Wednesday Afternoon Tennis

Wednesday Afternoon Tennis is coordinated by Yvonne Cottam. There are two groups playing three sets each. The earlier group plays between 2:00 pm and 4.00pm and the later between 4.00pm and 6pm. Most games are doubles with the occasional singles when required. All the games are pre-planned, with the intention of creating balanced play.

Latest Pairings

Yvonne will email the group with pairings.


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Tennis Standard

Wednesday afternoon tennis is generally suitable for players with competent social tennis abilities.

  • Ground strokes - Able to move the opponent around the court or hit harder when receiving easier balls.
  • Net play - Very consistent on forehand volley with easy balls, inconsistent on backhand volley.
  • Serve / Return - Second serve much slower than first serve. Returns go in but lack quality direction.
  • Matchplay - Plays social tennis at their club, is aware of basic tactics. Looking or starting to play team tennis.
  • Technical - Struggles to play with topspin, mainly hits the ball flat. Is starting to understand different spins.
  • Tactical - Has some ability to aim shots and move opponent.