Penzance Tennis Club wins “Grassroots Giving” funding!

We are delighted that Penzance Tennis Club has been successful in securing this year’s Skipton Building Society “Grassroots Giving” funding. “We received hundreds of applications from community groups, clubs and organisations from across the UK and we’re really impressed with the work that you do. To make it to the shortlist stage you beat off hundreds of other applicants and were able to clearly demonstrate the positive impact you make in your local community. It’s with great delight that we’re contacting you today to let you know that your group has received enough public votes to make it into our top 165 winners. We had over 50,000 votes cast amongst the shortlisted groups and competition was really tough. We’d like to take this time to congratulate your group and for being part of our Grassroots Giving initiative, for sharing with us the fantastic work that you do, and for being so active in supporting your local community.” Thank you to all who voted for us and of course to Skipton Building Society for their...

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Junior Club Championships

Junior members at Penzance Tennis Club played in the annual Junior Club Championships on Saturday 27th October. In challenging conditions players participated in age group singles and doubles competitions from under 8s to under 18s. Kelly Laing won the U18 girls singles, U14 girls singles, U18 mixed doubles with partner Adrian Botterell, and U18 girls doubles with partner Zoe Body. Adrian Botterell also won the U14 boys singles and the U18 boys doubles competitions with Jack Cross. Joe Williams won the U18 boys singles tournament. Reggie Roynon won the U10 competition. Agnes Woodhead won the U9 competition. Gabriel Phillips won the U8 competition. Tournament Director at Penzance Tennis Club, Sammy Bassett said “it has been a fantastic day for everyone involved. The standard of the tennis has been extremely high and the sportsmanship showed by the young players has been excellent.” Well done to everyone who took...

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Mini Green Whirlwind Tournament

On 6th October Penzance Tennis Club hosted a fantastic Mini Green Whirlwind Tournament. The standard was very high and the competition was very close with 3 players finishing tied at the top of the table with the same number of games won. Freya Willey took the title of aggregate games by conceding the fewest number of games. Well done to all the players on a fantastic...

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Success for Alison Priest and Julian Little in Over 50s Tournament

A very enjoyable day was had by all the players in a mixed fun tournament played in an “American” style format on Sunday. The mixed groups played six rounds of 25 minutes each and collated their own individual scores (number of games won) at the end of each match.   The top scoring lady Sam Wardman with 36 games, was partnered with the second highest scoring man James Ziergold with 34 games, and the second highest scoring lady Alison Priest with 30 games, was partnered with top scoring man Julian Little with 35 games. They played in a closely fought final which Alison Priest and Julian Little won by 4 games to 3 with just seconds to go! Presentations were made by Club President, Mel Jones.   Thanks to Lis Jenkin and Di Hillage for running the tournament and to the First Service Cafe for keeping the players and spectators fed and...

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Exciting finals day for Club Championships and the Triple for Frances Heale!

The Penzance Tennis Club Championships commenced on Sunday 2nd September with a round robin mixed doubles and there were some closely fought matches in the ladies and men’s singles and ladies and men’s doubles throughout the week. The weather was kind for the finals day on Saturday and the watching spectators were treated to some wonderful tennis! The results were as follows: Men’s Singles Winner – Sam Newborn (6-4, 6-7 t/b 10-7) Men’s Singles Runner Up – Tomasz Helman Ladies Singles Winner – Frances Heale (6-3, 6-2) Ladies Singles Runner Up – Amelia Kitchen Men’s Doubles Winners – Sam Newborn & Dave Forrest (6-4, 6-2) Men’s Doubles Runners Up – Tomasz Helman and Dave Murthwaite Ladies Doubles Winners – Frances Heale & Bryn Heale (6-2, 7-6) Ladies Doubles Runners Up – Holly Drew and Arielle Fitkin Mixed Doubles Winners – Frances Heale & Viv Heale (6-0, 6-1) Mixed Doubles Runners Up – Amelia Kitchen & Dave Murthwaite Ladies Singles Champion – Frances Heale Men’s Singles Champion – Sam Newborn Ladies Doubles Champions – Bryn Heale and Frances Heale Men’s Doubles Champions – Sam Newborn and Dave Forrest Mixed Doubles Champions – Frances Heale and Viv...

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Junior & Senior Open 2018

In August Penzance Tennis Club hosted the annual Junior & Senior Open. Players from all over the country came down to Penzance to enjoy a week of friendly, high-quality competition. The tournament was ran fantastically by Sue Eames, who was assisted by our team of wonderful volunteers. Congratulations to all the players, spectators and volunteers for making it such a fantastic week. Here a list of all the Winners and Runners Up. Under 8 Singles Winner Jacob Clemens Runner Up Alfie Edwards Under 9 Boys Singles Winner Reeve Seddon Runner Up Eric Lorimer Under 9 Girls Singles Winner Kadie Robinson Runner Up Camilla Bennie Under 10 Singles Winner J Blackler-Rose Runner Up Sophie Ryland Under 12 Boys Singles Winner Flynn Godfrey Runner Up James Duffy Under 12 Boys Doubles Winner Julian Hayter & Kallen Roy Runner Up Gilly Smith & Noah Teagle Under 14 Boys Singles Winner Chris Denton Runner Up Chris Halse Under 14 Girls Singles Winner Holly Drew Runner Up Anya Del Amo Under 14 Boys Doubles Winner Zac Brown & Chris Denton Runner Up Leighton Starkie & Alfie James Woodger Under 14 Girls Doubles Winner Holly Drew & Alice Shields Runner Up Grace Kellett & Elizabeth Warrender Under 16 Boys Singles Winner Jowan Rawson Runner Up Owen Young Under 16 Boys Doubles Winner Jowan Rawson & Owen Young Runner Up Zac Brown & Chris Denton Under 18 Boys Singles Winner James Findlay Runner Up Jowan Rawson Under 18 Girls Singles Winner Alice Shields Runner Up Arielle Fitkin Under 18 Boys Doubles Winner James Findlay & Jowan Rawson Runner Up Sam Hooper & Joe Kellett Under 18 Girls Doubles Winner Mollie Edge & Alice Shields Runner Up Holly Drew & Anya Gough Open Men’s Singles Winner Nick Peters Runner Up James Findlay Open Women’s Singles Winner Nadia Rawson Runner Up J. Matos-Sequeira Ferna Open Men’s Doubles Winner K. Roskell-Thomas & Scott Weaver Runner Up John Cooksley & James Findlay Open Women’s Doubles Winner Caitlin Mcloughlin & Nadia Rawson Runner Up Arielle Fitkin & Alice Shields Open Mixed Doubles Winner Jowan Rawson & Nadia Rawson Runner Up Nick Peters & Holly...

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