New men’s ladder competition announced

The club has set up a new men’s doubles ladder competition for the winter, in response to requests from members and especially new members. The ladder gets under way (under the new lights!) from 1 November and ends on 31 March when there will be a prize for the winner. You can play as much or as…

Another top tennis day at Southsea

Friendly matches with other local clubs are rarely friendlier or more fun than when Fishbourne travels 10 miles west to take on Southsea…and this year’s annual meeting of the two clubs proved the point. Shame that out of a club membership of 180 we could only field 10 players instead of the required 12 though!…

American Tournament: here’s how y’all did

Chef turned champion in the American Tournament at the club on Sunday when after a magnificent display of multitasking, barbecuer-in-chief Trevor Bracher came top, proving he is equally proficient with balls as burgers. Trevor was chased hard by top woman player, Rachel Dekker, who finished the day just one point behind. See how you did…

Fishbourne teams excel in P&D summer league

Three Fishbourne teams are in line for promotion after the club’s most successful summer season of tennis yet in the LTA’s Portsmouth & District League. Of Fishbourne’s seven teams competing, both the men’s number one team (captain Tom Craddock) and the ladies’ doubles team (captain Kate Gurl) topped their groups and have been crowned champions…

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…

2018/19 coaching schedule published

Now the summer holidays have finished the club’s coaching partner Generation Tennis is starting its regular weekly coaching programme. On a Tuesday evening there are two classes for adults: Rusty Rackets and Improvers. New members to the club are especially welcome. Both classes are on a pay ‘n play basis so just turn up and join…