Tennis Shropshire

30 Oct 2019
Shropshire’s over-50s men’s team have impressively been promoted to division one of the LTA Seniors’ Inter-County Championships. Captain Simon Bird praised his side’s efforts as they topped Division 2A with a record of three wins from their four matches. "My thanks go to all the squad who have travelled and performed so well over the summer months,” he said. "Their commitment has been fantastic...
19 Oct 2019
An excellent return of five wins from as many matches sealed promotion in style for Shropshire’s over-50s ladies team in the LTA’s Seniors’ Inter-County Championships.  Shropshire can now look forward to life in division two next year after topping the division three table with a 100 per cent record. Captain Sue Dunn was joined in the team during the successful season by Jane Davies, Aude Legeais...
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...
19 Sep 2018
It’s that time of year again when Tennis Shropshire is seeking nominations to recognise the outstanding contributions of individuals and venues across the county. It’s part of the British Tennis Awards, an initiative of the Lawn Tennis Association, Tennis Foundation and 40 county/national tennis associations to highlight the sport’s unsung heroes. Now into its fourth year, it serves as an ...
10 Oct 2017
Tennis Shropshire is seeking local nominations by the end of October for the 2017 British Tennis Awards that reward people who deliver tennis in communities across Great Britain. The awards, an initiative of the Lawn Tennis Association, Tennis Foundation and 40 county/national tennis associations, are being held for a third year.  Individuals and venues across the country, including here in...
07 Sep 2017
An excellent entry of nearly 170 players made it the best supported Shropshire Junior County Tennis Championship for many years. Bob Kerr, the chairman of Tennis Shropshire, was delighted with the backing the popular annual event held at The Shrewsbury Club - and organised in conjunction with inspire2coach and sponsored by Deloitte - received from young players from around the county. They...
17 Aug 2017
Scott Smith was crowned both singles and doubles champion as the Shropshire Wheelchair Tennis Group, supported by Tennis Shropshire, successfully staged the first of two top national wheelchair tennis tournaments this year. Just like 12 months ago, Smith, one of the event organisers, proved unbeatable during an enjoyable weekend at The Shrewsbury Club. Smith got the better of John Lambert, Glen...
19 Jul 2017
The revamped courts at Shrewsbury’s Monkmoor Recreation Centre will be among the Shropshire venues supporting the second Great British Tennis Weekend of the year. Coming just a week after another successful Wimbledon drew to a close, it is hoped many local people will take advantage of having the chance to pick up a racket to give tennis a go. It’s all part of a popular initiative launched by the...
13 Apr 2017
Shropshire tennis clubs will embrace the overwhelming success of the first year of Tennis for Kids by serving up a host of free tennis sessions for county youngsters starting this month. More than 13,000 children nationwide took advantage of the Lawn Tennis Association’s initiative to introduce children aged between five and eight to the sport last year. It included hundreds of Shropshire...
07 Apr 2017
A new initiative to encourage more women and girls to get involved with tennis is coming to Shropshire - while young girls in the county also have the chance to learn the game via the popular Miss-Hits programme. The Lawn Tennis Association has teamed up with top coach Judy Murray, the mother of British tennis stars Andy and Jamie, to launch She Rallies. It is part of the LTA’s commitment to...
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