Greater Brisbane Junior Tennis Association Inc.

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Season 1, 2019 Entries now Closed.

Entries for Season 1, 2019 are now closed. Team draws will be sent out the week beginning 17 February with fixtures starting Saturday 22 February. 

GBJT Season 1, 2020 Fixture Nominations open 1 January

Nominations for Season 1, 2020 GBJT tennis fixtures open on 1 January for new and returning players.

We hope many of our GBJT members have the opportunity to attend the ATP Cup and Brisbane International Tournaments in early 2020.

Finals Day Raffle

At the end of our presentation of trophies and awards we held our annual raffle which included corporate tickets to the ATP Cup, tennis racquet and many wonderful prizes. Our winners on the day:

1st Prize - Wigan Family

2nd Prize - Maki-Neste Family

3rd Prize - Maki-Neste Family. 

Season 2, 2019 Finals Day

We had a great finals day on Saturday with some very close matches and exciting tennis. Most importantly the sportsmanship and fun had by everyone was enjoyable to see. It is rewarding to see how much everyone has improved over the season and this was reflected in some of the close scores to determine our results on the day.  Our team and award winners for the season are set out in the table below. 

A special thank you to our sponsors, level Co-ordinaries, replacement contacts, BBQ helpers and everyone who contributed to a successful and enjoyable day for all. 
 

GBJT Season 2, 2019
 WinnerRunner-UpBest of the RestSportsmanship

Most Improved

PennantRedGalaxiesStarsMeteorsScott EvansAndrew Box
Pennant BlueCondorsHawksFalconsNicholas Hendricks Emrys Pearce
Pennant GoldHurricanes TornadosStormsRichard TohJeremy Ganasen
Pennant GreenRubiesTopaz EmeraldsNoah NgHarmin Carey
Level 1 BoysCobras Pythons TaipansAaron LeesonFarras Indrasumunar
Level 1 MixedJaguars LionsPanthersJames Hurley Mia Hisashi-Morrissey
Level 2/3 BoysThiemNadalFedererJoshua NeemsKingston Strutgers
Level 2/3 MixedWallabies Possums KoalasJemimah AgadaFynn Henderson
Level 4 MixedBeaglesKelpiesWolfhoundsLuca MainardiGrace McGuire

 

GBJT Annuals Double Tournament

The Annual GBJT Doubles Tournament was held Sunday morning at the UQ Tennis Centre. With over 50 players competing, we were able to watch some excellent matches and very close results to determine our winners and runners-up on the day. The sportsmanship and enjoyment displayed by all was great to see and a credit to all our players.  Thank you to our parents and supporters who helped and enjoyed a wonderful morning of tennis. Results got the tournament are below. Photos also availability on our Facebook site. 
 

GBJT 2019 Doubles Tournament
 WinnerRunner-Up
Pennant RedAlex Sherratt and Scott EvansCameron Nell and Nicolas Jan
Pennant BlueSam Hamilton and JF de BeerLeon Wright and Noah Ng
Level 1Misa Tanaka and Mia Hisashi-MorrisseyHugh Armstrong and Kurtis Barber
Level 2/3Aamay Wadhwani and Aadya WadhwaniYoshi Becker and Joshua Neems
Level 4Rafael Fauster and Jackson SaundersAimee Wigan and Siana Johnston 

 

Season 2 Fixtures recommence

After the school holiday break, GBJT fixtures recommenced today and great to see everyone back and enjoying their tennis. Good luck to all. 

School Holidays

A reminder to our players and parents that no GBJT tennis fixtures for the next three weeks during school holidays. We wish everyone a great break and look forward to welcoming everyone back on Saturday 12 October. 

GBJT Annual Doubles Tournament

The Annual GBJT Doubles Tournament for members will be held on Sunday 20 October. The round robin tournament runs from 8am to 12 noon at the UQ Tennis Centre.  Entries available from the GBJT Centre Supervisor and also emailed out. 

Season 2 Fixtures

We trust everyone has settled in and enjoying GBJT tennis fixtures. The club shirts have been handed out to all players so if you are still to collect yours, please see the GBJT Centre supervisor. 

