Tennis, squash and hockey in Cheltenham
30
APR
2019

East Glos juniors celebrate successful week at Cheltenham Open Tennis Tournament

By Simon Corbishley, Tournament Referee Over eight days East Glos played host to the 2019 Cheltenham Open Tennis Tournament sponsored by Autovillage. The early days were played in near-winter conditions, yet by the end of the tournament, spring had arrived. The event started in...
08
MAR
2019
Girls U18 team

Second place for Gloucestershire 18U tennis teams in County Cup

Congratulations to the Gloucestershire 18&U Boys and Girls teams for coming second in their respective groups at 18&U County Cup last weekend. As a club we are delighted that out of the 16 players selected to make up the 18&U Boys and Girls County travelling squads,...
05
FEB
2019
Steve Evans

Spring 2019 one-off coaching groups with Steve Evans

East Glos Coach Steve Evans is delighted to announce the latest series of one-off coaching groups. Aimed at social, ladder and team players, the courses take place in spring 2019. For adult club members only, the groups are for a maximum of 8 players lasting 90 minutes and cos...
25
JAN
2019
Wimbledon ballot

Club members: Please opt in for Wimbledon 2019 ballot

If you are a club member and want to enter the Wimbledon ballot this year you must opt in on the British Tennis website. Key facts If you want to try for tickets in the club’s 2019 Wimbledon ballot, you must opt in on the LTA website.You must do this again this year even if...
16
JAN
2019
Olivia Rook

Local charity to support tennis player Olivia Rook in pursuit of junior grand slam dream

By Julian Wellings East Glos junior performance tennis player Olivia Rook is to be supported by Gloucestershire charity CASS and Friends. CASS & Friends (Cotswold Athletes Support Scheme) was set up by Fiona Carter in 2015 to assist young athletes in the Cotswolds financially...
16
JAN
2019
Charlotte Russell

Winter National Tour title for Charlotte Russell

By Julian Wellings 16-year-old East Glos performance tennis player Charlotte Russell finished 2018 in fine style by winning the 18&U Grade 2 Winter National Tour singles title in Sunderland. Charlotte has had an incredible year and commenting on her tournament success said,...
29
NOV
2018

East Glos scoops eight tennis awards at annual GLTA ceremony

By Julian Wellings At the Gloucestershire Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) British Tennis Awards on Monday 26th November, East Glos Club was proud to walk away with eight awards. The annual event which was held at Brickhampton Golf Club forms part of the LTA British Tennis Awards,...
04
NOV
2018
Charlotte Russell

First ITF win for East Glos junior Charlotte Russell

East Glos junior member, Charlotte Russell, 16, has just won her first 18&U ITF event, the 1st Shine Bahrain Super Series ITF Junior Championship. The ITF Junior Circuit gives juniors all over the world an opportunity to compete, develop and travel the world, with many of the...
01
NOV
2018

Revealed: The East Glos connection to Cheltenham’s goose in a pram

By Julian Wellings A goose in a pram was spotted enjoying a day out in Cheltenham last Sunday. The feathered friend turned a few heads around the Suffolk Markets, reports Gloucestershire Live, but looked pretty happy with its lot, tucked up in what appears to be a small dog bed...
17
OCT
2018
75s doubles finalists

Final tournament of the year for Felicity Thomas

Tennis member Felicity Thomas has returned from playing in the Grade A Mallorca Seniors tournament on the eastern coast of the island. She was within about six miles of the disaster area caused by almost unprecedented rainfall, in which 12 died, and a child is still missing....