Coronavirus Update (18th March)

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Romsey & Abbey Tennis Club is continuing to follow the advice from the Government and the LTA with respect to Coronavirus.  The latest advice from the LTA is as follows:

"While the LTA has suspended its organised activity, the Government have currently indicated that recreational exercise that takes place at a safe distance from others and in safe exercise environments is something that can continue during this period.

Sport England’s latest update for the sport and physical activity sector regarding Covid-19 can be read here:"

The courts are OPEN, subject to the following measures which are effective immediately:

  1. A maximum of 4 players per court at all times (excluding the coach).
  2. No congregating on or around the courts - arrive, go straight on court, play, leave.
  3. The club hut is out of bounds except for coaches and session organisers.
  4. No sharing of equipment, food, drinks or exchanging of money at the courts. 

NOTE: Congregating also applies to parents and anyone else not playing.

Session update:

  • Club night, team practice and member organised sessions to continue.  Session organisers are responsible for enforcing the above measures, and turning people away if necessary.  
  • No further American Tournaments until further notice.
  • Mini and junior group coaching will finish on Friday 20th March, given the recent announcement about schools closing.
  • Adult group coaching to continue.
  • Mini, junior and adult private and shared coaching to continue.

Please note, the club is relying on the cooperation of all members in order to remain open.  Anyone required to self-isolate under Government guidelines MUST NOT come to the courts.

We've been advised by the Southampton & IoW league organisers to abandon any  remaining winter league matches which don't affect promotion.

The Quiz, Cheese & Wine social evening on Friday 3rd April is cancelled.

If you have any concerns or questions, please don't hesitate to contact me (