September 23, 2017 No comments exist

TTC hosted a coffee morning on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday 22 Sep 2017. The event was organised by Fran Bennett alongside the regular Friday morning squad and was attended by the players, friends and family members, together with guests from the village. An array of cakes were provided in the style of…

September 11, 2017 No comments exist

The club held its 23rd annual birthday tournament on Sunday 10th September 2017 followed by a BBQ. Despite the wet conditions and a few rain breaks, sixteen members played five rounds of twelve minute continuous mixed doubles tie-breaks, accumulating their scores to determine the finalists. The final consisted of a mixed doubles set with short…

September 2, 2017 No comments exist

The club is sponsoring an eight week coaching session for intermediate / advanced team players starting on Wednesday 13 September 2017 at 6:30 pm and lasting for 1.5 hours.  The coaching sessions are being run by Michel Suleau and will focus on doubles tactics so should ideally suit our league team pairings.  Michel has coached…

August 9, 2017 No comments exist

TTC fields several teams in the Kent LTA Leagues for both Winter and Summer seasons.  Team selection is made by a selection sub-committee and club members are encouraged to contact the sub-committee if they wish to play competitive tennis in the league teams. Tricia Wallis chairs the committee which is comprised of Tricia, Sue Piper,…

July 26, 2017 No comments exist

  The observant amongst you will have noticed that some drainage improvements have been made around the courts recently. Old shingle has been dug out and replaced where it has become clogged and a drainage channel has been put in to stop rainwater running down the path onto the courts. The railway sleepers have been extended on the school…

July 25, 2017 1 comment

Old Balls Get a New Life For a few years now the club has passed all its used tennis balls to a recycling company called Recycaball. Since 2009 the company has distributed the balls to charities such as the RSPCA, animal shelters, schools and even pays us £25 for 200 balls. It’s a nice green…

June 19, 2017 1 comment

Congratulations to the club’s Ladies Midweek Team who won all their matches in the 2017 summer season and for coming top of the LTA Kent League – Ladies Midweek Division 2. The team consisted of Audrey Goodworth (Captain), Tricia Wallis, Annette Eccott & Fran Bennett.  Thanks also go to Janice McConnell who played the first…

June 13, 2017 1 comment

Claire Fraser found this cute little wild orchid growing between the edge of the courts and the hedgerow.  Members with a botanical interest could perhaps let us know what kind of orchid they think it is!

April 29, 2017 2 comments

Four of the club’s lady members (Fran Bennett, Lesley Benge, Sue Gilroy, and Sharon Oatley) organised a 60’s themed party in Ryarsh Village Hall on Saturday 29th April to celebrate their birthdays. The evening was awash with colour as guests had entered into the spirit of the 60’s with a fantastic array of relevant attire!…

April 27, 2017 No comments exist

Thanks to Jim Barton’s efforts the club held the first of six weekly junior coaching events on Thursday 27 April. The Tennis for Kids initiative is sponsored by the LTA as part of the Davis Cup Legacy programme and is free of charge for attendees with the aim of encouraging juniors to take up the…