Stansted Tennis Club

April 2016 enewsletter

2016 Membership:
If you have not yet renewed your STC membership, you have, unfortunately,missed the end of March deadline for the discounted rate. Full rates now apply. Please could you let us know if you are definitely NOT intending to rejoin the Club.

Wimbledon Ballot:
The STC Wimbledon ballot will take place at 6.30pm on Wednesday 27th April (just before Club Session).
The deadline for entries is 5pm on Monday 25th April.
Please don’t forget that to be eligible for the draw you MUST:
Be a fully paid up STC member.
Be a British Tennis Member who has opted into the Wimbledon ballot and is eligible for the draw.
These stipulations will be strictly adhered to, as laid down by the LTA.

President’s Cup Tournament
This will take place on Saturday 14th May starting at 3.30pm. The entry fee is £10 per player, which includes a fish and chip supper. Unfortunately, all 16 places have now been filled, but you can still sign up as a reserve just in case anybody drops out.

Senior and Junior Ladders:
All the ladders have been drawn and put up on Clubhouse noticeboards.
It’s not too late to take part, but if you do you will now have to start at the bottom of the ladder.
If you are interested, please contact me.

Mix “n” Match Tournament:
Round 4 matches need to have been played by Sunday 15th May.

Hospital Cup:
The draws for this year’s event will be appearing very soon. If you have entered, please keep a close eye on the noticeboard so you will be ready to arrange your first matches.

King’s Arms Quiz:
This month’s quiz will take place on Tuesday 26th April at 8pm.
Please let me know if you would like to be part of the team.

Next Committee Meeting:
This will take place at Fiona Pye’s house on Friday 29th April at 7pm. If any member has anything they would like discussed, please either contact a committee member, or use the suggestion box in the clubhouse.

Ladies’ Night:
The next Ladies’ Night will be on Monday 9th May, starting at 7pm.
All ladies welcome!

2016 Club Tournament
The sign up sheets will be on the clubhouse noticeboard for the entire month of May. So now is the time to start thinking about which events you would like to enter this year. You may also wish to start asking around for partners for the doubles events!

You may have noticed two gaping holes surrounding the courts. We have lost a beech tree and a horse chestnut tree in the recent tree felling.
Thanks to all members for their patience during the two days of felling.
There is a lot more natural light and leaf clearing has been considerably reduced.

Essex Small Clubs Results:
Mixed Premier
Sawbridgeworth 5   Stansted 11

Ladies 1
Stansted 2   Stebbing 14
Bishop’s Stortford 11   Stansted 5
Stansted 10   Pleshey 6

Best wishes!