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GBJT Season 2, 2022 Finals Day

Saturday 12 November was a warm day for our Finals Day at the QTC!  27 teams competed in the finals and some exciting and close matches determined our results for the season.

Our players and parents enjoyed the Family BBQ which was followed by the presentation of the team trophies, sportsmanship and most improved awards.  Our raffle was drawn and our prize winners were:

First Prize: Joshua Jones

Second Prize: Rachel Meehan

Third Prize: Theo Dalton

A special thank you to our sponsors and supporters for the prizes and awards for our players - Head Sporting Products, Tennis Queensland, QTC and ACS Catering!

The table below sets our the results for Season 2, 2022 and congratulations to all our players for a wonderful season of tennis. We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and an enjoyable holiday and look forward to seeing many of you in 2023. 
 

GBJT Season 2, 2022
 WinnerRunner-UpBest of the RestSportsmanship Most Improved
PennantDiv1StarsComentsSupernovsJeric GaoAdam Chua
Pennant Div 2FalconsCondorsKestrelsJack TregearDeclan Layton
Pennant Div 3 BlueTornadosTyphoonsBlizzardsLuke WilliamsSean McCallion
Level 1 GoldCobrasTaipansPythonsBraydon StewartEamon Pham
Level 1 GreenTigersLionsPanthersEric ChangAriel Ginges
Level 2/3 MixedWombatsKangaroos EmusOliver PlantRemy Cokim 
Level 4 Mixed BlueWolfhounds BoxersBeagles Travis RoyleHanyu Xisi
Level 4 Mixed RedSmashesAcesTopspins Yuval KoifmanMadeleineCornelissen
      


 

 

GBJT Finals Day - Season 2, 2022

Dear Players and Parents,

The GBJT Finals will be played this Saturday, 12th November, with all GBJT teams playing at the Queensland Tennis Centre at Tennyson.  Play will start at the earlier time of 1:00 pm.  

GBJT have booked the courts from 12:30 pm so players can come early to warm up.  Players starting at 1:00 pm are asked to arrive by 12:50 pm so that play can start on time.

Each team will provide a parent to supervise.  Parents, please let the team Captain know if you are able to help.

The Presentation of Awards and Trophies will start about 4:30 pm.  Players on bye from the teams in the Finals are invited to attend the presentation to collect their trophies.

GBJT will hold a free BBQ for players and their families, starting about 2:00 pm.  The  COVID-safe BBQ will be provided by the QTC café.  Players not playing on Finals’ Day are invited along to watch the matches and share the BBQ. 

The GBJT Finals’ Day Raffle will be drawn after the Presentation of trophies and awards.  The prizes include a Head Tennis Racquet, Head products, and vouchers for hire of Pat Rafter Arena, QTC Pro-shop and St Lucy Cafe at the UQ Tennis Centre.  Tickets can be bought on Saturday afternoon or via email this week. 

We wish all teams the very best of luck for the Finals!

Kind regards,

Peter and Peta.

2022 GBJT Annual Singles Tournament

The Annual GBJT Singles Tournament was held at The University of Queensland Tennis Centre today with over 50 players!  A round robin event, many matches played and some wonderful and enjoyable tennis for all. Well done to our players and the winners and runners were presented with their trophies including the annual perpetual trophy for each level - details below.  Thanks to all our helpers and parents for making this an enjoyable event for all.

GBJT Annual Singles Tournament
LevelWinnerRunner-Up
Pennant RedJoshua Wennerbom Lucas Tan
Pennant BlueCooper GezorkeRhys Gezorke
Level 1 BoysNoah WuBenjamin Dimmick
Level1 GirlsAriel GingesGrace McGuire
Level 2/3 BoysKaden BoxelMatias Jarami 
Level 2/3 GirlsAurelia Wells Isla Pollock
Level 4 BoysVince Forrester Yuta Hosaka
Level 4 GirlsLucie YanAllison Cao 

 

Season 2 2022

Dear Players and Parents, 

Welcome to GBJT Season 2 2022 which will commence on Saturday 6 August 2022. An email will be sent to all players and parents with the team information, location (UQ - 2pm to 5pm and QTC - 230pm to 530pm ) and other important information on Monday 1 August. Please let us know if you do not receive your email. 

