2007)
(Bill Buckland)

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CLUB CLOSING ADULT TOURNAMENT ~ 2007

Social and Fun Awards

   

Ken Haley
Jocelyn Kelty

 

Betty Farrell
Ken Haley
Anne Bonnell

 

Bill Buckland
Norman Ross
Sterling MacVicar
Ken Haley
Jim  Nemeth
Sterling MacVicar
  Jim Nemeth
Ken Haley
Norman Ross
Sterling MacVicar
   
   Front: Pam MacLeod
Pat Johnston
Carol Richardson
Back: Betty Farrell
Sterling MacVicar
Donnie Bonnell
Bill Buckland
 
 
Ian MacDonald
Ken MacLeod
Mark Steadman
Kelly MacNeil
Claire Rogers
Sheila Halley
 
Tanya Fifield
Betty Farrell
Sterling MacVicar
Donnie Bonnell
  Ken Haley
Ian MacDonald
 
 
Pam MacLeod
Kathy MacIntyre
Pat Johnston
Kelly MacNeil
Jim Nemeth
Donnie Bonnell
Kathy MacIntyre
Ken Halley
Mark Steadman
 
  Claire Rogers
Jim Nemeth
 
 
Sterling MacVicar
Jim  Nemeth
Tanya Fifield
  Pam MacLeod
Ken Halley
Ken MacLeod

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Retirées and Friends Tennis: 2007


2008

           

Open House 2008

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Local competitive player Natalie MacDougall, 16, smiles as she lines up an overhead
smash during an afternoon practice with her father Steven at the Cromarty Tennis Club in Sydney, Sunday.
- Cape Breton Post, June 2, 2008

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Cromarty club to
host Cape Breton Open

Bill Buckland

 

 

Brett MacDonald

 

SYDNEY - Tennis, anyone?

The Cromarty Tennis Club in Sydney has the answer to that question with the annual Cape Breton Open tournament slated to be played Friday evening through Monday afternoon.

"There'll be some good matches for sure over the weekend," said club director and competitor Bill Buckland of Sydney, explaining that the tournament will feature an open division, and over-35, over-45 and over-55 masters divisions.

"With the masters and the open, we could see 50 to 75 players this weekend."
One of those players will be Chris Matthews, 35, of Sydney, who won the 2007 Cape Breton Open men's open, defeating Daryl MacPherson in the final, 6-4, 6-1.

"It's really competitive in the open here," said Matthews, who is ranked fourth in Nova Scotia among men's singles open players after winning the Peter Durdle Memorial tournament in New Waterford, July 13, and the Smashing Invitational tournament in Lower Sackville, May 18.
Matthews, who also played in and won the over-35 division in 2007, only plans on competing in the open division this year.

"It was just too much tennis," said Matthews of playing nine singles matches over three days at the 2007 Cape Breton Open. "That was pretty taxing on the body. The body can only take so much."

Matthews, who is married to Cape Breton native Lisa Hollohan, grew up playing tennis in Sudbury, Ont., eventually becoming one of the top-10 players in that province.

But he dropped the sport when he landed a teaching job in Sioux Lookout in northwestern Ontario.

"There's not really any tennis there," said Matthews, explaining that he didn't play for about eight years, until he returned to Sudbury in his late 20s.

"When I moved back to Sudbury I was able to connect back with the club there and got back into it."
Now Matthews is looking for a teaching job, either in the Sydney area or Halifax, and teaching local competitors a thing or two about tennis in the meantime.

"He'll be one of the favourites in the open category in the men's singles," Buckland said of Matthews. "Mind you, we expect to see some Halifax players here this weekend."

The Cape Breton Open draw is expected to be released by Tennis Nova Scotia today and appear in Friday's edition of the Cape Breton Post. Admission is free and there are bleachers from which to view the action.

gmacvicar@cbpost.com

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Warming Up For The Open -
Kevin Hall

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CANADIAN SENIORS - 2008 RESULTS

METRO LABEL SENIOR NATIONAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Buckland advances at Senior Nationals,  Cape Breton Post,  (August 20, 2008)
(Bill Buckland)

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CLUB CLOSING JUNIOR TOURNAMENT

2008

Eyes On The Ball - Cape Breton Post - August 20, 2008

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Retirées and Friends Tennis: 2008


2009

The following Cromarty addresses exist:

4 Cromarty Street - East Side (Corner of Cromarty Street and George Street)
7 Cromarty Street - West Side (Corner of Cromarty Street and George Street)
17 Cromarty Street - West Side
23 Cromarty Street - West Side
37 Cromarty Street - West Side
47 Cromarty Street - West Side
65 Cromarty Street (Cromarty Tennis Club) - West Side
70 Cromarty Street - East Side
90 Cromarty Street - East Side
93 Cromarty Street - West Side
101 Cromarty Street - West Side
105 Cromarty Street - West Side
106 Cromarty Street - East Side
109 Cromarty Street - West Side
118 Cromarty Street - East Side ????
No Address Cromarty Street - West Side
No Address Cromarty Street - West Side
No Address Cromarty Street - Road
No Address Cromarty Street - East Side

http://www.nsassessmentonline.ca/Main/Home.aspx

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 2009 CAPE BRETON OPEN

         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
         
                     
             

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CLOSING TOURNAMENT

       
       
 

Photos Submitted by Kelly MacNeil

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Cape Breton Post - December 12, 2009

Veteran Tennis Player a Winner - Gordon Verge, Former Cromarty Player

Lorne Main / Gordon Verge

Newly-crowned world doubles champion has a great ring to it, and Gordon Verge is the first to admit, “I’m still on cloud nine, as never in my wildest dreams did I ever expect that.”

The local 75-year-old spark-plug was recently in Perth, Australia, where once again he was competing with the Canadian Tennis Team at the ITF 2009 Super Seniors World Team and Individual Tennis Championships.

http://www.bclocalnews.com/vancouver_island_central/parksville_qualicumbeachnews/sports/78480627.html

Lorne Main and Gordon Verge (CAN) won the Men’s 75's doubles. The title is Main’s twelfth World Championship doubles title.

http://www.itftennis.com/seniors/news/newsarticle.asp?articleid=20629

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CAPE BRETON OPEN - 2009 RESULTS

POSTER

CORRECTION TO THE POSTER ABOVE: All registrations must be done by 5pm on Tuesday JULY 28.

THURSDAY, JULY 30

Mojeiko faces daunting task at Cape Breton Open ~ 
Annual tennis tournament opens today at Cromarty Tennis Club
(Cape Breton Post, July 31, 2009) - Mattvei Mojeiko

Mojeiko faces daunting task at Cape Breton Open

Annual tennis tournament opens today at Cromarty Tennis Club

By T.J. Colello
Cape Breton Post
SYDNEY - Fifteen-year-old Mattvei Mojeiko is back at his birthplace in Cape Breton visiting relatives when his mother signed him up for the Bell and Grant Cape Breton Open/Masters tournament at Cromarty Tennis Club, which gets underway today.
No big deal, right?
What Mojeiko later found out once the draw was released was that he'd face the tournament's top seed and two-time men's open division champion Chris Matthews in his first match, Saturday morning. Matthews, a former Sydney resident, is about 20 years older and is also the No. 8-seeded player in Nova Scotia. Matthews also boasts an 8-1 record in tournament play this summer and has captured two events and was runner-up in a third.

