FAST4 TENNIS

FAST4 tennis is a shortened form of tennis introduced to grade 5 County Tour junior 12U to 18U events in Autumn/Winter 2015/16 & subsequently introduced to Grade 4 County Tour events & some adult events.
 

Atlantic Racquet Centre, Ilfracombe Tennis Club & Tarka Tennis Centre jointly ran an inaugural winter series with high participation levels.
 

Events are typically 16 player draws with 4 rounds of 2 FAST4 sets & run for 4 to 5 hours on one day.
 

WINTER 2017/18 SERIES:  Winter Regional (Grade 3) & County (Grade 4/5) Tour
 

SUN 03SEP - BOYS & GIRLS 12U SINGLES & 16U DOUBLES GRADE 5 - 9AM ILFRACOMBE - Winners Julian Hayter, Cassius Lay & Sonny Hutchings

SAT 09SEP - BOYS & GIRLS 18U SINGLES GRADE 5 - 12PM ILFRACOMBE - Winner Jayke Charlesworth
SUN 10SEP - BOYS & GIRLS 14U DOUBLES GRADE 5 - 9AM ILFRACOMBE - Winners Jayke Charlesworth & Sonny Hutchings

SAT 16SEP - BOYS & GIRLS 16U SINGLES GRADE 4 WCT - 12PM ILFRACOMBE - Winner Finn King-Smith

SAT 23SEP - BOYS & GIRLS 14U SINGLES GRADE 4 WCT - 12PM ILFRACOMBE - Winner Jayke Charlesworth

SAT 07OCT - 12U BOYS & GIRLS DOUBLES GRADE 4 WCT - 12PM ILFRACOMBE

SAT 14OCT - BOYS & GIRLS 12U SINGLES & 18U DOUBLES GRADE 5 - 12PM ILFRACOMBE
SUN 15OCT - BOYS & GIRLS 18U SINGLES GRADE 5 - 9AM ILFRACOMBE

SAT 21OCT - BOYS 14U DOUBLES GRADE 5 - 12PM ILFRACOMBE

SAT 04NOV - 14U BOYS GRADE 4 WCT - 3PM TARKA

SAT 16DEC - 16U BOYS & GIRLS GRADE 4 WCT - 3PM TARKA

SUN 04FEB - 12U BOYS & GIRLS GRADE 4 WCT - 12PM  TARKA

SUN 11FEB TO FRI 16FEB - HALF-TERM GRADE 3 - TARKA

To enter events visit the competition search section of the LTA (British Tennis) website or for Ilfracombe events contact Gary Tovey on 07879882877, gary.tovey@gmail.com, via our Facebook page or visit the tennis clubhouse.‚Äč
 

PREVIOUS YEARS:

SUMMER 2017 SERIES: ALL SERIES EVENTS AT TARKA
SUN 09APR to WED 12APR - North Devon Spring Open Grade 4 - £10 singles, £7 Doubles, £8 Mini's
SAT 27MAY to SUN 04JUN - Westward Ho! Tournament Grade 4 - Bideford (ARC) - £8 singles, £7 doubles, ALL FAST4
SUN 11JUN - 16U Boys Singles Grade 4 - £13 entry
SUN 09JUL - 14U Boys Singles Grade 4 - £13 entry

OTHER NOTABLE EVENTS - see also Ilfracombe Tournament

SUN 30JUL to THU 03AUG - Plymouth Junior Open 2017 - Grade 4, £14 Singles, £7 Doubles, £11 Rd, £11.50 Orng, £12 Grn
SUN 06AUG to SAT 12AUG - 119th Torbay Open 2017 - Grade 3, £20 Singles, £10 Doubles, £10 8U or 9U Singles (not 10U)
SUN 13AUG to WED 16AUG - Gyllyngvase Open 2017 - Grade 4, £10 mini Singles, £12 Singles, £6 Doubles
SUN 20AUG to FRI 25AUG - Penzance Junior & Senior Open - Grade 3, £18 Singles, £9 Doubles, £12 Rd & Orng, £14 Grn
SUN 27AUG to SAT 02SEP - Devon Junior County Champs 2017 - Grade 3, £15 Sngls, £7 Dubs, £10 Rd, £12 Orng, £15 Grn