We wish everyone an enjoyable day on Saturday take care Peter and Peta Davis  

 

GBJT Season 2 2022

Greater Brisbane Junior Tennis Association (GBJT) provides a  Saturday afternoon  tennis fixtures program for school-aged children, playing at The Queensland Tennis Centre at Tennyson and The University of Queensland Tennis Centre at St Lucia.

Season 2, 2022 will  start on Saturday, 6th   August  and run  until the 12th  November.

GBJT will hold its Grading Day (for new players) on Sunday, 24th July, from 3:00 - 5:00 pm at The Queensland Tennis Centre, Tennyson.

Enrolments for new and returning players can be made on-line, through the GBJT website or at the Grading Day.  Enrolments for Season 2 will close  on the 24th July.

Presentation and Family BBQ

During the afternoon everyone enjoyed our family BBQ which was provided by ACS Catering. At the conclusion of our finals, we held our presentation of trophies and awards as well as the drawing of our raffle. Well done to all and these are set out below:

Raffle Winners:

First Prize - Fynn Henderson

Second Prize - Philip Beutel

Third Prize - Jonathan Moore

GBJT Award Winners
 Sportsmanship Most Improved 
Pennant Div 1Joshua WennerbomBayden Farren-Price
Pennant Div 2Jerson IannellaJeric Gao 
Pennant Div 3Hamish CavanaghLuke Williams 
Level 1 BoysJeremy HarveyBenjamin Dimmick
Level 1 Girls Emily JonesAlexa Sheehy
Level 2/3 MixedJames KingCohan Parbhakar-Fox
Level 4 Mixed BlueJoshua LastIsla Pollock
Level 4 Mixed RedKrish BorseHarvey Howarth

 

GBJT Finals Day - Season 1 2022

GBJT Season 1, 2022 Finals Day was held today with a beautiful fine day to conclude our season.
 

It was a difficult season for GBJT and outdoor community sport with many challenges including the floods and rain!  Despite this, we all enjoyed a great final  day with so many close and good matches held to determine our season successful teams. The most pleasing aspect of the day was the sportsmanship and enjoyment our players had on the day. 

The team results are set out below:

GBJT Season 1 2022
 WinnerRunner-UpBest of the Rest
Pennant Div 1GalaxiesStarsMetors
Pennant Div 2FalconsCondorsEagles
Pennant Div 3TopazEmeraldsRubies
Level 1 BoysLionsCheetahsPanthers
Level 1 GirlsSwiftsSkylarks Kingfishers 
Level 2/3 MixedBilbiesWallabies Emus
Level 4 Mixed BlueTopspin'sVolleysSmashes
Level 4 Mixed RedBeaglesLabradorsTerriers

 

GBJT Season 1, 2022 Finals Day, Presentation of Trophies and Family BBQ

Dear Players and Parents 
 
The GBJT Finals will be played this Saturday, 11th June, with all GBJT teams playing at the Queensland Tennis Centre at Tennyson.  Play will start at the earlier time of 1:00 pm for most teams.  GBJT have booked the courts from 12:30 pm so players can come early to warm up.  Players starting at 1:00 pm are asked to arrive by 12:50 pm so that play can start on time.
 
The Presentation of Awards and Trophies will start about 4:30 pm.  The list of the award winners for the Sportsmanship and Most Improved Player Awards, will be sent out later in the week.  Players on bye from the teams in the Finals are invited to attend the presentation to collect their trophies.
  
GBJT will hold a free BBQ for players and their families, starting about 2:00 pm.  The  COVID-safe BBQ will be provided by the QTC café.  Players not playing on Finals’ Day are invited along to watch the matches and share the BBQ. 
 
The GBJT Finals’ Day Raffle will be drawn after the Presentation of trophies and awards.  The prizes include a Head Tennis Racquet, Head products, and vouchers for hire of Pat Rafter Arena, QTC Pro-shop and St Lucy Cafe at the UQ Tennis Centre.  Tickets can be bought on Saturday afternoon or via email this week. 
 
We wish all teams the very best of luck for Finals’ Day!
 
