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UNSEASONAL SUN FOR WINTER TOURNAMENT

By |2019-11-03T19:21:25+00:00November 3rd, 2019|News|

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.

Birthday Celebrations on Court

By |2019-10-23T18:17:43+00:00October 23rd, 2019|News|

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

WIVEY TEAMS HOLD THEIR PLACES

By |2019-09-20T16:47:27+00:00September 20th, 2019|News|

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

TRY TENNIS FOR FREE!

By |2019-07-08T11:46:27+00:00July 8th, 2019|News|

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

A CLOSE CALL IN THIS YEAR’S MEN’S DOUBLES

By |2019-07-08T09:51:38+00:00July 8th, 2019|News|

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

LADIES’ DOUBLES GOES DOWN TO THE WIRE

By |2019-07-01T12:39:11+00:00July 1st, 2019|News|

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