Farnborough Tennis Club
Farnborough Tennis Club
The Summer tournaments are open to all Senior Members. These are usually played as either Round Robin Pools or Knockout Rounds, with random draws for the initial ties and for the pairs in the Doubles competitions.
Winners for 2023
Ladies Singles - Rose Howell
Men’s Singles - Richard Butcher
Men’s Veteran Singles - Chris Ponulak
Ladies Doubles - Rose Howell & Jane Wells
Men’s Doubles - Chris Ponulak & Dan Edmunds
Mixed Doubles - Shirley Wicks & Rohan Sehgal
Men’s Singles format
Players will be drawn in two Round Robin Pools and will play matches against each of the players in their Pool. The top player in each Pool will meet in the Final.
Ladies Singles and Men’s Veteran Singles format
Players will be drawn in one Round Robin Pool and will play matches against each of the players in their Pool. The top two players in the Pool will meet in the Final.
Ladies Doubles format
Pairs will be drawn in one Round Robin Pool and each pair will play two matches, as per the draw. The top two pairs in the Pool will meet in the Final.
If there are more than two players or pairs on the same score in the Pool, use countback for the player or pair who won most games over all matches.
Men’s and Mixed Doubles format
These tournaments will be played as traditional Knockout Rounds, as per the draw.
Matches to be played as 2 normal tie-break sets (tie-break to at least 7 points, by 2 clear points), plus a Championship tie-break if needed (1st player or pair to at least 10 points, by 2 clear points).
All Finals to be played as 3 normal tie-break sets (tie-break to at least 7 points, by 2 clear points).
All games will play a ‘sudden death’ point on 2nd Deuce.
If a player is injured during a match and cannot continue, they must forfeit the match and their opponent(s) will progress to the next round. If a player cannot play the tie by the agreed dates, they must forfeit their place to a Lucky Loser.
Players are asked to play their matches in good time to keep the tournaments on schedule and all participants should be pro-active in arranging dates.
The winning player(s) should write the results on the sheets on the Clubhouse noticeboard (if the Clubhouse is open) or otherwise send an email to the Tournament Organiser, Sue Leonard, at email@example.com
The Club arranges mid-week friendlies with other local clubs during the Summer months for Ladies Doubles, Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles.
Matches comprise eight tie-break sets, with each pair playing four sets against pairs from the opposing club (two sets against one pair, and two sets against the other pair).
Results for Summer 2023
6th June - Ladies (Away) vs Bromley: Lost 1-7
12th June - Ladies (Away) vs Knockholt: Lost 2-4
27th June - Ladies (Home) vs Knockholt: Won 8-0
18th July - Mixed (Away) vs Bromley: Drew 4-4
25th July - Ladies (Home) vs Bromley: Lost 2-6
24th August - Men’s (Away) vs Bromley: Won 7-1
5th September - Mixed (Home) vs Bromley: Won 7-1
5th October - Men’s (Home) vs Bromley: Won 8-0
If you are interested in playing matches for the Club, please get in touch. You can let us know by email, the FTC WhatsApp group or by contacting Brian Keegan direct on firstname.lastname@example.org
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