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CATEGORY DATE NEWS!
Christmas Drinks 15.12.16 Thank you very much to Ruth and her social committee for organising a great Christmas Drnks Evening!
Ladies A Team 18.12.16 The Ladies A Team beat Warsash 6.5 – 3.5 in their last pre-Christmas fixture.
Mixed A  Team 11.12.16 The Mixed A team beat Salisbury 8-0 at home on Sunday morning.
Ladies & Men’s Teams 27.11.16 Well done to the Ladies A team who beat Swanmore 6-3, the Men’s A team who beat Totton & Eling 8-1 and the Men’s B team who beat David Lloyd 6-3.
Mixed A  Team 21.11.16 The Mixed A team have beaten Wellow twice in the last 8 days! They won 6-2 away and then 7-1 at home.
Ladies  Teams 07.11.16 Well done to the Ladies A team who got off to a great start to the winter season with a 8 – 1 win against Salisbury & the Ladies B team who beat Glebians 7-2.
Mixed A  Team 07.11.16 The Mixed A team has had a great start to the season winning all five of their Sarum matches, winning one of their Southampton matches and drawing the other.
Mens A Team 07.11.16 Congratuations to the Mens A team who got off to a great start to the winter season with a 7.5 – 1.5 win over Salisbury B at home!
Club Dinner 15.10.16 The club dinner was held at the White Hart on Saturday and was a great success! Thanks very much to the Social and Touranment Committees for their hard work.

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Mens B Team 09.10.16 Well done to the Mens B team who got off to a great start to the winter season with a 9-0 victory over Compton and Shawford!
Mixed A Team 09.10.16 Congratulations to the Sarum A team of Mike, Karina, Jamie & Kath who beat Winchester A 6-2 at home yesterday!
Sarum Tournament 25.09.16 Well done to Rossi and Antonia who retained their Sarum Ladies Doubles title at Salisbury Tennis Club today!

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Rhind-Tutt Trophy 18.09.16 Well done to Martin and Kim who won the Rhind-Tutt Tournament and to Sarah/Steve and Sam/Sara who were joint second.

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Thank you to the Tournament Committee for running yet another
successful tournament and to everyone who made a cake for the lovely tea!!

Mens B Team 17.09.16 The Mens B team finished their summer season with a 7-2 win over Waterside meaning that they have won their division and will be promoted for the next summer season!
Treasure Hunt 11.09.16 Thank you very much to Mike and Pam Bath who organised an excellent Treasure Hunt which finished with a wonderful cream team in their garden!

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Apsley A Team 10.09.16 The Apsley A team finished their summer season with a 6-2 win over Thornden meaning that they will either finish second or third in the Premier Division!
Finals Day 4.09.16 Finals Day was excellent again! Click here for more details, photos and scores!
Men’s A 28.8.16 Well done to the Men’s A team who beat Lee on Solent 7-2.
Barrett Trophy 21.8.16 Well done to Sarah and Sam who won the Barrett Trophy and thank you to the tournament committee
for organising yet another successful tournament!
Apsley A 20.8.16 Well done to the Apsley A team who fought a strong wind as well as Swanmore to win 6-2 at home on Saturday!
Petanque Evening 12.8.16 Thank you very much to Ruth and her Social Committee for running yet another excellentPetanque Evening on Friday. I’m hoping to have some photos for you soon!
Apsley A 13.8.16 Well done to the Apsley A team who fought out a tough draw with Winchester B on Saturday afternoon thus ensuring premiership status again for next year.
Sarum Knock-Out 24.7.16 Well done to Steve, Sam, Liz & Antonia who beat Salisbury C to make the final of the Summer Knock-Out Cup.
Men’s NCL Regional Play-Off 03.7.16 Hard luck to the Men’s NCL team who lost 4-2 in their regional play-off match against Oxford Sports. Unlucky to be 3-1 down after
the singles (Mike won in a championship tie-break but two matches were lost in tight tie-breaks), Mike & Jamie then won their match 6-4, 6-0 before
Sam and James were pipped 11-9 in a championship tie-break at the end of their doubles.
