Stansted Tennis Club

News Archive

  • Ollie Toms Feb 2024 Remembrance Evening.

    On the evening of Thursday, February 15th, 2024, members of the Stansted Tennis Club and their families gathered to honour the memory of their coach, Ollie Toms, who passed away on October 6th, 2023, at the age of 35. The event’s primary purpose was to give the youngsters coached by Ollie at Stansted Tennis Club…

  • Quiz Night on FRIDAY, 22 MARCH.

    We are holding a quiz night on FRIDAY 22 MARCH at 7.30 pm at St Johns Church Hall, Stansted CM23 8JP. Entry is £5 per person with a maximum of 6 to a table. Bring your own food and drink. Carol Cook will be the quiz master for the evening. If anyone has any raffle…

  • 2024 Annual General Meeting.

    This is notice of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting of the Stansted Tennis Club, which will be held on Thursday, 22 February 2024, at 8.00 pm in The Clubhouse, Cambridge Road, CM24 8BX. Please check your email for further information.

  • Karaoke Evening

    The evening of Wednesday 13th December saw about 50 members of Stansted T.C. get together at Stansted Day Centre for a Christmas Karaoke evening hosted by Jon and Ash. Welcome drink and mince pies were offered on arrival and the evening turned out to be full of fun with some members showing their hidden talents…

  • St Marys Church, Stansted. Christmas Festivities.

    Stansted Tennis Club is represented at St Mary’s church Stansted for all their forthcoming Xmas activities! Ginnette Basten did all the donkey work, with some help from Ash Huggonson, making superb rackets and ball decks!!

  • Trophy Presentation.

    The final thee trophies from the club championship, played back in September, were finally presented to the winners.Sandra Ayres and John Stone picked up the mixed doubles trophy, and Diane Brown and Daphne Lunnon collected the Ladies’ doubles trophy.  Andy Constantinou was presented with the men’s plate medal. Congratulations to all the winners. They will…

  • Essex Small Clubs Winter League 2023/24

    The winter league has started! Featuring a mix of teams from towns and villages in the county, the league runs from November to April. Stansted Tennis Club have entered 5 doubles teams; 3 Ladies, one mixed and one men’s. You can find out how Stansted are doing by visiting this page https://www.stanstedtennisclub.co.uk/essex-small-clubs-winter-league-2023-24/

  • You’re never too old!

    In October 2023 one of our members, Sandra Ayres, travelled to Mallorca to compete in the ITF Individual tennis World Championship competition in the over 75s category. Sandra succeeded in getting through to the last 16 only to be beaten narrowly by Andree Teische from Germany 7-5, 7-5 an excellent achievement. Well done Sandra!

  • The Essex Small Clubs Summer 2023 League final results and tables.

    The summer 2023 league has now been completed. You can find all of the results for the Stansted teams that entered, and the final league positions, here Final Results. Well done to all the members who volunteered their time to play for the club. The Winter 2023/24 season will be starting soon, so keep a…

  • 2023 Club Championship Results – The Final Ones.

    As you may remember, rain curtailed some of the matches on the Club Championship day in mid-September. These have now been completed and here are the results. Mixed doubles and Men’s singles plate results 2023 The Mixed doubles final was played on Sunday 24 September 2023, with Sandra Ayres and John Stone beating Daphne Lunnon…

  • Richard Mott

    The club have recently been told by Jan Hollis of the very sad news that Richard Mott died peacefully on the 17th October 2023, in the Nursing Home in Sidmouth that he went to after he had been in Exeter Hospital. Whilst he has not been recently active at the club, many of you will…

  • The Ladies Doubles Club Championship final.

    The Ladies Doubles Club Championship finals was resumed on 17 October 2023. Daphne Lunnon and Diane Brown were 4-3 up in the final set when the match resumed a month after it was started. It took just two games for Daphne and Diane to win the match defeating Carol Cook and Mel Smyth 6-4, 5-7,…

  • Ollie Toms.

    It is with great sadness that we let everyone know that Ollie Toms, club coach, has passed away. Ollie underwent an emergency heart related operation on Sunday 1st October. The initial information was that that the operation went well, however, we were informed that his situation had deteriorated. It is now with great sadness that…

  • Kitson Trophy Match – Sunday 1st October 2023

    The Kitson trophy was played for on Sunday with 16 participants. All the matches were extremely close. A great day was had by all. Here are the results:- MAIN KITSON TROPHY WINNERS: WINNERS: SUE ARMORGIE & MARK HARRIS SCORE: 6-3 RUNNERS UP: DINA MCDONALD & DAVID MURFITT CONSOLATION MATCH FINALS WINNERS: RYAN ACKERMAN & CATHERINE…

  • 2023 Club Championship Results (so far)

    Finals’ Day for Stansted Tennis Club’s annual knockout tournament was played on Sunday 17 September 2023.  Although we were glad not to play in the 32 degree heat of the previous Sunday, the weather a week later got the better of us, with play being abandoned half way through due to rain. Four events were…

