A few weeks before the start of the First World War the best tennis players in the West of Scotland were playing their annual tournament oblivious to the carnage to come. Spectators were charged two shillings and sixpence (13 pence) for a season ticket and during the event tea was served in the clubhouse ‘at city … Continued
We are pleased to report that many members have paid their renewal fees for Titwood. This is a most welcome situation as the long-term future of our Club relies on the membership annual fees being paid on time. This helps the Club meet on-going costs such as our lease and LTA fees. With that in … Continued
A little of the usual Spring excitement will be missing for some of us this year – there will be no ballot for Wimbledon tickets. No more waiting to find out if you’ve won tickets, for which court – and discovering how expensive they are! The Lawn Tennis Association has announced that with reduced capacity … Continued
Following on from the First Minister’s lockdown update of Tuesday (March 9) and the latest guidance from Tennis Scotland and the LTA, in liaison with sportscotland, we are pleased to issue new information on permitted tennis activity at Titwood. The updated information for outdoor guidance activities is as follows: * Doubles are permitted again • Doubles … Continued
Colin Baxter, an Honorary President of Titwood and Scotland’s most successful men’s tennis player before Andy Murray, celebrated his 90th birthday on 20 March. His son David has shared these photos with us. One shows him atop the Empire State Building when he was in New York to play at the US Open in 1963. In … Continued
Throughout the pandemic the Committee has sought to ensure that members could continue to enjoy tennis at Titwood. As you know, we have had to introduce and tweak measures in response to ongoing Scottish Government Covid19 restrictions, particularly in relation to the online booking system. As the courts are extremely busy – and because only … Continued
We are delighted with our new artificial clay surface on courts 4 & 5. Plenty of our members have already tried them out and we hope you are all enjoying playing on them. Please remember to sweep the court and lines with the equipment provided after playing!!