AID Clay Court Championships set to start next weekend

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The Nassau GuardianSend an emailAugust 2, 2023 14 1 minute readFacebookTwitterLinkedInShare via Email

 The 29th AID Clay Court Tennis Championships is set for August 12-26 at the Gym Tennis Club in Winton Meadows. A total of 10 categories will be contested. Shown are some of the winners and runners-up from a previous tournament.

The 29th edition of the AID Clay Court Tennis Championships will be held at the Gym Tennis Club in Winton Meadows, from August 12-26.

The “AID”, as the tournament is known as, is one of the most popular events on the local tennis calendar and will offer singles and doubles competitions in 10 categories. The categories are gentlemen’s and ladies open singles and doubles, gentlemen’s and ladies 35-and-over singles and doubles and mixed doubles. Additionally, boys and girls under-16 singles will be held for the younger players.

President of the Gym Tennis Club and Tournament Director Eddie Carter recently released a statement on the tournament.

He said: “‘The Gym is again happy to host this amazing tournament and we are grateful to AID for their usual generous sponsorship. We look forward to the keen competition and camaraderie the tournament is known for.”

President of AID Jason Watson said: “AID is once again delighted to partner with the Gym Tennis Club in hosting this important, national tournament. We look forward to a great fortnight of spirited competition.”

All entrants will receive the usual goody-bag of souvenir items; attractive trophies and other prizes will also be awarded to all winners and runners-up.

The entry deadline is Wednesday August 9 at 6 p.m. and the draws for all divisions will take place at the Gym Tennis Club the following day, starting at 6 p.m.

Entries can be returned by e-mail to the address or delivered to the Gym Tennis Club before the deadline. Participants may enter a maximum of three divisions.

Entry fees are $20 for each singles registration and $10 per player for each doubles registration with juniors paying half price for all divisions registered for.

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