By T.J. Colello
Cape Breton Post
SYDNEY - Fifteen-year-old Mattvei Mojeiko is back at his birthplace in Cape Breton visiting relatives when his mother signed him up for the Bell and Grant Cape Breton Open/Masters tournament at Cromarty Tennis Club, which gets underway today.
No big deal, right?
What Mojeiko later found out once the draw was released was that he'd face the tournament's top seed and two-time men's open division champion Chris Matthews in his first match, Saturday morning. Matthews, a former Sydney resident, is about 20 years older and is also the No. 8-seeded player in Nova Scotia. Matthews also boasts an 8-1 record in tournament play this summer and has captured two events and was runner-up in a third.
"I was at a summer camp in Boston and then I came over here and my mom said 'oh, by the way, you're in a tournament,'" he said of his mother, Cape Breton native Kathleen (McCluskey) Mojeiko.
"She was shocked," said Mattvei, when his mother learned her son would play the top seed in his first match. "I'm a wreck of nerves right now thinking about that match because he's probably going to cream me."
Mojeiko was born in Cape Breton, but when he was six-weeks-old his mother Kathleen and father Vladimir Mojeiko, a native of Russia, moved to Beijing, China. They're back in Cape Breton visiting Kathleen's parents Terry and Mary Lou McCluskey of Sydney River.
The teenager says he's been playing tennis now for about four years and competes at the varsity level at his school, but hasn't played in many tournaments. But despite his reservations in facing Matthews, he said he simply won't give the champ a free pass.
"I'll put everything I've got into that match and if I lose, there's no shame in losing, but if I win, it's a bonus," said Mojeiko, who notes both his forehand and serve as his strengths. "I'm going to play my heart out and try everything I have."
If Mojeiko's name sounds familiar, there's a good reason. He had the opportunity to carry the Olympic torch when the Summer Games were held in Beijing last year. After he entered an online contest and didn't win, Coca-Cola later chose him as a torchbearer in Xi'an, the capital city of the Shaanxi province.
"It was one of the most memorable moments in my life, carrying the torch," he said. "No one here has really mentioned it I guess, but people in Beijing talk to me about it all the time."
Along with the men's open singles, there will also be men's 35-and-over singles, 45-and-over singles and masters doubles. The women's side will see 35-and-over singles, masters singles and masters doubles. There will also be masters mixed play.
The championship matches are scheduled for Sunday afternoon.
For a full draw, see page B4.

tjcolello@cbpost.com

FRIDAY, JULY 31`

Cape Breton Open
(Cape Breton Post, August 1, 2009) - Mark Steadman, Mike Tobin

Cape Breton Open
(Cape Breton Post, August 1, 2009)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2

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FINAL RESULTS

Cape Breton Post, August 5, 2009

Cape Breton Bell/ Grant Tennis  Open and Masters Results.

  •  Mens Open Singles  Final:   Chris Matthews def. Andre Landry  6-2,6-1
     

  •  Mens Open Doubles Finals:  Chris Ryan/Chris  Matthews def.Kevin Hall Jr./Mattvei Mojeiko 6-1,3-6,6-3
     

  •  Mens 35 Singles Final:    Norman Ross def. Tom Poirier  6-3,7-5
     

  •  Mens 45 Singles Final:   Bill Buckland  def. Norman Ross   6-0,6-2
     

  •  Mens 45 Doubles Final:  Bill Buckland/Norman Ross def. Greg Spencer/Kevin Thomas  6-3,6-4
     

  •  Ladies 45 Singles Final:  Clare Rodgers def. Pam Macleod  6-4,6-3
     

  •  Ladies 45 Doubles Final:  Betty Farrell/Clare Rodgers  def. Helen Xios/Pam Macleod  6-3,6-4
     

  •  Mens Open Consolation Final"  Kevin Hall Def. Ken MacRae  6-2,6-3
     

  •  Mens 35 Singles Consolation Final:  Kevin Thomas def. Jeff Ferris 6-2,6-4
     

  •  Mens 45 Consolation Final:   Mark Steadman def. Ken MacLeod   8-3
     

  •  Mixed Doubles Final: Bill Buckland/Clare Rodgers def. Marc Steadman/Betty Farrell 6-2.7-6

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NOVA SCOTIA OPEN - 2009 RESULTS

Buckland and Ross compete at N.S. open - Cape Breton Post - August 28

Bill Buckland, Norman Ross

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Buckland advances to finals at Nova Scotia Open  - Cape Breton Post, August 30, 2009

Bill Buckland

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Buckland competes in finals play at Nova Scotia Open - Cape Breton Post, August 31, 2009

Bill Buckland

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CANADIAN SENIORS - 2009 RESULTS

SENIOR NATIONAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Buckland advances at national tennis tourney 
(Cape Breton Post, August 17, 2009)
(Bill Buckland)

Buckland suffers losses in singles, doubles at nationals
(Cape Breton Post, August 18, 2009)
(Bill Buckland)

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CLUB CLOSING ADULT TOURNAMENT ~ 2009

------- Note: Complete Results have not been received ----

COMPETITIVE DIVISION

  •  Men's Singles Final:   Bill Buckland defeated Norman Ross 6-4, 6-3
     

  •  Men's Doubles Final:  Bill Buckland/ Norman Ross Defeated Greg Spencer/Kevin Thomas 6-3,7-5
     

  •  Women's Singles Final:  Kelly MacNeil  defeated Claire Rodgers 11-9     Pro set
     

NON-COMPETITIVE DIVISION

  •  Men's Singles Final: Peter Cloake defeated Ken MacLeod

  •  Women's Doubles?: Helen Xia

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CLUB CLOSING JUNIOR TOURNAMENT

2009
 

Monday, August 17 - Wednesday, August 19 Games

Thursday, August 20 Final Games

Not Published

Wednesday, August 26

Ryan MacKinnon, B. J. Burns, Kevin Hall, Brett MacDonald

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Retirées and Friends Tennis: 2009


2010

PORGY MACDOUGALL (1927 - 2010)

             

 
Cape Breton Post
January 21, 2010

 


Cape Breton Post
January 21, 2010

 


Cape Breton Post
January 22, 2010

 

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LAST SOCIAL OF 2010 - NOVEMBER

             

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WAEGWOLTIC TENNIS MASTERS OPEN - 2010 RESULTS

Bill Buckland scores Aces
Cape Breton Post, June19, 2010

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CAPE BRETON OPEN - 2010 RESULTS

JULY 2010

O’Neill hoping for net gain of female players
Published on July 29, 2010
T.J. Colello

SYDNEY — Anne O’Neill started teaching for the first time at Cromarty Tennis Club this summer in the hopes of setting an example for young female players getting their start in the sport.

It’s also the same reason she’s hitting the court this weekend for the annual Cape Breton Open for the first time.“I just want to see more females compete, basically, and get more females involved in the sport,” said O’Neill. She’s been playing tennis for about 10 years. “There’s good tennis players and good matches.”

The 16-year-old from Sydney has played in the Cape Breton Junior Open in the past and has boasted a number of second-place finishes. She’ll look to put that streak to rest in the women’s open division this weekend.

“I’m a bit nervous, but I’m sure if you put your mind to it, you can get anything accomplished,” said O’Neill, noting her backhand as her strength.

“I’ve been practising, so hopefully, everything goes well. I like to compete.”

Fifty competitors will take part in the tournament, competing in the men’s open singles and open doubles, women’s open singles and open doubles, masters men’s doubles, open mixed and masters mixed and men’s 45-and-over and 55-and-over singles.

O’Neill said being instructor this summer has also helped her prepare for this weekend’s event.

“It makes you want to practice more,” she said. “I’ve been coming down more nights, so definitely.”

Jamie Power of Halifax, the No. 8 ranked player in the province, is the top seed on the men’s side. Cromarty member Claire Rogers is the top women’s seed for the tournament.

Play begins today and wraps up, Sunday.

