Lower Murray Grass Senior Championships – Nov 22 and 29

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Nov 012020
Lower Murray Grass Senior Championships - Nov 22 and 29

Lower Murray Grass Senior Championships – Sunday Nov 22 and 29 One of the great things to come out of this year is that Tennis Assocs in SA are keen to get more inter-association events (and rivalry!) happening. In the past this tournament has been a closed tournament to Murray Bridge Associations only, but in [Read More…]

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League Manager down

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Nov 012020
League Manager down

League Manager is currently down and has been all day. Don’t stress if you don’t get your scores entered on time, there will be no fines this weekend. Please enter scores when you see LM is back up and running. Thanks.   Jo Casey, HTA President      

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What we love about playing tennis in the Hills…

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Sep 302020

Thanks for all the wonderful entries in our recent competition. Congratulations to:Jessie (Echunga), Ann-Marie (Onkaparinga) and Mark (Stirling) who have all won a Dunlop Force 98 Tour racquet!! And well done to runners up: Charlotte (Hahndorf), Rohan (Onkaparinga) and Sheree (Crafers) who have all won a fabulous Dunlop racquet bag and a tin of balls. [Read More…]

News Update

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Sep 282020
News Update

                                                 Covid-safe plan As you would know, all clubs must have a covid-safe plan in place before any tennis can be played at that venue. These covid-safe plans are quite simple and quick to complete, and need to be submitted to both Tennis SA and the HTA.  Here is the link to the [Read More…]

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Last chance for racquet draw!

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Sep 262020
Last chance for racquet draw!

We’ve had some fabulous entries so far for our competition to win some great Dunlop racquets/bags/balls before the start of the new season. Any club member may enter, and you have until Wednesday 30th September to get your entries in!   Remember – we want to hear what you love most about playing tennis in [Read More…]

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It’s Competition Time!

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Sep 192020
It’s Competition Time!

Through its Dunlop sponsorship deal, the HTA would love to give away: ·       3 x Dunlop Force 98 Tour Racquets (with racquet cover) – full size racquets with 4½ inch grip; and ·       3 x Dunlop racquet bags, with a tin of balls To go into the draw to win, send an email to President [Read More…]

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Murray Bridge Lawn Tournament – mixed teams wanted!

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Sep 112020
Murray Bridge Lawn Tournament - mixed teams wanted!

In the lead up to the start of the Summer Tennis season, the Murray Bridge Lawn Tournament are looking for doubles pairs (or up to 4 players in the team) to participate in their fun and friendly mixed tournament which will be held over two Sundays – Sept 20 and 27. Each match will involve [Read More…]

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Tennis Carnival October long weekend for 35+

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Sep 112020
Tennis Carnival October long weekend for 35+

Here’s a fun way to ease into the tennis season for our members who are 35+. As a means of helping shed the gloom of COVID and winter and as preparation for summer tennis, Tennis Seniors SA are conducting a fun carnival on 3 and 4 October for 35yo+. We’d love to see a strong HTA representation [Read More…]

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Nominations – due soon!

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Sep 042020
Nominations - due soon!

A reminder that team nominations are now open for upcoming HTA seasons and will close soon. Saturday Juniors – to be sent to JAC by Sept 20th using the nominations forms sent out. Saturday Seniors – online via League Manager and with a Word document summary of the nominated team to SAC by 15th Sept. [Read More…]

Grass Social Tournament in Murray Bridge – Join the Fun!

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Aug 282020
Grass Social Tournament in Murray Bridge - Join the Fun!

Hi Everyone.   The Murray Bridge Lawn TA have planned a social, yet competitive tournament to be held over 3 Sundays in September. It will be a Hopman Style Tournament, with teams of up to 4 players being permitted. Teams can be men’s, women’s or mixed. The format for each match is one double to [Read More…]

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Covid Requirements for all Clubs

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Aug 202020
Covid Requirements for all Clubs

As the Summer Season draws closer, we want to make sure that all of our member clubs are aware of their responsibilities with regards to the current covid situation.   Access to latest Community Tennis Guidelines and latest covid info available on the Tennis SA website:   Covid Marshal Required for all activities The HTA [Read More…]

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Ball Orders 20-21

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Aug 132020
Ball Orders 20-21

HTA Affiliated clubs are able to order balls for the coming season at an at cost price. This price will only be available for the August HTA bulk order, due back with payment by the 27th August 2020. Please click here to access the ball order invoice/order form.

AGM & Senior/Junior Conference

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Aug 092020
AGM & Senior/Junior Conference

We are excited to be catching up with all of our member clubs at the AGM and Senior Junior Conference tomorrow night – 10th August 2020. See below for Agenda links. Please note that there will be a Tennis SA representative present on the night. We have asked them to discuss current Covid19 requirements for [Read More…]

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Upcoming AGM/Senior/Junior Conference

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Jul 172020
Upcoming AGM/Senior/Junior Conference

Hi there HTA Family!   It’s been an interesting few months (to say the least!). Thankfully though (fingers crossed), we are able to look at getting the 20-21 HTA Summer Season up and running again.   Our AGM had to be delayed because of the covid situation and will now be combined with the Senior/Junior [Read More…]

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Winter Tennis Opportunities

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May 192020
Winter Tennis Opportunities

