Welcome to Groombridge Tennis Club

COVID 19 UPDATE

TUESDAY 5TH JANUARY 2021

We are sorry to say that further to the Government's announcement yesterday, the courts will be closed today until further notice.

Please refer to the latest LTA/Government guidelines here

Hope you all stay safe and well.

 

THURSDAY, 24TH DECEMBER, 12.30

The current situation, until Boxing Day, is that no members living in Tier 4 can come and play at GTC.

FROM  BOXING DAY ALL OUR MEMBERS WILL BE LIVING IN TIER 4

Only Singles can be played at the club,  (other than by people from same household/bubble, when doubles is permitted)

THERE WILL BE NO ADULT CLUB MIX-INS OR CLUB SESSIONS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

AS THIS IS A VERY FAST CHANGING SITUATION, CAN YOU PLEASE REFER TO THIS WEBSITE FOR UPDATES OR LOOK ON THE LTA WEBSITE. (www.LTA.org.uk). Click here to link to the latest  tier grid rules

 

WEDNESDAY 2ND DECEMBER, 10.20 AM

THE COURTS ARE NOW OPEN FOR PLAY.  

THE TOILETS  ARE NOW OPEN, AND WILL BE CLEANED REGULARLY.  THE CLUBHOUSE REMAINS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  

FOR MEMBERS WHO LIVE IN KENT  TIER FOUR (DEC 19), WE AWAIT LTA GUIDELINES WHICH MAY WELL DIFFER TO THOSE PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED ON THE  LTA WEBSITE. THESE WILL BE ADVISED ONCE KNOWN.

**********Please click here for latest LTA tennis activity by tier advice, dated Dec 1 and Dec 2, 2020.************

The Government has confirmed that organised group tennis activity  is currently permitted in line with LTA COVID-19 Secure guidelines.

Please note that all players and visitors to the Club are now instructed to carry out a pre-attendance sympton check PLUS, in order to support NHS Test and Trace, sign IN & OUT in the temporary record book which is kept on the veranda.

 DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES COME TO THE CLUB IF YOU HAVE ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS OR KNOW YOU HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS.

The first aid kit remains accessible outside the club house.

 

 IT IS VITALLY IMPORTANT THAT  ALL GUESTS SIGN IN & OUT, LEAVING THEIR CONTACT DETAILS.

Please refer to our email of December 2. 

 

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16th November 2020 

FORD CAR KEY FOUND IN CAR PARK.  PLEASE EMAIL THE CLUB (groombridgetennisclub.org.uk) IF YOU THINK IT MIGHT BE YOURS.

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 New Club Session 2-3.30pm .  All  Adults and 16+ juniors warmly invited. 

Subject to the weather,  this will recommence Saturday December 5th.

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Coaching News :  JUNIOR COACHING will recommence

Saturday Dec 5th.    See Coaching Page for details.

For further information or to register your child's  interest, please contact  Le Tennis direct.

 Email : [email protected]   Tel: 01825 760926.

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CLUB CLOSED FINALS  SEPTEMBER 20TH : RESULTS!

Blessed with perfect weather,  a fantastic day of some exceptional tennis took place on Club 
Finals Day.

We have  new Men's Doubles Champs : Geoff and George Morphew defeated reigning champions
Mark Pepper & Dave Hankey!

The Ladies Singles title was retained by Becky Allan after a close match with first time finalist Lesley Milne.

Becky went  on to further success in the Ladies Doubles with partner Jo Eldridge beating Anneleen Fairfax and Yvonne GerrettAND  mixed doubles with Nick Allan.  Penny & Lee Savage put up a strong fight but were runners up this year.

Mark Pepper retained his Men's Singles title defeating Steven James.

Congratulations to all our finalists!

 

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 INTRODUCTION

Groombridge Tennis Club is a friendly family oriented tennis club set in beautiful countryside. Founded in 2000 the club has three tarmacadam all weather courts and a brand new artificial clay court.* Our clubhouse has a club room, toilet and changing facilities and a kitchen. We are an LTA registered venue. We have club sessions on Wednesday evenings and Friday mornings for adults, plus a weekly ladies morning on a Wednesday.

Junior coaching is run on Saturday mornings during term time, with holiday camps during school holidays.   It is intended that juniors will have their own club night after Easter.

During the summer months we field two teams in the Horam League, run a full club tournament and a handicapped tournament.  We run various mix ins and have a vibrant social scene.

Membership benefits include :

Access to courts at no additional cost
Access to club house facilities
Club closed annual championships
Opportunity to represent the club in interclub competions
Discounted Head rackets and other equipment    new!
Discount at The Sports Shop, TW Indoor Sports Centre
Racket Stringing  new
GTC Venue Wimbledon Ticket Ballot 

* We continue to develop and upgrade our facilities and are extremely grateful to the following organisations who have provided financial grants to our club:

Wealden District Council,  Withyham Parish Council, Gatwick Airport Community Trust and Sport England.

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Our Committee is dedicated to running the club for the benefit of its members.  Please contact them on any issue on [email protected]

2020/21 Committee

President - Robert Katzaros 

Secretary - Claire Rand 

Membership Sec. - Sam Phillips 

Junior Organiser - Becky Allan 

Welfare Officer  -  Sam Phillips 

Treasurer - David Rose

David Hankey

Steven James

Ingrid Katzaros

Andrew Merriman

Mark Powderham

Debbie Robson

Penny Savage

Lee Savage

Philip Sumner

 

 


How to find us

Groombridge Tennis Club
The Tanyard, Corseley Road
Corseley Road
Groombridge
East Sussex
TN3 9PP

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