CAPE BRETON POST, JULY 29, 2010

POSTER

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Tough match with top seed - Alex MacLeod of New Waterford returns a serve in men's open division action
at the 2010 Cape Breton Open tennis tournament at Cromarty Tennis Club, Friday. MacLeod lost to top-seed Jamie Power of Halifax, 6-1, 6-0.
Cape Breton Post, July 31, 2010

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Double your Fun - Doubles partners Tanya Fifield, left, and Liam MacDonald beat the team of Kevin Hall and Neeta Kumar-Britten 6-3, 6-1
in the open doubles final of the 2010 Cape Breton Open at the Cromarty Tennis Club in Sydney, Monday.
Cape Breton Post, August 3, 2010

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Cape Breton Post, August 7, 2010

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SOME PICTS

       
      Pancakes
by Pat Johnston
and Jim Nemeth

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NOVA SCOTIA JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS - 2010 RESULTS

TEAM CROMARTY

Cape Breton fielded two of the seven teams in the event, which was held at the Waegwoltic club in Halifax. CB 1 went 4-0 overall in preliminary round play, while CB 2 went 1-2 overall in prelims. In the elimination rounds, CB 2 played strong to defeat the Waegwoltic team and capture third place with an 11-7 score. In the 1-2 playoff, CB 1 battled tough to grind out a 10-9 overtime victory over rival club Truro. After taking a narrow 6-5 lead, Truro was able to close the gap and tie at 7-7 heading into the doubles rubbers. After Truro captured 2 of the first 3 doubles points and built a 9-8 lead, the weight fell squarely on the CB u11 boys team of Derek Gentile and Aidan McNutt. With raucous crowd support and trailing 3-1, the duo was able to grasp a miracle win, saving 6 championship points in the process. Tied at 9-9, the u14 mixed team of Nathan Cloake and Becky Hanna dominated their rivals, clinching the match 6-0 and the Championship for Cape Breton.

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FROM BETWEEN THE LINES
Cape Breton Post - September 11, 2010

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PICTURES AT THE WAG

Kevin Hall and
Liam MacDonald
Between Games Between Games Celebrating Victory Peter and Nathan Cloake
         
Mix Doubles Winners Nathan Cloake
and Jamie Power
Nathan Cloake Undefeated
After Final Singles
Nathan Cloake Team Cromarty Rally
For Finals Against Truro
         
   
  Team Cooldown
At The Wag Pool
Team Cromarty Receiving
Trophy From Roger Keating,
Executive Director
Team Cromarty  
         
       
    Team Cromarty    

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CANADIAN SENIORS - 2010 RESULTS

SENIOR NATIONAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Buckland advances to tennis quarter-finals
(Cape Breton Post, August 24, 2010)
(Bill Buckland)

Buckland loses quarter-final
(Cape Breton Post, August 25, 2010

Buckland wins national tennis consolation final
(cape Breton Post, August 30, 2010

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CANADIAN SENIORS - 2010 RESULTS

SENIOR NATIONAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Buckland advances to tennis quarter-finals
(Cape Breton Post, August 24, 2010)
(Bill Buckland)

Buckland loses quarter-final
(Cape Breton Post, August 25, 2010

Buckland wins national tennis consolation final
(cape Breton Post, August 30, 2010

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CLUB CLOSING ADULT TOURNAMENT ~ 2010

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Retirées and Friends Tennis: 2010


2011

JULY 29

 

Bill Buckland and Norman Ross defeated John Cleland and Harry MacDonald 6-2,6-1. in Wolfville Sunday, September 25/11 . They will represent Nova Scotia at the National 55 plus games to be held in Sydney, 2012

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WAEGWOLTIC TENNIS MASTERS OPEN - 2011 RESULTS

Bill Buckland Wins Pair of Titles (Singles and Men's Doubles)
at the Jacobs Creek Waegwoltic Masters Tennis Tournament in Halifax
Cape Breton Post, June 18, 2011

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Retirées and Friends Tennis: 2011


2012

FEBRUARY 14

Tennis Supporters rallying for indoor tennis at former steel plant

Cape Breton Post, February 14, 2012

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CANADA 55+ GAMES

TENNIS - SYDNEY

On The Grounds of the Cromarty Tennis Club
Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
Wednesday, August 29 - Friday, September 1

OPENING CEREMONIES

Centre: Bill Buckland (NS)/
Norman Ross (NS)

Large Team Alberta Group: Possibly including some tennis players

http://www.sherwoodparknews.com/2012/09/20/canada-55-games-a-big-deal


 
"Former Whitney Pier resident Lisa Raitt, far right, chats with Cape Breton Regional Municipality councillor Ray Paruch, far right,
and Adrian White, centre, president of the Sydney and Area Chamber of Commerce.
Raitt, Raitt, the Minister of Labour represented the federal government at the ceremony."

"Members of Team Nova Scotia move into position prior to the start of Wednesday’s opening ceremonies
for the Canada 55-plus Games at Harbourside Park in Sydney."

http://www.capebretonpost.com/Slideshow/7098/Canada-55plus-Games/1 - Published on August 29, 2012


CROMARTY TENNIS CLUB

ALL DOUBLES PLAY

TEAM ALBERTA

Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Jack Gordon (AB)/
Mark Ferrier (AB)
55+
Men's
Gold Medalists
Jack Gordon (AB)
with Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil and
Mark Ferrier (AB)
55+
Men's
Gold Medalists
Jack Gordon (AB)
with Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil and
Mark Ferrier (AB)
55+
Men's
Gold Medalists
Jack Gordon (AB),
Bill Buckland (NS),
Norman Ross (NS) and
Mark Ferrier (AB)
55+
Men's Finalists
Jack Gordon (AB),
Bill Buckland (NS),
Norman Ross (NS) and
Mark Ferrier (AB)
55+
Men's Finalists
         
 
Jack Gordon (AB),
Dee-Ann Clark (AB),
Mary Gardiner (AB) and
Mark Ferrier (AB)
Team Alberta
Jack Gordon (AB),
Dee-Ann Clark (AB),
Mary Gardiner (AB) and
Mark Ferrier (AB)
Team Alberta
  Some of
the Players
(Foreground:
Mark Ferrier (AB))
Some of
the Players
(Foreground:
Norman Ross (NS),
Bill Buckland (NS),
Mark Ferrier (AB) and
Jack Gordon (AB)
         

 

Mary Mcllroy (ON) - Silver,
Mary Gardiner (AB) - Gold,
Dee-Ann Clark (AB) - Gold,
Pamela Marzolini (ON) - Silver
75+
Women's Medalists
Mary Gardiner (AB) /Dee-Ann Clark (AB)
 
75+
Women's Gold Medalists

TEAM NOVA SCOTIA

               
Claire Rogers (NS)
with Tournament
Director
Kevin MacNeil
55+
Mixed Gold Medalis
t
Claire Rogers (NS)
with Tournament
Director
Kevin MacNeil
55+
Mixed Gold Medalis
t
Claire Rogers (NS)
with Tournament
Director
Kevin MacNeil
55+
Mixed Gold Medalis
t
Claire Rogers (NS)
with Tournament
Director
Kevin MacNeil
55+
Mixed Gold Medalis
t
Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Bill Buckland (NS)/
Norman Ross (NS)
55+
Men's Silver Medalists
         
Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Bill Buckland (NS)/
Norman Ross (NS)
55+
Men's Silver Medalis
ts
Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Bill Buckland (NS)/
Norman Ross (NS)
55+
Men's Silver Medalists
Jack Gordon (AB),
Bill Buckland (NS),
Norman Ross (NS) and
Mark Ferrier (AB)
55+
Men's Finalists
Jack Gordon (AB),
Bill Buckland (NS),
Norman Ross (NS) and
Mark Ferrier (AB)
55+
Men's Finalists
Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Bill Buckland (NS)
55+
Mixed Gold/
Men's Silver Medalist
         
Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Bill Buckland (NS)
55+
Mixed Gold/
Men's Silver Medalist
Gerry "Jack"
Buckland, Bill Buckland (NS)
and Rose Buckland
Gerry "Jack"
Buckland, Bill Buckland (NS)
and Rose Buckland
Norman Ross (NS),
Claire Rogers (NS) and
Bill Buckland (NS)
Team Nova Scotia
55+
Mixed Gold/
Men's Silver Medals
Bill Buckland (NS)
         
Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Bill Buckland (NS)
55+
Gold and
Silver medalist
Bill Buckland (NS),
Claire Rogers (NS),
Claudette Zizian (QC) and
Pierre Binette (QC)

