The coaching team with new member Jamie Barry (far left) who joined in January
Two new ladies joined the coaching team too, Julia Moore and Jane Timmis (R to L)
Lots of fun was had at the post-Christmas Tennis Camps
The Totally Tennis 9 & under Mixed team won the Division 1 County Tier title
Back on court in 2019 with the Sherfield School Tennis Scholars
New Year, New Squad Term began
Isla Hignett and Tillie Reid won the 16 & under Girls Doubles at the South West Winter County Tour event held at TT
Harry Dolman (pictured with former TT coach Jordan Frederick) won the 9 & under Mixed singles title at the South West Winter County Tour held at Totally Tennis
Liam Hignett competed in the British Tour men’s event at the University of Bath
New coach Jamie and Head Coach James on court with the Red & Orange squads
Performance player and coach Liam Hignett passed his LTA Level 3 coaching qualification
Runner-up medal for Tom Harris in the 12 & U Boys Doubles with partner Edward Hewlett at the South West Winter County Tour held at Totally Tennis
On court with the Sherfield School Tennis Scholars
Good turn out in the Adult morning sessions this month
Coach Jane Timmis with the Friday Dodgers Squad
The Totally Tennis 9 and under team finished 2018 as County tier champions in the Hampshire & IOW Team Tennis competition.
The team of Hayden Cummings (pictured with the winners pendant), Nikesh Bomma and twins Gevin and Guhan Chendhilkumar finished top of the league with four points overall.
Head coach James McIntosh said “Well done to all the players in the U9 team. It’s a great achievement for them to win the county tier Division 1 title.” He added, “Their hard work and dedication has paid off. Keep it going boys and good luck for future team tennis events.”
Congratulations boys 🙂
The Totally Tennis 10 and under Mixed team won their latest fixture against Winchester Racquets and Fitness 6-0 in the Hampshire & IOW Winter Junior League 2018 – 2019. The dream team of Hayden Cummings, Nikesh Bomer and brother Guhan and Gevin Chendhilkumar kept a clean sheet in the home match winning all the singles and doubles matches.
In the singles Cummings won 4-0, 4-2, Guhan 4-0, 4-2, Gevin 4-1, 4-0 and Nikesh 4-0, 4-0. In the doubles Cummings/Guhan won their match 4-0, 4-1 and Bomer/Gevin were victorious 4-2, 4-0.
Coach Jamie Jordan said, “The boys all played very well dominating every point. They continually work hard in the tennis lessons with James and myself and results like this show how much they are all improving together.” he added, “Totally Tennis are very proud of these boys please keep the good work up!“
Other teams competing in the league are David Lloyd Southampton A, David Lloyd Southampton B, Winchester Racquets and Fitness and Portsmouth Tennis Academy. Totally Tennis’ next match is away against David Lloyd Southampton A on 25th November.
The Totally Tennis 10 and under Mixed team competed in the first match of the Hampshire & IOW Winter Junior League 2018 – 2019 against Portsmouth Tennis Centre yesterday.
The team, who were without a fourth player, of Nikesh Bomer and twins Gevin and Guhan Chendhilkumar travelled to Portsmouth last weekend. In the singles Guhan won 4-1, 4-0 but both Gevin and Nikesh lost 5-3, 1-4, 10-8 and 4-1, 4-0 respectively. In the doubles the twins lost 4-0, 4-0 and with the missing fourth player’s matches conceded the Portsmouth team won overall 4-2.
Other teams competing in the league are David Lloyd Southampton A, David Lloyd Southampton B, Winchester Racquets and Fitness and Portsmouth Tennis Academy. Totally Tennis’ next match is away at Portsmouth Tennis Academy on 30th September.
Performance player and former Sherfield School tennis scholar Liam Hignett was part of the Hampshire & IOW men’s team who competed in the LTA Summer County Cup 2018 at the Northern Lawn Tennis Club in Manchester from 23rd to 27 July.
Hignett joined fellow county players Sam Bird, Joshua Girling, Ryan Golesworthy, Austin Gwilliam, George Houghton, Michael Johnson, Miles McDowall and Paul Scullard to compete in Group 3 of the week long doubles competition against five other teams from East of Scotland, Cheshire, North of Scotland, Buckinghamshire and North Wales.
In their first fixture on day one, Hampshire were pitted against Buckinghamshire where they lost 7 – 2 with only the pairings of Houghton/McDowall and Girling/Johnson winning their matches. Things did not get much better on day two with another 7 – 2 loss against the team from East of Scotland with Houghton/McDowall the only pair to win both their matches. Things did improve on the third day of competition with a win for the Hampshire team against North Wales 5 – 4, Hignett/Golesworthy won their two matches, Houghton/McDowall added another two victories to their overall score and Johnson/Scullard also picked up a win.
On day four things reverted back to earlier in the week with the Hampshire team losing against North of Scotland 6 – 3 with only Houghton/McDowall winning three matches. The final day saw another 6 – 3 defeat against Cheshire that once against saw Houghton/McDowall as the only winning pair securing yet three more matches. The team from East of Scotland were declared the overall winners of the group with ten points and the Hampshire team finished in last place with just two points.
County Cup events give players the opportunity to represent their county in team competition in national/regional stages in various age groups from 9 and under to adult open events. Players are selected to play by their respective county and there are two separate County Cup competitions, one taking place in summer and one in winter.
The Totally Tennis 9 and under Team Tennis squad were crowned Division 1 Team Tennis Hampshire & IOW 2018 Mixed champions at the county tournament played in Portsmouth over the weekend. The boys beat all the four other teams, from Portsmouth Tennis Academy, Winchester Racquets and Fitness, Kingsley and Elite Tennis from David Lloyd Southampton, without dropping a single match.
Hayden Cummings, Nikesh Bomma and twins Gevin and Guhan Chendhilkumar travelled to Portsmouth Tennis Centre with coach Jamie Jordan and played some fantastic tennis to whitewash all their opponents 12 -0 and be declared the Division 1 league champions.
Cummings was number one seed, Gevin and Guhan number two and three respectively and Bomma, who was playing in his first ever tournament in this country after moving to the UK from India last September, was fourth seed.
Jordan said, “The boys were great representatives of Totally Tennis and played some amazing tennis, they made me and the club very proud.”
Congratulations boys 😉
Photo used with courtesy of JamieJordanTennis
Three Totally Tennis girls, Isla Hignett, Tillie Reid and Jasmin Bromilow were part of the Hampshire & IOW 14 & under Girls County Cup who won the regional playoffs
The 2018 Great British Tennis Weekend (GBTW) at the indoor centre
The St. Mary’s A team won the annual Primary Schools Tournament
Lots of fun was had at the May Half Term Tennis Camps
Coach Jamie Jordan pictured with the 10 & under Team Tennis squad who were unlucky to lose their first away match against Portsmouth Tennis Academy
The Hampshire Girls were unlucky at the National Finals in Nottingham
May’s Tennis Tips