  • 2023 Club Ladder Competition Results

    The Club Championships were held on Sunday 17th September. Unfortunately they had to be postponed half way through the day due to rain.  However the Loveday trophy for the most improved player or the year was handed out and so were the prizes for the winners of the various ladder categories for 2023. LOVEDAY TROPHY…

  • Ladies ‘Only Fun’ Tournament 18th August 2023

    The final Ladies Only Fun tournament of the year was played on the newly painted courts on 18 August. Sixteen ladies played in this one day tournament which is played in a round robin and then knockout stage. Winners were Debbie Lane and Carol Cook who beat Val Ashwood and Chris Bailey 6-1 in the…

  • The President Wins the President’s Cup!

    After Michael Wilde sadly had to pull out of the competition on Saturday 1 July, due to injury, Martyn Taplin (the Stansted Tennis Club president) stepped in. With his partner in the draw, Caroline Mott, they went on to win the annual Stansted Tennis Club tournament, beating Diane Brown and Adrian Olver 6-3, in a…

  • Ladies Tournament 10th June 2023

    Ten women braved the heat last Saturday in the latest one-day tournament at STC. The eventual winners were Cathy Brenner and Caroline Crossley who beat Diane Brown and Sue Simpson 3-6. Many thanks to Louise Chalk for organising such an enjoyable day.

  • Pearce Trophy Doubles Tournament 21 May 2023

    Stansted Tennis Club held its bi-annual mixed doubles Pearce trophy tournament at the end of May. The tournament saw a mix of new and legacy members with a wide-range of playing experience and featuring an impressive 34 year age range (31 yrs up to 75). The final was Wimbledon-worthy featuring two of our oldest members;…

  • Essex Small Clubs Winter Season 2022/23

    The season has finally ended. To see how Stansted Tennis Club did please click here. https://www.stanstedtennisclub.co.uk/essex-small-clubs-winter-league-2022-23/

  • Ladies 2nd team end of season celebration

    The ladies second team got together for an end of winter season Pokeno evening on 1 May 2023. It was superbly hosted by Gail and Jamie Hogg and a great time was had by all.

  • Summer Camps 2023

    Ollie Toms, is providing again by popular demand, Summer Camps at STC on the following dates: Mon 24th July, Mon 31st July, Mon 7th Aug, Mon 14th Aug & Mon 21st Aug. 9.30 – 12.30pm (Ages 10&U)1.00 – 4.00pm (Ages 11+) For more information and how to book on, please contact Ollie:olliestennis@gmail.com07917652014

  • RESULTS OF MIX AND MATCH WINTER OCT 2022 TO MARCH 2023

    MEN’S FINALS: Winners: Rick Lim and David Fletcher Runners Up: Paul Balas and Mark Harris Score: 6-2,6-1 Consolation Men’s: Winners: Jamie Hogg & Neil Basten Runners Up: Andy Constantinou & Gerred Gee Score: 5-7,6-1,10-5 LADIES FINALS: Winners: Daphne Lunnon and Cathy Brenner Runners Up: Catherine Gibby and Marta Hensall Score: 5-7, 6-2, 10-8 Consolation Ladies:…

  • 2023 Tournaments and Diary dates updated.

    The latest Tournaments and Diary dates have been uploaded to the website. Click on ‘Tournaments and Diary Dates’ in the main menu.

  • Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church, Stansted

    Each year The Stansted Tennis Club creates a display at St Mary’s Church, Stansted for their Christmas Tree Festival. This year Ash Huggonson and Ginette Basten kindly volunteered their time, effort, and creativity into producing a lovely tennis-themed Christmas Tree, complete with tennis balls, biscuits in the shape of tennis rackets, etc. I am sure…

  • Christmas Gathering on 7th December 2022

    Some of the members got together on the evening of 7 December 2022 for an evening of festive cheer and some members were even brave enough to play tennis. Mulled wine and mince pies were provided and some of the members also donated other snacks. During the evening a presentation of champagne was made by…

  • Clubhouse Refurbishment.

    As well as having our courts resurfaced the clubhouse has undergone a complete makeover. Jamie and Gail Hogg have spent the last few weeks with paint brushes in hand to completely transform the space. Out has gone the old brown furniture and in has come a Wimbledon chic paint palette and some very funky tennis…

  • Essex Small Clubs League Summer 2022

    The final results are in! See how Stansted Tennis Club did in the Ladies, Men’s and Mixed Doubles categories HERE.

  • 2022 Club Ladder Competition

    The ladder competitions for 2022 has now ended. This year there was a great total of 46 matches played. Congratulations to the following winners:- Ladies’ Singles : Daphne Lunnon Men’s Singles: Paul Balas Ladies Doubles: Daphne Lunnon and Diane Brown Mixed Doubles: Debbie Lane and Rick Lim The ladders will start again next April. Many…