Junior Tennis

If you are keen to learn more about the great game of tennis, find yourself a club and a coach.

Before you know it you will be ready for Junior Interclub, and if you work hard and want to challenge yourself, play your first tournament and get yourself on New Zealand’s tennis ranking system.

Top juniors in WBOP get the opportunity (by invitation) to join the Junior Development Pathway programme. The programme consists of 15 sessions per term – Development Squads, Representative Squads, and Cardio Squads to uplift their tennis skills and exposure to match play. There are 8 Development Squads, 3 Representative Squads, 8 Cardio Squads this term. This term’s development squads calendar for 2024:

5 MayPapamoa29 AprPapamoa9 MayMount
26 MayPapamoa6 MayPapamoa16 MayMount
9 JunPapamoa13 MayLawn23 MayMount
20 MayLawn30 MayMount
27 MayLawn6 JunMount
10 JunLawn13 JunMount
17 JunPapamoa20 JunMount
24 JunPapamoa27 JunMount
4 Jul (RO)Mount

WBOP GIRLS squads are FREE fun-orientated tennis get-togethers allowing girls/parents to get to know each other and build a supportive girls’ tennis community. Girls get a squad session with one of our performance coaches, Luis Luna.

Girls squads for term 2, 2024:

  • Sunday, 16 June, Lawn TC
  • Friday, 28 June, Lawn TC
  • Monday, 1 July, Lawn TC

Tennis Western BOP’s mission is to create a nurturing junior pathway that provides opportunities for a junior player in the Western Bay of Plenty to play, compete and be successful in both tennis and life. Tennis Western BOP implemented the new Junior Player Pathway in Term 1, 2022.