WINTER 2016/17 SERIES: ALL EVENTS AT TARKA
SUN 18SEP - 16U Grade 4 Singles - 9 Ilfracombe players entered
SUN 02OCT - 14U Boys Grade 5 Singles
SAT 22OCT - 16U Grade 4 Singles
SUN 30OCT - 12U Grade 4 Singles
SAT 05NOV - 18U Boys Grade 5 Singles
SUN 04DEC - 16U Boys Grade 5 Singles
SAT 21JAN - 18U Grade 4 Doubles

Other Notable Devon Events
23-29OCT16 - October Junior Open - Grade 3 - Ivybridge
SAT 03DEC16 - 12U Winter County Tour Doubles - Grade 4 - Plymouth (£9)
SAT 10DEC16 - 16U Boys Winter County Tour Doubles - Grade 4 - Exeter (£10)
13-18FEB17 - Half-Term Tournament - Grade 4 - Exeter
SAT 11MAR17 - 16U Winter County Tour Doubles - Grade 4 - Plymouth (£9)

Other Notable South West Events
12-18FEB17 - Salisbury Junior Open 2017 - Grade 3 - Salisbury (£15 singles, £5 doubles) - If there is sufficient interest we would like to look at a half-term trip to the Salisbury Junior Open 2017 during the February half-term break. Please register your interest with Gary Tovey on 07879882877 or gary.tovey@gmail.com

Past Events: SUMMER 2016 SERIES:
01 to 04APR - North Devon Spring Open (Tarka)
SAT 16APR - 12U Boys Singles (ARC), SUN 17APR - 16U Boys Singles (Tarka)
SAT 18JUN - 14U Boys Doubles (Ilfracombe), SUN 19JUN - 18U Boys Singles (Ilfracombe)
SAT 02JUL - 14U Boys Singles (ARC), SUN 03JUL - 18U Boys Doubles (Tarka)
13-16AUG - North Devon Summer Open (Tarka)

WINTER 2015/16 SERIES:
SAT 10OCT - 14U Boys Singles - Winner: Jayke Charlesworth, runner-up: Chris Denton
SUN 11OCT - 12U Boys Singles - Winner: Rupert George, runner-up: Toby Watts
SAT 17OCT - 14U Girls Singles - Winner: Rebecca Saunders, runner-up: Lauren McGinnis
SAT 07NOV - 14U Boys Singles - Winner: Rupert George, runner-up: Joe Cooper
SUN 08NOV - 18U Boys Singles - CANCELLED
SUN 13DEC - 14U Boys Doubles - Winner: Kieran Rattigan & Rupert George, runner-up: Jayke Charlesworth & Elijah Ashmore (18U Boys Doubles CANCELLED)
SAT 09JAN - 14U Girls Singles - Winner: Niamh Ramsay, runner-up: Lucy Cornish
SUN 10JAN - 16U Boys Doubles - Winner: Alexander Styles & Kieran Rattigan, runner-up: Finn King-Smith & Patrick Howard (12U Doubles merged with 16U Doubles) 
SAT 06FEB - 12U Boys Singles - Winner: Sonny Hutchings, runner-up: Joe Williams
SUN 07FEB - 16U Boys Singles - Winner: Henrik Humphries, runner-up: Jake Upsher
SAT 12MAR - 14U Girls Singles - Winner: Katie Rowe, runner-up: Niamh Ramsay
SAT 12MAR - 14U Boys Singles - Winner: Joe Cooper, runner-up: Sonny Hutchings
SUN 13MAR - 18U Boys Singles - Winner: Kieran Rooney-Heason, runner-up: Kieran Rattigan