The Club Championship Finals Day is on Sunday 4th September 2016.
First Finals begin at 10 am.
Finals being played : Ladies and Men’s Singles, Ladies and Men’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles (drawn partner & chosen partner)
Please come along and support the finalists in this annual event. As usual, it would be much appreciated if everyone could bring a plate of food to share. Tea and coffee will be available.
There will be Club play following the finals for those of you who wish to play, so bring your rackets with you.
N.B. All courts will be closed until finals are finished.
The Annual General Meeting has been called for Wednesday, 3rd February at 7.30 pm to be held at the Clubhouse. This is an opportunity for members to raise items of concern, ask questions of the Committee and make suggestions for the future. Light refreshments will be available. Copies of the Minutes from the 2015 AGM are available in the Clubhouse.
Please be aware that the lobby of the clubhouse is due to be painted 16th Dec – 18th Dec 2015.
The club will be holding a quiz on Friday 20th November in the clubhouse starting at 7.30 pm. Teams of 3 – 6 people £5 each to include a light snack. Tea and coffee will be provided. People to bring their own alcohol / soft drinks. Entries to Chris Skermer by Wednesday 18th November.
For a trial period of 4 months the club will provide free coaching for members on the 2nd Sunday of the month from 3 – 5 pm starting on Sunday 8th November 2015. This will be alongside the club session.
Painting of the interior of the Clubhouse will begin Monday 19th October. It is scheduled to take two weeks, with a break for half-term (26th – 30th Oct). The Clubhouse will be left in a useable condition at the end of each day.
The Richard Burns Tournament was held on Saturday 3rd October. We had 16 entries on a lovely sunny afternoon. As always there was good tennis, lots of laughs and, of course, an excellent tea provided by the competitors. The winners were Nigel Evans and Shirley Griffith who beat Phil Roberts and Anne Brady. A raffle was held which raised £60 for Katherine House in Richard’s memory.
Men’s Singles – Ryan Horbatowski beat Colin Baldry
Ladies Singles – Leonie Robinson beat Jane Stanford
Men’s Doubles – Aaron Cowley & Ryan Horbatowsi beat Andrew Fermor & Roy Stott
Ladies Doubles – Ann Austin & Janet Sandford beat Pauline Leftwich & Jane Stanford
Mixed Doubles (partner drawn) – Ann Austin & Colin Baldry beat Anne Brady & Nigel Evans
Mixed Doubles (partner chosen) – Lucy Horbatowski & Ryan Horbatowski beat Shirley Griffith & Colin Baldry
NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS.
There will be essential tree pruning being carried out at the tennis club on Wednesday 4th June and Wednesday 11th June 2014. The courts are still open, but courts 1 – 3 may be affected as this is the area where most work is being done.
Jean Simmonds, Colin Bowell, Robert Deane, Stuart Freestone and Sue Williams.