Kind regards,
Peter and Peta

GBJT 2022 Annual Doubles Tournament

A beautiful day greeted our players for the annual doubles tournament on Sunday 29 June!  Some great tennis was played by all with many close sets and most importantly an enjoyable morning. Results for the day are set out below:

GBJT 2022 Annual Doubles Tournament
LevelWinnersRunners-Up
Pennant Red

Lucas Tan and Joshua Wennerbom

Bayden Farren-Price and Aidan Beutel

PennantBlue

Ethan Vu and Jack Tregear

Fynn Henderson and  Finn Adendorff

Level 1 Boys

Arun Matkar and Maxim Yelkhovsky

 

Benjamin Dimmick and Satvik Swarna

level 1 Girls

Aimee Wigan and Ariel Ginges

 

Gabriela Mika and Grace McGuire

Level 2/3

Gordon Pearce and Matias Jarami

Augustus Sepulcri and James King

Level 4

Elise Whitton and Ayla Riddell

Winston Zhang and Luca Dozzi

 

GBJT - Flood Update

We trust everyone is safe and recovering from this difficult weather event!

Unfortunately there will be no GBJT tennis fixtures played this Saturday, 5th March, as we have received advice from both the Queensland Tennis Centre and the University  of Queensland Tennis Centre, that they have suffered some significant water damage to their courts and facilities and that both centres are not available this weekend. 

We hope to update everyone soon, as to when it will be safe for GBJT to commence our tennis fixture season. 

Take care everyone,, Peter, Peta and Eira. 

GBJT - Week 1 26 February

Dear Players and Parents, due to the current weather and for the safety of all, we have canceled todays tennis fixtures at QTC and UQ. An email update will be sent out next week and looking forward to a dry Saturday. Take care Peter, Peta, Eira and Anique. 

Season 1, 2022 GBJT Fixtures

GBJT Season 1, 2022 Junior Tennis Fixtures will commence on Saturday 26 February at UQ and the QTC and look forward to welcoming all our new players and welcoming back our returning players   The team draws and instructions were emailed out Monday 21 February - if you have not received yours, please let us know.  We wish everyone and enjoyable season and if you have any questions or concerns, please let the GBJT centre supervisors (Peter, Peta, Eira or Anique) know.

GBJT Grading Day - Season 1, 2022

Grading Day for new players will be held at the Queensland Tennis Centre (QTC) on Sunday 13 February 2022 from 3pm to 5pm. 

Season 1, 2022 GBJT Tennis Fixtures

On-Line Nominations are now open for both returning and new players for Season 1, 2022 GBJT Tennis Fixtures. 

Finals Day GBJT Season 2, 2021

A fine but windy day greeted us for Finals Day of Season 2, 2021 at the Queensland Tennis Centre (QTC) Tennyson.  It was a pleasure to enjoy great tennis in the spirit of Sporstmanship and Enjoyment.  A credit to all our players, parents and supporters - its what makes GBJT such a special tennis club!  We congratulate all our players on an enjoyable season and rewarding to see how much everyone has improved!  It was great to see how much everyone enjoyed the Family BBQ during the afternoon! We held our presentation of trophies and awards at the end of the day and our team results and award winners for the season are set in the table below.

GBJT Season 2, 2021
 WinnerRunner-UpBest of the RestSportsmanship AwardMost Improved Player Award
Pennant Division 1SupernovasMeteorsCometsLeon Beck WrightRichard Toh
Pennant Division 2KestralsCondorsEaglesBrian LaiEthan Pham
Pennant Division 3SapphiresEmeraldsTopazVirat Krishna KumarFarras Indrasumunar
Level 1 GoldTyphoonsTornadosHurricanesFlynn AtherstoneKate Armstrong
Level 1 GreenLeopardsPanthersJaguarsJames HuynhZachary Dimmick
Level 2/3 Mixed BlueWallabiesKoalasBilbiesBrayden StewartJack Shanahan
Level 2/3 Mixed RedSaabsMercedesPorschesIsaac FreemanRuby Burton
Level 4 MixedTerriersBeaglesBoxersLuella Hogan-SmithErnest Reeve


We also want to thank our sponsors and supporters for the season - Head Sporting Products, Tennis Queensland, Queensland Tennis Centre (QTC), Australian Catering Services (ACS) and Saint Lucy Cafe for the support they provide with our prizes and awards.  Much appreciated by all.

The GBJT raffle was drawn at the end of the presentation and our winners are set out below - first prize included the Ash Barty / John Millman signed and framed GBJT Club Shirt!

