Entries by Rob

Club Newsletter – 20/9/2021 | MLTC

Doubles reminders As you will see if you open the link to Tennis NSW https://www.tennis.com.au/nsw/news/2021/09/17/covid-19-update-as-at-17-september, many tennis venues are still not allowing doubles as they aren’t able to check proof of double vaccinations. We are extremely fortunate that MTC staff have been willing to do this both for our members and the general public and we […]

Two Golden Slams in One Day | NYTimes

  The tennis Grand Slam is so rare that only five players can claim one, and no player at all has achieved the feat since 1988. The Golden Slam, winning all four majors and a gold medal in the same year, is nearly impossible. Only Steffi Graf had ever done it. Until Sunday, when it was accomplished […]

How Much Water Do You Actually Need? | NYTimes

  If you’ve spent any time on social media or visited an athletic event lately, you’ve surely been bombarded with encouragements to drink more water. Celebrity influencers lug around gallon-sized water bottles as the hot new accessory. Twitter bots constantly remind us to make more time to hydrate. Some reusable water bottles even come emblazoned with motivational phrases — “Remember your goal,” “Keep […]

COVID-19 UPDATE 17 Sept | TNSW

Dear NSW tennis community Firstly, we hope that you are all keeping well and safe during these challenging times. We thank you for your patience as we have been examining the current Public Health Order and the impacts on tennis activity throughout NSW. Tennis NSW has been overwhelmed with requests from the community around the […]

Regular Exercise May Keep Your Body 30 Years ‘Younger’ | NYTimes

The muscles of older men and women who have exercised for decades are indistinguishable in many ways from those of healthy 25-year-olds, according to an uplifting new study of a group of active septuagenarians. These men and women also had much higher aerobic capacities than most people their age, the study showed, making them biologically […]

How Much Exercise Do We Need to Live Longer? | NYTimes

September 15, 2021 To increase our chances for a long life, we probably should take at least 7,000 steps a day or play sports such as tennis, cycling, swimming, jogging or badminton for more than 2.5 hours per week, according to two, large-scale new studies of the relationship between physical activity and longevity.  The two […]

Novak’s Grand Slam loss means Federer remains GOAT.

The Serb could have closed the book on comparisons with Federer. He fell short. What now? By John Bronsteen, Slate Sept 14, 2021 Djokovic in his U.S. Open semifinal on Sept. 10; Federer in his fourth round match at Wimbledon on July 5. Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images and Clive Brunskill/Getty Images. Until […]

Regular Exercise May Keep Your Body 30 Years ‘Younger’ | NYTimes

The muscles of older men and women who have exercised for decades are indistinguishable in many ways from those of healthy 25-year-olds, according to an uplifting new study of a group of active septuagenarians. These men and women also had much higher aerobic capacities than most people their age, the study showed, making them biologically […]

Doubles Play is BACK!

Northern Beaches have confirmed we can resume doubles play under the following conditions. Players must be double vaccinated. Players must have with them at the time of playing proof of their double vaccination. ALL players must show their proof of vaccination to MTC staff before playing. Playtime for double should be 1 1/2 hours for […]

Zhang and Stosur crowned US Open 2021 women’s doubles champions

Australian Sam Stosur has won her second US Open women’s doubles title – and first in 16 years. New York, USA, 13 September 2021 | Leigh Rogers On the 10-year anniversary of Stosur’s memorable 2011 singles triumph at the US Open, the Australian is leaving New York with another Grand Slam trophy. Stosur and China’s […]

Club Newsletter 13 Sept 2021 – No Doubles Play Presently

Doubles Play Just an update to let you know the Committee understands many members are keen to play doubles. We have been in contact with Northern Beaches Council and Tennis NSW and Service NSW as to whether we can play doubles. Once we get confirmation we let members know. Until then it is singles only. […]