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Sound Tennis Sussex is part of the East Sussex Association of Blind and Partially sighted people

Regd Charity no 209535

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Reports from tournaments

 

2014-2016

 

Please see our diary page for details of dates and times of forthcoming tournaments.

2017 Tournament details can be found here

Details of our Regional Tournament for June 2018

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Five Sound Tennis Sussex Players participated in the national championship in London on 4th and 5th October 2014, this was an exciting opportunity to test our skills against other players from around the country and we came back with 3 trophies

 

Chris, Keith, Jonathan and Keith at the championships

 

Pictured above Chris, Keith, Jonathan & Christine at the National Championships 2014

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Sue Henning, Chris Dutton, Keith Turner, Christine Laurence and Paul Gillett competed in the Newcastle Tournament on 16th -17th May 2015. Jonathan Dutton also participated in a volunteer capacity as an official for some of the matches 

 

See the Newcastle Tournament Web page for more details and pictures will appear. Congratulations to Keith who came third in the B1s

 

Sound Tennis Sussex players at the North East  Tournament

Pictured above - Sound Tennis Sussex Players at the North East Tournament May 2015

 

We held our first local tournament on Saturday 11th April 2015 at Withdean Leisure Centre, competing with a team from London Metro Blind Sport.

Click here for details Including results 

 

in 2016, Sound Tennis Sussex won ESAB cup challenge v Metro
See here for report, pictures and results from our second tournament

 

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Sue Henning, Chris Dutton, Keith Turner, Christine Laurence and Paul Gillett competed in the Newcastle Tournament on 16th -17th May 2015. Jonathan Dutton also participated in a volunteer capacity as an official for some of the matches  See the Newcastle Tournament Web page r. Congratulations to Keith who came third in the B1s

 

Sound Tennis Sussex players at the North East  Tournament

Pictured above - The Sound Tennis Sussex Players at the North East Tournament - May 2015

 

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Chris Baily, Callum Lock, Christine Laurence, Keith Turner, Sue Henning and Paul Gillett, competed at the National Vision Impaired Tennis Championships on 24th and 25th October 2015

 

Congratulations to Chris Baily and Callum on winning the Men's B2-B5 doubles, to Chris as runner up in the Men's B3-B5 singles and Callum on reaching the semi final and winning award as top ranked B4- B5 player

 

In all 59 people competed in a total of 120 matches, a record for the tournament. 

 

Photos from the tournament shown below are courtesy of the Tennis Foundation and used with permission. Click here for more pictures 

 

 

Pictured above, Chris Baily and Callum

 

 

Pictured above - Paul in action at the Tournament - Oct 2015

 

Pictured above - Callum Lock

at the national tournament Oct 2015

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Chris Baily, Christine Laurence, Callum Lock, Sue Henning and Paul Gillett competed at the National vision impaired Tennis Championships at the NTC, Roehampton in 2016,

 

Congratulations to:

Chris Baily - winner Men's B3 Singles

Callum - Winner Men's B4 singles

Chris & Callum - Winner Men's B2- B4 Doubles

Christine - 3rd place in Ladies B3 singles

Christine & Sue  - Semi Finalist in Ladies Doubles

Paul - first competition match victory in men's doubles with Sam Howie

 

Team at 2016 championships

Pictured above - Paul, Sue, Christine, Jane and Chris

 

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Our colleagues from Eastbourne hosted a friendly tournament on 31st October 2015 at the Sports Park, the winners were

Singles - Callum

Doubles - Chris and Patsy (Eastbourne)

B1 Doubles - Keith & Ray

Fun Doubles - Christine & Ray

 

Thanks to Ollie & Jane for running the tournament which was sponsored by The Eastbourne Blind Society

 

 

Pictured above - players, volunteers and coaches after the Eastbourne Tournament and of course Eva, guide dog, stealing the show.

 

 

 

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