Tucumán Lawn Tennis Club

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Tucumán Lawn Tennis
Tuc lawntenis logo.svg
Full name Tucumán Lawn Tennis Club
Union Unión de Rugby de Tucumán
Founded 20 May 1915; 101 years ago (1915-05-20)
Location San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
Ground(s) El Salvador
President Rafael Tissera
League(s) Torneo del Noroeste
2014 1st
1st kit
2nd kit
Official website
www.tucumanlawntennis.org.ar

Tucumán Lawn Tennis Club, or simply Tennis Tucumán, is a sports club from San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina. Founded in 1915 as a tennis club, Tucumán LT is now mostly known for its rugby union team, registered with the Unión de Rugby de Tucumán[1] and currently playing in the Torneo del Noroeste tournament.

Apart from tennis and rugby, the hosts other activities such as athletics, field hockey, football, gymnastics, golf, paddle tennis, squash and swimming.

History[edit]

Tucumán Lawn Tennis Club was founded in San Miguel de Tucumán on 20 May 1915, as a multi-sports club, by English expatriates and young locals. The first sports played at the club were lawn tennis and cricket.

Originally located near Tucumán's Savoy Hotel, the club moved to the Parque 9 de Julio, in 1930. In 1987, 10 more hectares were purchased nearby and most installations, except for the clubhouse, were moved there.

Rugby first appeared at the club in 1961 and is now the sport for which the club is mostly known. in 1973 the club would go on to win its first provincial title.

Titles[edit]

1973, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 2008, 2009, 2011 , 2012, 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Club History" (in Spanish). 21 May 2010. Retrieved 22 May 2010. [dead link]

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