Sadly the weather got in the way of our matches for the next round of the Triangle Tournament, hosted by the Cricket Club. We are hoping to reschedule and we’ll let you know when we have settled on a date and time for that round of the competition. And please do put Sunday 23rd July in your diaries for the Tennis Club day for hosting the competition with play starting at 2pm until 5pm.

Meanwhile, here’s this week’s news.

Walking Tennis | New from September
Love tennis but looking for a gentler pace of play? Walking Tennis is safe, fun and inclusive. It’s a fantastic way to stay active! It’s a game that’s open to anyone – whether you’re a lifelong tennis player, a complete beginner or just need a bit more time to get into the swing of things, you can give the game a go in a supportive setting. You can play tennis at any age and Walking Tennis offers an easy way for older people to keep their body and mind active – while also enjoying the social side of being part of a tennis community. Please book HERE.

ITF Masters
A huge congratulations to our winners and finalist for representing our Club so well. It was a great week of tennis and we know that both tennis players and spectators had a great time. Meanwhile, some of you love a few stats. And thanks to Melvin Lee for sending them over to share with you;

Number of events: 37 (each age category is classed as an event; eg., Men Singles 30+ and Men Singles 35+ constitute two events)

Total number of entries (men and women combined): 201*

Number of country nationals within the 201*: Argentina (1), Australia (2), Belgium (2), Germany (6), Hungary (1), Ireland (2), Italy (3), Japan (2), Lithuania (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (1), Switzerland (5), Poland (2), South Africa (1), USA (2), Great Britain (168)

FOSLTC Members’ Results

Richard Williams – semi finalist Men Singles 40+
David Binns and Chris Everton – semi finalist Men Doubles 50+
David Binns – winner Men Singles 55+ (consolation or plate)
Shiho Main – runner up Women Singles 50+
Colin Minter + partner – winner Men Doubles 70+
Soozi Moffat, Melvin Lee – participants

We hope more of you will sign up next year to take part!

Essex LTA Summer Cup
Two Frinton-on-Sea LTC ladies teams played in the Essex County LTA Intermediate Summer Cup this year, having been winners/runners-up of the Junior Cup last summer. Frinton 1 (pictured above) made it to the final, which was held at Cranston Park on Sunday, and finished second to Gidea Park. Many congratulations to our star players!

Wimbledon Whites Pimm’s Tournament | Saturday 15th July from 1pm
Don’t forget about our fantastic and fun tournament. It returns this weekend! Non-members are invited to participate too. Please spread the word and join in! It’s very easy to sign up, just click HERE.

Jupiter Singers Summer Concert | Saturday 15th July 7pm
As many of you know, the Choir rehearses at our Club. And this Saturday it’s the Jupiter Singers Summer Show and Club Members can listen to the choir at their best.
Joining the choir as a special guest will be star of London’s Brick Lane Music Hall, Jenny Lake!
Be a part of an amazing event that starts at 7pm on Saturday 15th July at the Frinton Free Church to see and hear the choir that everyone in Frinton is talking about! Tickets are available on the door.

Music Night | Sunday July 16th
The Frinton Summer Theatre Music Nights return to the Frinton-on-Sea Lawn Tennis Club! The first one will be this Sunday with the Ballroom opening from 7.30pm and performances from 8pm. This Sunday it’s the Len Phillips Dance Band, featuring vocalist Nicola Emmanuelle. It should be a great evening and you’re all welcome to book tickets and join in what should be a fabulous evening. Details are HERE.

Schools are breaking up for the summer. Please remember to book your time slots and ensure any guests and non members pay fees. Unfortunately, we’ve had to reduce our ‘kids swimming’ hours slightly (due to lifeguard availability) for the next two weeks, we are sorry for any inconvenience caused but hope there are enough time-slots for everyone. You can check our updated schedule HERE.

Social Sessions
We are still welcoming new members this summer and there is no better way how to meet new people and make new friends than our social sporting sessions! Please see below, everyone is welcome and it’s aways great fun.

Tennis Club sessions: Tuesdays 12 noon, Wednesdays 7:30pm, Saturdays 3pm, Sunday 10am

Squash Club sessions: Mondays and Thursdays 7pm – 8pm

Racketball Club sessions: Tuesdays 6-7:30pm

Croquet Club sessions: Wednesdays 3pm

Walking Football: Monday 2-3.30pm, Wednesday 7-8.30pm

Gym Charity Marathon | Friday 28th & Saturday 29th July
The Gym members of Frinton on Sea Lawn Tennis club will be taking part in a 24 hour Gym Marathon which will see the members participate in a number of classes and exercise circuits.
This gruelling challenge is to raise money for the Rosemary Bereavement Suite at Colchester general hospital. Click HERE to ready more and find out how to enter.

Bar and Poolside Kitchen
Of course we’re open for some wonderful food and drinks – if you’ve not tried our epic chicken burger or range of summer menu offerings… why not pop down to the Club? Did someone mention ice-cream? That’s available too! And then there’s our wide array of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available at the Bar. To receive your Member’s discount on drinks from the bar – don’t forget to bring your Membership Card.

That’s it for now. You can check out the full range of events HERE.

Have a great week.

James Max
Club Chairman


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