National Champions

Ealing's Men's 1st team distinguished themselves in the 1970's and 80's. 1975 saw the Men's 1st team attaining the "Triple": Slazenger National Cup, London Home Counties and Middlesex Club Champions. In 1976 they represented the UK in the European Championship in Paris, and repeated their London Home Counties success of the previous year. In 1977 they again took the "Triple", were Slazenger Champions again in 1978. In 1978, 1979 and 1980 the Men's 1st team were again Middlesex Premier League Champions. During this period the team was captained by Sir Richard Greenbury. The club also won the Middlesex League in 1986 and 1987.Also during the 1980s, Wimbledon singles winner (1988 & 1990) Stephan Edberg was a member, as was Wimbledon singles runner-up (1983) Chris Lewis.Other notable ex-club players who went on to become Veterans champions are Stan Howard and Keith Bland. Stan has won numerous national age group singles and doubles titles. Keith has been Over 50s World Doubles Champion twice and has won many UK age group singles and doubles titles.





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