INGATESTONE AND FRYERNING TENNIS CLUB

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Welcome to the web site for Ingatestone and Fryerning Tennis Club

Do you or your family & friends want to learn to play tennis, or come back to the game? Then come and join us at Ingatestone & Fryerning Tennis Club (I&FTC).  I&FTC is a friendly, inclusive, relaxed club in the heart of Ingatestone, with three hard courts located at the rear of the Community Club. We offer:

* Inclusive membership for players of any age and standard

 

* Coaching under the supervision of our Head Coach Nick Hilder

 

* Social play at weekends and on summer evenings

 

* Visitors welcome

 

* Annual knock-out tournament

 

* Monthly fun American tournaments

 

* Teams playing in local leagues (see Playing / League Matches)

 

* Social and fundraising events

 

* Very reasonable membership rates (see Membership Zone) - renew now

   for 2018/19

 

* Join our Facebook Group!

 

* See "News" page, for calendar of events and details of recent activity

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The Brentwood men's team won the 2017 Division 6 summer title with 14 wins out of 14.  They were promoted to the next tier for 2018 (with 44 points to spare), and are only the 2nd Ingy team ever to win every match in a season, gaining a club record points total of 100.5 points.

Forthcoming dates & events:

24th June - Third American event

8th July - Club Open Day

23 & 27 July - Summer Coaching Camps

29th July - Fourth American event

6 & 10 August - Summer Coaching Camps

20 & 24 August - Summer Coaching Camps

...and coming in the autumn:

5th October - Club Quiz Night at the Community Centre

Our Chelmsford men's team ended the 2017 summer season with 9 wins out of 10 and achieved promotion (now to Division II) for the second summer running, finishing one point behind the league winners. The mixed, senior mixed & women's teams achieve comfortable 3rd places in their divisions.

Winter league 2017/18

The season ends with the men finishing 3rd in a tightly-contested Division 5, and the  mixed team in a strong 4th position in Division 4, only a few points short of promotion.

 

Recent & forthcoming Chelmsford & Brentwood summer league matches 2018:

2nd May - men (B) lose 5-3 away to Blackmore II

8th May - men (C) win 5-4 away to Grove II

9th May - mixed (C) win 5-3 away to Southminster II

15th May - women (C) win 4.5-3.5 away to Grove IV

17th May - men (C) lose 5-4 away to Writtle I

22nd May - mixed win 5-3 away to Writtle

25th May - men (B) lose 5-3 away to Bentley II

29th May - men (B) win 8-0 away to Kelvedon Hatch

30th May - mixed lose 6-2 home to Grove III

31st May - men (B) draw 4-4 home to Billericay V

7th June - men (B) win 6.5-1.5 home to Hutton & Shenfield V

11th June - men (C) win 8-1 home to Stock I

14th June - women (C) win 5-3 home to Southminster II

15th June - men (B) win 7-1 home to Bentley II

21st June - men (B) win 6-2 home to Kelvedon Hatch

22nd June - women (C) win 4.5-3.5 home to Hamptons IV

7th November 2017: Following a public vote, IFTC have won a £500 grant from Skipton Building Society under their "Grassroots Giving" scheme.

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Club Tournament draw now available - see Club Tourn page!

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