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…

Jim Aman

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Jim Aman. “American Jim” (actually Canadian) contributed a huge amount to the club over several years, all achieved in unfailingly modest fashion. Jim was a favourite with everyone at club sessions which he attended several times a week until he suffered a sudden illness…

Quiz night this Friday

FTC has done well quizzing against the other sports clubs at Fishbourne in the past and there’s a chance now to show how good we are at the Quiz Night this Friday 19 July …but be warned, the other clubs will be keen to get their own back! Can we possibly allow the Croquet Club…

Club Open Day this Saturday

FTC Summer Open Day and Bring-A-Friend Day is on at the club from 9-1pm Saturday 29 June. If you have ever thought about taking up tennis, or returning to it after a gap, this is the day when you can come down to the club, meet some members, have a friendly hit and find out…

FTC impresses on rounders debut

The Fishbourne Tennis Club rounders team, New Balls Please, came home second – but undefeated – in a fun intersports competition on the Fishbourne playing fields on Friday 21 June. Tennis players swapped rackets for bats as a dozen members and their friends and family took on five other teams in the inaugural contest, cheered…

What’s on at FTC this summer

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY: THERE’S A LOT COMING UP! JUNE Tennis, beer and pizza club session, open to all, to mark summer solstice, from 6pm Thursday 20 June. Inter-sports Rounders Tournament, bbq and bar, Fishbourne Playing Fields, from 6pm Friday 21 June. If you want to join the FTC team (nine players needed) email bob@bob-murray.co.uk FTC volunteer working party…

All the Wimbledon ticket winners

The draw for the club’s allocation of 16 pairs of tickets to this year’s Wimbledon championships was held after the AGM on Wednesday 17 April. Alex Bone from coaching partner Generation Tennis pulled the names from the barrel in front of around 40 FTC members in the Fishbourne Centre. All the tickets have been accepted…