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Pictured: Heather Watson, who has entered the Budgen Motors W100 tournament at The Shrewsbury Club, will also headline an evening of tennis conversation next week. Picture courtesy of Getty Images for the LTA.
26 Oct 2022
British tennis star Heather Watson is set to entertain tennis fans both on and off court when the World Tennis Tour returns to Shropshire. Watson, who reached the fourth round of the ladies’ singles at Wimbledon earlier this year, is part of a strong British challenge at the Budgen Motors W100 tournament, which starts at The Shrewsbury Club this weekend. Harriet Dart, Katie Swan, Katie Boulter...
20 Oct 2022
One of this year’s Wimbledon ladies’ singles semi-finalists is set to play at The Shrewsbury Club when the World Tennis Tour returns to Shropshire this month. German star Tatjana Maria is among an impressive number of players currently ranked in the world’s top 100 on the entry list for the Budgen Motors W100 tournament. The prestigious event is part of the LTA’s Performance Competitions Calendar...
11 Oct 2022
Shropshire business leaders have welcomed this month’s return of the World Tennis Tour to Shrewsbury. The Budgen Motors W100 tournament - the biggest indoor women’s tennis event in the UK this year - will be held at The Shrewsbury Club between October 30 and November 6. The International Tennis Federation event is expected to include players ranked in the world’s top 100. British stars Heather...
Pictured: Harriet Dart, right, who is currently second in the British women’s tennis rankings, with Freya Christie after they won a doubles title at The Shrewsbury Club in 2017. Picture: Richard Dawson Photography.
23 Sep 2022
Tickets are now on sale for a leading $100,000 women’s tennis tournament in Shropshire which will feature top British and international stars. Preparations are continuing at The Shrewsbury Club for the return to the town of the ITF World Tennis Tour next month. The Budgen Motors W100 is the biggest event in women’s tennis, outside of the grass court season, to be staged in England this year. It’s...
05 Sep 2022
Tennis Shropshire’s County Championships proved a big hit with players of all ages.   The always popular event, a celebration of tennis in Shropshire, attracted more than 160 entries. Held at The Shrewsbury Club, the County Championships featured singles events for boys and girls in a number of age classes, from eight and under up to 18 and under.    Doubles competitions were also played for some...
Harmony Tan playing tennis at The Shrewsbury Club
04 Jul 2022
Harmony Tan, who is through to the fourth round of the ladies’ singles at Wimbledon, impressed Shropshire tennis fans by reaching the semi-finals of a tournament at The Shrewsbury Club earlier in her career. Tan hit the headlines by enjoying a stunning victory against Serena Williams, the winner of 23 Grand Slam singles titles, in a first round thriller on Centre Court last week. The rising...
01 Jul 2022
The popular Shrewsbury Wheelchair Tennis Tournament, part of the LTA’s Wheelchair National Series, takes place at The Shrewsbury Club this weekend. A busy programme of matches will be played on the indoor courts at the Sundorne Road venue on both Saturday and Sunday. Tournaments are held throughout the year in England, Scotland and Wales as part of the series.  Scott Smith, the organiser of this...
Tennis Player Sonay Kartal stood with trophy at Shrewsbury Club
24 Jun 2022
Sonay Kartal, preparing to make her first Grand Slam appearance at Wimbledon next week, believes winning a tournament at The Shrewsbury Club last year served as a turning point in her career.   Rising star Kartal impressed Shropshire tennis fans when she was crowned UK Pro League women’s champion in November.   Having since climbed from just inside the world’s top 1,000 to her current ranking of...
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...
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