Visions players finished high in the end of season national rankings.
Men’s singles – U18 star Alex finished at 12, to move higher requires playing more senior internationals which will be Alex’s focus next year. Brother Ben is at 54 and Dan Chow at 59. Russell walker is at 81 while Zack Phillips end just outside the 100 at 101.
Women’s singles – Alice Feesey is at 30 while Sara Nickels is at 58. Rising u12 stars Lauren Cole and Lucy Cooper finish ranked at 2 and 3 for u12s in England.
U16 Ben is also up to 15 in the mixed rankings after great performance at u19 nationals, while Russell and Jamie are at 52 and 54.
Players are now commencing their Summer plans and making goals for next season with guidance from Sue , Darren and Dan Corby.
Dan Corby will be taking an Elite group with Sue on Tuesday evenings at Exmouth. Couple places available speak to Sue. Dan will also be joining in with Darren on many of the Saturday morning sessions at Torquay.
Carl Baxter, in association with Wilson, will be coming to the Saturday sessions at Torquay Acorn Centre on 22 June. Carl was ranked a career best 25 in the world and reached the English Nationals Singles final 6 times. Carl will be passing on his experience and knowledge to our upcoming stars.
Torquay Coach Darren Peterson will continue to be sponsored by Yonex through Maurice Robinson Sports website and they will provide shirts and printing to the players. Darren has also reached an agreement with Simon Rice of Newton Abbot based GMM Insurance GMM Websiteto sponsor shirts for Visions players, helping to reduce the cost to parents.
Marine club partner closely with Darren at Visions Torbay and have introduced many juniors into league teams, although Visions players also play at other clubs if they want.
Marine took the division 1 medley title with Visions Sarah Nickels and Dan Harris playing at no.1. The medley B team finished a creditable 4 th in div 1 with Hannah and Sophie Laidler, and also with coach Darren in the team won the Medley knockout cup. Darren also played for the mens A which won every fixture to take the mens div 1 title.
The ladies teams finished 2nd and 3rd in div 1 with Hanna, Sarah ,Sophie, Anya , Emily and Lauren playing. The mens B with Jacob Cole,Callum Cheung finished 3rd in a strong div 2.