Dave Courteen

15 Sep 2021
A prestigious tennis tournament for rising British stars, which was won last year by new US Open champion Emma Raducanu, will be held at The Shrewsbury Club in November. Raducanu was the 2020 winner of the UK Pro League women’s title, with Liam Broady, who recently represented Great Britain at the Olympics, the tournament’s men’s champion. Raducanu, 18, has since enjoyed a rapid rise to become...
28 Jun 2021
Less than two years after becoming the youngest winner of a GB men’s Pro-Series title at The Shrewsbury Club, Jack Draper will today walk out at Wimbledon to play defending champion Novak Djokovic on Centre Court. Rising British star Draper, 19, is preparing to face the world number one in an intriguing first round match after receiving a wild card to make his Wimbledon main-draw debut. Draper's...
09 Jun 2021
A Shropshire car dealership has extended its long-standing sponsorship of a family-friendly Shrewsbury health and fitness club. Budgen Motors has pledged its continued support to The Shrewsbury Club. The company, which has showrooms in Shrewsbury and Telford, has been a driving force behind the success of the top international tennis tournaments regularly hosted by The Shrewsbury Club. Budgen...
12 Apr 2021
The Shrewsbury Club has completed an impressive £255,000 transformation of its gym ahead of reopening. Club members will have the first opportunity to exercise in the newly-refurbished gym, which has also been extended, from today (Monday, April 12).   An extensive new range of state-of-the-art cardiovascular and resistance machines have been introduced, with the refurbishment also including new...
25 Sep 2020
The Shrewsbury Club has opened a new #BASE outdoor boot camp area to be used all year round to further enhance the facilities it offers members. The latest addition to the award-winning health and fitness club was launched on National Fitness Day. It will allow The Shrewsbury Club - which already delivers over 100 fitness classes each week at its Sundorne Road complex - to offer even more...
Beth Heath, director of fun for Shropshire Festivals, with, left, Simon Haddleton, The Shrewsbury Club’s director of tennis, and the club’s operations manager Richard Micklewright.
17 Jan 2020
The Shrewsbury Club has teamed up with Shropshire Festivals to make this year’s World Tennis Tour W60 Shrewsbury tournament a real festival of tennis - with tickets now on sale for the prestigious event. Extra hospitality evenings and fun interactive events for all the family will be included in a busy programme when the tournament takes place between March 30 and April 5. Outside of the grass...
11 Dec 2019
Top players from around the world will compete to lift the Citroen Trophy when a leading international women’s tennis tournament returns to Shropshire next year. The Shrewsbury Club has been chosen by the Lawn Tennis Association to host a prestigious $60,000 event for the second year in a row, after successfully staging the tournament in February. The Budgen Motors World Tennis Tour W60...
27 Nov 2019
The LTA’s National Wheelchair Tennis Championships make a popular return to The Shrewsbury Club for the third successive year this week. The prestigious tournament, which also incorporates the National Series Finals, will see players from around the country competing at the Sundorne Road venue’s indoor courts. The action starts on Thursday afternoon (2pm), with a busy schedule of matches taking...
01 Oct 2019
Jack Draper underlined his exciting potential to become the youngest winner of a GB Pro-Series men’s title at The Shrewsbury Club. The 17-year-old beat Italian Julian Ocleppo, 22, in straight sets in front of a big crowd to be crowned the Budgen Motors ITF World Tour M25 Shrewsbury tournament champion.  Draper, from Surrey, is the first British player to win the men’s event in Shrewsbury since...
20 Sep 2019
A Shropshire car dealership remains the driving force behind the continued success of professional tennis tournaments in Shrewsbury. Budgen Motors has pledged its support to The Shrewsbury Club by sponsoring the World Tennis Tour men’s event to be held at the venue between September 23-28. Next week’s $25,000 International Tennis Federation tournament will feature up and coming British and...
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