Important club news for all members

Dear Fishbourne Tennis Club member, Welcome to the latest news from your tennis club. There is lots you need to know about here, so please read on… Track and Trace now in operation at FTC Every time you play at FTC please ensure you write your name on the appropriate day in the new Track…

Sam Thomas wins inaugural Darren Triggs Trophy

  Fishbourne Tennis Club held its first tournament of 2020 – in honour of FTC member Darren Triggs, the Chichester police constable who suffered a spinal stroke while on duty in December 2019. Twelve members of the club took part in a closely-fought evening of tennis for the inaugural Darren Triggs Trophy, now set to…

Court 1 resurfacing now under way

Another big investment in FTC’s future gets under way today (Monday 27 July) as the resurfacing works on Court 1 commence. The  court  is being  resurfaced with TigerTurf Advantage Pro to exactly match the surface on Court 2 that has become popular with members since being installed two years ago.  That  will  give  the   club …

2020/21 subscription info and newsletter

Dear Fishbourne Tennis Club member, Welcome to the latest update from your committee as we – slowly, slowly – head into tennis life after lockdown. On behalf of all your friends at Fishbourne and your committee, we hope you are keeping fit and well. Tennis rules as of 1 June: green light for doubles Following…

Green light for doubles from 1 June

Following Government requirements and LTA guidance issued today, from June 1 revised tennis activity may take place for members only of Fishbourne Tennis Club. The following is from the LTA website; if you want to see the full advice go to:  https://www.lta.org.uk/globalassets/news/2020/lta-guidance-for-tennis-players—covid-19.pdf  Both singles play and doubles play is now permitted with people from outside…

Wednesday 13 May: it’s game on!

The FTC Committee is delighted to announce that, following Government requirements and LTA guidelines, limited play returns to Fishbourne Tennis Club  from Wednesday 13 May on the following basis. Restrictions are temporary and access conditional upon the following:   Only courts 1, 2 and 4 are available for play. Note that ongoing drainage works adjacent to…

Answers to FTC Quiz No2

Dear FTC member How did you do in Sam Hart’s second FTC quiz? Here are the questions again…this time with the answers. One point for each correct answer.. Round 1 General knowledge Which Country is Brie cheese originally from? Answer: France Who were runners up in The FIFA Woman’s World Cup? Holland What nut is…