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!…

Fishbourne winded by an on-form Southsea

Despite a howling wind off the sea and fielding a depleted team of just four pairs, Fishbourne pushed Southsea all the way in a closely-fought friendly match on Sunday, 21 August (writes Bob Murray). The match, an annual summer fixture at the Southsea club, offered Fishbourne the opportunity to defend the trophy won there last year,…

Smashing morning’s tennis with our friends from Southsea

It was a beautiful sunny day (but not too hot) for our annual friendly match with Southsea who made the journey over to Fishbourne on Sunday 3rd July (writes Priscilla Pendle). A few new faces were included in both teams and we all enjoyed a morning’s tennis followed by sandwiches at the Bull’s Head pub.…

Tea, cakes and a trophy too

Some close matches and plenty of friendly competition were the hallmarks of the inaugural club challenge with Southsea Tennis Club in gloriously sunny weather in Southsea on Sunday (20 September). Six mixed pairs from Fishbourne Tennis Club  took on six mixed pairs from Southsea for a great afternoon of tennis in what everyone hopes will now…