Entries by Rob

Coaching Comes Out of the Shadows

One of the last barriers separating tennis from other sports came tumbling down on Tuesday, when the ATP and even the USTA opted to allow coaching during matches on a trial basis for the rest of 2022. The trial starts immediately after Wimbledon, and when the US Open unspools in late August, it will mark […]

MLTC Newsletter – 21st June

Club Captain’s Report Round 7 of Sydney Badge was completed last Saturday and halfway through the season we have 5 teams in the top 4. We have another round this weekend and then two weeks are off for the July School Holidays. Round 7 Results Ladies 1 v Roseville 1 at home. Lost 7-1 Ruby […]

MLTC Newsletter – 7th June

BBQ this SATURDAY from 4pm. No Badge this weekend so come down for some social tennis and then join in our BBQ and have a drink. Club Captain’s Report Round 6 of Badge was completed last Saturday with 4 wins for our teams. Our Mens 4 Team which includes our 13 year old juniors Bede […]


When Rafael Nadal first burst onto the scene by winning the French Open in 2005, the consensus was he was another in the long line of great claycourt players, men who could dominate on the red surface of Roland Garros but were often vulnerable on faster surfaces. Ivan Lendl and Mats Wilander, truly great clay […]

Fantastic 14! Nadal Defeats Ruud For Another Roland Garros Title

Rafael Nadal captured his 14th Roland Garros title and a record-extending 22nd Grand Slam trophy Sunday, dispatching Casper Ruud 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 to write another chapter into his historic legacy. By earning a 22nd Grand Slam crown, the Spaniard has moved further clear of Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in the Grand Slam race, with […]

MLTC Newsletter – 31st May

Four Mens Teams had big wins last Saturday with 3 teams now coming 2nd on the ladder. Our Mens 1 Team now sit 2nd and next Saturday will play Hills District at home at 250pm. This team comprises Neil Smith and his 3 sons who are Seaside Doubles winners. So a great match deserves a big crowd […]

MLTC Newsletter – 24th May

Online Court Bookings – Survey Results Thanks so much to everyone who completed the survey about online court bookings for members. The response was overwhelmingly positive with 96% of people finding it easy to use and wanting it to continue. We will therefore continue with the online court bookings moving forward.  Thanks also to those who […]

MLTC Newsletter – 17th May

Club Captain’s Report Two 8-0 wins and several close matches was the highlight of round 3 of Sydney Badge. Mens 1  won 8-0 v Kooroora Two new combinations this match as Cameron gave Bosko the flick to team up with Captain Sean and it proved a great move as they won their 4 sets easily. […]