Simon and Danny are our new Men's Doubles champions, beating Lewis and Kevin in a final full of volley rallies, crosscourt winners and smashes. The final result was 7-5, 6-7, 10-3 - the final chapter ending in a championship tiebreak, as agreed by all participants, as the lights were soon to fade.
The rain held out on Thursday night for our Mixed Doubles Final and we bear news of our Mixed Doubles champions: congratulations to Kevin and Julia who beat Boris and Steph 6-3 6-2!
Thanks to all that came to our Finals Day on Saturday 22 July, bearing sandwiches, cakes and cheer! Unfortunately there was little tennis due to the rain, for the first time in many many years, and the majority of finals have been rearranged - but we did have some tasty food.
On Sunday 16 July, the day Roger Federer claimed his historic eighth Wimbledon, some of our juniors took to the court to compete in finals of their own - and what a great day it was! Take a look at some of our pictures...
Bring on the summer tennis season – we’ve prepped the grounds, the team matches are arranged and we’re ready to get started! In our latest newsletter, you’ll be able to find out more about improvements in the Club, team matches, HWLTC and coaching opportunities, and social dates. Read all about it in our Spring 2017 newsletter online.
We've got a couple of great Easter activities for members lined up over the Easter weekend, including a chance to be part of our tennis community by helping to get the grounds ready for the summer tennis season, and some friendly competition in the first of our American tournaments of the year.
On Sunday 27 November, we held a challenge match of juniors vs adults. The Juniors edged the seniors 63-57 games in a nailbiting night of tennis, followed by a well-deserved pizza banquet. A great night had by all!
Congrats to our Men's and Ladies' Drawn winners and runners-up on Sunday 23 October! Kevin Taylor and Tom Daley beat Steve Dolden and Stuart McTiernan 6-3 in the final. Fran Severn and Margaret Boyer beat Rosita Herath and Steph Cochrane in the final, 5-2. Trophies all round!
In our Drawn Mixed tournament, one of the last tournaments of the year, Steve Dolden and Margaret Boyer performed a tennis masterclass, winning all six matches before beating Paul McClure and Rosita Herath in the final.
Junior Tournament Day, held on Sunday 10 July (on the middle Sunday of Wimbledon), was a big success this year with more than forty kids playing and lots of parents supporting all the children. Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to everybody that took part, making it such a great event.
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