Ladies A 02.7.16 Well done to the Ladies A team who pulled off an 8-1 victory against East Dorset at home which should
be enough to keep them in Division 1 again for next summer.
Drinks Party 25.6.16 The drinks party was a great success! Thanks very much to Chris and Sally who hosted the event in their lovely house and garden and to
Ruth, Kim, Rossi & John who worked so hard with the food and drink!Drinks1
Apsley A 25.6.16 Well done to the Apsley A team who drew with Warsash away on a rather thundery Saturday afternoon!
Praise For Our Teas! 25.6.16 We are always proud to provide good refreshments after our matches and so I’m very
pleased to report that West Hants Ladeis team praised Antonia’s tea on Monday evening saying
that it was definitely the best tea they’ve had all year!
Great Rally! 22.6.16 Well done to 4 year old Rory who had a rally of 425 with Michael on Wednesday!
Sarum Summer Cup 22.6.16 Well done to our summer cup team who beat Downton 7-1 in the second round on Tuesday evening.
Men’s B 18.6.16 Well done to the Men’s B team who beat Romsey and Abbey 9-0 away at Romsey on Saturday afternoon.
Ladies A 19.6.16 Well done to the Ladies A team who recorded their first win of the season 6-3 against Avenue on Sunday.
Apsley A 11.6.16 Well done to the Apsley A team who battled hard on the grass at South Hants on Saturday afternoon and came away with a draw!
Mini Red Team 12.6.16 Well done to the Mini Red team who came second in the Wiltshire Team Competition when they lost to Delta Centre 11-5 on Sunday morning. Congratulations to all who played in our squad which consisted Jack, Ben, Jamie, Amber & Isla.
Primary School Competition 08.6.16 Well done to Sarum St Paul’s A team who won the Primary Schools’ Tennis Competition at Riverside on Wednesday – all of their players have been coached at Riverside!
Apsley B Team 14.5.16 Well done to the Apsley B team who battled hard for a 4-4 draw with Hants Club B on Saturday afternoon.
Road to Wimbledon 15.5.16 Well done to Guy who won Riverside’s Road To Wimbledon competition and will now represent us at the Wiltshire Finals in July; Monty was our runner-up.
County Walk 13.5.16 Thank you very much to Ruth for arranging an excellent walk to Clarendon Palace & a pub meal at the Silver Plough in Pitton.
Ladies Over 40s Team 11.05.16 The Ladies Over 40s team have had a great start to the season with 4-0 wins over Salisbury and Warsash. Below is a photo of the Warsash match framed by a great sunset!CServe
100 Plus Tournament 8.5.16 Well done to Steve and Sarah who retained their 100 Plus Title on a very hot Sunday afternoon – the runners up were Martin & Mandy.100SteveSarah
Men’s NCL Team 8.5.16 Well done to the men’s NCL team who beat Downton 12-0 on Sunday morning.
Mini Red Competition 7.5.16 Well done to our mini red team of Jack, Ben, Amber and Isla who won the Southern Division of the Wiltshire NCL League in a very
close three-way match with Salisbury and Downton.
Chairman’s Cup 24.04.16 Sarah and Steve won the final of the Chairman’s Cup against Sam and Jean; many thanks to the Tournament Committee for running an excellent tournament!

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Apsley A Team 23.04.16 The Apsley A team had an excellent start to the season with a 6-2 win over Hants Club A.
Apsley B Team 16.04.16 The Apsley B team had a good match with Compton & Shawford on Saturday and did well to come away with a 4-4 draw.
Southampton Mixed Team 26.3.16 Congratulations to the Southampton League mixed team who beat Swanmore 3-1 on Easter Saturday to secure second place in Division 2 and thus prmotion for next winter!
Italian Evening 19.03.16 The Italian Evening on Saturday was a great success! Thank you very much to Ruth, Rossa, Kim and John for all their hard work!
Ladies A Team 13.03.16 Congratulations to the Ladies A team who beat Winchester B 7-2 away on a beautifully sunny Sunday morning; this
means they will finish 2nd in Division 1.
