The Shrewsbury Club

17 Nov 2017
Wolves legend Steve Bull and inspirational Invictus Games gold medalist Kevin Drake were guest speakers at The Shrewsbury Club’s latest sports dinner. They shared stories of their eventful careers with guests at the dinner held on the eve of the club staging the final of the Aegon GB Pro-Series women’s tennis tournament. Dave Courteen, the managing director of The Shrewsbury Club, which has...
10 Nov 2017
German star Anna-Lena Friedsam insists she's delighted to be playing again after booking her place in today's (Friday) semi-finals of the Aegon GB Pro-Series tournament at The Shrewsbury Club. Friedsam, ranked as high as 45 in the world in August 2016, only recently returned to competitive action after more than a year out through injury and had to come through the qualifying rounds to make the...
02 Nov 2017
Professional tennis returns to Shropshire this weekend as The Shrewsbury Club hosts the $25,000 Aegon GB Pro-Series women’s tournament. The International Tennis Federation event, held in association with local company Morris & Co Homes, has been upgraded from a $10,000 tournament last year and features a host of rising stars from across Europe, including a player ranked in the world’s top 50...
19 Oct 2017
Professional tennis makes an eagerly-awaited return to Shropshire next month - with a local company as key event sponsor for the first time. The Aegon GB Pro-Series tournament, a $25,000 women’s event, will take place at The Shrewsbury Club between November 6 and 11. It will be held in association with Morris & Co Homes, an established Shrewsbury-based company which builds beautifully...
21 Sep 2017
Shewsbury’s Kevin Drake is setting his sights high ahead of flying out to Canada to represent the UK team in wheelchair tennis at the Invictus Games - insisting “we’re going for gold."  Kevin, who plays tennis regularly at The Shrewsbury Club, where he is a member, was delighted to be named in a 90-strong UK team of wounded, injured and sick serving military personnel and veterans for the...
07 Sep 2017
An excellent entry of nearly 170 players made it the best supported Shropshire Junior County Tennis Championship for many years. Bob Kerr, the chairman of Tennis Shropshire, was delighted with the backing the popular annual event held at The Shrewsbury Club - and organised in conjunction with inspire2coach and sponsored by Deloitte - received from young players from around the county. They...
17 Aug 2017
Scott Smith was crowned both singles and doubles champion as the Shropshire Wheelchair Tennis Group, supported by Tennis Shropshire, successfully staged the first of two top national wheelchair tennis tournaments this year. Just like 12 months ago, Smith, one of the event organisers, proved unbeatable during an enjoyable weekend at The Shrewsbury Club. Smith got the better of John Lambert, Glen...
08 Aug 2017
Shrewsbury’s Invictus Games representative Kevin Drake will be taking part in a popular annual wheelchair tennis tournament in the town this week. Drake, who plays regularly at The Shrewsbury Club with the Shropshire Wheelchair Tennis Group, is among a record entry of players from across the country that will be competing in the Shrewsbury Summer Open. It will be the seventh round of the Roma ...
15 Jul 2017
Shropshire model Kate Ball has won another top national competition Kate, from Shrewsbury, was crowned Miss British Isles Elegance 2017 at Chester’s Crowne Plaza Hotel. It follows her success in claiming a hat-trick of awards earlier this year at the Top Model UK ceremony in London, a competition renowned for discovering new modelling talent and launching careers.  Kate said: “I was really...
12 Jul 2017
An award-winning Shrewsbury health and fitness club is to embark on an extensive £1 million refurbishment programme. The facilities at The Shrewsbury Club are to be upgraded, including extending the swimming pool to include a new chill out zone and vitality pool, a full refurbishment of the changing rooms, increasing the size of the gym to incorporate some new cutting-edge, interactive fitness...
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