Helpston Lawn Tennis Club
We have a vibrant and friendly tennis club in Helpston with two grass courts behind the village green. The courts are available to members throughout the summer. The season runs from early May until the end of September, weather permitting. Club sessions for seniors are held on Tuesday evenings and Sunday mornings. The club also provides coaching on Wednesdays for juniors and adults on Wednesdays and Fridays.
There are several members only tournaments throughout the season; the John Clare Society Family Tournament, the Ladies Tournament and the G M Franks Tournament. We also have some friendly matches with other local teams.
The club is run by a committee who are elected by the Members. Anyone interested in finding out more about the tennis club or the committee should contact Alex Driver on 07791 555602.
Anyone who would like to join or find out more please contact Steve Abell is the membership secretary on 01733 252376.
The club is affiliated to the LTA .
2014 Tournament Results
The Under 11s had a great time competing against the ball machine with Hamish Robertson getting the highest score
The U14 champion was Lewis Jacobs
John Clare Family Doubles – The Jones family added to their impressive record after an entertaining match against the Packers
Ladies singles – last year’s runner up Alison Welch managed to go one better and beat Michaela Williams to win the trophy.
Mixed Doubles – Nick Palmer and Michaela Williams (who admittedly had a combined age of 110!!) used all their experience to overcome Steve and Rachel Brownlow, who after her defeat graciously agreed to join the committee.
Mens singles – after a hard fought match between Mark Johnson and Carl Taylor, Mark was victorious
Doubles – Nick Jones and Simon Walls managed to overcome Matt Walsh and Alex Driver