Sarum B Team 12.03.16 Congratulations to the Sarum B team who beat Littleton on Saturday afternoon to secure 2nd place in Division 2 – well done!
Ladies B Team 21.02.16 Congratulations to the Ladies B team who beat Glebaian 6.5 – 2.5 away on Sunday morning.
Ladies A Team 13.02.16 Congratulations to the Ladies A team who beat Warsash 8.5 – 0.5 on Sunday morning.
Ladies B Team 24.01.16 Congratulations to the Ladies B team who drew with Totton and Eling in a very good match on Sunday!
Mixed B Team 16.01.16 Congratulations to the Mixed B team who beat Littleton A 5-3 in a very close match!
New Year’s Day Tournament 0101.16 Thank you very much to the Tournament Committee for organising an excellent team competition – a great tournament despite the weather!
New Year’s Day Tournament 0101.16 Thank you very much to the Tournament Committee for organising an excellent team competition – a great tournament despite the weather!
Christmas Party! 10.12.15 Thank you very much to Ruth for organising our Christmas Drinks’ Party – it was a great evening!
Keith’s Award! 03.12.15 Congratulations to Keith Chapman who won the “Unsung Hero” award at the Wiltshire AGM in Marlborough. I’m sure everyone will agree that it is very well deserved as no-one is so dedicated to the success of Riverside than Keith – we are very lucky to have him and hope that he enjoys his bottle of champagne!
Disability Award 03.12.15 We were very pleased to be given the Wiltshire Disability Programme Award at the Wiltshire AGM; we enjoy delivering these lessons and hope to develop the programme further in future!
Quiz Night 14.11.15 Thank you very much to Antonia who ran another fantastic quiz night on Saturday; excellent food and great questions – a perfect combination for a great evening out!
Sarum League Ladies Tournament 27.09.15 Well done to Rossa and Antonia who won the Sarum League Ladies Doubles tournament at Salisbury Tennis Club on Sunday!Rossi Antonia
Another Exciting Weekend! 20.09.15 This was another brilliant week-end for Riverside! On Saturday the Mixed B team won their final match of the season 8-0 against River Park to finish top in the Second Division of the Apsley League! Then on Sunday we celebrated Keith’s 80th Birthday with a very successful Adult/Junior Tournament and one of Antonia’s fantastic cakes! Birthday Boy
Exciting Weekend! 13.09.15 This was a brilliant week-end for Riverside! On Saturday the Apsley A team won their final match of the season 5-3 against Thornden A to finish second (highest place ever!) in the Premier Division and the Apsley B team beat Thornden B 7-1 to secure promotion to Division 1 for next summer. Then on Sunday, our Barrett Trophy Team of Sam, Rossa, Ken and Jean retained the Barrett Trophy at Salisbury Tennis Club! The tournament this year raised £449 (a record by £50!) for John Barrett’s chosen charities of the Salisbury Hospice and Marie Curie Cancer Research – great news!OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Finals Day 06.09.15 We had fantastic weather for Finals Day – well done to the Tournament Committee for organising this as well as the competition! Thank you to Philippa, Sarah and Sal who worked so hard on this year’s event and to the Social Committee for providing some excellent food! You can view some photos by clicking here
Sarum Knock-Out Final 26.08.15 Congratulations to our Sarum Knock-Out team who put up a really good fight in the final against Salisbury. Well done to Mike, Sam, Rossi & Antonia who drew 4-4 but lost the match when the games were counted up!
Petanque Evening 07.08.15 The petanque evening went very well; we were fortunate to have perfect weather and the food was excellent! The chairman’s team of Chris and Sally Hewitt, Jo and Mike Scott and Susan Gibson outplayed the other 5 teams to take the gold medals, with Graham Hull, Anthea Graves, Rossa and James Sears and Julie Kane taking silver.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Wimbledon Drinks’ Party 27.06.15 Thank you for the Social Committee for organising an excellent drinks party in the Barry’s garden (and shed!)
