Return to tennis: all you need to know

Dear FTC member The committee of Fishbourne Tennis Club is pleased to confirm that the club will be open for play from Monday 29 March 2021, in accordance with the latest Government regulations. Club sessions and a bumper programme of tennis over the Easter weekend beckons. The club will be open to paid-up members and…

Courts to reopen from 2 December

Dear FTC member Get ready, get set…PLAY! Tennis is back in Fishbourne. And for many FTC members the chance to get outside and have a hit with friends won’t come a moment too soon. In line with the lifting of the lockdown and implementation of the new Tier 2 rules that apply in Sussex, FTC…

Sunday afternoons were made for tennis

Under the enthusiastic  control of Pammi, the new Sunday afternoon American tournaments have been a great success.  Which is why they are continuing through the autumn and winter! The American tournament format – limited games, limited number of people, everyone playing at once – has proven to be the ideal answer to  playing tennis at…

Four players share American Tournament honours

The day dawned clear, bright and still for our 22 intrepid American Tournament competitors. The near perfect tennis conditions were a welcome change from the torrential down pours of late and it was good to get out onto the courts. Some excellent and close fought matches ensued with with a slick turn around between rounds…

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…

American Tournament rearranged for 16 September

The postponed American Tournament has been rearranged for Sunday 16 September, 9.30-1pm. We hope you are able to join in – the club’s many new members especially. Please sign up in the club house. What is an American Tournament? It’s a whole tennis tournament in a morning where men and women play a series of mixed…