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Sunday 21 July 2019 – Open Day 14:00 to 16:30



As part of the Nature Valley Big Tennis Weekends Open Day event we are opening up our club to the local community. There will be taster sessions and fun activities to play on court. All equipment will be provided and the coaching team will be on hand to help. We invite you to come and join in the fun.


Our club welcomes all abilities and provides coaching for everyone, children and adults, from beginners through to improvers through to team players. Off court there will be strawberries and cream, a free bouncy castle, face painting, cake stall and lots more.


A bar and light refreshments will be available during the afternoon.


Monday 22 July Club Championships Start


The first Club Championships will be held between 22nd July 2019 and 29th September 2019.

There will be both Men’s and Ladies’ Singles, Men’s and Ladies’ Doubles and Mixed Doubles together with a Plate Tournament which will be dependent on the amount of entries.

All matches to be played by 27th September 2019 and the Finals will be held on Sunday, 29th September 2019. 

Competitors will need to organise their own matches and a time line will be given for matches to be played.

Please email  if you would like to enter any of the events together with your partner’s name for doubles. 

A charge of £2.00 will be payable per person for each event entered.  Players will need to provide their own balls which must be of a suitable standard for play. If you wish to enter the Doubles Tournaments and do not have a partner then please contact Sallie Allen and she will try to pair you.

A Club Presentation Evening is to be held on 22nd November 2019 where winners and runners-up of the events will receive their trophies. This will be held  at the MSP and will include a three course dinner.  Please keep this date free in your diary.  Tickets for this event will be limited so please let Sallie Allen know as soon as possible.  Further information will be provided nearer the date.


Friday 26 July 2019 – 100 Club Draw and American Mixed Doubles Tournament Draw


 Club social and monthly 100 Club draw. Also, draw for partners in American Mixed Doubles Tournament.


Sunday 28 July 2019 – American Mixed Doubles Tournament – 11:30 until 14:30ish


In essence, the format will be the same as previous American Tournaments:


  • Partners will be drawn at random prior to the event on Friday 26th July at MSP – all welcome to attend.
  • During the tournament, individual scores will be kept and there will be a prize for the winning man and winning lady.

For tournament rules, please see here


Admission charge to the tournament is £5 and refreshments will be provided.


Finish time is approximate, depending on number of players.   


Places will be limited so if you are interested in playing then please email:



Sponsored Rallython  POSTPONED – new date to be announced


How long can you maintain a rally? See if you can beat last years scores:

Senior + Junior:

Winning rally – 264 strokes

Second place – 124 strokes


Seniors only:

Winning Rally – 114 strokes


All sponsored funds raised will go towards the new courts.


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2017 Awards

2017 was a very successful year for Melbourne Tennis Club. Congratulations to the following teams:


Derbyshire Summer League


Mens A team:  Division 7 winner

Burton Mens Divison 6 2017 winner

Burton Ladies Divison 4 2017 winner

Burton Mixed Divison 4 2017 runner up


Derbyshire Winter League


Mens Division 7 winners