Wimbledon Draw

By | April 22nd, 2018|News|

The ballot for the 12 pairs of Wimbledon tickets allocated to club members followed the President’s Plate presentation.  This always attracts a great deal of interest and excitement, as Wimbledon tickets are extremely difficult to come by!  The draw included several tickets to Centre Court, including the Men’s Semi-finals.  The fortunate winners can now look [...]

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American Tournaments

By | April 15th, 2018|News|

The first two warm up competitions of the new tennis season were American Tournaments.  These are enjoyable Mixed Doubles events where players change partners for each round of the competition.  The tournament winners were Nick Mason & Carole Boulton and Mark Collins & Linda Mantle respectively.

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Easter Camps

By | February 24th, 2018|News|

Thornbury Lawn Tennis Club camps are back this Easter. The coaching team, provided by Taylor Tennis, is looking forward to seeing children on the courts again for the Easter holiday break from 26th March through to 6th April (Monday – Friday). Each day will be lively, full of fun, games and prizes providing the opportunity [...]

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Beginners Tennis

By | February 24th, 2018|News|

This is a 13 week Adult Beginners Tennis course. The course will be divided into two blocks. The first block of 7 weeks will start Wednesday 11th April at 6.30pm and run for one hour. This will be based around the LTA Tennis Xpress course. The second block will start Thursday 7th June, 1 hour [...]

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Rusty Racquets

By | February 24th, 2018|News|

This is a 7 week Rusty Racquets training course starting on Thursday evening, at 6.30pm for 1 hour, commencing 12th April. Participants will then join in with the Club session at 7.30pm to help them put their skills into practice and help them get to know Club members. The price of £50 includes Club membership [...]

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Junior Open Tournaments

By | February 20th, 2018|News|

A series of Open Junior Tennis Tournament has been arranged for the winter. These are being organised by Cheltenham Tennis Services. The tournaments are for various junior age groups and are recognised by the LTA as grade 5 (county) competitions. Five tournaments were run successfully during the period October through to February. The 2018 tournament [...]

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Burns’ Night Supper

By | February 1st, 2018|News|

This year, for the first time, the Club held a Burns’ Night Supper. This was an excuse for members to put on their ‘glad rags’ and let their hair down. The evening involved a traditional Burns Night supper where the haggis was piped in, followed by the traditional Address to the Haggis. The supper menu [...]

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Avon Winter League

By | February 1st, 2018|News|

The Avon Winter Tennis League began in October. Hardy players brave the elements to play doubles matches in a league format through to March. Teams comprise of two ladies and two men playing a men’s doubles match, a ladies’ doubles match and two mixed doubles matches. The Club has entered three teams this season and [...]

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Mixed Xmas Meal

By | December 20th, 2017|News|

Christmas fun continued on Friday 15th December when the Mixed Christmas Meal took place at The Mezze White Lion in Thornbury. The festive ‘Grand Mezze’ food was fabulous – a huge variety of tastes and flavours and plenty of it. It really was a feast. None of the party met the challenge of finishing all [...]

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Presentation of Awards

By | December 20th, 2017|News|

The Club’s tradition of serving mince pies & mulled wine was continued on Saturday 16th December incorporating the Saturday afternoon Club Session and presentation of some of the Club’s Annual Awards. The session was attended by 25 members with 5 courts in action through the afternoon finishing under floodlights. Adult Ambassador: Gill Harrison was previously [...]

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