Tennis


TEAM Bath Tennis ace Liam Broady made his Davis Cup debut last week when he played the opening rubber in Great Britain’s match against Spain. Broady was first on the outdoor clay court at the Puente Romano Sports Complex in Marbella where he faced Albert Ramos Vinolas, the current world No.21 who reached the last-32 …

There were happy faces all round as the Gloucestershire Lawn Tennis Association announced their own British Tennis Awards county winners. Trophies were presented at the annual general meeting at Oxstalls Sports Park by Louise Hunt, who has a long list of national and international tennis successes from 2009 to the present day including competing in …

Wiltshire LTA honoured their local stars as part of the annual British Tennis Awards during their annual general meeting, with president Sir Geoffrey Owen on hand to present the prizes. Ramsbury Tennis Club collected two awards, winning ‘Club of the Year’ for their first-class programmes and excellent facilities and club president Ethel Hutchings collected the …

The LTA have released their end-of-year school rankings and two Dorset schools, Talbot Heath and Bournemouth Collegiate School, are ranked in the top ten. Talbot Heath are number one in the country for girls and Bournemouth Collegiate came in at number six for boys. Both schools train at the High Performance Tennis Centre at the …

University of Bath students Emma Hurst and Pippa Horn helped Great Britain win a historic gold medal during a memorable weekend at the prestigious Master’U BNP Paribas tournament in France. Already guaranteed their best-ever finish at the world’s biggest annual student tennis team event following an emphatic 7-0 semi-final win over China, Britain produced a …

Sherborne Tennis Club has been voted ‘Club of the Year’ at the British Tennis Awards which celebrate the achievements made by outstanding individuals and venues in British Tennis throughout the past year. Presented by John Feaver, president of the Dorset LTA, Sherborne TC picked up the award for the transformation of their facilities. Also from …

University of Bath students Emma Hurst and Pippa Horn are currently representing Great Britain in the world’s biggest student tennis team competition. The Master’U BNP Paribas tournament is being held in France and for sport and exercise science student Hurst, who hails from Devon and is supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, it is her …

British No.1 Lucy Shuker was crowned doubles champion during an outstanding 2017 Bath Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament. Her success capped a world-class week of competition at the University of Bath Sports Training Village, where multiple grand slam champions and Paralympic medallists served up a host of memorable performances. Shuker and Diede de Groot, of the …