Mix-in club sessions are back

After a Covid-19 enforced hiatus of five months, mix-in club sessions returned to Fishbourne Tennis Club on Saturday 29 August. More than 20 members attended, lured by the idea of fun mixed doubles  social tennis and free ice creams. All four courts were busy all morning. First on court was Sheila Smith, 82 (pictured), enjoying…

Presentation to David Lord

In recognition of his many years’ voluntary service on the committee of Fishbourne Tennis Club, for most of the time as chairman, the club has made David Lord an honorary member and presented him with a gift on behalf of everyone at the club. The picture shows David being presented with a GPS golf watch…

Remembering Betty

One of the founding members of Fishbourne Tennis Cub has died, aged 94. Betty Stevens made an important contribution to the birth of the club in 1984 and was a regular player into her 80s. Betty celebrated her 80th birthday with a party at the club in 2006, as shown in the photograph. The club…

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…