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Welcome to Essex Tennis



Essex Tennis is a voluntary ‘not-for-profit’ organisation. Our aim is to support and safeguard tennis providers, coaches, players and parents.  We assist voluntary clubs to develop facilities and increase membership creating the opportunity for more people to play tennis.

Essex News

Essex Men and Ladies in action at the LTA Summer County Cup Event 2021

Essex Ladies and Men are again in action this week 19 – 23 July.  The Men’s county team are looking forward to being back on the Eastbourne grass courts in division 1 next week. They are up against the best counties in the country and looking forward to the challenge.  Essex Ladies will be playing in division 2  at Great Gloucestershire Park, Cheltenham.  We wish both teams the best of luck.  Go Essex!



Captain – Tom Higgins

Team – Henry Patten, Dave Wright, Marshall Tutu, Joel Cannell, Rob Carter,  Ed Pudney, Rich Wire, Alex Groves, Tom Higgins  and Si Harston.


 Captain – Nigel Parsons

Lucy Dawson, Claire Dixey, Ellie Blackford, Mandy Wainwright,  Denis Soyer, Nyah Kauders, Helen Parish, Iva Saric, Tyra Whyte , Evie Smart 

Find out more as County Week  returns to celebrate its 25 Anniversary 

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Draws and Results 






Essex Men  v Cambridge University Tournament

Essex Men v Cambridge University Tournament

The Annual Friendly County Match between Essex & Cambridge University was played on the excellent Grass Courts at Cambridge University. This is an fixture which is played to help Essex Tennis & Cambridge University in their respective preparations for the LTA...

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Summer Open at the Connaught Club 8 – 14 August

Summer Open at the Connaught Club 8 – 14 August

Hosted by The Connaught LTC, Events range from U8 - Ladies/Mens Vets.  Entries Open now.  See the link below for more information. Enter online via the LTA website http://www.lta.org.uk or by contacting Celia Edwards Summer Open at the Connaught Club July 21

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Unfortunately we have to say goodbye and good luck to our great friend and colleague Lynn O Brien who left Essex Tennis on 16 July and was  part of the Essex Tennis team for 25 years. Through her liaison with LTA, clubs, coaches,  players and many others her...

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Essex Tennis Inter Club Summer Cup Finals

Essex Tennis Inter Club Summer Cup Finals

The finals of the Essex Summer Cups were held on Sunday 4th July 2019.  Unfortunately due to Covid restrictions each event had to be held at separate venues.  Nevertheless excellent tennis was played and enjoyed by all.     2021 SUMMER CUPS FINALS REPORT...

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Tennis Volunteer Community

Tennis Volunteer Community

This is a community group for anyone who volunteers within a tennis venue including tennis clubs, parks, universities and schools and is a friendly, safe and open platform to share ideas, knowledge and best practice and to ask and answer questions relating to the...

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Spotlight on…

NEW - Adult Sportch Ladders

Sportch is a unique platform which revolves around a modern and automated ladder competition. Sportch run ladders in multiple locations across Essex and clubs can setup their own dedicated internal ladder to be hosted and managed on the platform. There are lots of interactive, engaging and social features which bring players together for friendly competition.

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