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Tuesday, 04 April 2017 18:30

Close finish to Quiz Night

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HELENSBURGH Tennis Club's Quiz Night winners yesterday evening were Iain and Fiona MacLaren, Alison Fotheringham and Anne McKelvie.

In a tie break final they managed to correctly guess that there were four left-handed winners of the men's singles at Wimbledon since 1970.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 18:12

Club has new secretary

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HELENSBURGH Tennis Club has a new secretary.

At a well attended 133rd Annual General Meeting in the clubhouse yesterday evening, Maurice McIntyre (pictured) was elected to succeed Michael Bews, a past president who has held several club posts.

Monday, 27 March 2017 18:19

Sunny start to competition

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ON A glorious sunny Saturday members of Helensburgh Tennis Club gathered for their traditional opening day doubles tournament.

There were some close matches in the early rounds but the final saw Katie Hope and Clive Charters face Iain MacLaren and Paul Clifford.

Monday, 20 February 2017 18:37

First singles title of year

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HELENSBURGH'S Gordon Reid clinched his first singles title of 2017 on Saturday after securing his second successive ABN AMRO World Wheelchair Tennis Tournament crown in Rotterdam with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Nicolas Peifer of France.

World no.3 Gordon secured early breaks in both sets of the ITF-1 Series final and took the last three games of the opening set, serving out the with a forehand down the line.

Friday, 27 January 2017 18:50

Gordon completes career doubles Grand Slam

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HELENSBURGH'S Gordon Reid completed a career Grand Slam of mens doubles wheelchair tennis titles today after partnering Joachim Gerard of Belgium to win the Australian Open crown 6-3, 3-6, (10-3) against England's Alfie Hewett and Argentina's Gustavo Fernandez.

With Brits on either side of the net in the mens doubles final, second seeds Gordon and Joachim made a confident start and took a 4-0 lead before Alfie and Gustavo managed to recover one of the breaks against them.

Friday, 06 January 2017 19:05

Miss Hits launches soon

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THE GLOBAL programme devised by Judy Murray to introduce girls age 5-8 to tennis is launching at Helensburgh Tennis Club early in 2017.

After completing the specialist training and running three very popular classes in Cardross during 2016, Lorna Brown has teamed up with Helensburgh Tennis Club to ensure the local girls have access to this extremely successful programme.

Monday, 02 January 2017 19:12

Hangover start to year

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HELENSBURGH Tennis Club members started the year competing in their annual Hangover Tournament today.

The annual event is a handicapped tournament with both team and social players mixing together.

This year top junior Ross Hamilton and 4th team captain Clive Charters managed to beat Phyllis Fullarton and Bill Ram in an exciting final.

Sunday, 01 January 2017 19:16

Gordon awarded MBE

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CONGRATULATIONS to our own Gordon Reid on receiving the MBE in the New Year Honours List — a proud day for him and his family and well deserved.

Gordon said: "It's a great honour for me. It's been a fantastic year for me — the best year of my career — so to finish it off like this is like the icing on the cake."

Thursday, 08 December 2016 16:54

Gordon becomes Freeman

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HELENSBURGH Lawn Tennis Club was well represented at Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre yesterday afternoon as the Freedom of Argyll and Bute was conferred on world wheelchair tennis no.1 and Paralympic gold medalist Gordon Reid.

At a special meeting of Argyll and Bute Council in the Marriage Room at the Civic Centre in East Clyde Street — which Gordon officially opened earlier this year — the council leader, Dick Walsh, proposed the motion to make Gordon a Freeman, and this was seconded by Councillor Ellen Morton.

Monday, 21 November 2016 17:59

Gordon given honorary membership

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Members gathered at Helensburgh Tennis Club on Sunday to honour the club’s Gordon Reid after an amazing year when he won two Grand Slam wheelchair tennis singles along with gold and silver Paralympic medals.

Club president Alan Mitchelson presented him with honorary life membership, and Gordon’s first coach Liz Wylie presented him with gold cufflinks engraved with Helensburgh Tennis Club.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:00

Junior lessons resume

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HELENSBURGH Tennis Club's next block of junior tennis lessons starts this Monday for six weeks — October 24 to November 28.

Please complete the booking form which can be downloaded from the Downloads area of this website, and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuesday, 01 March 2016 17:06

Gordon opens Civic Centre

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HELENSBURGH and Lomond Civic Centre was officially opened on Tuesday March 1 2016 by the town's British no.1 wheelchair tennis champion, Gordon Reid.

The East Clyde Street complex combines the old Clyde Street School, later the Clyde Community Education Centre, and new-build offices for some 140 Argyll ad Bute Council staff.

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