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UPDATE FROM GTC   - Tuesday May 26th, 2020

Coaching -  Le Tennis are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of one-to-one coaching sessions at GTC.   Please contact them direct for all enquiries (see Coaching Section). They will mainly be using Court 3 (River Court).  

See below for the times when this court will be used for the forthcoming week:

Wednesday 27th May  9.00am  - 11.30am

Thursday 28th May - 8.50am - 1.20pm

Friday 29th May - 9am - 10am

Saturday 30th May - 8.20am - 1.20pm

We will endeavour to regularly update the above information on this website.

 

WE HAVE TENNIS BALLS FOR SALE AT £5 A TUBE.  PLEASE CONTACT ROBERT ON 01892 863839 OR EMAIL ON chairman@groombridgetennisclub.org.uk if you would like to buy some.

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We are delighted to confirm that three of the Club courts are now open for restricted play!

You will all have received the LTA guidelines for play via an email from  the Club committee, and via your LTA membership email today.   Please click on the links below for full LTA guidelines.

To re-iterate, the Government/LTA/Sport England advice is that members from different households can ONLY play singles*, and Doubles** is only allowed between members of the same household.

to further clarify: when playing singles with someone from another household, you should each ONLY TOUCH AND SERVE WITH YOUR OWN  MARKED BALLS.

**  i.e.  ALL FOUR PLAYERS ON COURT IN A DOUBLES GAME MUST BE FROM THE SAME HOUSEHOLD.

The Club have put some additional measures in place to protect you and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, including (again see full detail via club email):

Club house and toilets to remain closed.

First Aid box removed from club house and positioned in a visible outside location.

Court 2, ie the middle hard court to be out of use and not played on to aid distancing.

2m barrier at entrance to courts.

Please bring your own hand sanitiser until supplies can be sourced.

LTA Player Guideline Poster : Please click here.

LTA Guidance for players: Please click here

We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you fully informed of any developments, and will keep the website up to date.

Of course, we now have to delay the start of our Annual Championships and the Handicapped Tournament, but we can all look forward to these events and we hope to make them extra special this year, which is our 20th Anniversary!

Many thanks for your continued support which is much appreciated .

All the best, and keep well!

Robert Katzaros, President.

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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

Our Committee is dedicated to running the club for the benefit of its members.  Please contact them on any issue.   See contact details below.

* 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.

 


COACHING NEWS .... COACHING NEWS ..... COACHING NEWS .....

Our new coaching team, Le Tennis,  started at GTC on Saturday morning,  18th January!!  

Their contact details are on the Coaching Section of this website.

Look out for all information about courses and lessons for Adults and Juniors on the Coaching Section on this website, and also at the Tennis Club.   More information will be published very soon.

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WIMBLEDON 2020 CHAMPIONSHIPS CLUB BALLOT :  Due to the cancellation of this year's Championships, any one who has purchased tickets will be refunded in full by the LTA.

Please note, anyone joining the Club after February 14th will not be eligible for the 2020 ballot, but will be able to opt in at a later date for the 2021 Championships.   (GTC membership year runs April-March).

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WEEKLY CLUB SESSIONS.   These are not currently running.

Our Regular Adult Club Sessions are open to all members.  All are welcome and if you haven't been to any before, please come along and give them a try!

Wednesdays 9am - 11am:  Ladies Morning

Friday 10am - Noon:  Mixed Club Morning

Wednesdays from April - Mixed Club Evening from 6pm

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

2020/21 Committee

President - Robert Katzaros - chairman@groombridgetennisclub.org.uk

Secretary - Claire Rand -

groombridgetennisclubsecretary@gmail.com

Membership Sec. - Sam Phillips - membership@groombridgetennisclub.org.uk

Junior Organiser - Becky Allan - juniors@groombridgetennisclub.org.uk

Welfare Officer  -  Sam Phillips 

Treasurer - David Rose

David Hankey

Simon Holden

Steven James

Ingrid Katzaros

Andrew Merriman

Mark Powderham

Debbie Robson

Penny Savage

Lee Savage

Philip Sumner

 

 

 


How to find us

The Tanyard Corseley Road Groombridge East Sussex TN3 9PP

 
 

Groombridge Tennis Club

The Tanyard
Corseley Road
Groombridge
East Sussex
TN3 9PP

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