Club takes care as limited play resumes ( amended from a County Gazette article by Jeremy Toye ) We’ve re-opened the courts to members for games of singles and single-family doubles, following government and Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) guidelines on staying safe and well during the pandemic. Hand sanitisers and LTA posters reminding members to
This information sets out the basis on which limited access to the courts can be resumed. Please do not consider using the courts until you have read, digested and committed to following all the advice set out below. Access will be for members only. There will be no access for visitors or guests. At all
Our Club is unusually rich in coaching skills for anyone of any age, from an absolute beginner to those who'd like to compete in one of four adult teams - or for someone who just wants to enjoy a better game with friends. Ivor Griffiths, Andy Disney and Alex Harvey are each fully qualified with the
Our AGM on February 24 proved an occasion to celebrate the success of a club with increased membership and a whole range of year-round activities. “I’m very pleased our club is in good shape,” Chair Eddie East told some 20 members gathered at the Bear. One pleasing statistic he mentioned is that 29 players, or
The courts are looking much improved following the recent annual maintenance of moss treatment and pressure washing. This should result in the courts drying out more quickly following rain – this will certainly be put to the test with all the downpours at the moment!
Against the background of a smouldering bonfire, Mary Hughes and David Face won the honours in the Winter Tournament blessed with unseasonal sun. Neither the smoke from the two-day-old fire, the previous day's heavy rain nor the leaves covering the courts deterred the eight teams of men and women from enjoying a splendid morning in the sun.
To celebrate our coach's "big" birthday, 12 players participated in a fun doubles tournament today. Sun glasses were required as play took place under autumn sunshine making a welcome change from all of the recent rain. The tennis was then followed by lunch and birthday celebrations in the clubhouse including an extremely chocolatey party cake
Our B team secured a resounding 9-0 play-off win against Minehead on 18th September to secure their place in Division 4 of the West Somerset League. Over 30 players from Wiveliscombe Tennis Club took part in competitive matches against other clubs in West Somerset this summer – a significant portion of the adult membership. The
The Club held its annual “Big Tennis Weekend ”which is now sponsored by Nature Valley. Following a historic Wimbledon men’s final this year, the courts were packed for over 3 hours with people of all ages trying out “Tennis for Free” and enjoying the great facilities the club has to offer. Overall, 6 adults and