Yorkshire Championships 2013

The John Charles Centre for Sport in Leeds hosted the Yorkshire Closed Tennis Championship in the last week of August. Thongsbridge Tennis Club youngsters, competing in all age groups, traditionally perform well at the competition and this year was no different. The 8U age group was dominated by Thongsbridge players. Gabriella Lindley lifted the girls trophy, confidently winning all 7 …

Netting Success On All Points Of The Compass

With the new season now underway, Thongsbridge juniors are travelling far and wide in search of high quality competition, and have made a promising start to the summer events. Chapel Allerton’s Easter tournament in Leeds produced 2 Thongsbridge champions, with Barney Fitzpatrick winning the under 12s, and Steph Carter the under 14s. Dominic Vesely came 7th in the under 9s. …

Barney Back On National Stage

Thongsbridge youngster, Barney Fitzpatrick, former under 9s National Champion, is still enjoying success as he moves through the age groups. Now competing in the under 10s, this talented youngster received an invitation to the national level Masters tournament, where he put on a dazzling display at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton, coming 3rd overall Robert Sandiford, under 9s, has …

Thongsbridge Juniors Shine On Home Turf

As the eighth annual Thongsbridge Open got underway, there was much excitement and anticipation, with many of the club’s young stars showing superb form over the winter season. As always, this prestigious event attracted talent from the length and breadth of the country, with the club giving a warm welcome to the 356 entrants. There were an impressive 38 players …

Title Tally On The Up

With the winter season well underway, the Thongsbridge youngsters are going from strength to strength, with an impressive array of results, and four titles claimed across the age groups over the last couple of weekends. Holly Horsfall and Andrew Atkinson, in action in under 16s Regional Tour events in Loughborough and Bolton respectively, were both in fine form, winning some …

It’s Snow Break for Thongsbridge Juniors

Whilst sporting fixtures all over the country have fallen victim to the wintery weather, Thongsbridge Juniors have continued to compete, from one end of the country to the other. Barney Fitzpatrick battled through the snow to Cambridge, where a run of excellent form took him to the final of a high grade under 10s national tournament. The final was to …

Steph’s Success

Thongsbridge youngster, Steph Carter’s hard work is coming to fruition, with this stylish player producing some superb tennis in the under 14s winter regional tour event in Carnegie Tennis Centre, Leeds. Steph saw off some strong opposition, and took the winner’s medal, without even dropping a set. The impressive cohort of under 9s players have been keeping busy, attending an …