Rhind-Tutt Tournament 14.06.15 Well done to Tom and Antonia who won the Rhind-Tutt Tournament on Sunday afternoon.Rhind Tutt Winners
Men’s NCL Matches 14.06.15 Well done to the Men’s NCL team who have won the Wiltshire League; they will now progress to the play-offs for promotion to the regional league.
Sarum League Tournament 19.04.15 Four pairs from Riverside enjoyed the Sarum League Mixed Tournament at Salisbury Tennis Club on Sunday. Well done to Nick & Carolyn and Sarah & Steve who both won their groups in the A Event; unfortunately Steve and Sarah missed out in the semi-final but Nick and Carolyn went on to win the final 6-2 against James & Liz from Salisbury.
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Men’s NCL 12.04.15 Well done to the Men’s NCL team who played the first match of the Summer season and beat Chippenham 4-2; many thanks to James Watt who stepped in at the last minute and won his doubles with Sam 10-7 in the deciding tie-break!
Chairman’s Cup 06.04.15 Well done to Sam and Kendra who beat Steve and Philippa in the final of the very successful Chairman’s Cup on Easter Monday.
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Men’s A 15.03.15 Well done to the Men’s A team who beat Hedge End 5-4 to gain promotion back to Division 1 next winter!
Burns Night 24.01.15 Well done Ruth for organising a fantastic Burns Evening. The food was amazing and the quiz excellent! Thanks also to Julie and Keith B for helping Ruth – they all put in a tremendous amount of hard work which was much appreciated by everyone who came along!OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Christmas Presentation 16.12.14 Thank you very much to the Social & Tournament Committees for organising the Christmas Drinks and Presentation Night. The evening was a great success & the club house has never looked so cosy and welcoming!
AGM 15.10.14 Our AGM was well attended – thanks to the Social Committee for providing the drinks and snacks! James retired as Chairman having done a great job for the last five years. Chris Hewitt is taking over as our new Chairman. Other Committee changes are that Philippa is stepping down as Fixtures Secretary and is taking over from Pam as Tournament Secretary; Liz White is our new Match Secretary and will also continue to be our Ladies Captain.
Tournaments 14.09.14 Well done to Steve & Sarah who were the winners of Riverside’s Barrett Trophy on Sunday with Antonia & Tom as runners-up. Thanks very much for the tournament committee for putting on another great event and for Antonia who once again spoiled everyone with her fantastic food! photo 2
Sarum League Barrett Trophy 14.09.14 Well done to our team of Nick, Sam H, Rossa & Felicity who won the Sarum League’s Barrett Trophy (a charity event held by the league in memory of John Barrett) at Salisbury Tennis Club on Sunday. They beat teams from Wellow & Salisbury before winning the final against Victoria Park. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Finals Day 07.09.14 Finals Day was another great success – click here to view lots of photos!
100 Plus Tournament 13.07.14 Thank you very much to Sal who ran an excellent 100 Plus Tournament! After a great afternoon’s tennis and a delicious tea (many thanks to Antonia & Ruth), the prestigious walking stick was claimed by John and Carolyn Barry who beat Steve and Mandy in the final.
Champagne Tournament 01.07.14 As usual, this tournament was tremendous fun! At the end of a very boozy afternoon, Kendra and Robin had more points than anyone else. They were then joined in a drunken final by James W and Antonia – congratulations to everyone!
Pre-Wimbledon Drinks Party 20.06.14 The Wimbledon Warm-Up party was excellent – thank you very much to Antonia & Ruth who made superb canapes and some great summer drinks!
Rhind-Tutt Tournament 15.06.14 Well done to Kendra and Jamie who won a really close fought tournament on Sunday afternoon. Thanks to the tournament committee for running a really enjoyable afternoon’s tennis.
Road To Wimbledon 31.05.14 Well done to Rio who won our Road to Wimbledon competition and will now go through to the County Final; Stefan was our runner-up. Also congratulations to Charlie Kane who won his school’s event so will also be going to the County Finals.
Quiz Night 14.03.14 Thanks very much to Antonia who once again run a superb quiz night with superb food!
