Seeded entries for the 2013 Lismore Open Tennis Championships include Jonathon Cooper, Jacob Sullivan, Jason Antoniolli in the AMT Men’s Singles; Chloe Costelloe, Cassie Gramlick and Shannon Golds in the AMT Women’s Singles; Rhys Johnston, Patrick Coates-Beadman and Nathanael Consalvo in the 18-and-under Boys’ Singles; and Taylah Beckman, Gabrielle O’Gorman and Sarah Brown in the 18-and-Under Girls’ Singles.
The AMT Women’s Doubles will see top seed pairs Chloe Costelloe and Ella Merritt, and Taylah Beckman and Ashleigh Elward, will be the ones to beat while in the AMT Men’s Doubles top singles seed Jonathon Cooper teams up with Jack Maddocks and Ryan Simmons with Colin Sinclair make up the highest-ranked two pairs.
The tournament will begin today at the Lismore Tennis Club under predicted scattered clouds and showers, 73 per cent humidity and a 21km/h southerly, and finish on Sunday with only a few brief sun spells predicted for Saturday.
The Men’s Singles events kicked off the play at 8am today with a few of the junior events played and the women’s tennis will start from 1 o’clock this afternoon.
All tournament information including player stats and round results can be found at: tournaments.tennis.com.au.