Aces serve up success at Cambourne Lawn Tennis Club
Adam Kibria and Anna Bryon have been named the players of the year at Cambourne Lawn Tennis Club.
The club was set up in 2003 with a handful of keen players, and now has four men’s teams, two ladies’ sides and two mixed teams, with representation from adults, juniors and veterans in Cambridgeshire leagues, knock-out format tournaments and club ladder leagues throughout the year.
Cambourne LTC has expanded in the past two years under the stewardship of head coach Toby Jackson, and they have a diverse, multi-cultured and multi-national membership approaching 300.
Cambourne celebrated the end of the coaching year in style with an inaugural Christmas Social & Awards session, with Christmas-themed tennis games session which included a ‘snowball fight’, ‘around the world’ and ‘reindeers and sleigh’.
The awards presentation followed in the Cambourne Sports Pavilion.
Kibria and Byron won the players-of-the-year prizes, Johannes Kappeler was the most improved player, the Rafael Nadal award for the most determined player went to Siim Pavel, head coach Jackson’s most entertaining player prize was won by Connor Ecclestone, future stars gongs went to James Gates and Diya Menon, and assistant coach of the year was Neha Kibria.
There was a special volunteer of the year award that was presented to Nigel Hillyard, who has been running the popular social mix-in tennis sessions that allow players in Cambourne to have a fun hit with others of similar ability.