The EVES Open is back in Pāpāmoa in less than a week and students at Pāpāmoa Primary School have got the ball rolling.

After the success of last year’s inaugural event, the EVES Open – ITF World Tennis Tour: Tauranga is returning to the sky-blue hard courts of Pāpāmoa Tennis Club from 17-23 December. Entry is free for spectators.

This is an international tournament for men and women with official ATP and WTA world ranking points up for grabs. Professional players from Australia, the United States, Europe and Asia will be taking on some of New Zealand’s best at the Venture Developments WBOP Tennis Centre in Gordon Spratt Reserve.

Just down the road from the tennis centre, which will also play host to the New Zealand Wheelchair Tennis National Championships next week, students at Pāpāmoa Primary School got an early taste of this upcoming festival of tennis. Brand new tennis equipment including Wilson racquets, balls and nets were donated to the school by Tennis New Zealand and EVES Real Estate... Read the full article.