FTC Finals Day 2019: the champions!

Former champions Chris Gosden and Tom Craddock put on an epic, near three-hour men’s singles title-decider at the Fishbourne Tennis Club Finals Day on 7 September. A large crowd was gripped by a see-sawing battle of quality tennis as first Craddock (men’s champion in 2016 and ’17) and then Gosden (champion in 2015) piled on…

FTC Finals Day 2019: are you pictured here?

Fishbourne Tennis Club’s Finals Day 2019 has come and gone and the consensus is that rarely has there been a better day at the club. Great tennis, great people, great weather, great food and drink…the day had it all, as memorably captured by Nikki Holden and her unstinting efforts behind the camera lens. Here is…

Here’s the line-up of matches for Finals Day

10am start Court 2                 Mens singles                      Tom Craddock v Chris Gosden Court 3                 Ladies singles                     Debbie Jupe v Rachel Dekker Court 4                 Mixed doubles                  Joseph Daborn & Gilly Perrin v Jo & Lewis or Sue & Darren 11.30 start Court 2                 VETS mens singles           Edgar Houlson v Dick Nicholson Court 3                 VETS mixed doubles       Sue…

2019 FTC Championships: everything you need to know

Finals Day – Saturday 7th September (Sunday 8th September if wet) This year’s format will again see a Vets65 event and a Yonex Junior Championships event running in parallel with the Club’s main Tournament. So, if you are 14+ or 65+ on May 1, 2019 (or somewhere in between) there will be a competition for you to…

FTC Championships 2018: all the winners

The sun shone, the flags were up, the courts looked great, the barbecue sizzled and a large crowd of FTC members, friends and family all made the club’s Finals Day 2018 one to remember. But chiefly it was the finalists themselves who put on some excellent displays of tennis  and contributed the most to the…