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2019 Diary Dates

American Doubles Tournament | Sunday 15th September 2019.

Competition for the coveted Byfield cup! 11 am weather permitting (club morning will be curtailed for this). £5 entry fee, includes lunch. Brilliant catering by the team! Only 24 places available, no need to fix any partner, everyone is rotated. List to go up in clubhouse shortly.

Xmas Meal at Maltsters pub in Badby | Friday 6th December 2019.

More details to be sent out in the Autumn but we are hoping for the usual in house entertainment. Plus ones welcome.


Marcus Willis - Oct 2016

Some of the ladies of Byfield met the Wimbledon sensation.

Bubble Football - Sep 2016

The tennis team entered the Byfield Community Festival bubble football tournament and won! Congratulations to Tom U, Tom B, Paul, Ricky, Ryan and Rob, especially for not conceding a single goal the entire competition.

Friendly Tournaments - Sep 2016

The annual American mixed doubles tournament was another huge success. Thanks to everyone who could come along to play and special thanks to those who helped organise. Congratulation to Yann and Fiona for winning the coveted Byfield Trophy. Runners up were Richard J and Liv Savage.

Bright Ideas for Tennis

Members enjoying Bright Ideas for Tennis Day

The club enjoyed a brilliant day on 11th June 2016 when BRIGHT IDEAS FOR TENNIS sent us two ex-Davis Cup players, Danny Sapsford and Luke Milligan. Danny and Luke ran five coaching sessions for juniors and adults of all standards. They then played an exhibition match partnering our coaches Aaron and Ariadne, followed by tie breaks with some of our best and youngest players. Speed guns allowed us to have a fastest serve competition. We had a very successful raffle and enjoyed pulled pork and salad sustenance. We raised over £865 for the club, which will go towards the practice fence. Many thanks to Danny and Luke for coming to our club, along with the members that organised the day and the great crowed that came along.

Junior Open Afternoon

Our thanks go to Martina and others who ran a very successful junior open afternoon on Sunday 26th July 2016 with free cakes and drinks. Another junior open session will take place in the autumn.

Tennis Wall

The practice fence is now up and running on court 3 to be enjoyed by all members.

byfield practice fence

Fund Raising

We are now registered with EASY FUND RAISING.

If you join this site using Byfield tennis as your favoured good cause, it will direct you to the website of many retailers (Trainline, eBay, Amazon, John Lewis etc.) to make your usual purchases but the club will get about 0.5% to 2% as a gift – paid for by the big retailers as part of their corporate responsibility. It doesn’t change the prices the big retailers charge but it does help the club.

We are also registered for Gift Aid with Local Giving. One of the reasons our subs have not increased is that we want to invite members to contribute £5 or £10 to us when the Local Giving match fund is operating, usually in October. Details will be sent to you by email.


Byfield, located between Daventry and Banbury, has had an active tennis club since 1948 welcoming members from local villages including Culworth, Eydon, Badby, Charwelton, Woodford, the Boddingtons, Aston Le Walls etc.

The tennis club is located on the Brightwell Playing Field (East side of A361), behind the Village Hall and adjacent to the Bowls Club. Please click the map above for directions via Google Maps.

Find out more by downloading our history PDF

Byfield Membership

Memberships range from £20pa for juniors to £170pa for a whole family. Please download the below application form for more information.

Please click here to download the latest application form

British Tennis Membership

If you are a member of Byfield Tennis Club please make sure that you register yourself as a BTM through the LTA website. It is free to register as long as you are a club member, you just need to put Byfield as your 'place to play'. The benefit of registering is that our Wimbledon ticket allocation is based on the number of BTMs we have at our club, and that you are eligible to go in the draw for Wimbledon tickets if you have a BTM number.

Policy Documents

Safeguarding Policy Safeguarding Policy Statement Whistleblowing Policy Diversity and Inclusion Policy Incident Reporting Form


Year round play is available on 3 floodlit painted macadam tennis courts with an adjacent clubhouse and seating area.

Club Sessions

There are regular open club sessions for intermediates and above on:

  • Sunday mornings 10am - 1pm
  • Tuesday & Wednesday evenings 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Friday social morning 10am - 12 noon

Coaching | Download our coaching policy

Adult courses and private coaching are subject to demand. If you have a coaching question or request please contact Peter or Aaron.

Regular Coaching

Seasonal adult group coaching and year round junior coaching programmes, including weekly groups and school holiday ‘camps’, and individual tuition available, all from LTA qualified coaches.

Beginners and Novices | Saturday Group Tennis Lessons

If you are interested in joining in a Saturday group for beginners and novices (members and non members) we are planning a trial period which will include one coaching session a month from Aaron Cowley and a dedicated time to get together and play with people of a similar standard on the intervening Saturdays. Contact in first instance Sue Waterhouse for more details.

Banbury Tennis League

We field four teams in the Banbury winter and summer leagues. If you are interested in playing friendly competitive club tennis please let us know.

Click here to see how our teams are getting on this season.

Already in a team and looking for your fixtures?

Byfield Singles League

Starting on the 1st March 2016 is the new Byfield Singles League. For more details please contact Tom.

To find out more about the club please pop down to a club session to meet us, contact us using the email below or call Sue Waterhouse (Club Secretary) on 01327 261940.