Junior Pennant | Waverley & District Tennis Association Inc

Tennis Victoria Associations Junior League - 2021

Waverley Tennis entered nine teams for the 2021 AJL season.  The season was to commence on the 15th August but due to COVID lockdowns, the shortened season got underway on the 7th November 2021.

Six of the Waverley teams reached the Grand Final in their section, 4 were successful, winning the Grand Final, and 2 were defeated.

10A Mixed

(from L to R)

Harvey Shi, Bryn Baik, Noah Hession , Will Brooks-Gay, Ana Maric (not pictured), defeated Bayside 5 rubbers to 1.

14A Boys

(from L to R)

Daniel Bosco, Aryan Karnani, Cooper Pearson, Liam Kindler, Mark Ngaihte, defeated North Suburban 4 rubbers to 2.

14B Boys

(from L to R)

Bryan Baik, Ethan Gooi, Dylan Teo, Junn Siah, defeated North Suburban 6 rubbers to 0

16B Boys

(from L to R)

Sahil Gawade, Roger Liu, Reuben Bukuya, Ryan Lucas, defeated Berwick 5 rubbers to 1.

14A Girls

Chloe Sitas, Sophia Brooks-Gay, Zihan Qin, Molly Thao, Alice Irvine, Tamara Licina, were defeated by Bayside

14C Boys

Dejan Razumic, Spencer Guzzo, Ryan Jayarathna, Jonathan Wong, Oliver Hallam, were defeated by Eastern Region.

I would like to thank the following parents who volunteered their time to be Team Managers, the competition would not function without the dedication and support of these people:
Stephen Gay, Lucy Pearson, Tara Pointer, Greg Irvine, Chris Kindler, Alvan Siah, Vanessa Neet, Trevor Meddis, Al Bukuya.


About Associations Junior League ( AJL)

Tennis Victoria's flagship junior competition,AJL (Previously named Junior Pennant), is a team based inter-association competition where players are selected to represent their local metropolitan association. AJL competition consists of:

  • Ten rounds of matches
  • Four player teams
  • Played Sunday morning late August -  end November  (no play first two weekends September/October school holidays and Melbourne Cup weekend)
  • Play commences at 8:30 am and concludes by 1 pm
  • Four singles rubbers (best of two sets) and two doubles sets in each home and away match
  • Graded within age groups 10/u to 18/u as at end of year.

To be eligible you must:

  • have played at least 6 matches in Waverley senior, junior or night tennis in the previous 12 months between 1st of July the previous year and 30th June of the current year.
  • be available for the duration of the 11 week season
  • have completed and submitted an application form with the appropriate payment by the due date.

Age Group - Playing Standard Guide

  • 10 and Under D Special 1 and above
  • 12 and Under C Special 3  and above
  • 14 and Under B1 and above
  • 16 and Under A Reserve and above
  • 18 and Under President's Cup