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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)


* Join our Facebook Group!


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


The Brentwood men's team won the Division 6 summer title with 14 wins out of 14.  They are 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.

Sunday 22nd October saw our final American event of 2017 - the 11th annual "Wear It Pink" extravaganza.  £105 raised so far for the breast cancer charity.

Next American event 29th April 2018.

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.

Recent matches:

3rd December - men draw 4-4 home to Blackmore I

9th December - men win 6-2 home to Bwd Lawn I

10th January - mixed lose 6-2 home (but away) to Bentley I

19th January - mixed lose 6-2 away to Blackmore

22nd January - men lose 6-2 away to Gt Baddow IV

31st January - men lose 8-0 away to Blackmore I

3rd February - mixed win 6-2 home to Writtle II

9th February - mixed lose 7-1 home (away) to Blackmore

17th February - men win 6-2 home to Stock II

8th March - men lose 5-3 home (away) to Old Brentwoods I

Next matches:

20th March - men away to Bwd Lawn I

24th March - men away to Stock II

26th March - mixed away to Bentley I

28th March - mixed away to Billericay II


Ingatestone women have withdrawn from the winter league for the 17/18 season due to a lack of players.

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

September 2017 - the singles ladder has been re-launched - details below & in Playing zone under "Club Tournaments".  Any late entrants can join in on the bottom rung of the ladder.

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New year - new adult 8 week coaching schedule - doubles tactics.   Saturdays at 12 noon.

2018 Adult Coaching

17th March - coaching snowed off!