Usually organized in August, this is the first time the Open takes place in June. Despite this change, the competition counts 180 engaged. This allows, in the middle of the spring season, to free up more tennis courts, once reserved for the Open.
Since his nomination this winter at the head of the Lège-Cap-Ferret Tennis Club, Nicolas Salles has attacked on several fronts. The team trapped around him, of a dozen volunteers, began the modernization of the club. A review of the website (1) at the Facebook page, the creation of a corner shop at the club house, the renovation of two terrains, the handover of the battered earth…
A new sporting director, Cédric Daman, arrives from the Gosier club in Guadeloupe to strengthen the team. “We have taken a measure to restore the dynamics,” explained Nicolas Salles. In addition to the courses and internships he will provide, Cédric Damann will create a competition school.
He will be present at the tennis school party that will take place on Wednesday, June 22 from 2:17 p.m. Each child, a member of the club, can come accompanied by their friends to discover their activities and the club. This will also be the pre -registration day for the 2023 school year.
On the sports side, some performances are noteworthy. The 1 men’s and 1 women’s team will compete in the upper division. The veteran team (+ 65 years old) wins in its category (division 3) the Gironde championship. In the Caren Cup, the seniors + team will finish the premiere and qualify for the national finals in September in Arcachon. Two youngsters win the Gironde Championship from 13-14 years old. Finally, the 2 men’s team failed a bit for access to the upper division.