Javea International Tennis Club going up


JITC TENNIS team wins promotion to Division 1.

Last week Club de Tenis Buenavista in Benissa, hosted the end of season area league tournament and the subsequent presentation of awards.

The A team of JITC (Javea International Tennis Club), based at La Sella near Pedregruer were winners of Division 2 and gained promotion.

Their winning squad included Peter Jones, Alan Gibbs, Simon Poot, Rolf Busse, John Hudson, Andre Trublet and Rod McIntosh.

The winners of Division 1 were Buenavista A team. The winning squad was captained by Juan Manglano and included Juan Jimenez, Hermann Rudiger, Axel Libertz, Nacho Espinosa and Jon Modica.

During the season each team played home and away and it was estimated that players from eight different countries had participated.

The standard of play was high and all the games were competitive and friendly.

On the day of the presentations a competitive mens doubles tournament was also played, with each round requiring a change of partner and opponent. Twenty one players participated and the player who eventually came out on top with the most amount of games won was Nicolas Strebal.

The 2017/2018 starts in September and it is planned that there will be some additional teams and clubs playing next season.

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