The Annual Tennis Tournament

Event Details

  • Date: 2 August, 2024
- 5 August, 2024
  • Open to: Members and Non-Members
  • Address: 115 Military Road, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7NY

About the Event

The Rye Annual Tennis Tournament takes place at Rye Lawn Tennis Club from 2nd – 5th August 2024 and welcomes players from all over the world and of all standards. This year students from both Harvard and Yale will be taking part.

The tournament consists of:

  • Open Men’s Singles – start time 11am Friday 2nd August
  • Open Ladies’ Singles – start time 12 noon Friday 2nd August
  • Open Mixed Doubles – start time 3.30pm Friday 2nd August
  • Open Men’s Doubles – start time 2pm Saturday 3rd August
  • Open Ladies’ Doubles – start time 2pm Saturday 3rd August
  • Handicap Men’s Singles – start time 9.15am Saturday 3rd August
  • Handicap Ladies’ Singles – start time 10.30am Saturday 3rd August
  • Handicap Mixed Doubles – start time 9.15am Sunday 4th August


Car parking by the courts is £10 per day, £25 for 3 days. There is free car parking available in the adjoining field.


Lunches and teas will be available each day. Only Members and Temporary Members over 18 are allowed to buy alcoholic drinks in the Club.


Players should note that they may sometimes have to play on surfaces other than grass.

It is the responsibility of competitors to find out when they are due to play. They may be disqualified if not at the ground at the start time. Please note the order of play for the first day will be posted on the club’s website. Other than on the Friday, play will start from 9.15am each day.

The Committee regrets that refunds cannot be made after the withdrawal date.

All semi-finals and finals, except the 2 open singles, are scheduled for the Monday, so PLEASE SCRATCH AT MATCH POINT IF YOU HAVE TO LEAVE ON THE SUNDAY. Also if you wish to pull out of the tournament at any time, please advise the referee.

A Tournament BBQ/Dance will be held on Saturday evening. Tickets will be available on the ground and/or behind the bar.

From £10

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