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Apr 2016 - New Grass Court season, club AGM and Wimbledon ballot - a message from the Chairman: 

We will be holding our AGM on Thursday 5 May from 7-9pm at the Sportspark Meeting Room at Reading University.

We will also be updating all members on the University plans for the redevelopment of the courts as far as we know at the time.

We will also hold the Wimbledon Ballot for 6 pairs of tickets for this year's Championships.

We would like all members to attend if possible and in order to participate in the Wimbledon Ballot you MUST have paid your 2016 membership fee either before on the night.

The annual fees are unchanged at £120.00 for adults, and £60.00 for juniors up to age 18 on 1 April and students.

We have also introduced a reduced Senior membership fee of £60.00 for anyone aged 60 or over on 1.4.16.

The grass courts are being prepared and we will advise when we will start playing on these on the night.

Wimbledon Ballot Details:

Tickets are distributed in pairs and any tickets must be used by the Reading Tennis club member and their guest (who does not have to be a club member).
Reading tennis Club have been allocated the following pairs of tickets.
Centre Court - Friday 8 July
Centre Court - Monday 27 June 
No 1 Court - Wednesday 6 July
No 1 Court - Tuesday 5 July
No 1 Court - Friday 1 July
No 2 Court - Wednesday 6 July                                                                                                                         
After the ballot members who have been allocated tickets will be sent an email from the Lawn Tennis Association (to the email address specified on their British Tennis membership) confirming how to purchase their tickets. They will then have 2 weeks to purchase the tickets.                                                            
The Lawn Tennis Association specify the following
Entrants must have paid their Reading Tennis Club membership subscriptions for the current membership year. 
Entrants must be aged 9 or over.
Entrants must be a Lawn Tennis Association British Tennis member. If not a member you can sign up on the LTA web site. 
Entrants must have linked their LTA membership to Reading Tennis Club. This can be done in the members area of the LTA web site.  
Entrants must have opted into the Wimbledon ticket ballot on the LTA web site. This can be done in the member’s area of the LTA web site.
Anyone aged under the age of 16 must have permission from a parent or guardian to enter the ballot. 
The online system will not allow us to allocate tickets to anyone who does not meet the LTA criteria 
Anyone who needs to join/renew Reading Tennis Club membership can pay by cash or cheque payable to "Reading Tennis Club" or by bank transfer. You can find pricing details on the Reading Tennis Club web site. Cheques can be handed to Debbie Potts or Jenny McCaffrey at the courts or you can pay online with the details below:
Reading Tennis Club - HSBC
Account sort code 40-13-10
Account Number   41364634
Please add to the payment notes, your name and what type of payment, i.e.: Adult or Junior/Student / Senior subscription.
Can you also please drop Mike Ashley an email if you pay online:

Please confirm whether you will or will not attend the AGM / Ballot.

Please advise if you will not be renewing your RTC membership and the reason why.

We hope to see as many of you as possible on Thursday 5 May.


Mark Graham


Reading Tennis Club