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Welcome to the web site for Ingatestone and Fryerning Tennis Club

Do you or your family & friends want to learn to play tennis, or come back to the game? Then come and join us at Ingatestone & Fryerning Tennis Club (I&FTC).  I&FTC is a friendly, inclusive, relaxed club in the heart of Ingatestone, with three hard courts located at the rear of the Community Club. We offer:

* Inclusive membership for players of any age and standard


* Coaching under the supervision of our Head Coach Nick Hilder


* Social play at weekends and on summer evenings


* Visitors welcome


* Annual knock-out tournament


* Monthly fun American tournaments


* Teams playing in local leagues (see Playing / League Matches)


* Social and fundraising events


* Very reasonable membership rates (see Membership Zone) - renew now

   for 2018/19


* Join our Facebook Group!


* See "News" page, for calendar of events and details of recent activity


Winter league 2017/18

The season ended with the men finishing 3rd in a tightly-contested Division 5 and sneaking into the third promotion place;  the mixed team were in a strong 4th position in Division 4, only a few points short of promotion.

Fixtures for winter 18/19 now out - see Playing / League Matches.


Chelmsford & Brentwood summer league matches 2018:

The summer season has now been concluded.

Our men's Brentwood team are set to finish 3rd in Division 5, just pipped by Writtle II for the 2nd automatic promotion place.

Our men's Chelmsford team have done very well in a close Division II winning 7 matches out of 12.  Our mixed and women's teams are both be in mid-table, but we await news of final league positions.

Our Chelmsford midweek daytime seniors' mixed have won their league with a record points total.


Winter league 2018/19 - Recent and forthcoming matches:

7th October - mixed win 5-3 home to Thurrock II

15th October - mixed lose 1-7 away to Brentwood Lawn I

24th October - men away to Hutton & S IV

27th October - mixed home to Hamptons II

4th November - men away to Thurrock

7th November 2017: Following a public vote, IFTC won a £500 grant from Skipton Building Society under their "Grassroots Giving" scheme.  The grant is being used to provide t-shirts for junior players - see photos in Gallery.

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Sunday 21st Oct:

Pink american tournament from 12pm - all welcome!

Saturday 27th Oct:

Halloween coaching morning!