Congratulations to Ex World Champion Robert Fahey who has just been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list for his services to Real Tennis.
For 22 years Rob Fahey dominated the world stage, in all tennis playing countries across the globe. He has proved to be a model World Champion and advocate for the sport. He is without question the most successful player in the history of Tennis, having defended his World Title more times than anybody else (11 times), including Pierre Etchebaster (6 times) and Fred Covey (5 times and grandfather of Neil who is a member). Rob also held the Doubles World Championship Crown partnering Steve Virgona from 2003 – 2015 successfully defending it 6 times.
Off the court Rob has also been a great ambassador for our sport and has made many appearances down here at PHTC whether it be for a charity doubles match with members or National League matches (as recently as last month) and we thank him for that.