FTC’s Wimbledon ticket winners

The club held its draw for the 16 pairs of Wimbledon tickets allocated to the club this year after the FTC AGM at the Fishbourne Centre on 18 April. The numbers were pulled out of the barrel by Generation Tennis’s Alex Bone, and many of the winners were in the room to hear the good…

All FTC’s winter league results

Seven Fishbourne teams took part in the LTA’s Portsmouth & District winter league 2017/18. Dozens of the club’s players, some in their 20s, some in their 70s,  took part, and there were many notable successes through the season. Highlights? There were strong second-place finishes for the new men’s No2 team, in its first competitive season,…

April Newsletter and upcoming events

Dear Fishbourne Tennis Club member, Welcome to the latest regular email update of the exciting things happening at your tennis club. DATES FOR YOUR DIARY  18 April, Wednesday 7.30 for 8pm: Fishbourne Tennis Club Annual General Meeting and Wimbledon ticket ballot, Fishbourne Centre Blue Room with free refreshments  6 May, Sunday, 10am: American Tournament; sign…

2018 Club Championships entry now open

Fishbourne Tennis Club Championships  2018 ENTER NOW !! Sunday April 15th latest! Finals Day – Saturday 1st September (Sunday 2nd if wet)   2018 Championships format This year’s format will again see a Vets65 event, this year to include Ladies’ singles, and a Yonex Junior Championships event running in parallel with the Club’s main Tournament. …

A year’s worth of tennis for just £2 a week!

Dear Member, It is time to renew your 2018-19 Membership and pay the Annual Subscription. As agreed at the last AGM the Adult Fee is increasing to £105, to help towards the future cost of court maintenance and improvements. Membership works at just over £2 a week. If you play twice a week, that’s just £1 a game…

Gay Collins

With regret and sadness, we must advise you of the death of another of our very long-standing members. Gay Collins passed away last Friday after a long illness that had prevented her playing tennis or bowls for most of last year. Gay played a full and active role as a member, as a player, tournament…

Robin Birtley

Dear Fishbourne Tennis Club Member Many of you may know that Robin Birtley has been unwell with cancer for some time, hence his absence from the tennis courts.  It is with much sadness that we advise that he passed away early on 22 January 2018, peacefully in the Midhurst hospice. Robin recently asked that we…