Summer and bank holiday savings with CSSC

As a member of Thameside Tennis you must join the Civil Service Sports Council (CSSC). This is not a chore but a great opportunity to access all sorts of bargains as well as opportunities to try various sports and pursuits.

  • You can also gain free entry to over 300 participating English Heritage sites for you, your partner and up to 6 children.
  • Show your membership card at Patisserie Valerie cafés to get a 10% discount on all purchases.
  • Download your free voucher and exchange it for tickets at the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace or the Banqueting House (CSSC member plus up to three guests).

For more information click on the logo:

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Tennis Clinic – no.9 – the backhand volley

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Thameside Tennis blog’s new series continues to try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.

So you mastered our forehand volley lesson, now the backhand of the species.


From intosport.com

Grass v Clay v Hard, how do they differ?

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Thameside Tennis blog’s new series continues to try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.

Wimbledon may be long gone but we are still playing on grass, how does it compare with clay and hard courts?

From Unibet

Prudential Ride London 2018 – road closures on Sunday

This Sunday 29th. July the above cycling event will affect access to Thameside Tennis. Please see map of affected roads and times of road closures below. Members who usually travel by car may find it easier to park in Barnes and walk over the bridge or use public transport.

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Further information, including details for central, west, east London and Surrey, is available to download at PrudentialRideLondon.co.uk/road-closures

Summer Tournament 2018 Finals Day – this Saturday

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ORDER OF PLAY

Time

Match

Competitors

11.00

MEN’S SINGLES

Daniel McHenry  v  Bernardo Monclus

11.00

MEN’S DOUBLES

Daniel Dyball & Matt Ward v
Dirk Todd & Daniel McHenry

Not before
13.00

VETERAN MEN’S SINGLES

Matthew James  vs  Dirk Todd

Not before
13.00

LADIES’ SINGLES

Clare Calverley  vs  Tora Orde-Powlett

Tennis Clinic – no.7 – ‘lifting’ the ball

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Every Friday the Thameside Tennis  blog’s new series of posts will try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.

Do you hit too many balls into the net? Try ‘lifting’ your shots.

From Feel Tennis Instruction

Tennis Clinic – no.6 – backhand: single or double?

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Every Friday the Thameside Tennis blog’s new series of posts will try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.
Choose your backhand. Whichever path you go down we are here to help.

Single

Double

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Tennis Clinic – no.5 – keep your eye on the ball

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Every Friday Thameside Tennis’s blog’s new series of posts will try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.

Keep your eye on the ball – sounds easy – but any club player knows just how hard it is.
We aim to help.

From Feel Tennis Instruction

Open Day – Saturday June 23rd. 2-4 p.m.

COME TO OUR OPEN DAY and

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  • Find out more about the club.
  • Join-in a free group coaching session.
  • See the facilities available.
  • Talk to us about why we play here.
  • Wear your kit and bring a racquet.
  • Receive 20% off membership if you pay on the day

Our friendly club has excellent grass, astroturf and acrylic courts, welcomes all standards and ages, and is open to people from the local community as well as the public sector.

Our ground has a car park, is close to the 190 and E3 bus stops, and is only a short walk (over the footbridge) from Barnes Bridge BR station. at Kings House Sports Ground Dukes Meadow Riverside Drive W4 2SH

If you would like more information before, about, or after the Open Day do email: csltc.membership@gmail.com , visit www.thamesidetennis.co.uk or phone Annette Mathers on 07967 376083