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A weekly Monday morning hit of tennis
underlined Bowral's Wendy Sillence's campaign
to take to become a World Masters Games
And on Monday morning, after a hit of tennis, Ms
Sillence and her training partners Wendy Gorman,
Tony Hopkins and Peter Stokes celebrated her gold
medal with morning tea and a co ee.
Ms Sillence and her training troupe agreed that
training through gale-force winds and cold
conditions prepared her for the best the world had
to o er.
> Wendy Sillence won a gold medal in the ladies over-40s doubles at the World Masters Games last week. She
teamed up to win with a friend from outside of the Highlands, but credits her success to her weekly training
sessions with locals Peter Stokes, Tony Hopkins and Wendy Gorman (pictured) and Pat Donoghue (absent).
Practice makes Wendy perfect
She also plays in the Wingecarribee Tennis
Association's A-grade competition on Thursdays as
part of the Bowral 4 team.
Along with her tennis partner Stephanie Bowler from
the Central Coast, NSW, Ms Sillence claimed the ladies
over-40s doubles gold medal in a hard-fought nal.
The two pairs were locked at one set apiece, before
Ms Sillence and Ms Bowler claimed the match 10-6 in
a super tiebreak.
But the win signi ed more than just a medal.
It capped what has been a successful move to the
"I moved down here back two years ago," she said.
"And I absolutely love it here.
"The pace of life, the community spirit makes it such a
good place to be.
Ms Sillence said her beloved golden retriever Max had
also played an important role in helping her meet
Now she is a member of the Wingecarribee Tennis
Association, the Garden Society and the Southern
Highlands Computer Users group,
"There is so much to do down here if you choose to
get involved," she said.
And then there is always having a co ee with your
hitting partners. n
Do you know of anyone who picked up a medal
at last week's World Masters Games? If so, contact
sports reporter Anthony Macdonald at the
Southern Highland News.
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