55+
Mixed Finalists
Some of
the Players
(Foreground:
Norman Ross (NS),
Bill Buckland (NS),
Mark Ferrier (AB) and
Jack Gordon (AB)
38
Mike Gushue (NS)/
Karl Cleveland (NS)
65+
Men's
Silver Medalists
Centre:
Bill Buckland (NS)/
Norman Ross (NS)

TEAM ONTARIO

               
Maria Chun (ON)/
Klara Diosacly (ON)
55+
Women's
Gold Medalists
Maria Chun (ON)/
Klara Diosacly (ON)
55+
Women's
Gold Medalists
Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Eva Langley (ON)
/Edna Reilly (ON)
55+
Women's
Silver Medalists
Maria Chun (ON)/
Klara Diosacly (ON)
55+
Women's
Gold Medalists
Maria Chun (ON)/
Klara Diosacly (ON)
55+
Women's
Gold Medalists
         
Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Eva Langley (ON)
/Edna Reilly (ON)
55+
Women's
Silver Medalists
Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Eva Langley (ON)
/Edna Reilly (ON)
55+
Women's
Silver Medalists
Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Maria Chun (ON)/
Klara Diosacly (ON)
55+
Women's
Gold Medalists
Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Maria Chun (ON)/
Klara Diosacly (ON)
55+
Women's
Gold Medalists
Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil with
Maria Chun (ON)/
Klara Diosacly (ON)
55+
Women's
Gold Medalists
         
   
Brian Dubeau (ON)/
John Dubeau (ON)
65+
Men's
Bronze Medalists
  Ron Willerton (ON)/
Bud Smith (ON)
65+
Men's
Gold Medalists
  Klara Diosady  (ON)
© Cape Breton Post
 (Greg McNeil)
         

 

 

Mary Mcllroy (ON)/Pamela Marzolini (ON)
with Marlene Lovett,
Canada55+ Board Member
75+
Women's Silver Medalists
Eric Poon (ON) with Marlene Lovett,
Canada55+ Board Member
65+
Mixed Silver and
75+
Men's Silver Medalist
Rosemary Miller (ON) with
Marlene Lovett,

Canada55+
Board Member
65+
Women's Gold Medalist
Ron Sargent (ON)/Eric Poon (ON)
75+
Men's Silver Medalists
       

Gordon Morrow (ON)
with Marlene Lovett,

Canada55+
Board Member
55+
Mixed Bronze Medalist
Gerti Weiss (ON)/Gerhard Weiss (ON)
with Marlene Lovett,

Canada55+
Board Member
65+
Mixed Gold Medalists
William Langley (ON) with Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil and Terry Kennedy (ON)
55+
Men's Bronze Medalists
55+
Pierre Binette (QC)
Mixed Silver Medalist
Terry Kennedy (ON) with Marlene Lovett,
Canada55+ Board Member,
and William Langley (ON)
55+
Men's Bronze Medalists
       

Gordon Morrow (ON)
With Friend
55+
Mixed Bronze Medalist
Mary Mcllroy (ON) - Silver,
Mary Gardiner (AB) - Gold,
Dee-Ann Clark (AB) - Gold,
Pamela Marzolini (ON) - Silver
75+
Women's Medalists
Gerald Fielding (SK) -Gold,
Ron Sargent (ON) - Silver,
with Marlene Lovett,

Canada55+
Board Member, and
Eric Poon (ON) - Silver,
Lester Hunt (SK) - Gold
75+
Men's Medalists

 
Ron Sargent (ON)
with Marlene Lovett,

Canada55+
Board Member, and
Eric Poon (ON)
75+
Men's Silver Medalists
       

Ron Sargent (ON)
with Marlene Lovett,

Canada55+
Board Member, and
Eric Poon (ON)
75+
Men's Silver Medalists

TEAM QUEBEC

   
  Bill Buckland (NS),
Claire Rogers (NS),
Claudette Zizian (QC) and
Pierre Binette (QC)

55+
Mixed Finalists
 
     

 

William Langley (ON) with Tournament Director
Kevin MacNeil and Terry Kennedy (ON)
55+
Men's Bronze Medalists
55+
Pierre Binette (QC)
Mixed Silver Medalist
  Claudette Zizian (QC)/Pierre Binette (QC)
with Marlene Lovett,
Canada55+
Board Member
55+
Mixed Silver Medalists

TEAM SASKATCHEWAN

Anne Cholod (Sk)/
Lester Hunt (Sk)

© Cape Breton Post
 (Greg McNeil)

 

Anne Cholod (SK)/Stephanie Fielding (SK)
with Marlene Lovett,
Canada55+ Board Member
75+
Women's Bronze Medalists
Anne Cholod (SK)/Lester Hunt (SK)
with Marlene Lovett,

Canada55+
Board Member
75+
Mixed Gold Medalists
Anne Cholod (SK)/Lester Hunt (SK)
with Marlene Lovett,

Canada55+
Board Member
75+
Mixed Gold Medalists
     

Gerald Fielding (SK) -Gold,
Ron Sargent (ON) - Silver,
with Marlene Lovett,

Canada55+
Board Member, and
Eric Poon (ON) - Silver,
Lester Hunt (SK) - Gold
75+
Men's Medalists
Gerald Fielding (SK)/Lester Hunt (SK)
with Marlene Lovett,

Canada55+
Board Member
75+
Men's Gold Medalists
Gerald Fielding (SK)/Lester Hunt (SK)
with Marlene Lovett,
Canada55+ Board Member
75+
Men's Gold Medalists

CROMARTY CLUB

Gerry "Jack"
Buckland
(Maintenance
Manager)
Gerry "Jack"
Buckland
(Maintenance
Manager)
Some of
the Volunteers,
Spectators
and Players
Some of
the Players

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MEDALS PLAY - SUMMARY

ALL DOUBLES PLAY

 

(DIVISION A) MEN'S 55+

   
GOLD Mark Ferrier/Jack Gordon ALBERTA

SILVER Bill Buckland/Norman Ross NOVA SCOTIA

BRONZE William Langley/Terry Kennedy ONTARIO

 

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+

   
GOLD Bill Buckland/Claire Rogers NOVA SCOTIA  

SILVER Pierre Binette/Claudette Zizian QUEBEC

BRONZE Gordon Morrow/Klara Diosacly ONTARIO

 

 

(DIVISION C) WOMEN'S 55+

   
GOLD Maria Chun/Klara Diosacly ONTARIO

SILVER Eva Langley/Edna Reilly ONTARIO

BRONZE None    
 

(DIVISION D) MEN'S 65+

   
GOLD Ron Willerton/Bud Smith ONTARIO

SILVER Karl Cleveland/Mike Gushue NOVA SCOTIA

BRONZE John Dubeau/Brian Dubeau ONTARIO

 

(DIVISION E) WOMEN'S 65+

   
GOLD Sharon Hermes/Rosemary Miller ONTARIO

SILVER Georgina McLennan/Ruth Standen ONTARIO  
BRONZE NONE    
 

(DIVISION F) MIXED 65+

   
GOLD Gerhard Weiss/Gerti Weiss ONTARIO

SILVER Ruth Standen/Eric Poon ONTARIO

BRONZE NONE    
 

(DIVISION G) MEN'S 75+

   
GOLD Gerald Fielding/Lester Hunt SASKATCHEWAN

SILVER Ron Sargent/Eric Poon ONTARIO

BRONZE NONE    
 

(DIVISION H) WOMEN'S 75+

   
GOLD Dee-Ann Clark/Mary Gardiner ALBERTA

SILVER Pamela Marzolini/Mary Mcllroy ONTARIO

BRONZE Stephanie Fielding/Anne Cholod SASKATCHEWAN

 

(DIVISION I) MIXED 75+

   
GOLD Lester Hunt/Anne Cholod SASKATCHEWAN

SILVER Ron Sargent/Pamela Marzolini ONTARIO  
BRONZE NONE    

 


DAILY RESULTS

* Where "Some Players Did Not Put In Their Scores," Please Send your Scores to cromartytennis@cromartytennis.ca
 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29

2:00 p.m.

