Cove vs Hart: the showdown

One of the most eagerly awaited confrontations of this year’s Fishbourne Tennis Club Championships, between veteran singles champion Bill Cove and young wannabe Sam Hart, kicks off at the club at 6.30pm on Friday 22 June. A large crowd of spectators is expected and the Fishbourne Centre bar will be open.      

Summer newsletter

Dear Fishbourne Tennis Club member, Welcome to the latest regular email update of the exciting things happening at your tennis club. DATES FOR YOUR DIARY  26-29 June, Southsea Trophy ITF pro-circuit women’s championship, Canoe Lake Leisure, Southsea (details on FTC website) 27 June, Wednesday, 7pm, Fishbourne Playing Fields Association meeting, FTC member needed to attend…

Pro players head for Southsea tournament

For the second year running, professional female players will be heading for the grass courts at Canoe Lake Leisure in Southsea to take part in the Fuzion 100 Southsea Trophy. The ITF Pro-Circuit women’s event is being held this year on 26-29 June. The nearest tournament  to Fishbourne to see professional players in action, the…

New Court No2 opened…for members only

The newly-resurfaced Court No2, Fishbourne’s first with artificial grass and the only court reserved for members’ and coaching use only, was declared open at a fun ceremony at the club at the end of May. The ribbon to the court was cut by Sam and Rachel, watched by the ladies’ coaching class. Nikki “the piccie”…

Our data privacy policy

FISHBOURNE TENNIS CLUB DATA PRIVACY POLICY About this Policy This policy explains when and why we collect personal information about our members, how we use it and how we keep it secure and your rights in relation to it. We may collect, use and store your personal data, as described in this Data Privacy Policy…

Quizzers wanted for quiz and barbecue on 1 June

Calling all FTC quiz addicts…FTC members wanted to form a team (or teams…) for the Fishbourne Centre Quiz and Grill  on Friday 1 June from 7pm. All the details in the poster. Come on tennis players, let’s show the cricketers, footballers, lawn bowlers and croqueters (?) how much we know… You can download an entry…

Court 2 carpet cometh!

Work is now well under way on resurfacing Court No2 with Tiger Turf Advantage Pro artificial grass. Paul (in picture) from 1st Surface Ltd is making rapid progress and expects to be finished by Friday 18 May. We need to leave the court a minimum of 48 hours before playing on it. So perhaps it…

Nikki’s American Tournament picture gallery

The club’s American Tournament on Sunday 6 May was a great success in scorching weather and enjoyed by all. The day was brilliantly organised by Gareth, and special thanks to: Jim – setting up, Trevor – BBQ, Peggy – Scorer, Nicola & Jean  – Food.  Roy & June tips & guidance. Gareth has said he is…

Minutes of 2018 FTC annual general meeting

FISHBOURNE TENNIS CLUB MINUTES OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 18 APRIL 2018 The meeting was held at the Fishbourne Centre, attended by 22 members, and the following Committee Members: David Lord (chair), Bryan Doling(treasurer), Sue Bargery, Kate Gurl (welfare), Sam Hart, Bob Murray (vice-chair), Gareth Price and Ivor Smith (membership); and Alex Bone (Generation…