Junior Winter Tennis   Hills Tennis participates as one club in the SDTA Winter Tennis Competition which is commencing on the 13th of June. Players can nominate via: https://www.trybooking.com/BIVJX   Competition Info   2020 Junior Key Dates Online nominations open, Wed 13 May Online nominations close, Sun 31 May Start of season, Sat 13 June [Read More…]

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Tennis SA Winter Pennant – nominations close soon

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May 142020
Tennis SA Winter Pennant - nominations close soon

Hello all!   With the gradual lifting of restrictions in SA, Tennis SA is planning to go ahead with a shortened Winter Pennant season, starting on 6th June. The Stirling Club is currently taking nominations from interested senior players. Nominations close very shortly, so if you are interested, please contact Bill Walter at Stirling – [Read More…]

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HTA Senior Grand Finals Cancelled

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Mar 252020

The HTA Management Committee has decided, in light of current circumstances, to cancel all Senior Grand Finals scheduled for this weekend. We appreciate this causes disappointment and distress to many of our players. Premierships will be awarded to the winners of Semi-Finals matches (1v2) played on 14th March, with runners-up being the winners of last [Read More…]

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Junior Grand Final Photo’s

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Mar 232020

If you have any team Photos from HTA Junior Grand Finals please send with names of players and Division to barryfam@aapt.net.au. I will send to Courier over the weekend for publication in the next few weeks..

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Mar 212020

The HTA Management Committee confirms that this weekend’s Junior and Senior finals matches will proceed, as explained in our previous post. The email sent by Tennis SA yesterday was repeating the information they sent a week ago – that competitions run by them have been cancelled or postponed. The HTA is not run by Tennis [Read More…]

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Senior and Junior Finals this weekend

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Mar 192020
Senior and Junior Finals this weekend

Please read all of the information below carefully – we know it’s lengthy, but it’s important. HTA Finals It’s been really tricky for the HTA to decide how to proceed in these uncertain times. We strongly believe that the physical, mental and social benefits of being physically active  and interacting within our strong community are [Read More…]

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Reminder: Medal/Plaque Pick up Mt Bkr TC Thursday 5pm-7pm

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Mar 182020

This is a reminder the following hosting clubs of Junior finals this week must pick up Plaques/Medals from Mt Barker TC Thursday night from 5pm-7pm: Stirling, Piccadilly, Littlehampton, Aldgate, Onkaparinga, Echunga, Mt Barker and Crafers. Regards JAC

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HTA Tennis

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Mar 162020

The HTA Management Committee is monitoring the current covid-19 situation with regards to how to proceed with its competitions over the coming weeks. Please check back later this week for further updates. Management Committee

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Senior matches will go ahead 14 March

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Mar 142020

As you may be aware, correspondence came out from Tennis Australia/SA overnight regarding the postponment of tournaments and competitions within their jurisdiction arising from the covid-19 outbreak. Given this late correspondence, the Junior Activities Committee had virtually no time to make a decision about their matches today, and so have postponed junior matches for today. [Read More…]

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Junior Winter Tennis!

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Mar 112020
Junior Winter Tennis!

I hope you’ve been enjoying the summer season. Junior Winter Tennis will again be played in the Southern Districts Tennis Association competition, with Hills players playing for Hills Tennis Association, rather than their own club. Teams are made up of players from various clubs, with home games traditionally being at Anembo Park and away games [Read More…]

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Junior Semi-Finals Draw

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Mar 092020
Junior Semi-Finals Draw

The HTA Junior Semi-Finals are loaded on the League Manager software. Please find this document below also with the draws and times.  Good Luck to all players in the finals for 2020.   HTA JAC Copy-of-Junior-Semi-finals-Friday-Saturday-13-14th-March-2020.xls

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Senior Finals next weekend

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Mar 062020
Senior Finals next weekend

Senior Finals – next weekend! Order of merit lists are out for Traditional Senior Teams – make sure you get your Div’s copy from your senior coordinator and keep it in your folder so that you can check that your team (as well as the others in your division) play the correct people in the [Read More…]

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Senior Winter Tennis

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Feb 272020

If you are interested in playing in one of Tennis SA’s Winter Tennis Leagues, now is the time to gather your crew and nominate a team! HTA Clubs LIttlehampton, Stirling and Onkaparinga have fielded teams in the past. If you are unable to get a full team from your club, you could try contacting one [Read More…]

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SENIORS RESULTS to be entered by midnight this week

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Feb 252020

Please ensure all senior results are entered by midnight Saturday night this week, so that SAC and DAC committees are able to make preparations for the finals. A reminder that your finals order of merit team lists are also now due to the relevant committee. See your senior coordinator for more info. HTA – Senior [Read More…]

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Scores entry – don’t forget!

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Feb 012020
Scores entry - don't forget!

Don’t forget to enter your match results from this weekend INCLUDING PLAYER NAMES. Even if the match didn’t commence, the washout result still needs to be entered. If you didn’t start at all, don’t enter individual set scores, just choose the whole match cancellation:-  In Match Centre, it’s the red box at the top of [Read More…]

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What to do at your match if the weather is wet

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Feb 012020
What to do at your match if the weather is wet

Hello everyone! Just a reminder from our rules for today in case of wet weather – firstly, every endeavour should be made by teams to complete a match.  Matches cannot be called off for at least 30 minutes (Juniors) or 1 hour (Seniors) after the match start time and this must be with the agreement [Read More…]

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