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+

(7) Gordon Morrow (ON)/Klara Diosacly (ON) + (6) William Langley (ON)/Eva Langley (ON): 1-6, 6-3, (10-2)

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+

(5) Bill Buckland (NS)/Claire Rogers (NS) + (8) Pierre Binette (QC)/Claudette Zizian (QC): Players Did Not Put In Their Scores

(DIVISION A) MEN'S 55+

(3) Mark Ferrier (AB)/Jack Gordon (AB) + (4) Peter Watson (ON)/Lawrence Choy (ON): 6-0, 6-0

(DIVISION D) MEN'S 65+

(11) Karl Cleveland (NS)/Mike Gushue (NS) + (12) John Dubeau (ON)/Brian Dubeau (ON): 6-3, 6-1

4:00 p.m.

(DIVISION H) WOMEN'S 75+

(19) Pamela Marzolini (ON)/Mary Mcllroy (ON) + (20) Dee-Ann Clark (AB)/Mary Gardiner (AB): 0-6, 1-6

(DIVISION A) MEN'S 55+

(1) Bill Buckland (NS)/Norman Ross (NS) + (2) William Langley (ON)/Terry Kennedy (ON);  Players Did Not Put In Their Scores

THURSDAY, AUGUST 30

10:00 a.m.

(DIVISION H) WOMEN'S 75+

(20) Dee-Ann Clark (AB)/Mary Gardiner (AB) + (21) Stephanie Fielding (SK)/Anne Cholod (SK): 6-1, 6-0

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+

(5) Bill Buckland (NS)/Claire Rogers (NS) + (7) Gordon Morrow (ON)/Klara Diosacly (ON): 5-7, 6-2, (10-3)

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+

(6) William Langley (ON)/Eva Langley (ON) + (24) Terry Kennedy (ON)/Edna Reilly (ON):    6-4, 3-6, (4-10)

(DIVISION D) MEN'S 65+

(11) Karl Cleveland (NS)/Mike Gushue (NS) + (25) Ron Willerton (ON)/Bud Smith (ON):  2-6, 1-6

12:00 p.m.

(DIVISION A) MEN'S 55+

(1) Bill Buckland (NS)/Norman Ross (NS) + (3) Mark Ferrier (AB)/Jack Gordon (AB):  6-7, 4-6

(DIVISION A) MEN'S 55+

(2) William Langley (ON)/Terry Kennedy (ON) + (4) Peter Watson (ON)/Lawrence Choy (ON): 6-2, 6-3

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+

(7) Gordon Morrow (ON)/Klara Diosacly (ON) + (8) Pierre Binette (QC)/Claudette Zizian (QC): 1-6, 4-6

2:00 p.m.

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+

(8) Pierre Binette (QC)/Claudette Zizian (QC) + (24) Terry Kennedy (ON)/Edna Reilly (ON): 5-7, 6-4, (11-9)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31

10:00 a.m.

(DIVISION A) MEN'S 55+

(1) Bill Buckland (NS)/Norman Ross (NS) + (4) Peter Watson (ON)/Lawrence Choy (ON): 6-0, 6-0

(DIVISION A) MEN'S 55+

(2) William Langley (ON)/Terry Kennedy (ON) + (3) Mark Ferrier (AB)/Jack Gordon (AB): 3-6, 3-6

 (DIVISION F) MIXED 65+ Gold/Silver

(15) Ruth Standen (ON)/Eric Poon (ON) + (16) Gerhard Weiss (ON)/Gerti Weiss (ON): 4-6, 6-4, 4-6

12:00 p.m.

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+

(5) Bill Buckland (NS)/Claire Rogers (NS) + (6) William Langley (ON)/Eva Langley (ON): 7-5, 4-6, (10-7)

(DIVISION H) WOMEN'S 75+

(19) Pamela Marzolini (ON)/Mary Mcllroy (ON) + (21) Stephanie Fielding (SK)/Anne Cholod (SK): 6-2, 6-0

(DIVISION D) MEN'S 65+

(12) John Dubeau (ON)/Brian Dubeau (ON) + (25) Ron Willerton (ON)/Bud Smith (ON): 3-6, 2-6

2:00 p.m.

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+

(5) Bill Buckland (NS)/Claire Rogers (NS) + (24) Terry Kennedy (ON)/Edna Reilly (ON): 6-3, 6-2

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+

(6) William Langley (ON)/Eva Langley (ON) + (8) Pierre Binette (QC)/Claudette Zizian (QC): 6-1, 7-6

(DIVISION E) WOMEN'S 65+ - Gold/Silver

(13) Sharon Hermes (ON)/Rosemary Miller (ON) + (14) Georgina McLennan (ON)/Ruth Standen (ON): 6-3, 6-4

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

10:00 a.m.

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+

(7) Gordon Morrow (ON)/Klara Diosacly + (24) Terry Kennedy (ON)/Edna Reilly (ON): 3-6, 6-2, (10-3)

(DIVISION D) MEN'S 65+ Gold/Silver

(11) Karl Cleveland (NS)/Mike Gushue (NS) + (25) Ron Willerton (ON)/Bud Smith (ON) Players Did Not Put In Their Scores

(DIVISION I) MIXED 75+ – Gold/Silver

(22) Ron Sargent (ON)/Pamela Marzolini (ON) + (23) Lester Hunt (SK)/Anne Cholod (SK): 2-6, 1-6

12:00 p.m.

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+ – Gold/Silver

(5) Bill Buckland (NS)/Claire Rogers (NS) + (8) Pierre Binette (QC)/Claudette Zizian (QC):  Players Did Not Put In Their Scores

(DIVISION B) MIXED 55+ - Bronze

(24) Terry Kennedy (ON)/Edna Reilly (ON) + (7) Gordon Morrow (ON)/Klara Diosacly (ON) Players Did Not Put In Their Scores

(DIVISION H) WOMEN'S 75+ - Gold Silver

(19) Pamela Marzolini (ON)/Mary Mcllroy (ON) + (20) Dee-Ann Clark (AB)/Mary Gardiner (AB): 3-6, 0-6

2:00 p.m.

(DIVISION A) MEN'S 55+ – Gold/Silver

(1) Bill Buckland (NS)/Norman Ross (NS) + (3) Mark Ferrier (AB)/Jack Gordon (AB):  6-2, 6(5)-7, 4-6

(DIVISION A) MEN'S 55 - Bronze

(2) William Langley (ON)/Terry Kennedy (ON) + (4) Peter Watson (ON)/Lawrence Choy (ON):  Players Did Not Put In Their Scores

(DIVISION C) WOMEN'S 55+ Gold /Silver

(9) Maria Chun (ON)/Klara Diosacly (ON) + (10) Eva Langley (ON)/Edna Reilly (ON): 6-3, 2-6, 7-5

(DIVISION G) MEN'S 75+ - Gold/Silver

(22) Ron Sargent (ON)/Eric Poon (ON) + (18) Gerald Fielding (SK)/Lester Hunt (SK): 4-6, 2-6

 


THE PLAYERS

  • Pierre Binette (QC)

  • Bill Buckland (NS)

  • Anne Cholod (SK)

  • Lawrence Choy (ON)

  • Maria Chun (ON)

  • Dee-Ann Clark (AB)

  • Karl Cleveland (NS)

  • Klara Diosacly (ON)

  • Brian Dubeau (ON)

  • John Dubeau (ON)

  • Mark Ferrier (AB)

  • Gerald Fielding (SK)

  • Stephanie Fielding (SK)

  • Mary Gardiner (AB)

  • Jack Gordon (AB)

  • Mike Gushue (NS)

  • Sharon Hermes (ON)

  • Lester Hunt (SK)

  • Terry Kennedy (ON)

  • Eva Langley (ON)

  • William Langley (ON)

  • Pamela Marzolini (ON)

  • Pamela Marzolini (ON)

  • Rosemary Miller (ON)

  • Georgina McLennan (ON)

  • Mary Mcllroy (ON)

  • Gordon Morrow (ON)

  • Eric Poon (ON)

  • Edna Reilly (ON)

  • Claire Rogers (NS)

  • Norman Ross (NS)

  • Ron Sargent (ON)

  • Bud Smith (ON)

  • Ruth Standen (ON)

  • Cecil Stokoe (ON)

  • Peter Watson (ON)

  • Gerhard Weiss (ON)

  • Gerti Weiss (ON)

  • Ron Willerton (ON)

  • Claudette Zizian (QC)

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SEPTEMBER 2

Games declared a success by athletes, organizers Julie Collins - Cape Breton Post

SYDNEY — The games are over, the people have spoken and the Canada 55+ Games in Cape Breton have been deemed among the best in the nine-year history of the competition.

