PENI, Bob (Robert)

PENI, Bob (Robert)

Bob PENINgāti Raukawa

 

Bob is another that has creditable record at the Māori Tennis Championships with X20 titles to his name – Bob was R/U in the Open singles on at least X5 occasions. Bob hails from a Whanau who are steeped in Māori Tennis history, his uncle Bunny Peni was a tennis legend from Whakatane, and his brothers Charles and Iria, sisters Hine, Kaheta, Marion and Queenie have all performed outstanding in Māori tennis tournaments, spanning some 55 years to date.

Māori Tennis Titles

Open Singles 1973
Veteran Singles 1990, 91
Veteran Doubles 1990, 91
Veteran Mixed 1991
Veteran Singles (40-55) 1995
Veteran Singles (40-54) 1997, 98
Veteran Doubles (40-54) 1998, 99, 00
Veteran Mixed (40-54) 1998, 99
Veteran Doubles (40-49) 2001
Veteran Mixed (50-59) 2002
Veteran Doubles (50-59) 2003
Senior Singles (55+) 2006
Senior Mixed (55+) 2006
Senior Mixed (50/65)  2012