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Our beautiful court is a rare historical and sporting asset to the north east region and we are pleased to show people round and give them a chance to try the “original” tennis.

50-59 Category

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Six members signed up to the level challenge.  With the students dominating the draw. We saw an all-Durham final between John Jillings and Seb

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70+ Category

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 70+ Category Tournament This was the first of the category tournaments to be played. There was a good mix of old and new members.

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Field Trophy Semi – Final

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Field Trophy Semi-Final JDRTC v Petworth Second Doubles JDRTC Mark Dickinson and Darren Spurling vs Petworths Geoffrey Russel and William Bristowe started play.  Jesmond

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Club Championship Doubles

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Sunday 20th January Club Level Doubles This took everyone by surprise. With the number one pair making a very comfortable journey to the final

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IRTA Visit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Play commenced on Friday 4th Jan with 3 players who flew in from Ireland. 1st match being close to 4 all but Duncan Edwards

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Christmas Doubles 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A second successive victory for the excellent pair Simon Long and Marcus Campbell, was achieved at the expense of veteran pair Richard MacAlister and

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Brodie Cup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Brodie Cup is the national knock-out team competition for players with handicaps over 30. After early exits in both 2016 and 2017 away

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Visit from MCC

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What a great weekend of Real Tennis We had a mixture of doubles and singles. JDRTC had a slow start but came back with

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Fancy some free lessons?

If you would like to come and try the game you will be made very welcome. Club racquets are available for beginners and introductory lessons will be arranged.