The hot summer season at Wiveliscombe Tennis Club is now well under way, combining organised matches with simple playing for fun on any day of the week. While the newly-promoted A team battles with the big shots in the second section of the West Somerset League, the B team has risen to the top of
Four "super-vets" from Wivey Tennis Club beat the home side, Minehead, in their first match of the season, with a return fixture at home scheduled for June 29. Paul Cowling, Mary Hughes, Jeremy Toye and Helena Trump racked up 38 games to Minehead's 30 in what is becoming a regular friendly clash between the two
Seriously competitive tennis was on display when the Club hosted its annual Men's Doubles tournament on a bright Sunday morning, June 10th David Face and Jeremy Toye took the honours and the indefatigable Eddie East informally presented the handsome trophy which will be re-presented at next year's annual dinner. Before then its's the Mixed Doubles on
The annual ladies doubles tournament was held on 20 May. Much enjoyable tennis was played in warm sunshine and followed by very welcome ice cream and cake! The eventual winners were Sue Courtney and Christine Field
The 2018 Annual Dinner was held at the White Hart on 13 April. Around 20 members/partners had a very enjoyable evening. Club Chair Jeremy Toye provided a brief round-up of the events of the last year and looked forward to an exciting new season of tennis. After the raffle, the winners of the club competitions
Even on an overcast Sunday morning the Club was almost overwhelmed by the turn out for the 2018 Open Day on 8 April. At one point over sixty people, about half of them children, were on court or enjoying coffee and cake in the clubhouse. Total attendance was nearly 100. Coaches Andrew Disney and Ivor
The 2018 Open Day will be held on Sunday 8 April at 10am to 1pm (see attached : download here). All ages and abilities are welcome. Whether you have picked up a racket or not, come along and join the fun. Juniors age 5-8 can try out the junior nets, juniors above 8 can play
Frying pans upstaged racquets on the courts and in the clubhouse as youngsters marked Pancake Day in glorious winter sunshine on 13 February 2018. Andrew Disney, assisted by Noel Binding, led the dozen juniors through a series of games and obstacle courses made from some of the new equipment recently bought with a Persimmon grant.