March In Pictures

Isla Hignett and Tillie Reid received grant aid cheques and certificates presented by Mayor Paul Frankum at the Civic Sports Awards Reception

The Tennis Tip series launched on the blog – check out the weekly tips from Head Coach James McIntosh designed to improve your game. Find them all on the NEW Tennis Tip tab (at the top of the page)


Performance player Dean Cooper Kirby completed in the Pajulahti Cup in Finland


Performance player Isla Hignett won the South east Winter County 18 & under Girls singles title at Reedham Park, Surrey24583619-4B18-45E0-9EB5-9E6BA8C12839

William Durman (second right) won the Brazil Open in the latest TT Tour event


Performance player Dean Cooper Kirby competed in Malta (above) in his latest Tennis Europe Tournament


Coaches Steph (above), James and Nigel (below) all attended Tennis For Kids training days


IMG_2198The latest batch of Tennis Leaders candidates were on court with Head Coach James McIntosh


Performance player Kirsty Da Silva won the 14 & under Girls Singles title at the Ash Manor Easter tournament


Dean Cooper Kirby flew to Florida for a months training camp. Here he’s with his fellow Florida training buddies visited the Miami Open (above) 


Dean Cooper Kirby won his first American title at the Naples Spring Tropical Junior Level 6 tournament in Florida


Kirsty Da Silva and Jasmin Bromilow were runners-up in the 18 & under Girls doubles event at the Ash Manor Easter tournament played on 31st March

Durman Wins TT Tour Brazil Open Red Event

William Durman was crowned the winner of last weekend’s Brazilian Open, the second tournament in the new 2018 series of the TT Tour.


Durman won all three of his matches in the Red event beating Ayush Thondapu 10 – 5, Need Chandrasekar 10 – 7 and Julia Miksztal 10 – 3 to gain maximum points. Thondapu was runner-up after defeating Chandrasekar 10 – 8 and Miksztal 10 – 3 and Chandrasekar finished in third place altering winning against Miksztal 11 – 9.


The TT Tour is a competition programme for Totally Tennis players. There are seven events overall, six tournaments throughout the year and the Grand Finals in November. An up-to-date leaderboard will show each player’s rankings in each group. Points are awarded to the winner, runner-up and third/fourth place players for each event as well as additional points for entering. The Grand Slam events of the Australian Open (25/2), French Open 20/5), Wimbledon (24/6) and the US Open (16/9) offer higher points and all points will be added to each group leaderboard.


NEXT EVENT – The Sony Open on Sunday 29th April

RED (Pirates, Indians, Red Squad) 10am – 12 noon

GREEN (Giants and Green Squad) 1pm – 3:30pm

ORANGE (Dodgers and Orange Squad) 10 am – 12 noon

YELLOW (A,B,C and Performance Squads) 1 pm – 3:30pm

PLAYERS MUST BOOK IN BEFORE THE EVENT. There must be a minimum of 4 players per age group for each tournament to be played. Each event costs £6.50 per player.

All players interested in participating can book in reception or call the office on 01256 358816. The TT Tour events will be run by coach Miles Bromilow.

Read more about the TT Tour 2018 in previous posts TT Tour 2018 and TT Tour | The Australian Open


TT Tour 2016: The Brazil Open

Hayden Cummings was the winner of the Red event at the latest TT Tour tournament, the Brazil Open. Runner-up was Dylan Cooper-Kirby, Megan Fisher was third, Sophie Barlow finished in fourth position and William Beynom was fifth overall.


Coach Jordan said “Well done to Hayden for winning the red event and to Sophie playing in her first tournament.


Daniel Ward was the winner of the Orange event and Red winner Hayden Cummings was runner-up and Gevin Chendhilkumar was third. Fourth place went to Thorsten Richter, Guhan Chendhilkumar was fifth, Dihiyah Khan was sixth, seventh place was Carmen Vinuales and Dinobi Okafor finished in eighth place.

Jordan said “We had lots of entries and everyone had fun. Well done to Daniel for working hard and winning the tournament.” he added “A great achievement for Gevin coming third in his first tournament.

image4The winner of the Green event was Tinuke Adelakun and Grant Pugh was runner-up. Oliver Alemany was third, fourth place went to Jack Moria, Mikun Adeniran was fifth, Jazireh Shaw was sixth, Fechi Okafor seventh, eighth place was Diego Vinuales and Chi Chi Okafor finished in ninth place.


Jordan said “We had a great turn out for the Brazil open this year with all the players enjoying their matches. Everyone played very well, a big well done to Tinuke for winning the Green event with some good work from Grant hitting some lovely forehands.” he added “A very big well done to everyone who came. See you all next time at the Sony Open at the end of this month.

image1Congratulations to all the winners and everyone who participated in this event.

TT Tour 2016 Leaderboards

Mini Red

Hayden Cummings 350

Dylan Cooper-Kirby 225

Megan Fisher 175

Sophie Barlow 175

William Beynon 100

Orange Squad

Daniel Ward 1450

Hayden Cummings 825

Thorsten Richter 275

Carmen Vinuales 275

Dinobi Okafor 200

Luke Shattock 175

Gevin Chendhilkumar 175

Ansh Annareddy 100

Guhan Chendhilkumar 100

Rutendo Mufiri 100

Dihiyah Khan 100

Green Squad

Daniel Shattock 1100

Grant Pugh 825

Alistair Horobin 600

Tinuke Adelakun 350

Mikun Adeniran 200

Jack Moria 175

Fechi Okafor 100

Ryan Farr 100

Diego Vinuales 100

Jazireh Shaw 100

Chi Chi Okafor 100

Yellow Squad

Noah Langer 1100

Chichi Okafor 600

Fechi Okafor 175

Diego Vinuales 175

TT Tour Dates 2016

Sunday 28th February – Australian Open
Sunday 20th March – Brazil Open
Sunday 24th April – Sony Open
Sunday 22nd May – French Open
Sunday 11th September – US Open
Sunday 16th October – Valencia Open
Sunday 13th November – Grand Finals (by invitation)

PLAYERS MUST BOOK IN BEFORE EACH EVENT. Minimum of FOUR players will be needed per age group otherwise it may get cancelled.

Red (Pirates, Indians, Red Squad) – 10am -12 noon
Orange (Dodgers, Orange Squad) 10am -12 noon
Green (Giants, Green Squad 1pm – 3pm
Yellow (C.B, A SQUAD, Performance) 1pm – 3pm

All players interested in participating can book in reception or call the office on 01256 358816. Each event costs £6.50 per player