Rolls-Royce Tennis Club has a rich and long history of offering grass court tennis in Derbyshire to it’s members and visiting teams. The best records show the club was established in 1923 and was originally founded for the employees of the engineering company, Rolls-Royce plc, from which the club takes it’s name.
Over the years, the relationship between the company and the club have altered slightly and now it is very much an open tennis club, with members who have now ties with the company very much a permanent fixture in the club and a key part of the club’s future.
The club’s history is not well documented, and is something that the committee would like to try and rectify with the memories of past members. We have made a start with our Roll of Honor pages, which document the winners of the Club Championship over the years. This has led to some early responses, as can be seen in RRTC – 50 years ago, but if you have any memories or stories you wish to share with the club, or recognise any of the names in the Roll of Honor, please contact us using the form below.