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UCL Tennis Society exists to provide opportunities for both play and improvement to tennis players of all abilities. With 250 members from all sorts of backgrounds, we are one of the biggest sport societies in UCL. Three Men’s and two Women’s Teams comprising of players up to the national standard represent UCL in the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) leagues. There are also two mixed teams who compete in the London Universities Sport Leagues (LUSL) as well as one Womens and Two Mens teams competing in the Fast4 development league

In conjunction with this, the society has a Social Tennis group (open even to complete beginners) to ensure a perfect fit for those interested in playing at any level. While only our teams compete in leagues, we make sure that all players are given ample opportunities to improve and actively encourage excellence throughout the Society. Though only “Tennis” is in our name, we strive to help members achieve their best, both on and off the court, and welcome all members to our weekly social outings at the UCL Student Union.

Find the link to our Facebook page at the bottom of this page!

UCL Tennis FAQs:

1. When and where are the tennis sessions conducted?
Social tennis sessions are conducted every Wednesday 1-4pm at Finsbury Park Tennis Courts (closest tube is Finsbury Park), whereas BUCS & LUSL team trainings are conducted every Sunday 2-8pm at New River Sports, Tennis & Fitness (closest tube is Wood Green). 

2. Does the society provide or rent out racquets?
No, the society does not provide any racquets.

3. What does my membership entitle myself to?
For social tennis, membership entitles you to attend social tennis sessions at Finsbury Park, as well as society events. Team membership (only for those who pass our trials) entitles you to represent UCL in BUCS matches, attend trainings at New River Sports, Tennis & Fitness, as well as attend society events. Court fees and balls for the mentioned sessions are included in the membership fee.

4. What if I really cannot attend the trials for the team?
If you have a valid reason for missing the team trials and are still interested to try out for the team, feel free to contact our captains by finding them on the society Facebook page (link below).

5. How long does the competitive season last?
The competitive season runs during the first and second terms, it starts in October and runs until late March.
Tournaments our teams are competing in for the 2018/2019
Men’s 1st Team: BUCS Tennis South Eastern 1A & BUCS Tennis Trophy
Women’s 1st Team: BUCS Tennis South Eastern 1A & BUCS Tennis Trophy
Men’s 2nd Team: BUCS Tennis South Eastern 2B & BUCS Tennis South Eastern Conference Cup
Women’s 2nd Team: BUCS Tennis South Eastern 2B & BUCS Tennis Trophy

Mens 3rd Team: BUCS Tennis South Eastern 5B​

Womens F4 Team: Fast4 Development South Eastern Division 1

Mens F4 A Team: Fast4 Development South Eastern Division 1

Mens F4 B Team: Fast4 Development South Eastern Division 1
Mixed 1st Team: LUSL Tennis Premier
Mixed 2nd Team: LUSL Tennis Premier

6. What does the society do apart from playing tennis?
We get together for Sports Nights on Wednesdays, Mahiki nights, regularly have dinners, bowling and karaoke nights, and plenty of other events throughout the year to make your experience with UCL Tennis even more enjoyable.

7. Who is my point of contact if I have more specific questions? You can post your queries on the UCL Tennis Society Facebook page or directly contact anyone from the committee. Team matters should be directed to the captains while social tennis matters should be directed towards the Social Tennis Coordinator.

Committee Members: (Find them on our UCL Tennis Society  Facebook page to get in touch)
President: Katy Darke
Treasurer: James Kostas Ray 

BUCS Mens 1st Team Captain: Nikita Jesaibegjans 
BUCS Mens 2nd Team Captain: Alexander Webb
BUCS Mens 3rd Team Captain: Jun Hao Goh
BUCS Womens 1st Team Captain: Su-Mae Chua
BUCS Womens 2nd Team Captain: Nikki De Gier
LUSL Team Captain: Tim Rossow
LUSL Team Captain: Maria Egieva 
Social Secretary: Tali Aguilar & Aeron Evans
Social Tennis Coordinator: Amar Nijjar & Arnold Ching
Communications Secretary: Tian Wolf & Victoria Bukato

LTA Ambassador: Josie Hogh

Welfare Officer: Jack Weeks

UCL Tennis Club have signed the Zero Tolerance to Sexual Harassment Pledge.

This Club is Pride in Sport Accredited

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