GasanMamo supports successful Tennis 10s Festival

Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 11:55

The first ever Tennis 10s Festival took place on May 1st at the Marsa Sports Club with the support of GasanMamo Insurance.Tennis 10s is a discipline which provides a sound developmental structure for players aged 10 and under, through three-colour-coded stages – Red, Orange and Green. “Smaller, Slower, Easier” is the main slogan for Tennis 10s and its main purpose is to put into place a three-stage version of tennis designed specifically for younger children.

The Tennis 10s Festival was held in 8 courts and includedchildrencurrently playing in the Orange and Green category.In both categories a round-robin format was adopted and the top placed children in each of the groups qualified for the Knock-Out event which includeda quarterfinal, a semi-final and a final. A time-based format was adopted for the Orange Category while a mini-set format was adopted for the Green Category.  Each category hosted32 players.The festival lastedall morning.

“We see sport as a very important element in the daily lives ofchildren,” said Julian J. Mamo, Director at GasanMamo. “We are pleased to see that thefestival was a resounding success and that it is well on course in becoming a yearly event. We hope that our contribution will further help promote tennis among more and more children in Malta.”




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