International experience for tennis ace Alan Valenzuela

Alan Valenzuela with his coach and father Ernesto Valenzuela during a practice hit in Trafalgar.

Last week, Trafalgar tennis player Alan Valenzuela had one of the biggest opportunities in his young career. Alan, 16, gained direct entry into the highly regarded Traralgon International, hitting the same courts as previous winners Roger Federer, Marion Bartoli, Nick

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Alan reaches for the stars

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Mowing lawns to pay for tennis fees and training before school, Trafalgar’s Alan Valenzuela is working hard to achieve his tennis dream. He has hit with Rafael Nadal in China and trained with French Open winner Andres Gomez in South

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Poowong wins trophy

Poowong collected the Mary Duncan Memorial trophy with victory in the section two doubles. Pictured from left Adrian Tilling, Glen Halliday, Wendy Tilling, Stephen Halliday, Kiera Tilling, Jenny Cecil, and James O’Connor.

Riverside Tennis Association completed three of its four grand finals at the weekend despite inclement weather. Grand finals scheduled for Saturday at Moe were moved to Sunday, with both section two doubles and singles deciders and the section one doubles

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Exceptional tennis

Alex Radcliffe wins the Baw Baw Junior Tennis Association’s under 18 girl’s singles championship from runner up Kyra Manukau.

Baw Baw Junior Tennis Association held its singles championship at Drouin on Sunday. The tournament’s first matches kicked off at 8am on a foggy morning. The tournament saw some exceptional tennis played across all events, with the sun breaking through

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Doubles tennis

Miller Ireland and Cody Geary were victorious in section nine boys, with Flynn Dunsmuir and Knox Luxford runners up.

Baw Baw Junior Tennis Association held its annual doubles tournament on Sunday with all clubs well-represented. Warragul Tennis Club hosted this year’s event, which saw competitive tennis played across eight sections. The Association congratulated winners, runners up and all participants.

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Simon is Barcelona bound

Drouin tennis player Simon Young is congratulated on his efforts in taking his tennis exploits to Spain by Drouin Tennis Club president Glenn Awty.

Spain will be the next stop on the tennis journey of young Drouin tennis star Simon Young. The GippSport tennis academy program member will head over to Barcelona next month to start an intensive training program which will see his

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Laura on the ball

Laura Cheesewright will take to the courts of the Australian Open as a ball kid for a third time.

Bunyip’s Laura Cheesewright began her third Australian Open campaign yesterday, taking to the courts as a ball kid. A keen tennis player in her own right, playing A grade for Bunyip in West Gippsland’s summer competition and for Officer in

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