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Welcome to the web site for Ingatestone and Fryerning Tennis Club

Do you or your family 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, 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

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  • Social play at weekends and on summer evenings

  • Visitors welcome

  • Annual knock-out tournament and monthly fun American tournaments

  • Teams playing in local leagues

  • Social and fundraising events

  • Very reasonable membership rates

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See calendar of 2016 club events under "News".


Every Sunday morning at 10:30: "Cardio Tennis".  £6 per person.


New social play session Thursdays at 10am.


Next American Tournament 30th April 2017.


Latest League News - (as at 21st October)


Ingy women end the summer season with three wins, one draw and eight defeats.  They finish 5th in the table for the 3rd year running.

Ingy mixed have 4 wins, 2 draws & 4 defeats.  They finish In 3rd place with 41 points, not far short of promotion and safe from relegation.

Ingy men in the Chelmsford League faced a strong team at Marconi II and went down 2.5 - 6.5.  But they then recorded two 9-0 home wins v Marconi III and Southminster II, an 8-1 win home to Grove IV, a 7-2 home win over Marconi II, a 6-3 win at Grove IV and finally an 8.5-0.5 win at Marconi III.  They have now won the league title.  Most of the squad celebrated with an Indian meal on 30th September (photo in gallery p15).

Ingy men's Brentwood League team have clocked up 7 wins, 4 defeats and 2 draws.  They finish 4th in the table.

The Daytime Seniors' League kicked off on 6th June with a 5-3 defeat away to Grove, followed by three 5-3 home wins v Forrester Park, Grove & Danbury, a 4-4 draw at Danbury and a 7-1 win at Forrester Pk.  We wait to see whether we will finish 1st or 2nd.


Winter League 2016/17 has now started.  The men start with a narrow loss at Mountnessing II and a narrow win at Bentley II, the women draw at Writtle but lose 7-1 home to Grove, the mixed have 2 wins, 8-0 at Marconi III and 7-1 at Brentwood Lawn 1.

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Half-term junior coaching - 24, 26 & 28 October;  Application form on coaching page;


Halloween coaching special - 29 October;


The singles ladder is being relaunched - see News page.