Mildura Weekly : Friday December 16 Vol 11 No 7
sport 39 FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2016 MILDURAWEEKLY.COM.AU THIS weekend’s Ballarat Open Gold AMT will have a strong lo- cal representation, with four Mil- dura Lawn Tennis Club players entering the prestigious event. Michael Powell, Jake Barker, both 17, Ryan Samaras, 18, and Clinton Snell, 43, will fight for some valuable ranking points in the biggest event of their 2016 campaign. Having participated in a number of White-classed AMT (Australian Money Tournament) events this year, Mildura Lawn Tennis Club coach Dean Kyle said it was fantastic the quartet have the opportunity to compete at a Gold standard. “There is going to be bigger hitting and far more experienced players,” Dean said. “They are going to have a far better think about what they are doing, com- pared to what they would nor- mally be doing here. “We have been to a few White tournaments in Griffith, Bendigo, Hay, but nothing this strong. “Hopefully we have worked them into a peak, I know Ryan is coming into a peak at the mo- ment. “Michael is also peaking, while Jake is sitting there at the moment, so hopefully with a bit more training this week, we’ll be able to push him up there.” Training the teenagers along- side co-coach Clinton – who will be the oldest player competing this weekend – Dean is confident of some winning results. “I think they are in with a great chance,” he said. “Mentally they have to stay tough, which will be one of the biggest chal- lenges.” MLTC look to strike Gold • THAT’S GOLD! Mildura Lawn Tennis Club coach Dean Kyle, Michael Powell, 17, co-coach, Clinton Snell, Ryan Samaras, 18, and Jake Barker, 17, ahead of this weekend’s Ballarat Open Gold AMT. Photo: PAUL MENSCH 130 Ninth Street, Mildura Phone: (03) 5023 3311 | Studio: (03) 5023 1467 Newsroom: (03) 5022 8833 Do you have the best Christmas display in your street? Maybe it’s the best in Sunraysia? Show us why your Christmas display is the best in Sunraysia ... and win $500! How To Enter: Go to www.river1467com.au/win and fill complete the form Entries close Monday 19th December. Santa will visit during our broadcast from the winner’s display on Thursday 22nd December. WIN $500 Thanks to CHR ISTMAS LIGHT S Keep the production line running smoothly this season, with next day turnaround on custom made stamps. 424 San Mateo Ave, Mildura T (03) 5021 1777 E firstname.lastname@example.org W milduraweekly.com.au HEAVYDUTYHEAVYDUTYHEAVYDUTYSELFINKINGSTAMPSSELFINKINGSTAMPSSELFINKINGSTAMPSFORTHEFRESHFRUITINDUSTRYFORTHEFRESHFRUITINDUSTRYFORTHEFRESHFRUITINDUSTRY Heavy duty stamps ranging from 40x23mm to 60x40mm. Variety of colours available. Contact the team at the Weekly to have your custom stamp made today!
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