Archived News & Results

Entries for May 2014

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UNDER 30s vs OVER 30s
YOUNG GUNS WIN AGAIN
Result: IC of GB Under 30s 5 – 3 Over 30s
Event Date: Saturday 24th May 2014

The annual Under 30’s vs Over 30’s fixture was again played at the NTC on a sunny, but thunderstorm interrupted afternoon. Each team consisted of 4 men and 4 ladies and each played a doubles and a mixed. All matches were closely contested but in the end the Under 30s were victorious by 5 matches to 3.   
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OXFORD & CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITIES (LADIES)

FUN TIMES AT FENNERS
Result: IC of GB 8 – 0 Oxford & Cambridge Universities
Event Date: Saturday 17th May 2014

A strong ladies IC of GB team performed brilliantly at Fenners Sports Ground to beat a combined Oxford and Cambridge Universities team 8-0. It was a glorious day and the match was played on Cambridge Universities wonderfully maintained grass courts.  Four pairs each played two doubles matches; all of which were highly competitive Read more...

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BRADFIELD COLLEGE

HISTORIC FIXTURE ENTERS ITS 53rd YEAR
Result: IC of GB 11 – 2 Bradfield College
Event Date: Monday 12th May 2014

Bradfield College, founded in 1850 by Thomas Stevens, played host to the 53rd annual fixture against the IC of GB on a sunny but windy afternoon in the beautiful village of Bradfield in Berkshire. One of the country’s leading co-educational independent schools, Bradfield College enjoys a well-established reputation for its tennis programme. Read more...

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IC GOLF DAY
WIMBLEDON REFEREE BECOMES IC GOLF CHAMPION
Event Dates: Wednesday 7th May 2014

The annual golf day organised brilliantly by Brian Hatton was once again held at the beautiful High Course at Moor Park. The course was in magnificent condition which most of the 24 competitors stated after the round. Winner of this year’s event with 35 points was Andrew Jarrett while Simon Curtis still recovering from an operation secured the second prize on 32 points (and two count backs!). The Ladies’ prize was won by Caroline Greatrex with 29 points who regained the position she held two years ago. Read more...
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ITF WORLD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
IC OF GB MEMBERS CONTRIBUTE TO GOLD MEDAL SUCCESS
Event Dates: Monday 21st to Saturday 26th April 2014

IC of GB members were out in force at the recent ITF World Team Championships in Florida with considerable success. Michelle Oldham, Lucie Ahl and Jo Louis were all part of the triumphant W40 championship team. Christine French, Anthea Stewart, Sue Bartlett and Anne Clark won silver in the W55 event. There was also trio of bronze medals in the M35, M45 and W45 events - with the IC of GB represented by Colin Bennett, Mark Beim in the 35s, Dan Ahl, Matt Coombes, Andy Phillips and Paul Scullard in the M45s and Siobhan Nicholson, Julie Salmon and Clare Wood in the W45s. Read article on LTA website...
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ITF WORLD INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
CHRISTINE FRENCH TAKES DOUBLE GOLD AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Event Dates: Sunday 27th April to Sunday 4th May 2014

Christine French claimed the ladies 55 singles title at the World Individual Championships and also went on to pick up a gold medal with husband Paul French in the mixed 55 doubles event. Mark Beim took home silver in the mens 35 doubles with partner Alan Macdonald; as did Chris Hearn and Brenda Foster in the mixed 50 doubles. Read article on LTA website...