Affiliated to The Lawn Tennis Association
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
* Join our Facebook Group!
* See "News" page, for calendar of events and details of recent activity
The Brentwood men's team won the 2017 Division 6 summer title with 14 wins out of 14. They were promoted to the next tier for 2018 (with 44 points to spare), and are only the 2nd Ingy team ever to win every match in a season, gaining a club record points total of 100.5 points.
First American event of the year & Wimbledon ticket draw: 29th April 2018.
Our Chelmsford men's team ended the 2017 summer season with 9 wins out of 10 and achieved promotion (now to Division II) for the second summer running, finishing one point behind the league winners. The mixed, senior mixed & women's teams achieve comfortable 3rd places in their divisions.
Winter league matches:
3rd February - mixed win 6-2 home to Writtle II
9th February - mixed lose 7-1 home (away) to Blackmore
17th February - men win 6-2 home to Stock II
8th March - men lose 5-3 home (away) to Old Brentwoods I
20th March - men win 7-1 away to Bwd Lawn I
24th March - men win 5-3 away to Stock II
26th March - mixed draw 4-4 away to Bentley I
13th April - mixed win 8-0 away to Billericay II
14th April - mixed lose 6-2 home to Grove IV
17th April - men home lose 7-1 home (away) to Billericay IV
Summer league matches:
3rd April - men (Brentwood League) win 7-1 away to Writtle II
6th April - women (Chelmsford) lose 2-6 away to Chelmsfordians II
9th April - mixed (C) win 8-0 away to Chelmsfordians II
12th April - men (B) win 7-1 away to Hamptons B
19th April - men (B) win 5-3 away to Billericay V
26th April - men (B) away to Hutton & Shen V
7th November: Following a public vote, IFTC have won a £500 grant from Skipton Building Society under their "Grassroots Giving" scheme.
September 2017 - the singles ladder has been re-launched - details below & in Playing zone under "Club Tournaments". Any late entrants can join in on the bottom rung of the ladder.