Club members who gathered in the rugby clubhouse on Sunday 14th July witnessed one of the best Wimbledon finals for years - and still managed to keep up with the cricket. Torn between the World Cup, Grand Prix and (perhaps) Netball, a select group chose our own sport, with the added temptation of delicious cream
Sunday July 21st, 10.00am to 1.00pm, at Wiveliscombe Tennis Club Nature Valley Big Tennis Weekends (NVBTW) is an initiative to help tennis venues attract new people from the local community and encourage families to try tennis for free.Each year over a thousand venues sign-up to run Nature Valley Big Tennis Weekends with over 55,000 people
The heat was rising from the courts as 14 players battled for this year's Men's Doubles title on Sunday, July 7th. Having chosen partners in a novel self -selection process, introduced this year by Eddie East, the pairings worked out surprisingly well. In front of an enthusiastic crowd , dramas were enacted and a series
This year's Ladies' Doubles turned into a close-run race, with Shena Harknett and Rachael Sharland coming out on top by a margin of just one game. Chris Firth and new member Anna Crosse were second, with third place also won narrowly by Mary Hughes and Helena Trump. Thirteen players turned out for the event, prompting
On Sunday July 14th we will be showing the Wimbledon Men's Final on a big screen at the Rugby Club. There will be strawberries and cream as well as drinks from the bar. Doors open at 1.00pm with the final due to start at 2.00pm. Tickets are £5 for adults, £1 for 11-18 year-olds and
On May 22nd Wivey's Super-Vets tennis team came away from its first visit to Minehead of the season with a 1-2 deficit after a warm-up injury led to a shortened programme. Ian Colley pulled a muscle in his leg minutes into the warm-up which left him and Maggie Andrews sitting out the first match, which
The annual mixed doubles tournament was held on 19 May. Seven pairs of men and women competed for 3 hours, playing good tennis under glorious blue skies with the odd break for cake and coffee. The eventual winners, Phil Cookson and Chris Firth, were presented with the trophy by Paul Cowling.
Ten members of the Club were lucky winners of this year's Wimbledon ballot on 14th April as players crowded into the clubhouse for a chance to escape the cold on court. Alison Yeomans wrapped up weeks of painstaking work to sort out the annual ballot, which aims to make sure that only members who actually