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 …

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 …

Chawner Champs

With the junior winter tennis season well underway, Thongsbridge sisters, Chloe and Ellie Chawner, both continue to impress with their winning streak. Playing in an under 14s winter county event in Wrexham, Chloe took the top spot with comfortable wins, and went on to repeat the achievement in Leicester, where she beat younger sister Ellie in the final. Ellie’s form …

Double In Singles For Atkinsons

The Batley Open was well attended by the local youngsters, with some of Thongsbridge’s finest turning out for this quality tournament. Atkinson siblings Kim and Andrew Atkinson were in form, dominating the older age groups, lifting the winner’s trophies in under 18s and under 16s respectively. A host of others were in action at the event, with Ben Horner and …

Thongsbridge Minis Make Their Mark

Thongsbridge’s youngest “mini”players continue to dominate locally, and further afield, producing some magnificent performances at all levels. Barney Fitzpatrick and Oliver Vesely both gained entry into the prestigious and high level under 10s National Tour, played in Sheffield. Although Oliver was unlucky not to secure a win in the very strong field, Barney was in superb form, and managed an …

Chloe And Barney Lead The Way

Thongsbridge junior, Chloe Chawner, has given her ranking points a boost, with a successful day of tennis in Loughborough, where 3 superb wins saw her take the winner’s medal in the under 12s tournament. She followed her success with another good win in a match play event in Sheffield. Meanwhile, Barney Fitzpatrick was flying the flag for the Thongsbridge boys, …