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NEWSLETTER- TENNIS CHAMPS, RACKETLON AND REAL TENNIS (week of 20 Mar 17)

Greetings Graftonites,

Plenty to read about for all those who play tennis, squash, real tennis, table tennis-- the works! Summer must surely be just around the corner:

- TENNIS SUMMER CHAMPS
- RACKETLON TOURNAMENT
- REAL TENNIS AT HAMPTON COURT
- DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

***If you wish to put an announcement in next Monday’s broadcast, the only way to do so is by sending your broadcast to graftoncomms@gmail.com by Friday 6pm.***


2017 ENTRIES FOR TENNIS SUMMER CHAMPS NOW OPEN
Entries to the 2017 Grafton Tennis Summer Club Championships are now open!!!

The tournament will run from Easter Monday, 17th April, until Sunday 30th July . We are planning on making a celebratory week of the finals this year with all finals being played between 22nd and 30th July .

Please enter by clicking the links below for each tournament you wish to play in or on the sheets behind the bar in the clubhouse. Entries must be received by Sunday 16th April.

Tournaments will only run if we have enough entries. If you wish to enter a doubles tournament but don’t have a partner, let us know via the links below and we’ll do our best to pair you up.

Men's Singles


Ladies' Singles


Men's Doubles


Ladies' Doubles


Mixed Doubles


Men's Over 45 Singles (eligible if 45 in 2017)


Ladies' Over 40 Singles (eligible if 40 in 2017)

Entry fees are:
£4 per singles entry
£6 per doubles pair entry (£3 each)

We will be operating a ‘no pay no play’ policy therefore please ensure you are a fully paid up member and have paid your tournament entry fees to the bar or by bank transfer before 17th April 2017. (Grafton Tennis and Squash Club sort code 20-21-78; account number 70408271).

A Singles Plate tournament will run for those knocked-out of their first round singles match. Unfortunately due to time constraints, if you have a bye in the first round of the main draws we may not be able to enter you in the Plate. This will be a mixed tournament and you must have played your first-round match to be eligible, or be a new member who joined in April 2017.

This is a great opportunity to play against different opponents and see how you fare. Let’s hope 2017 brings a great summer of tennis!

The draw will be published on 17th April.

Please send any queries to graftonclubchamps@gmail.com .


2ND GRAFTON RACKETLON TOURNAMENT, 13 MAY
3 sports, 1 match - test your Table Tennis, Squash and Tennis against the same opponent for the overall winner!
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WHEN: SATURDAY 13TH MAY 2017
WHERE: GRAFTON TENNIS & SQUASH CLUB
TIME: 09:30AM
COST: £15 PER HEAD INCLUDING EARLY AFTERNOON FOOD (TBC), NEW BALLS, COURT HIRE, AT LEAST 3 MATCHES GUARANTEED FOR EACH PERSON (EACH MATCH WILL CONSIST OF 1 GAME TO AT LEAST 11 IN TT, SQUASH AND TENNIS)
CATEGORIES TBC (LIKELY MIXED ADVANCED AND MIXED INTERMEDIATE) – YOU WILL BE PLACED ACCORDING TO YOUR LEVELS IN YOUR ENTRY EMAIL, UNLESS YOU HAVE A PREFERENCE – PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF SO
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Please email ALL entries to luke_barnes_@hotmail.co.uk in the following format:

Name:
Email:
Contact phone number:
Table tennis level (beginner, intermediate or advanced):
Squash level (beginner, intermediate or advanced):
Tennis (beginner, intermediate or advanced):

There will also be a folder behind the bar for taking payment (please pay by Sunday 30 April)

Thank you very much, and we look forward to seeing you there to make the early summer’s event an even better than in 2015 with equally fantastic food and drink to boot!


GRAFTON DOES REAL TENNIS AT HAMPTON COURT

We are extremely lucky to have a superstar Real Tennis player in our midst...What's more Simon Barker's is a member of the Hampton Court Real Tennis Club...What's more he's very kindly managed to reserve us an evening at the venue of Kings....whats more there's a bar!

Details are below, places will go fast so get your email to Simon in ASAP to avoid disappointment.

Saturday April 8th
7pm at Hampton Court Palace

We have the court from 7 til 11 (or later if people want!), including an introduction from one of the club pros at the beginning.
Whites preferred.
Pizzas or similar included.
Honesty bar for those who wish to mix drink and real tennis.
£20 per head - any surplus goes to Grafton's coffers.

Places are limited to 12 and are available on a first come first served basis. To register for this truly fantastic evening drop Simon email at: barkersofbalham@btinternet.com

Dates for your Diary
Sat 1st April – American Doubles + After Party (1pm)
Sat 8 April - Real Tennis at Hampton Court (7pm)
Fri 14 April - Deadline to enter Tennis Summer Champs
Mon 17 April - Tennis Summer Champs begin
Sat 13th May – Racketlon (9:30am)
Sun 11th June – French Open Super Social & BBQ Sat 1st July - Grafton Tour Finals
Sat 1st July - Summer Party (7pm)
Sun 16th July - Wimbledon Super Social & BBQ Sat 2nd Sept - Fox Trophy + After Party (9:30am)
22-30 July Tennis Finals Week
Sat 30th Sept – Oktoberfest (7pm)
Sat 2nd Dec - Christmas Party (7pm)
Thanks,

graftoncomms@gmail.com

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