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 Inspired by Wimbledon? 

UEA tennis is a friendly club with a mixture of social and team players. We welcome beginners through to advanced players - there is the opportunity to have coaching at sessions from our captains! There are also 7 teams (3 BUCS Men's Teams, 1 BUCS Women's team and 2 mixed Sunday local league). With an additional 2 Men's FAST4 and 1 Women's FAST4 team too that regularly play against other universities.

Social Sessions:

  • Sunday (Sports Park) 2pm - 4pm 
  • Come along to our relaxed social sessions aimed at any level and we will provide you with tennis rackets, balls and coaching! 

BUCS Men's and Women's Team Training:

Training aimed at the more experienced and competitive - BUCS is perfect for those looking to compete against other universities at a high level. 

  • Mondays (Sports Park) 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Sundays (Easton College) 6pm - 8pm (transport will be provided from campus)

Development Squad Training:

Development Squad is perfect for those who want to train and compete at a high level but need a bit of brushing up on their skills. 

  • Thursdays (Sports Park) 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Competitive Play

  • BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) matches are every Wednesday against other universities in our league. We have 4 teams (3 Men's and 1 Women's) in BUCS. 
  • Our mixed teams are entered into a Sunday local league to allow everyone to get a chance to play competitive tennis.
  • There are also Team Challenge matches aimed for any level against universities such as Anglia Ruskin, Essex and Hertfordshire. 
  • We also have a new Fast4 inter-university league for people who want to play competitively at a level just below BUCS. 
  • Once a year there is a university-wide Sports Competition against Essex University called Derby Day where we have both a Women's and Men's team.

Socials & Events

We have an extremely packed social calendar throughout the year ranging from themed nights out, weekly Sports nights, sober socials, quiz nights, mixed tournaments, Winter/Summer Balls, tour in Croatia and more! 

Fresher's Week Calendar

Date Event Where
Wednesday 25th September 11am-4pm Sports Fayre SportsPark Halls
Thursday 26th September 6:30-8:30pm Returners Trials SP Tennis Courts
Saturday 28th September 2-6pm Welcome Tournament SP Tennis Courts
Wednesday 2nd October 6-9pm Trials  SP Tennis Courts
Saturday 5th October 9pm onwards Freshers Social The Square
  • Sports Fayre - come chat to us about the club and ask any questions you may have!
  • Returners Trials - returning UEA Tennis members trials for BUCS and Development Squads.
  • Welcome Tournament - free tournament for anyone interested in tennis including fun games led by our captains.
  • Freshers Social - evening and club night social for newcomers to get to know each other and current club members!
  • Trials - trials for newcomers looking to join the BUCS or Development Squads.

Want to find out more about our club and our plans for Freshers week? Join our Facebook group "UEA Tennis Newcomers 2019/20" to meet others joining! 

Membership Prices:

  • Social Member: £35 for the year 
  • BUCS Member: £70 for the year

If you are interested in playing tennis at university make sure you like the official UEA Tennis page to see updates on team trials, fun social sessions and tennis nights out!

Social Media:

Check out our regularly updated social media to see what we're up to!

  • Instagram: @ueatennis
  • Twitter: @ueatennis
  • Facebook: UEA Tennis

Any questions just ask,

Tennis love x

Your committee for 2019/20:

  • President: David Olenski
  • Secretary: Oscar Lee
  • Treasurer: Alex Pook 
  • Social Secs: Oliver Dyson & Hannah Carthy
  • Publicity Sec: Ellie Bradshaw
  • Health & Safety: Stephanie Corbyn
  • Fundraising & Sponsorship: Hugo Najbor
  • 1st Team BUCS Mens Captain: Will Morton
  • 2nd Team BUCS Mens Captain: Alex Mills
  • 3rd Team BUCS Mens Captain: Dan Moye
  • Womens BUCS Captain: Abi Craig
  • A Team Captain: James Rhodes
  • B Team Captain: Tilly Blanch 
  • Equality & Diversity/Union Council Rep: Alex Lee

Events

Tri-Racket Football Tournament
SportPark Football Pitches
Join us for the inaugural Tri-Racket 7-aside football tournament!

1st Year Rep Committee Elections - October 2019

This is the election for 1st Year Reps, to be elected into society, club and peer support group committees for the 2019-20 academic year.

278 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 10:00 on Monday 28 October 2019 (in 10 days)

The polls open at 10:01 on Monday 28 October 2019 (in 10 days)

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