The national event, held every two years for seniors across the country, took competitors all around of Cape Breton to use local facilities and sample local culture, Wednesday through Saturday.

“The tennis has been very well run, the people here have been friendly,” said John Dubeau of Penetanguishene, Ont., who was found enjoying tennis matches at Cromarty Tennis Club.

“As a matter of fact, a couple of the people we know who were heading back to Ontario were given sandwiches. They had to wait until the sandwiches were ready before they could leave. You can’t beat hospitality like that.”

Dubeau also gave a glowing endorsement of his accommodations, the Harbour Front Bed and Breakfast in North Sydney, and the various forms of entertainment he found while in the area.

“The hospitality you guys have shown is next to nothing, trust me,” added Darcy Rohatyn, a hockey player with Team Saskatchewan.

“Will I come back? In a heartbeat. Do I want to leave? Not at this point in time.”

Like many athletes in the games, Rohatyn arrived in town early and used the extra time to tour the area and sample the night life.

“Trust me, you guys are fantastic people. You are almost Saskatchewinians. From the bottom of my heart I thank the Cape Bretoners for hosting this. It has been a pleasure and the experience will live on and on and on.”

“The hospitality you guys have shown is next to nothing, trust me.” - Darcy Rohatyn, a hockey player with Team Saskatchewan
Ray Paruch heard similar comments throughout the games from many of the 1,500 athletes who participated. He gave much of the credit to the small games staff and an army of volunteers numbering close to 400.

“I’ve been in every single venue in the CBRM and I’ve seen smiles on the faces of the participants,” said Paruch, the chair of the games.

“We all know the depth of the volunteer base that we have here from as far back as the 1987 Canada Games. The volunteers are happy to do what they do best. People will talk to them about where to go, what to do, where to eat. It’s just been a big success story for the CBRM and probably for the island in general.”

After four days of competition, Saturday’s games activities included medal ceremonies and a gala closing ceremony at Centre 200.

The economic benefit of the games has been estimated at over $4 million. The games will also leave a legacy in the area thanks to the creation of some facilities to host competitions and the upgrade of others.

Centre 200, for example, hosted curling events and now has the ability to host national events in that sport.

A Glace Bay bowling alley and horseshoe facilities in New Waterford are other legacy examples.

 

gmcneil@cbpost.com 

Cape Breton Post, September 2, 2012 - On Line

http://www.capebretonpost.com/News/Local/2012-09-02/article-3066145/Games-declared-a-success-by-athletes%2C-organizers/1

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SEPTEMBER 3

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SEPTEMBER 4

Games declared a success by athletes, organizers Julie Collins - Cape Breton Post

 

 

Anne Cholod of Team Saskatchewan prepares a backhand return during doubles match Saturday at Cromarty Tennis Club. Her teammate, Les Hunt, is also shown. Greg McNeil - Cape Breton Post

© Cape Breton Post, September 4, 2012

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Team Ontario tennis player Klara Diosady returns a serve during semifinal play at the Cromarty Tennis Club in Sydney, Saturday - Greg McNeil - Cape Breton Post

© Cape Breton Post, September 4, 2012

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Ray Paruch, Chair of the Canada55+ Games

Reporter Ryan MacDonald, displaying Canada55+ Games medals

http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=752230&playlistId=1.846281&binId=1.820651 -
CTV News Atlantic, Ryan MacDonald, Complete Clip - Tennis starts 1.01 minute mark

 

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Please Bookmark This Cromarty Page If You Wish To Return

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SEPTEMBER 9

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SEPTEMBER 21

Cape Breton hosted ‘best ever’ 55+ games

Published on September 21, 2012

Cape Breton people are truly special, and they certainly proved it when they hosted the Canada 55+ Games, Aug. 27-Sept. 1. The warm, caring hospitality shown to us Westerners was outstanding, and evident always and everywhere.

The games were organized in the spirit they were intended: fair play, good competition, fun and camaraderie.

We can’t say enough to thank the citizens of Sydney and area, and the hundreds of volunteers involved in the games who made them the best ever. We were impressed with the first-class facilities you have in Sydney and area.

We had an unforgettable experience at the Cromarty Tennis Club, and we thank Bill, Kevin, Graham and the many others who made each day the best. You also let us bring home the coveted gold medal. You are the best.

A truly special thank you to Judy, our host, who graciously took us into her home and cared for us, along with her exceptional neighbours, Jan and Noreen, who always seemed to be there to help.

Thank you for everything.

Mary Gardiner, Red Deer, Alta.; Dee Ann Clark, Calgary, Alta.

Cape Breton Post, September 21, 2012 - On Line

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BELL & GRANT NOVA SCOTIA OPEN - 2012 WAEGWOLTIC RESULTS

2012 Bell and Grant Open Finals – Super Saturday

MClass A D Final – Keough/Howie vs Cloake/Pace

Under 18 Consolations

Nathan Cloake

           
Nathan Cloake vs No. 3 seed and U18 finalist   Peter Cloake with son Nathan and Kyle in background   Nathan and Peter Cloake   Mike Pace serving in singles event   The Pace family   Peter Cloake with Mark Pepin   Audience -Nathan Cloake, Kyle and Liam MacDonald
           
Nathan Cloake consolation singles final event   Nova Scotia Open 2012 Champion Cup   No.1 mens open champion Phil Anderson   Presentations (over 600 participants)   Nova Scotia Open 2012 Men's Class A Champions glass   Mike Pace and Peter Cloake   Peter Cloake and his "Big Trophy"

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Retirées and Friends Tennis: 2012


2013

APRIL 20

Cape Breton Post, April 20, 2013

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MAY 7

Cromarty ready to swing into new season
Published on May 7, 2013
Elizabeth Patterson

SYDNEY — The Cromarty Tennis Club is heading into their summer season with a new executive and an upbeat attitude.

“We’re all set for the current year,” said club vice-president Bill Buckland. “We have a pro hired and an administrator. Kevin Hall is a level two coach and he’s going to be running our junior program. And we have an executive for the year all set up.”

Registration will be held Saturday and Sunday. There’s learn to play and the regular junior program. The club also offers team tennis, seniors have tennis in the morning and there’s a competitive night on Wednesdays.

The new executive consists of Mike Pace, president, Buckland, vice-president, Kevin Thomas, treasurer, and David Clemens, secretary.

Club pro Hall has already embarked on a busy season, running the junior program, giving lessons and encouraging people to take up the sport.

“I do a spring program for the kids which we started last year for the first time,” he said. “We’re doing that again this year. It gives them a head start since people in other areas like Halifax play all year round because they have indoor facilities. We don’t have that luxury. We start in April for all the competitive kids who want to play in tournaments.”

To encourage children to take up the sport, Hall said someone from Tennis Nova Scotia will be visiting several local schools from May 20-24. The club will also be home to several tournaments this year including the Cape Breton junior regionals, July 15-18; the Bell and Grant Cape Breton Open Masters and Class A, Aug. 2-4 and the CCITC National Living Healthy 55+ team tennis doubles tournament, Aug. 31 to Sept. 2.

