The Shrewsbury Club

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...
24 Sep 2019
Shrewsbury’s Luke Henley came so close to pulling off a qualifying round victory on the opening day of the Budgen Motors ITF World Tour M25 Shrewsbury tournament. Henley, 25, a regular member of the Shropshire county side, was narrowly edged out in a third set tie-break at The Shrewsbury Club. The men’s tournament’s main draw matches begin today (Tuesday, 10am), with top seed, highly-promising 17...
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...
18 Sep 2019
An exciting line up of rising British tennis stars is set to compete in next week’s Budgen Motors ITF World Tour M25 Shrewsbury tournament. Jack Draper, Aidan McHugh and Anton Matusevich are among the promising Brits to have entered the event - which is part of the LTA GB Pro-Series - at The Shrewsbury Club. Qualifying for the $25,000 International Tennis Federation tournament starts next Monday...
07 Jun 2019
Two adventurous Shrewsbury women are saddling up for an epic charity cycling challenge which will see them pedal nearly 400km from London to Paris.    Dawn Tretton and Nicky Ellis have signed up to take part in the Women v Cancer challenge in September, raising money for causes close to their hearts - Breast Cancer Care, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and Ovarian Cancer Action.    The two friends are...
13 Feb 2019
Maia Lumsden and Jodie Burrage will carry British hopes into the second round of the Budgen Motors World Tennis Tour W60 Shrewsbury tournament today (Wednesday). Lumsden, 21, winner of a $25,000 event at The Shrewsbury Club in November, is relishing being back in familiar surroundings which clearly bring out the best in her.  The Scot beat Italian Anastasia Grymalska, a player ranked more than...
09 Feb 2019
Rising British star Maia Lumsden insists she is excited about returning to Shropshire next week to play in the Budgen Motors World Tennis Tour W60 Shrewsbury tournament.  Lumsden, who celebrated her 21st birthday last month, has fond memories of her last visit to The Shrewsbury Club in November when she emerged from the qualifying rounds to win the first $25,000 title of her career. That...
10 Dec 2018
Ten-time Grand Slam champion Jordanne Whiley enjoyed a successful playing return at the Tennis Foundation’s National Wheelchair Tennis Championships at The Shrewsbury Club. Whiley, the 2015 US Open singles champion, was crowned winner of the open women’s singles event as she impressed in her first tournament since giving birth to her first child earlier this year. The National Championships were...
06 Dec 2018
World class tennis will make a swift return to Shropshire early next year thanks to The Shrewsbury Club being chosen to host a high-profile women’s tournament. The Sundorne Road venue has been selected by the Lawn Tennis Association to stage a prestigious $60,000 event in February. It will start just a few days after Great Britain’s first home tie in the Fed Cup - to be played at the University...
23 Nov 2018
Dedicated volunteers from around Shropshire stepped into the spotlight as the county winners of the British Tennis Awards were unveiled. Awards were presented in 10 different categories at the popular annual Tennis Shropshire event hosted by The Shrewsbury Club. Winners of the county awards will now go forward to the regional awards for the Midlands and, potentially, the national awards, with the...
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