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.
Forthcoming dates & events:
23 & 27 July - Summer Coaching Camps
29th July - Fourth American event
6 & 10 August - Summer Coaching Camps
20 & 24 August - Summer Coaching Camps
...and coming in the autumn:
5th October - Club Quiz Night at the Community Centre
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 2017/18
The season ended with the men finishing 3rd in a tightly-contested Division 5, and the mixed team in a strong 4th position in Division 4, only a few points short of promotion.
Recent & forthcoming Chelmsford & Brentwood summer league matches 2018:
4th July - mixed (C) win 6-2 home to Writtle
6th July - mixed (C) lose 3-5 home to Southminster II
9th July - men (B) win 8-0 home to Hamptons B
12th July - men (B) lose 2-6 home to Writtle II
16th July - men (C) win 5-4 home to Grove II
18th July - seniors daytime mixed win 7-1 home to Danbury
19th July - men (C) lose 4-5 away to Hamptons I
19th July - women win 5-3 home to Chelmsfordians III
20th July - women home to Grove IV
23rd July - men (C) home to Danbury II
25th July - men (C) home to Writtle I
26th July - mixed (C) home to Chelmsfordians II
30th July - men (B) home to Blackmore II
31st July - seniors daytime mixed home to Grove
7th November 2017: Following a public vote, IFTC have won a £500 grant from Skipton Building Society under their "Grassroots Giving" scheme.
Club Tournament draw now available - see Club Tourn page!