“It would be nice to see people give it a try,” said Hall. “People are missing out because it’s a really great game. You can play it your whole life. You can play it at any skill level, any age. There’s people here that are over 80 who still play like they’re in their teens. There are not too many sports that you can do that.”

epatterson@cbpost.com

http://www.capebretonpost.com/Sports/2013-05-07/article-3239705/Cromarty-ready-to-swing-into-new-season/1

 

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AUGUST 1

Anne O’Neill of Sydney, an instructor and club manager at Cromarty Tennis Club, will be one of the participants competing in the Bell and Grant Cape Breton Open. The tournament runs today to Sunday at Cromarty. T.J. Colello – Cape Breton Post

Tennis, anyone?

 T.J. Colello – Cape Breton Post Published on August 1, 2013

Players from across the Maritimes to compete at Cape Breton Open this weekend at Cromarty Tennis Club

SYDNEY — Anne O’Neill enters the Bell and Grant Cape Breton Open looking to both improve her game and take it one point at a time in the hopes of winning a division title.

The 19-year-old instructor and club manager at Cromarty Tennis Club will no doubt have plenty of support in the stands, especially from the junior membership that’s enjoyed resurgence this summer.

“It’s the first time we’ve hit over 100 juniors in almost 10 years, so it’s really special,” she said. “Tennis is growing in the community, so it’s nice to see. Hopefully, we’ll get an indoor tennis facility at some point.

“Adult membership is really high this year too. We also have over 100 members in the adults, so the club is over 200 members, which is really great to see in comparison to other years.”

O’Neill said she joined the summer program at Cromarty at the age of six and caught the bug from there, and enjoys both the competitive and social aspects of the game. She’s been coaching for the past four years, something she calls a “dream job.”

“It’s the kids that bring you to work and to see how much they love it and how much you have an impact on them is something special.”

This will be O’Neill’s fourth year competing in the Cape Breton Open. She’ll play in the women’s open singles, where she’ll likely see competition from past champion and fellow Cromarty member Kelly McNeil. O’Neill will also compete in women’s open doubles with Abbey MacLeod of the New Waterford Tennis Club and in mixed open doubles with Carter Bown of Cromarty.

Other divisions include men’s open singles, men’s open doubles, men’s class ‘A’ and master’s singles (45-and-over).

The men’s open features Chris Matthews of Dartmouth, as well as Glenn Hubbard and Bill Mosher of Halifax, top-ranked players in the province. They join the likes of Cromarty head coach Kevin Hall, fresh off a win at the Peter Durdle Memorial Tournament in New Waterford, as well as defending champion and former Cromarty coach Liam MacDonald. Cromarty members Bill Buckland and Norman Ross will be favourites in the master’s division.

“It’s a great opportunity to come watch because we don’t get this high level of tennis all the time here in Cape Breton,” said O’Neill. “It’s the second largest open tennis tournament in Nova Scotia, so it’ll be a very interesting weekend, for sure.”

Play opens today and concludes on Sunday.

http://www.capebretonpost.com/Sports/2013-08-01/article-3336434/Tennis%2C-anyone/1

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NORMAN ROSS AND BILL BUCKLAND
 
   
 
Norman is in the Nova Scotia Tennis Sport Hall of Fame and has competed provincially and nationally for many years. He also holds numerous provincial titles as a junior. And now as a masters player has won at the Nova Scotia Open. Many times.
       
Bill has played for Canada on the national team in South Africa and has had a national ranking as high as 5th for a few years while competing in national tournaments. His world ranking in 2006 was 136th after his play in South Africa at the world championships  Also he has many Atlantic and Provincial titles to his credit.
 
Both Norman and Bill, at the 55+ Games held in Sydney last year, were silver medal winners as runners up to Team Alberta.
 

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SEPTEMBER 14, 2013

Cape Breton Post, September 14, 2013

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CAPE BRETON OPEN - 2013 RESULTS


Buckland claims masters singles event at Cape Breton Open
Published on August 5, 2013

SYDNEY — Sydney’s Bill Buckland claimed the men’s masters singles championship at the Bell and Grant Cape Breton Open held over the weekend at Cromarty Tennis Club.

Buckland defeated Greg Spencer of Glace Bay 6-1, 6-1 in the final. In other action, Michael Pace of Sydney defeated Kevin Thomas of New Waterford 6-4, 6-0 to win the men’s class ‘A’ singles.

In the men’s open singles, Chris Matthews of Halifax bested Kevin Hall of Sydney 6-3, 6-0 for the title. Norman Ross of Sydney was the consolation champion. The women’s open singles saw Therese Inkpen defeat Isobel Anderson 6-2, 6-4 in an all-Halifax final.

In doubles play, the team of Claire Rogers of Sydney and Helen Xia of Sydney River won the women’s open doubles title, with Anderson and Grace McNutt of Sydney placing second in the round-robin format. In the men’s open doubles, Liam MacDonald and Kevin Hall, both of Sydney, went the distance to defeat the team of Matthews and Buckland 6-7, 7-6 and a super tie break of 10-3.

In the mixed open doubles, MacDonald and Anderson bested Hall and Tanya Fifield, 6-1, 6-3.

Also: Cape Breton Post. August 6, 2013, p. 11 (Smart Edition)

http://www.capebretonpost.com/Sports/2013-08-05/article-3339993/Buckland-claims-masters-singles-event-at-Cape-Breton-Open/1

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NOVA SCOTIA 55+ - 2013 RESULTS

TRURO TENNIS CLUB

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Retirees and friends Tennis: 2013


2014

 

Cromarty's own Nathan Cloake received:

Boys Div.1 Soccer MVP award,

Boys Div.1 Basketball MVP award and

Sydney Academy's "MALE ATHELETE OF THE YEAR" award

 From a very proud father,

 Peter

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2014 AUGUST CLOSING JUNIOR TOURNAMENT

 

 

    

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CAPE BRETON OPEN - 2014 RESULTS

Anderson takes men’s open title at Cape Breton Open

Published on August 04, 2014

 

SYDNEY — Phil Anderson outlasted up-and-comer John Oxner 6-2, 6-3 in an all-Halifax men’s open final at the Cape Breton Open at Cromarty Tennis Club on Sunday.
 

Cromarty Tennis Club president Mike Pace, left, congratulates Phil Anderson of Halifax
after winning the men’s open singles on Sunday
at the Cape Breton Open. Anderson defeated John Oxner in the final, 6-2, 6-3.

Anderson is the defending Nova Scotia Open men’s singles champion and entered the tournament as the favourite. He’s ranked No. 33 overall in Canada and first in the province. He first won the Cape Breton Open as a 15-year-old in 2005.

In the consolation, Kyle Pace of Sydney outlasted James Roper of South Bar, 8-7.

In the women’s open singles, Isobel Anderson of Halifax finished first in a round-robin format, while Abbey MacLeod of New Waterford was the runner up.

Mike Pace of Sydney captured the men’s Class ‘A’ singles division. He defeated Matt Latimer of Sydney River 6-4, 6-0. Evan Baillie of Sydney bested Vincent MacDonald of Sydney 8-0 in the consolation. The women’s Class ‘A’ division finals have yet to be played.

The men’s 45 masters division saw Norman Ross of Sydney Mines take the round-robin format event. Kevin Thomas of New Waterford placed second. Bill Buckland of Sydney won the men’s 55 masters division in the same format, with Ross placing second.

Nathan Cloake won the first 18-under boys division by defeating James Roper 6-1, 6-2 in an all-Sydney final.

In doubles play, Anderson teamed up with Duncan Addison of Halifax to defeat Oxner and Jamie Power of Halifax 6-4, 7-6 in the men’s open event. The team of Tanya Fifield and Claire Rogers of Sydney bested Anderson and MacLeod, 6-2, 6-1 in the women’s open.