Season 2 Fixtures Commence

We trust everyone enjoyed the first round of fixtures yesterday and have settled in. It was a windy day for everyone so playing conditions were most trying. Looking forward to our players who were on bye yesterday to week 2 of fixtures next Saturday. 

Season 2 - 2019

Welcome to Season 2 of GBJT tennis fixtures starting Saturday 10 August at QTC and UQ. 

Season 2 - Entries now Closed

Season 2 entries are now closed. Team draws and information will be emailed out early next week. 

Enrolments - Season 2, 2019

The enrolment form for Season 2 is now available on the GBJT website.  Season 2 will start on the 10th August and run until the 9th November.

Grading Day for new players, which will be held on Sunday, 28th July at the Queensland Tennis Centre at Tennyson from 3:00-5:00 pm.

The enrolments for returning players are due in by the 26th July.  Returning players are not required to attend the grading day. 

Season 1, 2019 - Finals Day

The GBJT Finals Day was played last Saturday with many close matches and great sportsmanship on display. The results of the day are listed in the table below together with our award and raffle winners. All these were presented at the family BBQ and presentation.

 WinnerRunner-UpBest of the Rest
Pennant RedGalaxiesMeteorsStars
Pennant BlueEaglesHawksCondors
Pennant GreenSapphiresDiamondsOpals
Level 1 BoysVipersPythons Cobras
Level 1 MixedCheetahsLionsTigers
Level 2/3 BoysDjokovic ZverevNadal
Level 2/3 MixedKangaroos Possums Bilbies
Level 4 MixedWolfhoundsLabradorsKelpies

Raffle Winners:

First Prize: Aaron Leeson

Second Prize:  Lachlan Hooker

Third Prize:  Julian Tran

 

GBJT Finals Day Family BBQ

GBJT will be providing a free BBQ and Drinks for GBJT players and their families, which will start about 2:30 pm on Finals Day. 

GBJT Finals Day - 8 June

On Finals’ Day, 8th June, all matches will be played at The Queensland Tennis Centre, Tennyson and most teams will start at the earlier time of 1:00 pm.  This allows all the matches to be completed in time for the Presentation of Awards and Trophies at 4:30 pm.  

GBJT Semi- Finals

The GBJT Semi-finals will be played this Saturday, 1st June.  

The matches to be played are as emailed out and the matches were determined from the points at the end of Week 10.  Semi-finals are played at the same time and at the same venue as usual. 

Please arrive about 10 minutes earlier than the scheduled time so that play can start on time.

GBJT Annual Singles Tournament

On Sunday 19 May, the Annual GBJT Singles Tournament was held at the Queensland Tennis Centre at Tennyson.  The weather was perfect for the occasion, there was lots of great tennis and good sportsmanship on display and many of the events had very close scores. 


The winners and runners-up of each event of the 2019 Singles Tournament are listed in the table below.

LevelWinnerRunner-Up
Pennant RedAndrew BoxCameron Messenger
Pennant BlueLachlan HookerOliver Humphrey 
Level 1 BoysLucas HanLeon Wright 
Level 1 GirlsHolly McGuirePortia McGuire
Level 2/3 BoysBayden Farren-PriceWilliam Basten
Level 2/3 GirlsTiya Krishna KumarSophie O’Brien
Level 4 BoysZachary DimmickKayson Lack
Level 4 GirlsCass ChanGrace McGuire


 

May Long Weekend

Dear Players and Parents, a reminder no play this weekend due to the public holiday Monday. See you all the following weekend. 

GBJT fixtures recommence 27 April

Dear Players and Parents, GBJT fixtures recommence this Saturday 27 April. We look forward to a continuation of the good sportsmanship and enjoyment our players are displaying each week. This weekend Eira will be looking after our QTC fixtures and Anique will be looking after our UQ fixtures. All the best, Peter and Peta

Calendar

01 Jan
Nominations for Season 1, 2022 Now Open
11 Feb
Nomination for Returning Players Now Due
13 Feb
Grading Day for New Players - Queensland Tennis Centre (QTC) from 3pm to 5pm
13 Feb
Nominations for Season 1, 2022 Now Closed
26 Feb
Season 1, 2022 GBJT Tennis Fixtures Commence - UQ and QTC
15 May
GBJT (members only) Annual Doubles Tournament
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
12 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