Barrett Trophy 06.10.13 Congratulations to Sam and Ruth who won the Barrett Trophy beating Rossa and Ken in the final.
100+ Tournament 22.09.13 Thanks to Sal for running the 100+ Tournament on Sunday afternoon. The event was won by Nick and Philippa with Graham and Sarah as runners-up.
Wiltshire County Closed 31.08.13 Well done to our boys’ doubles players at the Junior County Closed who featured in every age group! Michael Barry retained the Under 18 doubles title with Giles Hussey (Millfield School), Jamie Barry won the Under 14 Doubles with his partner James Benson (Salisbury TC) & George Grant won the Under 10 Boys Doubles with Khomani Wilson.
Junior NCL Matches 01.07.13 Congratulations to our Boys Under 16 and Under 18 teams who have both won the top division of the Wiltshire NCL League. Our squads included Alex Larsen, Sam Harris, James Watt, Jamie Barry, Sam Littlejohn, Matthieu Rident, Harry Dredge & Josh Bex.
Cocktail Party 21.06.13 The cocktail party was fantastic on Friday evening. The weather was kind, the venue perfect (thanks Rosemary & Gordon for letting us loose in your beautiful house), the food was superb (Antonia excelled even her high standards) and the cocktails were wicked!
Junior NCL Matches 9.06.13 Congratulations to our mini-orange team who have won their division of the Wiltshire League without losing a single rubber! The team consisted Josh Butts, Charlie Webster, Guy Mitchell, Rory Mackie & Ben Howgrave-Graham.
Junior NCL Matches 26.05.13 Our boy’s 16 & Under Team beat Salisbury’s team 6-0 to become county champions this week-end. Well done to our squad of Sam Harris, Alex Larsen, Matthieu Rident, Josh Bex & Sam Littlejohn.
Junior Matches 19.05.13 A successful week-end for our junior teams – the mini-orange team and the Under 16 Boys’ team both beat Salisbury and our mini-green team won in a tie-break shoot-out at Ramsbury.
Social Events 01.03.13 The Quiz night on Friday was superb! Antonia did an amazing job juggling
her amazing food with presenting the quiz, ably assisted by the Social Committee
who made the delicious desserts.
Under 18 County Cup 04.03.13 Michael played for Wiltshire in this year’s Under 18 County Cup and
helped the team to win their group by winning all five of his matches!
Trip to NTC 20.12.12 Mihaly took a group of our most promising juniors on a trip to the National
Tennis Centre – they all had a great day –
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Skittles Evening 07.12.12 The Skittles Evening at the Silver Plough was great fun! Many thanks to John for organising this.
Centenary Dinner 22.09.12 The Centenary Dinner Dance was excellent! Many thanks to Antonia who organised it brilliantly.
Additional Finals’ Results 20.09.12 A couple of our junior finals could not be played on Finals’ Day but have now been completed. Both were great quality matches – Jamie beat Alex in the 14 & Under final 6-3, 6-3 and Guy beat Edward in the mini-red final 10-6.
John Barrett Sarum League Trophy 09.09.12 Well done to our team (Carolyn, Michael, Jamie and Rossi) for winning the John Barrett Tournament for Riverside! On their way to victory they battled the teams of Littleton, Victoria Park and Alderbury. The event was held at Salisbury Tennis Club.
Photos Of Finals Day 08.09.2012 Photos of finals day, together with the results, can be viewed on the FINALS 2012 page.
Club Championships 02.09.12 Finals Day was excellent! Well done to Guy and the Tournament Committee for organising the tennis and to the Social Committee for sorting out some fantastic food. There was also some great tennis. Full results will soon appear on the Competitions page but congratulations must go to Michael for retaining his Mens Singles, Men’s Doubles (this time with his brother Jamie) and Mixed Doubles (again with Karina) titles.
