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We offer high-level training and competitive opportunities.

Looking to test and develop your tennis talent?

We offer joint memberships offering access to the University’s own tennis facilities.

This includes the prestigious Northumberland Club situated in Jesmond. This means you can take advantage of:

  • the fantastic club programme
  • 16 tennis courts
  • gym
  • cafe and bar area

Teams and competitions

We have two men’s and women's teams competing in the BUCS leagues. Members also have opportunities to play the local leagues for the Northumberland Club.

The Tennis Club competes in at least two competitions or events outside of BUCS each year. This helps to provide all players with a variety of competitive experiences.

Our men’s and ladies 1st teams recently enjoyed promotion to BUCS Tier 2 and the Northern Premiership respectively.


We hold intensive weekly training sessions, led by the University’s LTA Level 5 Master Performance Coach John Henderson. He is also the Head of Tennis at the Northumberland Club.

Performance Sport are committed to improving the level of training and development.

The aim of this new initiative is to make Newcastle University one of the country’s top centres of excellence for racquet sports.

If you’d like to join us, get in touch in advance of applying, or take part in a trial during freshers week.