First Prize - The Mika Family

Second Prize - The Campbell Family

Third Prize - The Pearl Family

We wish everyone an enjoyable Christmas and New Year and hope to see many of you for Season 1, 2022!!

 

GBJT Finals Day - Season 2 2021

The GBJT Finals will be played this Saturday, 13th November, with all GBJT teams playing at the Queensland Tennis Centre at Tennyson.  Play will start at the earlier time of 1:00 pm for mostteams.  GBJT have booked the courts from 12:30 pm so players can come early to warm up.  Players starting at 1:00 pm are asked to arrive by 12:50 pm so that play can start on time.

The Presentation of Awards and Trophies will start about 4:30 pm.  The list of the award winners for the Sportsmanship and Most Improved Player Awards, will be sent out later in the week.  Players on bye from the teams in the Finals are invited to attend the presentation to collect their trophies.

GBJT will hold a free BBQ for players and their families, starting about 2:00 pm.  The  COVID-safe BBQ will be provided by the QTC café.  Players not playing on Finals’ Day are invited along to watch the matches and share the BBQ.

The GBJT Finals’ Day Raffle will be drawn after the Presentation of trophies and awards.  The prizes include a framed shirt, signed by Ash Barty and John Millman, Head Tennis Racquet, Head products, and vouchers for hire of Pat Rafter Arena, QTC Pro-shop and St Lucy Cafe at the UQ Tennis Centre.  Tickets can be bought on Saturday afternoon or via email this week. 

We wish all teams the very best of luck for Finals’ Day!

GBJT Season 2 - Finals Day

A reminder that most of the matches on Finals Day at the Queensland Tennis Centre (QTC), 13th November, will start at the earlier time of 1:00 pm.  A list of those matches and times will be sent out early next week.

GBJT Club Members Raffle

Raffle:  GBJT will be selling tickets tomorrow and next Saturday for the Finals Day Raffle, which has prizes including a framed shirt signed by Ash Barty and John Millman, a Head tennis racquet, vouchers for the court hire of Pat Rafter Arena, the QTC Pro-shop and St Lucy Cafe at UQ and a variety of Head products. The raffle will be drawn after the Presentation of Trophies at the QTC, on Finals Day, 13th November.  The money raised goes towards the Finals Day BBQ.

GBJT Season 2 Semi-Finals

We trust that all the teams are organised for the Semi-finals matches tomorrow.  A reminder that all teams will be playing on Semi-finals day at the usual time and the usual venue.  Good luck to all our players and teams. 

2021 Singles Tournament

A perfect Spring day greeted our nearly 60 players for the 2021 Annual Club Singles Tournament held at the University of Queensland.

Well done to all our players for some wonderful tennis, sportsmanship and enjoyment which was watched by many supporters.  Congratulations to our winners and runners-up on the day.

GBJT Annual Club Singles Tournament
EventWinnerRunner-up
Pennant RedRichard TohLeon Beck
Pennant BlueAshley KaniAlex Ko
Level 1 BoysHarrison O'Connor-WrightZachary Dimmick
Level 1 GirlsEmilia ScottIsla Slatter
Level 2/3 BoysSatvik SwarnaLeo Bridgeford 
Level 2/3 GirlsKatie McAllisterGabriela Mika
Level 4 BoysZander SchmidtKaden Boxall
Level 4 GirlsCharis ChanRosie Zaicek

Calendar

04 Jun
GBJT Season 1, 2022 Semi-Finals Day
11 Jun
GBJT Season 1, 2022 Finals Day, Family BBQ and Raffle, Presentation of Trophies and Awards
20 Jun
Nominations for Season 2, 2022 Now Open
23 Jul
Season 2, 2022 Nominations for Returning Players Now Due
24 Jul
Grading Day for for New Players at QTC from 3pm to 5pm
24 Jul
Nominations for Season 2, 2022 Now Closed
06 Aug
Season 2, 2022 GBJT Tennis Fixtures Commence - UQ and QTC
16 Oct
GBJT (members only) Annual Singles Tournament
05 Nov
GBJT Season 2 Semi-Finals Day
12 Nov
Season 2, 2022 GBJT Finals Day, Family BBQ and Raffle, Presentation of Awards and Trophies