Autumn News

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Autumn News


As winter comes along we have had our final Friday Fun Night for the year and we would like to thank everyone who came along to make them so enjoyable. Special thanks go to the Committee members and coaches who spent time there making people feel welcome!


Members took part in the Club Championship which finished in a Final’s day on September 23rd. Here are the winners who were presented on the day and should collect their trophies from the club-house on their next visit:-

Singles W Roger Butler   RU Jeremy Fisk
Doubles Jeremy Fisk & Roger Butler ,RU Stuart Hannibal & Rob Salmon
Singles W Lottie Allin , RU Bregje Fisk
Doubles W Becky Williams & Lottie Allin  RU Bregje Fisk & Evie Gray
Doubles W Ben Rushby & Beth Walsh, RU Louis Ball & Becky Williams
U16 Singles W Dylan Hadley, RU Ben Fisk
U16 Doubles W Ben Fisk & Aaron Cambatta, RU Sam Hurst & Seb Hancox
U12 Singles W Samuel Hadley, RU Aaron Cambatta
U16 Singles W Ellen Taylor, RU Maia Hunter
U16 Doubles W Ellen Taylor & Eleanor Redfern, RU Savannah & Maia Hunter
U12 Singles W Eleanor Redfern, RU Maia Hunter
U10 (Green)
Boys Singles W Stan Salmon, RU Daniel Gagie
Girls Singles Saskia Cambatta/ & Aanya Rai
U9 (Orange)
Boys Singles W Stan Salmon, RU Lexie Karagkevrekis
U8 (Red)
Singles W Stan Salmon, RU John Vernon
Doubles W Stan & Ned Salmon,RU John Vernon & Minnie Ratcliffe


Younger members should look out for a Team Challenge at the Club on November 3rd. Entry is £3 per player and is for the U8’s (min Reds) and U9’s (Mini Orange). This is during half term when there is no coaching so all are welcome as well as non-members. Please get in touch with Rodger Butler on or 07469 848379


After last season’s Floodlit league, it is hoped to run again up until Christmas. Players need to let Chris Booth know if they would like to take part; it can be mixed partnerships or if you want a partner please let him know. Play is on Thursday nights for an hour a match and the cost is £1.50 per pair for each match to cover the cost of balls and the floodlights. Closing date is 28th October


Some of the ladies of the club made a trip to Murcia to play tennis and relax over the first weekend in October. A good time was had by all and it is hoped to go again next year at the same time sampling the Spanish sea, sun and shale courts!!!!


Winter coaching seems to be going well at the moment but this is just a reminder to keep an eye on the Coaching section of the website to see if coaching is cancelled if you are not sure and are about to leave home. Also if you want to come down to the club for a ‘hit’ it might be worth checking if the court is booked out so you do not waste your journey!

There is also the chance to play social tennis on Sunday mornings from 10.30 and on Tuesday nights, from 6.30. If you are thinking of playing on Tuesday please let Jo Gibbs-Jones know on 07757 826668 and she will tell you how many are hopefully going to turn up

Happy Tennising!