Mixed doubles play saw Liam MacDonald of Sydney and Isobel Anderson outlast Fifield and Peter Cloake of Sydney, 6-3, 6-0. The men’s masters doubles duo of Buckland and Ross bested Mike Pace and Peter Cloake, 7-5, 4-6, 10-7.

http://www.capebretonpost.com/

 

Hats off to Kevin Hall (right) and Mike Pace (left) for running a great tourney

 

 Phil Anderson (left) outlasted up-and-comer John Oxner (right)

Kevin Hall Centre

 

 

Carol Richardson (left) and Shirley Hodgson (right) Volunteers - Mike Pace (Centre)

Action Pict - Phil Anderson

The men’s masters doubles duo of Buckland and Ross (far left) bested Mike Pace and Peter Cloake (far right)

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Annual tournament at Cromarty Tennis Club opens this weekend

SYDNEY — The annual Cape Breton Open tennis tournament will boast one of the best draws it’s ever had this weekend, and local competitor Kevin Hall will be in the thick of things.
 

 

Kevin Hall of Sydney will be one of the local favourites in the men’s open division at this year’s Cape Breton Open tennis tournament at Cromarty Tennis Club in Sydney.

The 23-year-old from Sydney and head instructor at the host Cromarty Tennis Club will compete in the men’s open division against some challenging Halifax opponents.

Phil Anderson, last year’s Nova Scotia Open men’s singles champion, comes in as the favourite. He’s ranked No. 33 overall in Canada and first in the province. Anderson grew up playing against the likes of Milos Raonic and Vasek Pospisil in their junior days. He won the Cape Breton Open as a 15 year old in 2005.

Also registered to compete are John Oxner, a strong junior competitor, and Jamie Power, who’s ranked fifth in the province. Chris Matthews will be back to defend his title from last year.

“It’s been a while since we had some top players, so it’s good to see we’re getting some names back,” said Hall, last year’s men’s singles runner up. “Hopefully, that’ll continue on into the future.

“For me, I don’t get as much competitive play around here, so it’ll be finally nice to get some competitive play with the top players down. It’ll be tough for me, though. I’ve never played with those guys. Maybe once a year when you go up to Halifax and New Brunswick.”

In the women’s singles, Isobel Anderson of Halifax is one of the top entries. Anderson was runner up in last year’s final and is one of the top junior players in the province.

The men’s masters will include defending champion Bill Buckland of Sydney, who will be joined by competitors Norman Ross of Sydney Mines, Kevin Thomas of New Waterford and Pavel Jockel of Halifax.

New to the tournament this year are the boy’s and girl’s 18-under divisions. Hall has seen resurgence in junior tennis in recent years. Cromarty has close to 100 junior members.

“It’s definitely a good sign,” he said. “It’s something we needed a couple years ago. Tennis was dying for quite a while here and now it’s finally coming back up.”

Play opens on Friday at 5 p.m. Championship matches will be contested on Sunday and Monday.

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NOVA SCOTIA OPEN - 2014 RESULTS

Buckland advances to final

Published on August 29, 2014

HALIFAX – Sydney’s Bill Buckland has advanced to the final of his age division at the 2014 Bell and Grant Nova Scotia Open Tennis Championships in Halifax.
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The 58-year-old defeated Ernie Harrnett 5-7, 6-4, 11-9 in a marathon three-hour semi-final match in the men’s 55 singles division at the Waegwoltic Club in Halifax.

Buckland, a long-time member of Sydney’s Cromarty Tennis Club, will play top seeded Marc Pepin of New Brunswick in today’s final.

Tennis Nova Scotia’s provincial championships began Aug. 23 and will wrap up today.

http://www.capebretonpost.com/Sports/2014-08-29/article-3853095/Buckland-advances-to-final/1

 

Bill Buckland - Finalist - Men's 55+ Singles


Cape Breton players put in strong showing at Nova Scotia Open

Published on September 03, 2014

HALIFAX — A pair of Cape Breton players put in strong finishes at the Bell & Grant Nova Scotia Open at the Waegwoltic Tennis Club over the weekend.


 

© Photo submitted by Eric Krause

In the final of the men’s 55-over singles, Bill Buckland of Sydney was defeated by Marc Pepin of New Brunswick 6-1, 6-1.

The men’s Class ‘A’ consolation final saw Ryan MacKinnon of Sydney defeated by Josh Chabinka of Halifax, 6-4, 7-5.

Both Buckland and MacKinnon are members at Cromarty Tennis Club in Sydney.

http://www.capebretonpost.com/Sports/2014-09-03/article-3857168/Cape-Breton-players-put-in-strong-showing-at-Nova-Scotia-Open/1

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Retirees and Friends Tennis: 2014

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Florida Style Tennis Tournament (June 28-29, 2014) - First
 

Florida Style Tennis Tournament (September 20-21, 2014) - Second

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2015

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MAY 16-MAY 17

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CROMARTY STREET TENNIS COURTS

MAY 26

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Taking it one ball at a time

Chris Shannon
 
 

Liam Brann, 12, chases down the ball during a mini game of tennis at the Cromarty Tennis Club in Sydney on Saturday morning.
It was part of the Rogers Rookie Tour, which is a starter program for junior level tennis players across the country,
with the hope of increasing participation in the game among children.

Rogers Rookie Tour at Cromarty Tennis Club introduces kids to the sport Saturday

SYDNEY — For two hours Saturday morning children were paired up playing tennis, many of them for the first time.

Instructors at the Cromarty Tennis Club gave the children — students from Brookland and Cusack elementary schools — some basic tips on how to hold the racket, how to serve, and how to score the game.

The mini tournament is part of the nationwide Rogers Rookie Tour that looks to get children introduced to the game at the junior level.

Kevin Hall, head coach at the tennis club, said instructors from the club and Tennis Nova Scotia officials spoke to students in both Brookland and Cusack schools this week about trying it out.

“We wanted to show them that playing tennis is an option in the area,” Hall said.

He said there were about 25 students from both schools on the courts for the rookie tour.

Brookland elementary Grade 4 student Curtis Fogarty was surprised he liked playing tennis after his first few games on the court, Saturday.

“I sort of wanted to try tennis because I never tried it before. It’s really good,” Fogarty, 10, said.

“Yeah, I’ll do it again.”

He lost his matchup with Grade 6 student Liam Brann, who also attends Brookland.

But Brann, 12, has previous experience on the tennis court, and he’s now thinking he might want to start playing competitively at the junior level.

“I forgot how much I liked it because I didn’t get to play it very often. When they came into our school, and I started to play it, and got really into it,” he said.

Brann said he started playing for fun as a six-year-old, and did have a membership at the Cromarty Tennis Club until his family started spending their summers at their cottage in Ben Eoin, with tennis courts nearby.

For their participation in the Rogers Rookie Tour, each child was given a package consisting of a t-shirt as well as a water bottle and wristband.

Hall said membership in the club has been increasing for the past few years after several seasons of a decline in numbers.

There are about 100 junior tennis players, those members between the ages of five and 18, at the club, he said.

“We’re seeing a lot more kids. The biggest thing is that they’re not just coming to lessons anymore, they’re actually staying on the court, and the courts are being filled up pretty much every day, which is good to see.”

Summer registration at Cromarty Tennis Club continues today and Sunday from 12-3 p.m.

An additional day of registration will be held on June 27 from 1-3 p.m.

cshannon@cbpost.com

http://www.capebretonpost.com/News/Local/2015-06-20/article-4189562/Taking-it-one-ball-at-a-time/1

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JULY 8

2015 instructors: Carter, Kevin and Becky

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JULY 9

Coach Kevin Hall

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Retirees and Friends Tennis: 2015

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Florida Style Tennis Tournament (July 4-5, 2015) - Third

Florida Style Tennis Tournament (September 19-20, 2015) - Fourth
 

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