Good morning everyone!  Good news for the USA from Melbourne – Tim defeated Ruaraidh last night in four sets –  6/3 3/6 6/0 /6/1. This sets up an all USA show down between Tim and Steve Virgona (of the Philly club) for the chance to challenge Rob Fahey.

For the latest real tennis news please go to  and the first of many articles for the WC was published in The Times yesterday by Sally Jones   –,,4-2060114,00.html.

So, we hope to see you at the RTC for Tim vs. Steve and then the World Championship in April! Further information is listed below.

FINAL ELIMINATOR for the World Championship Challenge RTC, Hampton Court Palace Steve Virgona (AUS) vs. Tim Chisholm (USA) Friday 24 March – 4pm Sunday 26 March – 3pmTuesday 28 (if needed) – 6pm.  For RTC tickets, please contact David Best at  For sponsorship or all other inquiries, contact Lesley Ronaldson  – tel +44 208 781 9643.

THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP The Oratory Tennis Club – Woodcote (near Reading) – 45 minutes by train from London Rob Fahey (AUS) vs. the Challenger (Tim Chisholm or Steve Virgona)

Tuesday 25 April – 6:30pm

Thursday 27 April – 6:30pm

Saturday 29 April – 2:30pm


If you would like to order tickets do it ASAP!  Tickets can be purchased by Paypal on .

There are also two amateur competitions being held during the WC – handicap singles and doubles – so don’t forget your racquet and whites!  Both HRH Edward and Sophie Wessex will be at the tennis on Saturday 29 April; and the WC Dinner is on the evening of Saturday 29 April (black tie) at the Oratory Club. In order to ensure the best seats available at this stage, why not become a sponsor of the World Championship? In addition to all the signage and advertising you will receive at the event, the 2006 RTWC will be broadcast live on the Internet and online advertising opportunities are also now available.  Sponsorship packages include tickets for all three days of tennis, the WC Dinner and of course that little added VIP treatment reserved for sponsors.  Official sponsors include: Laithwaites (Direct Wines), Pendragon Group, Jaguar, Champagne Pol Roger and Prince Sports. 

Please contact me directly on this address or on +44 1865 553864 or +44 7710 463755.

All the best, Freddy

Frederika Adam