Tennis

10 international standard grass courts

Tennis

7 'all weather' floodlit courts including artificial clay and synthetic grass

Tennis

From the complete beginner to the more experienced player, at The Avenue there’s something for everyone of all ages and abilities

Tennis

With Social play, mix-in, match practice, team tennis & coaching we have a wide variety of options for you to choose from

Tennis

Introduction

Welcome to Havant’s ‘best kept secret’ – The Avenue Lawn Tennis, Squash and Fitness Club.  

If you would like to play tennis on the best grass courts on the south coast, or on our superb all-weather outdoor courts, then come along and try us out.

Our Facilities

Like playing on grass?

For many people it’s the best way to enjoy tennis in the summer.  We have 10 fantastic grass courts for member’s to play, but if sometimes you just want to watch, you can do so from the comfort of the clubhouse balcony.

Prefer hard courts or just want to play all-year round?

Not a problem, as we have 7 all weather outdoor courts and you have a choice of surfaces.  There are 4 synthetic clay courts and 3 artificial grass courts to choose from.

The Avenue Tennis

Competitions & Tournaments

Want competitive play?

We enter men’s, women’s, juniors and veterans teams in local and national competitions.
If you want to learn more about playing team tennis you can contact the men’s or ladies captain here:

Andy Gilliatt

andygilliatt@gmail.com

07815 120029

Natalie Denby

nataliedenby@doctors.org.uk

02392 482750

In the summer we host top quality tournaments including the International Seniors and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) County Cup events, with the recent addition of a Touchtennis competition.

We are proud to have been recognised as the ‘Seniors Tennis GB club of the year’ in 2017 and to have won the County ‘Tournament of the year’ for the same event in 2019.

The club also holds its own tournaments – is yours the next name on our Champions List?

Box Leagues

We run regular Box leagues for our members throughout the year.

Divisions, based on ability levels, comprise five, six or seven players. Each player will receive one point for playing each game (to reward playing), winning players will receive three points while losing players will pick up one point if they win a set. No walkovers will be recorded.

Players will play each other once each, so four, five or six matches in total. The default match format is two or three normal sets with a tie-break at 6-6. However, to make things as flexible as possible and if both players agree, matches can be two normal sets followed by a third set consisting of a long tie-break up to 10. Alternatively players may also agree a shorter set format – first to four – best of three sets should they wish.

We hope to start the 2021 box leagues earlier next year in April.

Further details, results and regular updates are included in the Latest Tennis News on this page.

For further information contact:

Phil Tusler

philtusler64@gmail.com

07909 662491

Social Tennis

Want to play tennis and make a few friends?

We have social tennis sessions for all abilities in the mornings, evenings and weekends – come along and join us. View Tennis Schedule

Tennis Coaching

Want to improve your tennis?

Our award-winning coaching is provided by The Avenue Tennis – who offer a programme for players of ALL ages, from tots to veterans, and abilities.

Our Head Coach Ashley Neaves was named UK Coach of the Year by the LTA in 2018. Ashley is supported by a passionate, professional team of LTA accredited coaches.

The Avenue Coaching Timetable

Upcoming Tennis Events

October 2020
The Avenue Tennis
Oct 20 2020
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Club Mix-In

Grass Courts (Summer Only)
The Avenue Tennis
Oct 21 2020
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Match Practice

Grass Courts (Summer Only)
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Latest Tennis News

Reminder – Tennis AGM 2020 Thursday 15th October

A reminder that the Tennis Annual General Meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday 15th October 2020. Due to the current...

Avenue Singles Box Leagues – Latest Results

The latest Box Leagues results are in ... Group 1 Paul Whittenham (8pts). Luke Giles-Hooper (1pt). Bailey Rowsell (1pt). David Moakes. Dougie...

Avenue Singles Box League 3 Results

Group 1 Paul Whittenham (4pts). Bailey Rowsell (1pt). David Moakes. Luke Cooper. Dougie Galley. Martyn Lawrenson. Jack Heselwood Paul Whittenham bt...

Final Box League of the year – League 3

After two successful singles box leagues, the third (and final) league for men and ladies this year will run from Sep 16 until Oct 31. Divisions,...

Avenue Singles Box League 2 Results

The results are now in for the Avenue singles Box League held on Aug 1 – Sep 15 2020 Group 1 David Moakes (4pts). Antonio Mironovic (1pt). Jay...

Avenue Singles Box League 1 Results

The results are now in for the Avenue Box League 1 held on June 16 – July 31 2020 Group 1 Dougie Galley (10pts). Martyn Lawrenson (9pts). Lee...

Contact Us

Please contact us to find out more about what the club has to offer and our membership packages.

023 9248 2750

The Avenue LTS&FC, Southleigh Rd, Havant, PO9 2RS

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Office Opening Hours

Mon - 08:30-16:30 • Tue - 08:30-12:30 • Wed - 08:30-16:30 • Thu - 08:30-12:30 • Fri - 08:30-16:30 • Sat - 08:30-12:30

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