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The 2017 Earthworks Doubles League The Division winners are below. Congratulations! Div 1 Kings Div 2 Endeavour Div 3 Judge & Jury Div 4 Th’underdogs Thanks to Peter, all the Captains and Markers for making …Continue reading →

Wednesday Outlast Monday to take Ball Sewing Honours TAGS: In the end it was down to the sheer single mindedness of the Wednesday crew who kept going even when key squad members were absent due to believing the ‘season was over’…. But many thanks….

70+ Category Tournament TAGS: | Friday and Saturday saw the inaugural CURTC 70+ category tournament taking place at the Home of Real Tennis. Open to anyone with a handicap over 70, a lot of very …Continue reading →

2017 Inter Universities Cup TAGS: | | Over 70 players descended on Cambridge (and Newmarket) for the 2017 Inter-Universities Tournament at the Home of Real Tennis. In the team competition…

Westward Ho TAGS: | | A squad of CURTC’s finest are back from their trip to the mid west and west of the UK’s Real Tennis Clubs. First up was Oxford on Saturday. We did …Continue reading →

Simon White received Champions of Champions trophy

Champions of Champions! Wednesday night saw the official presentation of the Champions of Champions trophy shield to Taybali and White captain, Simon White. Having won division three in the Cambridge Leagues, the Taybali …Continue reading →

Monday Strike back Week 2 of the Ball Making League, sorry Workshops saw the Monday evening team upping the pace considerably. The Wednesday morning squad, in spite of the presence of a true …Continue reading →

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British Open November 12-21 @Queen’s Club There is a lot going on at the British Open next week… In particular: Juniors Day. All under 18’s can apply to watch the Doubles Semis by contacting Freddy Adam …Continue reading →

CU Ladies visit Hatfield House RTC Yesterday HHTC hosted a club match between Cambridge Ladies (students) and Hatfield’s finest. The Cambridge Ladies were accompanied by their head professional and mentor Kees Ludekens who spurred them on …Continue reading →

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Pol Roger Final Recap TAGS: | | | | It’s only 5 minutes….

Ball Making Workshop(s) TAGS: It’s Monday vs Wednesday in CURTC’s new morning ball making league. With not much help from me, I believe Wednesday eked out a narrow lead following their 20-ball output this …Continue reading →

MURTC visit the Home of Real Tennis… TAGS: …for an Inter Club match on Saturday. Chris Bray dropped by to say hello, wish his team well and compare Tennis Hips (Tips?, Ed; No, Hips, Author; OK if you …Continue reading →

Inter Livery Real Tennis Competition – 17th October 2017 at Queen’s Club, London TAGS: | David Carpenter, one of our new Liverymen and his doubles partner Miles Buckinghamshire of the Glovers’ Company won the “B” division of the Inaugural Inter Livery Real Tennis Competition held …Continue reading →

Brodie Cup: Jesmond 2-3 Cambridge TAGS: | It’s a long way to Jesmond but well worth the effort as the Club have made huge strides recently in securing the future of their magnificent Court and our favourite …Continue reading →

The Sox is Back TAGS: | | After 2 and half hours on Court at Queen’s Club, the Doubles pairing of our very own Bernie (Sox) Carpenter (Distillers) and Miles Buckingham (Glovers) managed to win the inaugural …Continue reading →

Cambridge v Newmarket, Sept 30th 2017 TAGS: | It is always a pleasure to visit Newmarket to enjoy the marking of Andrew Knibbs, the Brian Blessed of the Real Tennis world, whose volume is matched only by the …Continue reading →

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CURTC Tayabali & White Champions League starts Tuesday, September 12 TAGS: | The Winners of the 5 T&W Singles League Divisions go head to head for CURTC bragging rights Schedule, Results… UPDATE: Congratulations to Tayabali & White 2 – Simon White {c} …Continue reading →

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The 2017-18 Graduate Cup TAGS: There are some significant changes to this year’s Graduate Cup including dates, eligibility, pricing and groupings for the draw. ***Entries close Saturday 7 October 2017*** The Graduate Cup is the …Continue reading →

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The 2017 Earthworks Cambridge Doubles League Please let us know if you are interested in playing in the Earthworks doubles league (details below). The 2017 Earthworks Cambridge Doubles League will commence at the start of October …Continue reading →

The Green Court in a New Light Our fearless Senior Treasurer has installed an LED light on the Green Court. Note the the way the colour of the wall above the Penthouse changes from left (old lighting) …Continue reading →

Farewell to Scott TAGS: All members, past and present will be sad to know that Scott will soon be leaving CURTC to take up the position of Head Professional at Jesmond Dene, Newcastle. Although …Continue reading →

East Anglia Cup TAGS: | | | | The EAC is an end of season tournie featuring our three neighbours Prested, Newmarket and Hatfield for (roughly speaking) 45-55 handicappers. The format is a round robin between the clubs …Continue reading →

Double Header! TAGS: | | CURTC hosted two matches last Saturday. The CU Ladies took on RTC, see Amanda’s match report below while The Dedanists took on CURTC in a close fought match and even …Continue reading →

CURTC Overcomes all from North & South May 20th saw the Eggs & Bacon team (MCC) arrive in Cambridge for the first leg of their ‘Fens weekend’. In spite of a last minute hiccup due to a …Continue reading →

Real Tennis Fitness Pilot – FREE TRIAL (CURTC members)   CURTC is hosting an exciting new agility class on Monday 29 May at 4pm on the Green court. The aim of the class is to improve your footwork, speed …Continue reading →

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CURTC v PHRTC at Prested – Sat 6 May 2017 Honours were well and truly even after CURTC’s visit to Prested this weekend! Marker: Ged Parsons, PHRTC 3 handicap points for Home Court advantage Match Result: CURTC, 3 – 3, …Continue reading →

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Stream Team being outdone? Wellington, the lapis lazuli court and newest addition to the Round-Britain-Can-You-Play-The-Lot-In-A-Year challenge, has got a drone! Our Stream Team have produced some amazing coverage of some incredible matches, but this …Continue reading →

post ‘Racketathon’ Update I thought you would all like to know that I successfully completed the London marathon on 23 April, for which so many of you sponsored me. You will recall that …Continue reading →

Brigands share the spoils TAGS: A fun afternoon of tennis ended with CURTC and The Brigands even at 2 apiece with the final Doubles being definitely the MOTD. CURTC’s Perriton/Parslow combo fought back from losing …Continue reading →

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Upcoming CURTC AGM @6pm on Thursday April 27th followed by the Captain’s Challenge when Jimmy ‘The Beard’ and Amanda ‘The Hat’ will battle in the 2nd (hopefully) annual match between our …Continue reading →

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