Tennis at Southdown
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We have 16 courts – 2 covered by a ‘bubble’ in winter – with several different playing surfaces: 2 acrylic, 3 artificial grass (all floodlit), 5 hard macadam (2 floodlit) and 6 grass (summer). We also have 2 short tennis courts for junior beginners and a practice wall away from the courts. Courts can be booked, up to two weeks in advance, either on-line or by contacting Reception
Members can drop-in and play in club social sessions several times a week. We encourage and support both new and established players with regular internal competitions in both singles and doubles. We also hold an annual tournament with many events.
We have a first class coaching team from Milligan Tennis with experience at all levels up to the Davis Cup. They offer individual and group coaching for adults and juniors.
There is a very strong Junior programme with coaching six days a week at group and individual level for children from age 3 upwards. Some of our Juniors represent the County at their age level. We organise competitive tennis for our Juniors including hosting tournaments here.
Teams: Currently we run 10 teams in the County leagues at various levels as well as entering some Veteran leagues
Benefits of Membership include:
Social Tennis – just turn up and play
Competitive Tennis – internal and against other Clubs
Social Tournaments accompanied by food and drink
1st class coaching from Milligan Tennis – either individual or group
British Tennis Membership allowing entry into the ballot for Wimbledon tickets allocated to the Club
Easy On-line court booking
TENNIS COMMITTEE 2019/2020
Chairman: Jane Doswell
Men’s Team Selection: Luke Milligan
Women’s Team Selection: Camilla Ferguson
General Committee Members: David Stechler, Nigel Greenwood, Kate Morley, Ellie Dasent