Wiltshire County Closed 01.09.12 Congratulations to all our juniors who took part in the Wiltshire County Closed this week. Michael won the Under 18 Doubles(playing with Giles Hussey from Delta), Michael was runner up in the Under 18 Boy’s Singles, Jamie was runner up in the Under 14 Boy’s singles and Boys Doubles (playing with James Benson from Salisbury), George Grant was 3rd in mini-orange, Rory was 5th in mini-red and Josh narrowly lost in the quarter finals of the mini-orange competition.
Rhind-Tutt Tournament 05.08.12 Congratulations to Kendra and Jamie who won this year’s handicap tournament; Sarah and Howard were second with Chris & Pam in third. Thanks very much to Guy for arranging another great afternoon’s competition.
Salisbury Open Tournaments 31.07.12 Well done to Michael who won the 16 Under Event at the Salisbury Junior Open this week.
Junior Open Tournaments 17.07.12 Our open junior tournaments all took place in glorious sunshine and resulted in some Riverside successes! Michael beat Jamie in the final of the 16 Under boys event, Sam won the 14 & Under Tournament, Charlie won the mini-orange; Josh was runner up in the mini-orange competition and Rory was second in the mini-red event. Amongst the other winners were Chantal White from Salisbury TC who won the Under 14 girls, Ryan Guy from Somerset who won Boys Under 12, Charlie Barnett from Dorset who won mini-green and Jack Campbell from Devizes who won the mini-red event.
Olympic Themed Tournament 08.07.12 Thanks very much to Guy for running this brilliant tournament – he even arranged the weather well!
Junior Aegon League Results 24.06.12 Our junior teams have done very well this summer. The Under 16 and Under 14 Boys are both County Champions and the mini orange and mini red teams have both won their Southern Divisions and will be in the county finals! Our junior teams have done very well this summer. The Under 16 and Under 14 Boys are both County Champions and the mini orange and mini red teams have both won their Southern Divisions and will be in the county finals!
Riverside/Victoria Park Junior Open 6-8.06.12 Despite the weather, this tournament was completed! Riverside competitions did well with Jamie winning the 14 Under singles beating Sam in the final; Sam and Jamie then combined to win the doubles final against Sam L and Alex. Georgie also played well to win the Girls Doubles with Hannah from Victoria Park. George Grant also finished 3rd in the mini-green competition.
Quiz & Curry Night 11.05.12 Thank you very much to Antonia for single-handedly cooking Thai red, green and vegetarian curries plus vegetable chilli, devising all the quiz questions and keeping order at her brilliant quiz night! The winners with an outstanding score were, Sal, Sarah, Kendra, Angela, Pam & Susie (most of whom have had sneaky practice at pub quizzes recently!)
Open Day 28.04.12 Thank you very much to everyone who helped with our Open Day; considering the terrible weather, the turnout was absolutely excellent with virtually all players joining our summer courses! View some pictures of the day on our photo page.
Treasure Hunt 22.04.12 The treasure hunt on Sunday afternoon was a great success despite the rain. Thanks very much to Mike Bath who came up with the cryptic clues and to the Social Committee for producing such a fantastic tea! To view some pictures visit our photo page.
Junior Matches 22.04.12 Well done to our Boys Under 14 team who beat Chippenham & our two Boys Under 12 teams who beat Pewsey B & C respectively; the girls 14 & under team played well and had some excellent matches at Salisbury but lost 1-5.
Flag Raising Ceremony 05.04.12 On Thursday 5 April our new flag was raised and Keith was given honorary life membership in recognition of his dedication to the club & the huge amount of work he does at the club. Needless to say, we all toasted his success with large glasses of wine!
Centenary Club Play 01.03.12 Well done to Sarah for arranging the Structured Club Play Evening – the victors were James Bell & Graham Hull who took the curly wurlies after wiinning the last match against Philippa & James Hunter Smart. Sarah’s whistle
was a feature of the night – strangely enough (Antonia!) sounding louder if you were on Sarah’s court!
Chocolate Making Evenings 23.03.12 The chocolate making evenings were great fun – thanks very much to Antonia for two fantastic sessions!
