Tennis Grounds

Everything you need to know

The highly anticipated 2021 tournament will run from Monday 2nd August to Saturday 7th August. With over 50 events, it is a jam packed schedule of tennis. Subject to the weather, play starts on the grass at 9:45am and continues until sunset. Weather dependent, all events are played on the grass except the U12, U10, U9 events which are held on the astro turf or the U8s which is played indoors. The Finals of the Open events will be played on Saturday 7th August.  The Suffolk Closed Finals will be played on Thursday 5th August.

Here’s some useful information:
  • Players need to arrive 15 minutes before their call time.

  • Please note that players must wear a predominantly white tennis top. Coloured skirts or shorts and shoes are acceptable. No t-shirts or loud logos.

  • Ample parking is provided at the school; a short walk from the tennis- please follow the signs.  Should you need disabled access, there are some designated bays in the Sports Hall car park.

  • Sports Med East will be on site during the tournament to help with any sports injuries, physiotherapy or strapping before play.

  • Top Spin Tennis will have a pop up shop during the week stocking a variety of shoes, clothing, rackets and accessories.  They will also be offering a re-stringing service.

  • There will be a fully stocked cafe in the Fowler Pavilion serving hot and cold drinks, snacks and a variety of breakfast,  lunch and afternoon tea options.

  • Throughout the week there will be a programme of entertainment on offer for families to enjoy.  Details to be confirmed soon.

  • Spectators are of course welcome and encouraged.

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We look forward to welcoming you.