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2015 Seniors World Championships

The ITF Seniors' World Team Championships will this year be held in La Baule, France (8 - 13 June), followed by the World Individual event, for age groups 50+, 55+ and 60+.

Congratulations to the following Club Members who have been selected for GB or appointed reserve:

  • M50+: Chris Hearn (Capt.); Graham Neale
  • M55+: reserves Vince Gray and Nigel Mann
  • M60+: Paul French (Capt.), Mike Dawe, Jeremy Trafford
  • W55+: Anne Clarke - reserve Hazel Lindfield
  • W60+: Pauline Fisher (Capt.), Frances Candy
Posted by : Webmaster at 12:38:PM on Tuesday 31 March 2015
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2015 Young Seniors World Championships

The ITF Young Seniors' World Championships was this year held in Antalya, Turkey (16 - 21 March), followed by the World Individual event, for age groups 35+, 40+ and 45+.

Congratulations to Club Members Seb Jackson (M40+), Matt Coombes (M45+) and Jo Shepherd (W40+) who captained their respective teams.

Team results:

  • M35+ Italia Cup - 3rd
  • M40+ Tony Trabert Cup - 8th
  • M45+ Dubler Cup - 2nd
  • W35+ Suzanne Lenglen Cup - 7th
  • W40+ Young Cup - 4th
  • W45+ Margaret Court Cup - 1st

Well done to the GB Womens 45+ Team of Siobhan Nicholson, Isabelle Tyrell, Jo Louis and Katie Shaw who won their age group, which was a tremendous achievement in a very tough competition.

Also, Seb Jackson reached two finals in the World Individual event - Mens 40+ and Mixed 40+.

Posted by : Webmaster at 12:36:PM on Tuesday 31 March 2015
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AGM and Annual Dinner

The 56th Annual General Meeting of the Seniors' Lawn Tennis Club of Great Britain will be held at The Roehampton Club on Monday 9th March starting at 6:30pm.

The Chairman and New Members' Dinner will follow the AGM at the same venue at a cost of £39.50p per head and we would request that you apply as soon as possible to assist planning.

We are delighted to announce that our guest speaker will be Mr Michael Downey - Chief Executive of the Lawn Tennis Association.

For papers relevant to this meeting, including an application form for the dinner, please click on Annual Events/AGM.

Posted by : Webmaster at 13:07:PM on Tuesday 10 February 2015
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SLTC of GB vs Norwegian Veterans

Preparations are at an advanced stage for this year's fixture against our Norwegian friends, which is being held during the first week of June in Hampshire.

Please CLICK HERE to read match manager Jim Whittaker's brief.

It is once again advised that you indicate your interest in playing all/some of the days as soon as possible.

Posted by : Webmaster at 14:00:PM on Wednesday 28 January 2015
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2014 Newsletter

Our 2014 Newsletter is now available to view and/or download for logged-in members.

From the Home Page menu bar click on News, select  Newsletter from the drop-down and choose the one you want - happy reading!

Posted by : Webmaster at 11:24:AM on Wednesday 28 January 2015
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2015 Wimbledon Ballot - OPT IN NOW!

Dear Member

All British Tennis Members (BTM's) have the opportunity to get Wimbledon tickets in the ballot. This year the procedure has changed and you will need to opt into the draw by logging into your membership on the LTA Website and clicking on the 'opt-in' link.

You need to do this by midnight on 14th February 2015 (was 31st Jan but has now been extended)  and it is a simple procedure.

CLICK HERE to view our step by step instructions to help you.

Would you also please ensure that you have signed up as a BTM for our Club, which is affiliated to Middlesex LTA.

Remember - the number of Wimbledon tickets your Club is allocated depends on how many members opt in so please action as soon as possible before the deadline date. Launch of the Ballot this year will be the 16th March.

Posted by : Webmaster at 12:45:PM on Tuesday 6 January 2015
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Win over Dutch Seniors

It was our turn to host the Dutch Seniors this year, which was played at The Edgbaston Priory Club, 28th - 30th November.

Always a competitive fixture, we took the honours 14 - 10 with the middle Saturday being key in our win/loss ratio..

CLICK HERE for the match report and individual results.

Posted by : Webmaster at 11:40:AM on Wednesday 31 December 2014
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Convincing win against The Army LTC

A Seniors' Club men's team proved too strong for The Army LTC in this annual end-of-year fixture.

For match report and individual results - CLICK HERE.

Posted at 17:50:PM on Sunday 7 December 2014
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Heavy defeat to Combined Services

A Seniors' Club men's team narrowly avoided the dreaded 'bagel' against a strong Combined Services team.

For match report and individual results - CLICK HERE.

Posted by : Webmaster at 17:45:PM on Sunday 7 December 2014
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Fine win over Fitzwilliam Club

The Club sent a strong men's team of 45+ and 55+ players over to Dublin to play against our friends from The Fitzwilliam Club. The tennis was competitive and hospitality wonderful, as usual.

Having lost on the two previous occasions it was satisfying to once again win the Ivar Boden trophy, on it's 25th anniversary.

CLICK HERE to read Match Manager Dave Rawlinson's report, which cotains photos and individual match results.

Posted by : Webmaster at 15:48:PM on Wednesday 3 December 2014
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