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Leon Smith
18 Feb 2022
Leon Smith, Great Britain’s Davis Cup captain, has given his seal of approval to the latest professional tennis tournament successfully staged by The Shrewsbury Club. Leon, who memorably led GB to Davis Cup victory in 2015, spent three days in Shrewsbury last week attending the Budgen Motors ITF World Tennis Tour M25 tournament. It gave him the opportunity, in his role as head of men’s tennis at...
14 Feb 2022
Alastair Gray won an all-British singles final against Harry Wendelken to be crowned champion of the Budgen Motors ITF World Tennis Tour M25 tournament at The Shrewsbury Club. Gray, 23, from Surbiton, currently ranked 495 in the world, completed a 7-5, 6-1 victory to secure the third M25 title of his career. Wendelken, 20, from Cambridgeshire, handed a main draw wild card, beat a number of higher...
Marcus Willis and Freya Christie returning to Shrewsbury to take part in Pro-Am hospitality event
04 Feb 2022
Marcus Willis and Freya Christie, who have both enjoyed tournament success at The Shrewsbury Club, are returning next week to take part in a Pro-Am exhibition match. They will be playing at a hospitality event arranged during the Budgen Motors ITF World Tennis Tour M25 tournament at The Shrewsbury Club. They have been invited to play a one-set Pro-Am doubles exhibition match as part of a...
01 Feb 2022
Rising British tennis stars are set to compete in next week’s Budgen Motors ITF World Tennis Tour M25 tournament at The Shrewsbury Club. Paul Jubb and Aidan McHugh - both ranked in the British top 10 - have entered the men’s event. Anton Matusevich, crowned UK Pro League Finals Week men’s champion at The Shrewsbury Club in November, is also on the main draw acceptance list for the prestigious...
23 Nov 2021
Tennis players from Shropshire clubs enjoyed the opportunity to play alongside and against professionals during UK Pro League Finals Week at The Shrewsbury Club. A Pro-Am event, sponsored by Besblock, was held on the indoor courts at the Sundorne Road venue and proved to be a big success. Sixteen Shropshire players from Market Drayton Tennis Club, Shrewsbury Lawn Tennis Club, Whitchurch’s Hollies...
05 Nov 2021
Final preparations are being made at The Shrewsbury Club ahead of the exciting return of professional tennis to Shropshire next week. Rising stars of British tennis will be competing alongside more established players in the UK Pro League Finals Week. The prestigious event, which will be broadcast on BT Sports, starts on Monday, with a busy schedule of matches to be played ahead of the men’s and...
29 Oct 2021
James Ward, a member of Great Britain’s winning Davis Cup team in 2015, is heading to Shropshire to compete in next month’s UK Pro League Finals Week at The Shrewsbury Club. Ward is one of the players to receive a wild card to compete in the prestigious event to be held on the indoor courts at the Sundorne Road venue between November 8-14. Wild cards have also been given to Great Britain Fed Cup...
24 Sep 2021
Players of all ages from around the county are set to serve up an enjoyable week of team tennis as the Battle of Shropshire returns this weekend. The event proved a huge success when it was introduced to the local tennis calendar for the first time last August, with 120 players taking part. A busy schedule of matches will be played at The Shrewsbury Club from this Saturday, September 25, through...
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...
09 Sep 2021
The return of Tennis Shropshire’s County Championships proved a huge success after players of all ages took part in the popular event. Around 150 tennis players from around the county entered the County Championships at The Shrewsbury Club as the event returned for the first time since 2019. Last year’s event was cancelled owing to the coronavirus pandemic. Simon Jones, the chair of Tennis...
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