Juniors 04.03.12 Congratulations to Michael who represented Wiltshire in the Under 18 County Cup at Barnstable this week-end. The team finished second in their group having narrowly lost to Cornwall; Michael did well winning four out of five of his matches.
Social 02.02.12 Remember that we are putting on “centenary” club nights on the first Thursday of every month in 2012! February 2nd is Chocolate Club Night when the Social Committee will be providing hot chocolate and brownies for all those turning up to play; please add your name to Antonia’s list in the Club House if you’d like to come along!
Juniors 21.12.2011 Many thanks to Mihaly who arranged a superb trip to the National Tennis
Centre in Roehampton for our junior performance players.
Social 14.12.2011 Thank you to Antonia for organising the excellent Christmas Drinks evening;
plenty of Mulled Wine, gorgeous nibbles and great company!
Admin 05.12.2011 We are really pleased to announce that we were awarded Wiltshire Club
of the Year at the Wiltshire AGM last Tuesday! The award was given for many
reasons including our busy & varied tennis programme, wheelchair tennis,
school links & strong leadership team. The glass trophy is on display in
the Club House!
Social 25.11.2011 Thank you to Phlippa and Guy for arranging the annual trip to the ATP
Finals at the O2 – yet again a very successful day!
Social 19.11.2011 The Winter Cocktail Party was great fun – with the now traditional mix
of fantastic canapes, delicious and wicked cocktails, the social committee
again surpassed themselves! Thanks very much to Antonia, Pam B & John for
all their hard work and to Sarah & Howard for hosting the event again.
Tournaments 25.09.2011 The Barrett Trophy was a great success with all 24 spaces filled! After
a great afternoon’s tennis,the final was won by Graham & Anthea who beat
Steve & Sally 6-3.
Admin 22.09.2011 The AGM was held on Wednesday 21 September – Any Derry was replaced
by Pam Morgan on the main committee after James had thanked him for his
great contribution to the club after many years on the Committee and three
years as Chairman.
Tournaments 18.09.2011 Michael, Jamie, Liz and Carolyn represented the club at the John Barrett
Memorial Tournament on Sunday. It was a really enjoyable days tennis and
we finished third only losing by one game in the semi-finals to the eventual
winners, Littleton A.
Tournaments 04.09.2011 The Club Finals’ Day was very successful on Sunday – thank you very
much to the tournament and social committee for all their hard work. The
food was fantastic, Guy’s new innovations were great and the tennis was
really entertaining.
Juniors 31.08.2011 Congratulations to our juniors who took part in the Wiltshire County
Closed competition this week. Their main achievements were as follows:Michael
– 16 & Unders Runner Up Michael – 14 & Unders Semi-FinalMichael – 14 & Under
Doubles Winner (with Juan from Bath Uni) Hannah – 14 & Under Consolation
Final Runner-Up Jamie – 12 & Under Runner-Up (lost deciding tie-break 11-9)
Sam – 12 & Under Quarter Finals George – Mini-Red Runner-Up Josh – Mini-Red
Quarter-Finalist
Juniors 28.07.2011 Congratulations to Sam who reached the semi-final of the Under 12 Southampton
Open and to Michael who made the semi-final of the Under 14 Boy’s at the
Dorset Open; Michael and Jamie also teamed up to reach the semi-final of
the doubles.
Social 22.07.2011 Congratulations to Dorian who celebrated his 80th birthday this week!
He celebrated with a very well-attended drinks party for his improvers group
(which he runs with Ken on a Friday morning) and with another get-together
after a club afternoon.
Tournaments 24.07.2011 The tournament committee organised a special “99” Tournament in recognition
of Riverside’s 99th Year! The 99 theme ran throughout the afternoon with
each match consisting of “9” point games and “9 game” matches; the abundance
of 99 ice-creams also ensured a great entry.There were also bonus points
for the best McEnro impressions and funniest photo pose! The final twist
however was that the overall champions were actually the winners of 99th
game played – Bob and Kendra. Thanks very much to Guy and Fiona for organising
such a brilliant afternoon.
