Entries Open for the FILA Senior English Indoor Championships and Qualification Tournament


The tournament committee for the FILA Senior English Indoor Championships are delighted to open entries for the 2017 event April 10th to 16th at BETTER Gosling Sports Park.

After such a successful first year with over 300 players from 16 countries competing we are delighted to be able to secure the support of FILA for a second year and we are determined to deliver another world class event. “We are extremely grateful for the support of the ITF Seniors, Senior Tennis Great Britain and Herts Tennis for the help they provide us to ensure the overall success of the event” commented Marcus Stapleton Tournament Director.

The 2016 Tournament featured many players ranked inside the World’s top 50 in age categories from 35 to 75 years of age with Doubles and mixed Doubles competitions also featured.

To expand the event this year Herts Tennis are working with FILA organising Committee to host a Qualification Wildcard event at Gosling Sports Park on April 1st and 2nd. This event is open for entries via the LTA Competition Search Page https://www3.lta.org.uk/Competitions/Search/ using code HER17S3642 and is open to all LTA registered players who do not have a current ITF Seniors I Pin number. The Qualification draw for singles and doubles will be played over two days with the winning players receiving automatic free entry into the Main Draw events of the FILA SENIOR ENGLISH CHAMPIONSHIPS April 10th to 16th.

The Sponsorship support from FILA and all the players entry fees from the event are reinvested by the tennis programme at BETTER Gosling Sports Park. “We see the FILA Senior event as a great opportunity for Senior players to support the next generation of young players of all abilities that enjoy playing at Gosling. “We wish to thank everyone at Herts Tennis for helping us to grow Seniors tennis” commented Tournament Director Marcus Stapleton.

To launch the 2017 event FILA are making a special offer to all Herts Senior players to receive 35% discount off clothing at www.fila.co.uk. Simply use the special discount voucher code US35GSP. Please type in this code in the space provided on the basket page to activate your discount.

The dates for the FILA Senior English Indoor Championship at BETTER Gosling Sports Park in 2017 are confirmed as being April 10th to 16th with qualifying wildcard event April 1st and 2nd. Entry for the main event is open, all details available here http://www.itftennis.com/seniors/tournaments/tournament/info.aspx?tournamentid=1100038265 For further information on the 2017 event please contact marcus@elitetennisgroup.com.