Men’s A Team Win Division 2 in Basingstoke and Deane Tennis League

The Totally Tennis Adult Teams were very successful in this year’s winter season of the Basingstoke and Deane Tennis League (B&DTL). The Men’s A team won Division 2 winning all their matches and only dropped four sets throughout the whole season. The victorious team included James McIntosh, Simon James, Alex Dawson, Ben Jubin, Jamie Jordan and Alistair Olrog.
The Men’s B team also had a great season and finished in second place overall just two points behind the winners. Rex Groves, Tim Rice, Fabio, Steve Kilgannon and Chris Farrer were the team members. The Mixed B team won Division 4 and they remained undefeated all season winning four and drawing one of their matches. The team members were Nick Pogmore, Steve Kilgannon, Amy Wigham, Jacqui Black and Tracy Grout.
Head Coach James McIntosh, “Well done to all of the teams who competed this year in the Basingstoke & District Tennis Winter League and especially those who captained the teams throughout the season.
He added, “It was a very successful season for the club and we look forward to continuing the good form into the summer and hope to get one or two of our teams competing to win the league again.”
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Featured image used with courtesy of Basingstoke and Deane Tennis League

Adult Tennis Summer League Update: Mens A Team Promoted to Divison 1.

Totally Tennis Men’s A team won the Division 2 title in the Basingstoke and District Tennis summer league and will be promoted to play in Division one next summer. The team of Simon James/Tim Rice and Ali Olrog/Ben Jubin beat Andover B with an impressive 8-0 and the team also beat Beechdown A and Odiham with 8-0 score lines. The team keep a season clean sheet winning all seven matches played with a season total of 14 points (52 games won and only losing 4).


(L to R) Simon James and Ben Jubin were part of the victorious Men’s A team who gained promotion to Division 1. 

The two Hampshire Court teams completely dominated Division 4 both finishing on 16 points overall but the B team took top honours with more games won. Totally Tennis Men’s B were a respectable fourth overall with 9 points, winning four matches, drawing two and losing three. The Totally Tennis Ladies A team finished in sixth place in Division two with a total of 5 points. They won one match with the team of Emma Barnes/Sharon De Botte and Hilary Oliver/Stephanie Hart beating Sherborne 8-0 and they drew three and lost three overall. Mortimer A were the division winners with 11 points.

In the Mixed, Totally Tennis A also finished in fourth place overall with 7 points, winning three matches, drawing one and losing three. Tim Rice/Emma Barnes and Rex Groves/Stephanie Hart completed their season with an 8-0 win against Overton B and a 6-2 result at Beechdown B. Aldermaston A won the Division with a total of 13 points. Totally Tennis B team were sixth with 6 points after winning two, drawing two and losing three matches.

Head Coach James McIntosh said “Congratulations to the Mens A team for a fantastic summer season and a well deserved promotion to the top division next summer. It’s great to have so many of our players competing in the local leagues and good luck to everyone in the current Winter leagues.”

There are plenty of opportunities for adults to play at Totally Tennis and then have the opportunity to represent the club in the local tennis league in the summer and winter seasons. For more information about the Adult Tennis programme at  please visit our new look website, telephone the office on 01256 358818 or e-mail