NOTE: All Mail to PO Box 346, Panania 2213
For all phone numbers for coaches or court hire click here  or the CBTA committee  click here

NOTICE:  The AGM and Annual Report of the CBTA will be on Wednesday 24th September.  It will be held in the Panania headquarters, rear Panania Diggers Club, Marco Ave & Childs St Panania.  It will start at 7.45pm.  All are invited to attend, meet up with old friends, share refreshments and catch up with what's happening in the Association.  If you wish to help out in some way, nomination forms are attached here, to fill in and email or post back.
A special letter of invitation is attached here - in the meeting there is a nomination for Life Membership and proposed changes to the Constitution.  read here

UPCOMING TOURNAMENT: The next Tennis NSW sanctioned event to by held in our region is the CBTA Mr Pesty State Series event, Sunday 21 September.  If you're in the 13/U age group, its open to you.  Please join online for this great MJDS series which has a final series at the completion of the event.  CLICK ON THIS LINK to enter: 


CBTA  has the management of Five (5) centres.  All have established coaches and programs to suit everyone.  They are:
Panania - rear Diggers RSL, 28a Childs St Panania  9792 8474, 0413 656085  http://www.tennis.com.au/pananiatennis
Deverall Park - Ethel Street, Condell Park             9709 8007 or 0431 232580 - this centre is open for social play from 9am till 11pm every day
Coleman Park - Rabaul Rd/Henry Lawson Drive Georges Hall  0426 213040
Smith Park - Lehn Road East Hills   9774 1573,  0432 026235 - Hakki see more info here
Rose Park, Sefton.   9644 4181,  0404 290542 - Tyson Flannery
Ring them for some more information about these centres and the great coaches that run them and all the facilities they have. 

Social groups, coaching and competitions are available at all these centres, run by the experts who can help you.

As you may know, McDonalds is a major sponsor of CBTA.  A very worthwhile cause is the Ronald McDonald House and we have received some information about a raffle in aid of this worthwhile cause - all money raised going straight to it.  Mina Favotta, owner of several of the McDonalds franchises has sent the following information:

I Would like to let you know about an Art Union Raffle to benefit RONALD McDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES.  Tickets are $50 each –and there are only 3000 to be sold   Main Prize – 2014 BMW 116i HATCH-AUTOMATIC Valued at $46,765 incl-rego and on road costs(excludes insurance)  It will be drawn at the RMHC NSW BALL AT 10.20PM on Saturday 13th September 2014 at Star City. Winner will be notified by phone and published in the Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday 20th September 2014  PURCHASE YOUR ART UNION TICKETS EITHER ON LINE AT where you will be sent a tax invoice


INTERDISTRICT 2014 is ready for the semis this coming weekend.  Congratulations to all teams for your great participation.  The following teams are in the semis, commencing 12 noon 31 August 2014:
George Rider Cup - At Southern Districts Leumeah
Esca Stephens Cup - at Illawarra, Rockdae
Presidents Cup - at Hornsby Kuring-gai (Asquith)
Irene Matthews Cup and Wade and Neal Cup (girls) at Panania.
It would be great to go along and support our teams for their efforts.  Go CBTA (hope the rain holds off!!!)

Thursday mens and Thursday ladies - up to date point scores here now.  MENS      LADIES

Thursday gents new fixture, handicaps and pool players list are here NOW

Saturday Morning Juniors, pictures of the Term 2 finals are HERE NOW


To be a member of our club CBTA and ensure you are covered with Sports Insurance if you play tennis  PLEASE download a form HERE

  There have been changes to the Tennis NSW membership costs which CBTA are passing onto their members.  You can now join for as little as $10 if you are a regular player.    For this you will receive a CBTA card, entitling you to discount court hire and services at our 5 centres.    If you are just a social or community member who doesn't play very often, you may not need a discount card - join up at our 5 centres for FREE anyhow and be a part of our great club!

To learn more about CBTA and our great history of nearly 100 years (including 5 Davis Cup players), read HERE NOW.


If you want to "have a go" yourself  be involved in the FREE COMMUNITY TENNIS, first Sunday of the Month, from 1 - 3pm.  Look here NOW

Tune in to your tennis radio - 90.1fm - Saturday mornings at 10.15 (10 mins)  and also 8am - 9am, radio 100.9, live from the studio.......  Catch up with the 90.1 interviews on the Talking Tennis page to the left....  Some famous players give their views - recently Paul caught up with Ken Rosewall, Sandon Stolle, Alicia Molik to name a few.

ARE YOU DISABLED OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS DISABLED AND WANT TO PLAY TENNIS?  Read about this group from Bankstown with opportunities for you here NOW:

 The CBTA Management Plan for 2013 - 2018  is available for viewing HERE
THE CHALLENGE LADDER' has PRIZE MONEY, not just for the best player, but for the most matches played.   Over 340 registered players now. Visit  www.thechallengeladder.com .  Come on and get your game on!

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