TEAM MATCHES & TOURNAMENTS

For more information, feel free to contact our Match Secretary, Sandra Parsons

Junior Tournaments

We will be scheduling a number of tournaments for our junior members and guests during 2019. Watch this space for more information.

Adult Tournaments

Our annual in-club tournaments will be taking place again this summer. Details of dates & tournament organisers, including the KSTC Finals Day and BBQ, will be listed here as soon as they’ve been finalised.

2019 In-Club Tournament Dates

Mens' Doubles: 
Saturday 22nd June (afternoon)
Ladies' Doubles: 
Saturday 29th June (afternoon)
Mens' Singles: 
Monday 8th July (evening)
Ladies' Singles:
Monday 15th July (evening)
Mixed Doubles: 
Saturday 3rd August (afternoon)
Finals Day: 
Sunday 15th September (afternoon)

2018 In-Club Winners

Mens Singles:
Jack Shardlow
Ladies Singles:
No tournament held
Ladies Doubles:
Stephanie Browne & Helen Loggin
Mens Doubles:
Russell Robinson & Jack Shardlow
Mixed Doubles:
Helen Loggin & Jerry Wright

TEAM MATCHES

KSTC has several teams in both the Banbury Tennis Leagues (BTL) and the Oxfordshire Lawn Tennis Association (OLTA) leagues:-

Match Reports

Sunday 12th May - KSTC A Ladies vs Oxford Sports B

In Ladies Div 5 Kings Sutton had a battle against current league leaders Oxford Sports B but came off the losers. First pair Stephanie Browne and Caro Stacy beat Oxford Sports second pair 6-1, 6-2 but lost 3-6,5-7 to the first. Second pair Sandra Parsons and Hilary Stratton went down 6-3, 6-2 to the firsts and then had a mammoth 3 sets eventually losing 6-7, 6-3, 6-7 with a final match score of 6-3 putting Kings Sutton third in the league table.

Saturday 11th May - KSTC U14 Girls vs Oxford Sports

The first girls Under 14 Oxfordshire Summer League match this season took place at Kings Sutton Tennis Club on Saturday 11th May between Lottie and Molly Doherty of Kings Sutton Tennis Club and Jaylan Johnson and Grace Ford of Oxford Sports Lawn Tennis Club. It was a calm and beautifully sunny morning and the standard of play was extremely high. There were some excellent and closely fought games in the singles with the first seed pair going to Kings Sutton 6-2, 6-3 and the second seed pair to Oxford Sports by 11 – 9 in the Championship tie-break. In the deciding doubles match, Kings Sutton won 6-2, 6-4 resulting in an overall win for the home team.

Wednesday 8th May - KSTC B Mixed vs Hook Norton D

Kings Sutton B had a comfortable win in their midweek fixture against Hook Norton D in Div 4 of the Banbury League. Playing at home, Darrel Foulk, Callum Fairbrother and Robbie Macrory had a tough time against the men, with two tight 5-6 losses and a 6-5 win. Tanya Gardiner, Sandra Parsons and Gio Peart faired better against the ladies with three comfortable wins. The mixed pairings all won and resulted in a strong 7-2 win overall.

Tuesday 7th May - KSTC A Mixed vs Middleton Cheney A

In Div 1 of the Banbury Midweek League, Kings Sutton A defeated Middleton Cheney A by a comprehensive 9-0. The team of Jordan Robinson, Charlie Sandy, Jack Shardlow, Steph Browne, Helen Loggin & Caro Stacy put in an excellent performance, though the overall match score didn’t reflect the fact that some of the rubbers were closely fought.

Sunday 5th May - KSTC A Mixed vs Mapledurham A

Kings Sutton A drew 4-4 with Mapledurham A in their opening match in the OLTA Mixed Doubles Div 5. Kings Sutton’s first pair of Helen Loggin & Jordan Robinson won their rubbers 6-1, 6-0 and 6-4, 6-1, but the second pair, Carrie Hicks and Callum Fairbrother, lost 2-6, 4-6 and 1-6, 3-6.

Saturday 4th May - KSTC A Mixed vs Priors Marston A

In the Banbury Weekend League Mixed Doubles, the new Kings Sutton team played their first match v Priors Marston. In the Mens rubber Richard Snell & Russell Robinson lost to a strong Priors pair 6-0 6-0 . In the Ladies rubber Caro Stacy & Sandra Parsons won 6-4, 6-1 . In the Mixed rubbers, the first pair of Snell & Stacy had a tough task against good opposition losing 6-4, 6-1. The second pair of Robinson & Parsons lost a fairly even contest 6-4,6-4. The final score was 6-2 to Priors Marston.

Sunday 28th April - KSTC A Ladies vs Bicester B

Kings Sutton made a great start to their OLTA Ladies Div 5 campaign beating Bicester B team 8-0. KS’s first pair of Stephanie Browne & Caro Stacy won 6-1, 6-2 and 6-4, 6-1. Second pair Carrie Hicks and Sally McAllister-Little, won 6-3, 6-3 and 6-2, 6-3.

Saturday 27th April - KSTC A Men vs Watlington A

In the OLTA Mens Div 7, Kings Sutton drew 4-4 with Watlington. The KS first pair, Jordan Robinson & Jack Shardlow won both their matches comfortably, but despite a battling performance in which they went down 7-5 in three of their sets, 2nd pair of Callum Fairbrother & Robbie Macrory, were unable to add to the KS points total.

BTL

Summer Midweek League:
KSTC A (Division 1)
Team captain: Carrie Hicks
KSTC B (Division 4)
Team captain: Belinda Archer
Summer Weekend League:
KSTC A Ladies (only one division)
Team captain: Caro Stacy
KSTC A Mixed (only one division)
Team captain: Russell Robinson
Winter Floodlit League:
KSTC A (Divison 1)
Team captain: Carrie Hicks
KSTC B (Division 3)
Team captain: Darrel Foulk
Winter Weekend League:
KSTC A (Division 2)
Team captain: Jerry Wright
KSTC B (Division 3)
Team captain: Caro Stacy

To follow the progress of any of the above teams, please visit www.playwaze.com. Once you have registered on the site, choose Banbury Tennis Leagues as your community.

OLTA

Summer Weekend Leagues:
Mixed League:
KSTC Mixed A (Division 5)
Team Captain: Jerry Wright
Ladies League:
KSTC Ladies A (Division 5)
Team Captain: Stephanie Browne
Mens League:
KSTC Mens A (Division 7)
Team Captain: Matt Allman

For more information on league matches or tournaments, please feel free to contact our Match Secretary, Sandra Parsons.