County Colours for Sue Whitear

County Colours for Sue Whitear

We were delighted to learn that Sue Whitear, long time club member, was awarded her Surrey County colours at the recent Surrey Tennis AGM.  Keith Glass, President of the Surrey LTA presented Sue with her colours.  During her time playing tennis Sue has played at Westside for 20 years and also in Spain at Lew Hoad’s tennis centre; she was also a member of the 45 Club and the AVLTA run by June Pearce.  Sue, along with her late husband Mike, were always involved in tennis and knew many people and made many friends through playing tennis both here and in Spain.

Sue was invited to play for Surrey Over 70 to begin with and now plays for the Over 75s team, reaching the final in 2017, where the team played at the Finals in Dudley where they won by one game!  In 2018 Surrey beat Lincoln away to reach the final where they again won.

Surrey are extremely successful at county level, winning in many of the age groups and it is very competitive to get into the teams, so well done Sue and we look forward to hearing of more success during 2019!

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Saturday Morning Tennis Xmas Breakfast

Early on Saturday mornings a group of keen tennis players meet and play at the club throughout the year.  Until recently the group was organised by 93 year old Robert.  However he has now passed this over to Colin Campbell, although Robert still joins in with the tennis.

They recently enjoyed a wonderful Christmas Breakfast in the clubhouse after their morning of tennis.

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Davis Cup Themed Tennis Tournament

20 tennis players enjoyed battling it out in a Davis Cup Themed Tennis Tournament held at OVSC recently.   5 teams battled it out with eventual winners Team Australia narrowly beating Team Great Britain by 4 points.  This was despite Team Australia being the only team with 2 ladies playing in it!!

Team Australia consisted of Claire Macintosh, Fiona Stephen, Graeme Crowder and Jonathan Fourie and can be seen pictured holding the Davis Cup trophy – and their prizes.

The tournament will be run twice a year – summer and winter.

Davis Cup Themed Tennis Tournament2018-12-10T16:05:00+00:00

Celebrating Success at Tennis AGM

Celebrating Sucess at Tennis AGM

This year’s Tennis AGM kicked off with a celebration of some of our tennis successes for 2018.  We were delighted to see so many excited juniors at the AGM to receive their awards from Tennis Chairman, Rod Stevens and Head Coach James Starr.

Lilly Burgess Allen won Junior girl of the year and Daniel Hirst won Junior boy of the year.   The team award went to the Mini Red 1st Team.  They can all be seen in the photos.   Other winners on the night were Nicholas Chan and Tom Morris who both won Boys Most Improved Player of the Year and Stella Alby-Quek who won the Girls Most Improved Player of the year.

Some adult tennis successes were also recognised, most notably the Ladies 1st team who won the Woking winter League, their division in the Surrey winter league and summer league!

Celebrating Success at Tennis AGM2018-11-27T10:45:54+00:00

King & Queen of the Court tournament

King & Queen of the Court – Tennis Tournament

Brian Green and Glodi Fourie were crowned King & Queen of the Court following the tennis tournament that took place on Tuesday evening.  16 members took to the court to battle it out in a fun tournament organised by Club Coach Michael Dolman.

Well done to Brian & Glodi.

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Tennis Summer Successes

Tennis Summer Successes – it’s been a mixed summer of success for the Oxshott tennis teams this year.  However, the ladies 1st team have continued to impress, following their Woking Winter league win earlier in the year, by winning their Surrey summer league which sees them being promoted for 2019.

The Mens 4th team have also secured promtion after coming second in their Surrey league group with their final game played yesterday.   The Mens 2nd team also came second in their group which also secures their promotion for 2019!

 

Tennis Summer Successes2018-10-01T10:00:30+00:00

Ladies End of Summer Tennis Tournament

Ladies End of Summer Tennis Tournament – 24 ladies played in the End of Summer Tennis Tournament last Friday at the club.  In near perfect conditions there was fun but also competitive tennis played.  Carole Charlton was the eventual winner and can be seen alongside Pat Williams and Fiona Windsor who organised the tournament brilliantly.  She can also be seen receiving her trophy from Rod Stevens, the Tennis Chairman, who also joined the ladies for lunch afterwards.

We should also say thank you to all those who donated to the Macmillan Cancer Charity which we were collecting for.

Ladies End of Summer Tennis Tournament2018-10-01T09:50:22+00:00