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TENNIS - Quorn family doubles mini tennis this saturday 4-6PM

Come and try out some fun family mini tennis doubles this Saturday from 4-6PM

There is an age criteria for entrants and the winners on the day have the chance to play at a pre Wimbledon venue in the Quorn family cup finals

call reception to sign up.

more info here on age criteria and about the event in general

Posted at 15:02:PM on Thursday 21 May 2015
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TENNIS - Half Term Camps... sign up now

We are running our tennis and all day camps again during the half term week Tuesday 26th to Friday 29th May

Click here for full details and for an application form

or call reception on 01962 854028

Posted at 14:56:PM on Thursday 21 May 2015
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Centenary Tennis Clubs Dinner invitation during Wimbledon...

The Centenary Tennis Clubs Association is delighted to announce you that our member  Roehampton club will be welcoming members of CTC member Clubs visiting London during the Wimbledon Championships and is organizing a dinner for those that are interested on July 5, 2015.  

Roehampton has also made arrangements to have a game of tennis in grass on the same afternoon.

The Roehampton  Club is located approximately 6 km from the All England Club.

Any members interested can purchase tickets for the dinner and get more info below

click here for info

Looking forward to hear from you all,

Berta Tintoré Belil
General Secretary
CTC

Posted at 17:35:PM on Monday 18 May 2015
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TENNIS - Mens C victorious over Hedge End

The men’s C team entertained Hedge End on Saturday and the match proved to be entertaining throughout. The team of Dan Cole Joe Beal; Gareth Birdsall Mark Finlayson and Kevin Harris Mark Swinscoe got off to a flying start winning the first set on each court, Mark and Gareth at 2nd pair then suffered the ignominy of scrapping to avoid the dreaded “bagel” in the second set and lost the match tie-break with the opponents bringing out a string of unlikely winners. Nevertheless the first round ended 2 – 1 to Winchester.

The same result in the second round meant a 4 -2 advantage, close but no cigars yet.

The third round contest between our top pair (Dan and Joe) and the Hedge end 2’s proved particularly tasty, with one very entertaining 4 way altercation at the net stopping play on the other courts, and some high quality tennis throughout. Again the Hedge end pair got home on the match tie break, so now we had only a 4 – 3 advantage.

The match went right down to the last few moments, as both the remaining matches went long. Eventually Kevin and Mark overcame the Hedge End third pair and Gareth / Mark F got home against the first. There was a bit of a scare in this last rubber, with Mark and Gareth 6-0, 3-0, 40-0 in the second set and discussing the chance of a “Golden Set”, of course this hubris had the inevitable result with the loss of 5 of the next 6 games, followed by a recovery to make it into a tense but successful tie break.

Final result 6-3

Posted at 9:54:AM on Monday 18 May 2015
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BMW Mini Promotion.... Check out this great offer from our sponsors Partridge BMW

For one week only the team at club sponsors Partridge will be on hand to delight you with tantalising offers
and freebies across the MINI range.

Click here for all the details

BMW tennis

Posted at 16:11:PM on Friday 15 May 2015
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SQUASH - Club Finals and Annual party this weekend...

Finals Weekend and Party

Just in case you don't already know, this is just another reminder that we have the Squash and Racketball Club finals this Friday and Saturday plus the annual Squash and Racketball section party on Saturday Night.

There will be some great matches on view on Friday night and from Saturday lunchtime. Come along and watch.

You can still book a place at the party too by contacting Jemma at the Club. Call 01962 854028 if you would like to attend.

We hope to see you there!

Posted at 18:21:PM on Thursday 14 May 2015
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SQUASH - Junior Open one day tournament this Sunday

The club is hosting another one day junior tournament this Sunday 17th May.

This will take up all of the courts for the whole day so it is unlikley that any will become free for members to play on.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

Posted at 18:12:PM on Thursday 14 May 2015
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SQUASH - Box Leagues report for April...

Congratulation to all squash box league winners in April.

The victors in the leagues were as follows starting with the premiership.

"A Perfect Day - Jon Day continued to be the man to beat in the top box league as he won April's edition in style. Losing only one game in his 3 matches he dispatched his opponents in even more clinical style than usual and set a standard that will be tough to overcome. Buoyed by news of his impending Fatherhood he is going to be difficult to beat in May's league with Josh Leahy looking the most likely to challenge him providing he can get enough time off studying to put the practice in!"

1a - Will Maclean
 1b - Matthew Yates
 2a - Simon Buckenham
 2b - Paul Sanders
 3a - Mike Pluckrose
 3b - Simon Cooper
 4a - Stephen Charlton
 4b - Chris Khiara
 5a - Mark England
 5b - Megan Thomas
 6a - Miguel Carrasco
 6b - Nicholas Elkington

Fantastic effort to all - NEXT MONTH WE WILL SEE THE FIRST RACKETBALL WINNERS BEING ANNOUNCED - GET IN

Posted at 18:10:PM on Thursday 14 May 2015
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TENNIS - Last call to complete the tennis section survey...

Have you completed the survey?

Thank you to those who have already completed the online tennis section survey. We have had nearly 100 responses already so please keep them coming. It only takes a few minutes.

Please note that the responses are limited to one per device. If you need to do another survey but only have one PC/device in your household, ask at reception and they will connect you on an office PC.

Another reminder..... this survey is specifically about your "tennis experience" at the Club and any comments feedback on other aspects of the Club such as clubhouse/changing/parking/catering etc can be saved for the clubwide survey that will come out soon.

click on this link to complete the survey

and if you do complete the survey.... you can win £50 to spend in the cafe bar!

Posted at 11:25:AM on Wednesday 6 May 2015
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WIMBLEDON Ticket Draw and BBQ this Sunday...

This is another reminder that we have the Wimbledon Ticket Draw and BBQ this Sunday

BBQ from 5:30 with mini tennis set up on court 1. Come along with the family and enjoy the BBQ and some on court fun.

Th draw starts at 7PM prompt. If you dont plan to come for the BBQ please arrive latest 6:45PM or you may miss out on the first few tickets that are drawn!

 Reminder.... You have to be present on the night to be in the draw, one draw ticket per person only. You also have to be a fully paid up active Club member who has joined British Tennis and "opted in"

Good Luck!

The lucky winners in the first stage of the club draw were

Sylvia    Allison
Jill    Bath
Carol    Bradshaw
Sheila    Bradshaw
Martin    Burton
Jennifer    Campbell-Wilson
Martin    Coward
Mark    England
Sam    Gandee Morgan
Rutendo    Gwaze
Simon    Herridge
Simon    Herridge
Helen    Jesty
Edward    Judge
Michael    Kerby
Thomas    Lamb
Steve    Lewis
Chris    Mills
Christopher    Molden
Richard    Morgan
Thomas    Mottram
Duncan    O'neill
Oksana    Peek
William    Penrose
Stephen    Priestman
Susan    Sharp
Christopher    Sinclair
Ashley    Spencer
Arjun    Takhar
Russell    Taylor
Simon    Ward
Delphi    Waring
Mark    Whiting
Jennifer    Whittle
Hilary    Young

Posted at 11:10:AM on Wednesday 6 May 2015
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