tennis

L-R Seb Slater, Roger Federer (cut out) and Des Walker
13 Jul 2018
Hot on the heels of its Royal Wedding screening success, Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) are bringing a taste of Wimbledon to Shrewsbury with a giant screening of men’s and women’s tennis on the 13th and 14th of July. The splendid background for the quintessential British summer event will be Shrewsbury’s historic castle grounds in the town centre where Wimbledon fans will be...
Representatives from Tennis Scotland and Ellesmere Tennis Academy with year 5 pupils Adam and Thomas Jacques at the award winning Tennis Centre at Ellesmere College
16 Feb 2018
A new state of the art tennis facility at a Shropshire school has been served an award for innovation and will be replicated across the UK. The Tennis Centre at Ellesmere College, which houses four full-size acrylic performance courts and changing rooms, won builders Rocklyn an Award for Excellence from the Sport and Play Construction Association (SAPCA) this month (Feb 8). The company, based in...
22 Feb 2016
A Shrewsbury tennis coach has been selected as one of a thousand Davis Cup legacy coaches to deliver free tuition to inspire the next generation of Shropshire tennis players. Mike Barton, aged 23, head coach at Shrewsbury Lawn Tennis Club (SLTC) was successful in his application to become a legacy coach after submitting a video to the LTA explaining how he would encourage Shropshire youngsters to...
Thomas Adams School pupils represent Shropshire at UK tennis finals
02 Mar 2015
Two Shropshire school pupils are representing the county in a UK tennis cup this week and hope to get further than they have ever reached before. Finn Adams, 16, and Aimee Cooper, 14, are playing for Shropshire in the Aegon under 18s County Cup tennis competition which began yesterday (Thursday 26 February) and runs until Sunday. The two Thomas Adams School pupils are among a team of six...
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