Traditionally, the Mous water management Splinter tournament was held again on the first Sunday after the Balkster party week at tennis club TV Gaasterland in Balk.
This time, 62 couples competed in three categories in the 32nd edition of the event. The tennis players mainly came from Balk and Koudum, but also from Oudemirdum, Workum, Sneek, Heeg and Langweer.
After the group stage, the semi-finals were played on Saturday morning, followed by the finals in the afternoon. In the 8/9 category, father Bauke and daughter Wietske Korenstra were defeated in a long match with three sets by the Balkster couple Angelo de Groot and Ineke Agricola 6-4, 4-6 and 0-6.
In category seven, which consisted of four groups, the final finalists were Anne Osinga and Lia de Vries from tennis club Heeg and de Balkster cousins Meine and Ytsje van der Zee, who were in the final of this tournament for the third time. They didn’t win yet, until this year: 6-2 and 6-4.
Another family get-together was fought in the 5/6 and highest group of this tournament. There brother Boy and sister Kim Bruno played against father Arend Weerman and daughter Brenda. De Balkster father and daughter Weerman were too strong for brother and sister Bruno: 6-2 and 6-1.