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Coaching Team

By admin | October 24, 2018

Head Coach – Russell Dykes The RPLTC coaching team is led by Russell Dykes, a fully accredited LTA senior club coach with over 20 years coaching experience. A well respected coach in the county, Russell has worked successfully, internationally and at home, with all levels of play and specialises in coaching juniors and seniors to […]

Former Ladies No.1 Sam Smith opens our new clay courts

By James Stringer | October 14, 2018

Saturday 13 October saw the official opening of our four new artificial clay courts. Cutting the ribbon was BBC, BT Sport, ITV and Eurosport tennis commentator and former world no.53 ranked player, Sam Smith (pictured below cutting the ribbon with our Head Coach, Russell Dykes). Approximately 100 members of all ages came to hear Sam […]

Clay courts are now ready to use

By James Stringer | October 7, 2018

We are delighted to announce the exciting news that our artificial clay courts are now available to play on. Remember, to ensure the longevity of the surface we have placed 6 drag mats and 3 line brushes on the courts, hanging on the fence, which must be used at the end of your match or […]

October 1/2 Term Junior Tennis Camps & Advance Holiday Training – Sign Up Now

By Russell | September 27, 2018

Booking is now OPEN for the club’s popular junior tennis camps! The camps are for children aged between 4 and 10 during week day mornings from 9:30-12:00. The coaching team are experienced at running tailored courses for children which focuses on learning to play tennis through a fun and energetic manner where children will meet […]

2018 Handicap Finals Day

By James Stringer | September 10, 2018

Sunday 10 September saw an Indian Summer and sizzling play to accompany it. Photographs of the winners and runners up are below. Ladies winner Hilary Austin and runner up Cat Sanders Hilary Austin, Winner Ladies Handicap 2018 Men’s winner Bill Austin Ladies doubles winners Elaine Groenewald and Kerry Johnson, and runners up Holly Bower and […]

Official opening of our new clay courts

By James Stringer | September 9, 2018

  Sam Smith to open our new clay courts Saturday 13th October Please keep Saturday 13th October free and join us as Sam Smith, former British ladies number one and now commentator for the BBC, ITV, Sky Sports, BT Sport and Eurosport, officially opens our new clay courts. A junior session will begin the day’s […]