End of season social and other news

As our summer season of tennis draws to a close I am writing to invite you all to our end of season social and presentation evening which will take place on Saturday 12th November in the cricket club house at Prior’s Flat starting at 7.30 pm.

On Saturday 10th September our tournament finals day took place and those people who were present,either as finalists or specatators, were treated to a stunning display of high quality tennis and a sumptuous shared afternoon tea. Our presentation evening is partly to honour the achievements of the worthy winners, but also to celebrate the achievements and enthusasiasm of all those who took part in the tournament, making it a successful event. The occasion is also an opportunity for as many members as possible to come together to enjoy a shared supper and an excellent quiz. Please do come along and bring a small contriubution for the shared supper

Please find below the list of results to date. A fuller report on the tournament will shortly be appearing on this site and facebook page.

Don’t forget that you can still play lots of tennis throughout the winter months. If you plan to play after dark remember to get your floodlight tokens from either myself, George Miller or Jim Buckley. Just telephone or email one of us. You will need to pay for them as you get them and the cost is still a modest £2 per token which gives you half an hour of tennis.

Ladies singles: Francesca Bell beat Cath Reed

Mens singles: Graham Auld beat Patrick Brooker

Mens doubles: Patrick Brooker and Graham Auld beat Jon and Julian Steward

Ladies doubles: Kate Wilson and Francesca Bell beat Barbara Laidler and Jane Bradley

Mens singles Plate: George […]

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Tynedale Tennis – Ladies Captains Report For The 2016Season

My fourth year as Tynedale Tennis Club Ladies Captain has been a very hectic but also enjoyable one.

We started the year with a well attended Pre Season Meal and get together at Vercellis. This was enjoyed by all attending, other than Fiona’s chicken was hard to catch.  I may look for a new venue for 2017, as the dining area was very busy, and the noise level from other diners may have drowned out my pre dinner joke telling.  That, of course, may not have been a bad thing for many of you!

The future look and shape of the teams has changed, with the retirement from team play of such stalwarts as Anne Thompson, Maureen Harte and Jill James. New blood has come in, and the formation of new partnerships taking shape.  This has been the most satisfying part of the year for me, seeing new ladies playing for the teams.  I would like to make special mention of Catherine Whaley, Mary Williams, June Lomax, Jane Murray and Emily Gibson for their input to the teams this season, some fantastic results as individuals and pairings too.  I would also like to mention ladies who, when called upon, are there for the teams, such as Sarah Elliot and Kate Thick who paired up for a Vets 2 match.  Their assistance within the squad enabled Tynedale to always turn a team out, and thus evade the terrible fate of being relegated to the lowest Division if a match is conceded.  I would also like to mention Ingrid Jongman and Jane Pender as players who have stepped up a level this year too.

My overall objective for the season was to introduce new partnerships, encourage existing ones, and to […]

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Tynedale Tennis Tournament 2016

The draw for this year’s tournament is now on the events page

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Tynedale Tennis Open Day

We are holding our annual Open day on Sunday 17th April between 1-4pm. The day is a free event designed to promote our fabulous facilities and enable those who have an interest in playing tennis a chance to experience the delights of our club.

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Junior Squads 2016

Application form and details of this years Junior squads are available on the coaching page

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An Enjoyable Seasonal Tennis Event

Eighteen members of our club enjoyed some light-hearted but competitive tennis under lights last Thursday evening.

We all gathered at 6 pm in the pavilion whereupon David, our coach, organised us into pairs and there ensued a semi-serious round -robin tournament ending in a closely contested tense final between pairs Diane Hardy and Maureen Harte and Terence Savaridas and Jane Bradley. Terence and Jane were the worthy winners!

We all then gathered in the club house for the prize giving and an hour of convivial chat with mulled wine and mince pies.

Our thanks to David for his time and effort and to all those who attended this hopefully now annual event.

We would like to wish all our members an enjoyable Christmas and a tennis filled Happy New Year.

Best Wishes

George, Mary and all the committee

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Winter League

The North East Clubs Winter League 2015/16 fixtures for Tynedale are now on the events Calendar

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Ladies Captain’s Report for the 2015 Season

My third year as Tynedale Tennis Club Ladies Captain has been one of mixed fortune for the
teams, but an overall optimistic view for,the future of the teams.
My objectives for the 2015 season did not vary from previous seasons in charge, that all playing
Members of the Club attempt to be as effective as possible, whilst playing for the teams, with an
overriding sense of enjoyment of that game of tennis. To also help and assist others, and to act
as a democracy, a Ladies Section built on trust and autonomy, we all help each other to make
our Club a great place to play competitive tennis.
The playing year commenced with another enjoyable Ladies Dinner at The Golf Club, Hexham
in March , with around 20 Ladies attending, a good start to the campaign. A change in
management at the Golf Club, with the sad departure of Gavin and Simon, should hopefully not
affect next Years event.
The season has been an enjoyable one, touched by sadness as some opposition teams have
had to pull out due to being unable to raise a full team. This is always very disappointing, both
for ourselves and the opposition. Tynedale should be proud that we have always pulled a team
out of the bag, whether a set number of pairings, or some scratch combinations. I recall only
one major team selection hiccup this year, where I was obliged to send 14 texts to various
playing ladies, with only 2 days notice, to find a last minute replacement. The lady who stepped
in has been thanked most sincerely, for turning out, the match was a hard one, and what can
only be described as a learning experience.
My work has continued this Year, to ensure we have continuity of teams, and that all players
who attend practise, […]

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Finals Day 2015

A full report and chairman’s comments on this years finals day is now available on the Events page.

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Latest Match Reports

The latest match reports for the Ladies 1sts, veterans and under 12’s are now on the match reports page

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