Juniors 28.07.2011 Congratulations to Jamie who won both the Under 12 singles and doubles
at the First Serve Salisbury Open this week. Well done to Michael too who
has been given a place in the Road To Wimbledon finals as a result of being
one of the best ranked runners-up!
Tournaments 10.07.2011 The Rhind-Tutt handicap tournament was won by Sally and John Armitage
by one game from Pam and Steve! Well done to Guy for running yet another
successful tournament.
Juniors 19.06.2011 Congratulations to Michael who was runner-up in the Wiltshire Road to
Wimbledon final; he now has a nervous wait to see whether he is one of the
20 best county runners-up who get invited to the tournament at Wimbledon!
Juniors 03.06.2011 Well done to all our members who played in the Riverside/Victoria Park
Junior Open this week and thanks very much to Rossi and Mihaly for helping
me. The results of the finals were as follows (Riverside unless stated):Boys
16 & U Singles – Michael Barry beat Will Jones 6-1 6-4 Boys 14 & U Singles
– Sam Charles (Hampshire) beat Michael Barry 7-5 2-6 12-10 Girls 14 & U
Singles – Abigail Stigling beat Emma Dawson (East Dorset) 6-3 6-3 Boys 12
& U Singles – Jamie Barry beat Matthew Whitehead (Totton & Eling) 6-1 7-5
Girls 12 & U Singles – Emma Dawson (East Dorset) beat Georgia Moon (Goodworth
Clatford) 7-5 6-2 Mixed 10 & U Singles – Jacob O’Hara (Hampshire) beat Thomas
Lee (Salisbury) 4-2 4-0Under 18 Doubles – Will Jones and Michael Barry beat
Will Hoddinott and Sebastian Eades 6-1 6-0 Under 14 Doubles – Jamie Barry
& Joe Blakely (Trowbridge)beat Sam Harris & Matty Daniels (Next Gen Swindon)3-6
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Tournaments 29.05.2011 The Champagne Tournament was as fun as ever. Having drunk a glass of
champagne between each round, the final was tipsily won by Liz Cairnes and
Mike Bath! Fish and Chips rounded off the evening nicely.
Tournaments 15.05.2011 The Chairman’s Cup was held with a popular new format this year and
was won by Andy and Sal. Thanks very much to the tournament committee for
arranging this and to Fiona and Antonia for providing a great tea!
Juniors 03.05.2011 Congratulations to Michael who played for Wiltshire in the Boys 14 &
Under County Cup National finals at Nottingham and won all three of his
singles matches and two out of three of his doubles matches!
Juniors 03.05.2011 Congratulations to our 12 & Under squad who beat Devizes 4-2 just before
the torrential rain on Saturday afternoon & to our mini-green team who only
lost on a tie-break shoot-out to Pewsey.
Juniors 03.05.2011 Congratulations to Michael & Jamie who reached the final of Winchester’s
Under 14 Open Doubles tournament & to Sam who reached the semi-final of
Pewsey’s Under 12 tournament and won the Under 14 consolation event at Pewsey
& under 12 consolation at Salisbury.
Juniors 30.04.2011 Congratulations to our mini-red team who beat Salisbury 28-4 on Saturday
morning – well done to Charlie, Josh, Timothy & George.
Juniors 19.04.2011 Well done to Michael who played in the Under 14 County Cup at Sutton
and won his three singles and three doubles matches to help the team win
their group and secure a place in the final eight competition in two weeks’
time.
Juniors 17.04.2011 Well done to our mini-red team of Josh, Timothy, Sophie & George who
beat Devizes 15 – 1 in a very enjoyable match on Sunday morning.
Wheelchair Open Day 3.04.2011 Our wheelchair & amputee open day went really well on Sunday with 9
wheelchair players and two amputees enjoying the day. Thanks very much to
Andy, Steve, Ryan and Mihaly for making the day such as success and huge
thanks to Louise Hunt (a world class wheelchair player!) for her great contribution.
Juniors 11.04.2011 Well done to our 14 & Under girls who just beat Victoria Park in an
exciting game on Saturday & to our 12 & Under boys who started their season
with a win against Chippenham.