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News

Information about events that are about to happen, and about events that have recently happened can be found on the news web page.

Juniors

Details of the Junior coaching programme and tennis camps may be found by going to the coaching page. This year we have two teams in two age categories in the Aegon Junior Team Tennis. The main tournament for juniors each summmer is the Junior Open Tournament. You can navigate to them using the buttons on the left.

League Matches

In 2017 Abingdon LTC are fielding twelve teams in the OLTA Summer League, one National Club League team, a mens and a ladies Oxfordshire Midweek League team and friendly teams. OLTA matches are played on Saturdays and Sundays, and friendly matches are mainly played on Wednesday evenings

Abingdon had 5 mens and 4 ladies teams in the Winter 2012-13 Thames Valley Winter Tennis League.

The OLTA and TVWTL results tables may be found going to the League Matches page and following the links given there.

If you wish to play in one of the teams then please contact the Match Secretary or one of the team captains to let him or her know that you are available.

Match Practice

Every Wednesday evening ladies and mens team players have match practice from 7pm. Mixed team practice is on Monday evening during summer.

Club Tournament 2017

The Club Tournament is held every summer for members of the club. There are singles competitions for mens, under 21 mens, under 15 boys and ladies, and doubles competitions for men, ladies and mixed pairs. There is also a mixed doubles handicap handicap competition. Finals Day for this competition is Saturday September 14th. Use the Club Knockout button to the left to see more this years draw and results of past club tournaments.

Preston Bowl

The Preston Bowl competition is an Open Tournament for mixed pairs. This year it will be played on the final Saturday of the Junior Open week.

Open August 2017

The Abingdon Open competition is a Grade 4 LTA Tournament for Juniors. It will be held every year August. The main Junior competitions are scheduled to finish on Friday, with the final Saturday being reserved for the Family Doubles competition.

For information on the Open and background information, go the Open web pages.

Club Nights

Club nights are from 6.30pm on Tuesdays and (in summer) Thursdays. All members are welcome. Just turn up and play. The more people who come, the more fun is had by all.

Social Tournaments for Summer 2017

Throughout the year there are a number of Social Tournaments for club members. See the Winter 2011-12 Newsletter, or noticeboard for details. The dates scheduled for summer 2017 are:

Date
Time
Event
Sunday 4th June 1pm Veteran's Tournament


Captain's Day
Sunday 13th August
1pm Preston Bowl
Saturday 16th September
11am Club Knockout Finals


Croquet Cup
Tuesday September 5th
7pm John Reissland Cup
Tuesday 3rd October
7pm The President's Tournament
Tuesday 19th December
7 pm
Christmas Social

Singles Box League

Throughout the year there are singles box league series for men and ladies of all ability levels. The next series this year will begin in early March. For more details, contact Craig Amison-Smith.

Juniors

The club recognise the importance of encouraging juniors. Much of the coaching effort is focused on juniors, and there are junior leagues for young players. This year we have two teams in two age categories in the Aegon Junior Team Tennis. There is also a club based "Road to Wimbledon" competition for under 14s. For more information, use the navigation button to the left to go to the Juniors web page.

The Abingdon Open is a special annual event aimed mainly at developing junior tennis.

Coaching

The main club coach Craig Amison-Smith (Tel: 01235-534039 or 07719 599582) offers group and individual coaching lessons for Juniors and Adults.

Advanced one-on-one session are offered by the coach Jeremy Wood - email jeremy@abingdontennisclub.com .

Bev Woodcock (Tel:01235-530904) runs coaching courses for beginners and adult returnees and offers personal adult coaching.

Craig Amison-Smith runs the Saturday morning Junior session and assists with Junior and beginner coaching. He alos offers individual coaching to juniors and adults.

More information on his coaching programme is given on the coaching page.