Tennis Shropshire

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...
29 Oct 2021
An exciting finish saw Team Sabin narrowly beat Team Smith 57-56 as the second Battle of Shropshire, an enjoyable team event for tennis players from around the county, proved a big hit. Introduced for the first time last year by Tennis Shropshire, 90 players took part in this year's event, a festival of tennis for players of all ages and abilities, which was played across a number of weeks....
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...
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...
10 Aug 2021
Lawn Tennis Association president David Rawlinson’s visit to Shropshire proved a great success as he enjoyed spending time at a number of clubs and venues.  Mr Rawlinson’s two days in Shropshire also enabled him to meet some of the many volunteers who give so much time to ensure that tennis continues to flourish in the county. Bob Kerr, the LTA councillor for Shropshire, who, along with Tennis...
16 Mar 2021
David Rawlings, a dedicated and long-serving member at Cound & District Tennis Club, received the lifetime achievement award as the Shropshire winners of the annual Lawn Tennis Association Awards were announced. This year’s ceremony - recognising the efforts of the county’s tennis community during a challenging 2020 - was held virtually owing to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. Tennis...
02 Sep 2020
The first Battle of Shropshire - a new team event introduced to the local tennis calendar by Tennis Shropshire - has been hailed an outstanding success. Players of all ages and abilities from across the county took part in what proved to be a hugely enjoyable week-long festival of tennis held at The Shrewsbury Club. Such was its popularity, plans are now in place for the event to be staged each...
09 Jul 2020
Tennis clubs across Shropshire have seen membership numbers rise since the sport was given the green light to resume in May. Simon Jones, the Tennis Shropshire chair, is impressed how the county's clubs have adjusted to working within the LTA guidelines regarding COVID-19.  Courts around Shropshire are consistently busy, with an impressive number of newcomers to tennis enjoying the sport since...
14 Feb 2020
Shropshire tennis ace Rob Rue insists he’s “absolutely thrilled” to have received his first international call up from Wales. Rob, who has born in Neath and has lived in Shrewsbury for the last 30 years, has been selected to represent Wales in the men’s over-65 age group at the Four Nations Championships at Bolton Arena in May. He will be part of a Wales team competing against England, Ireland...
23 Dec 2019
The Shrewsbury Club have successfully retained the Mackenzie Shield, an annual mixed doubles tennis competition for Shropshire clubs. They beat Woore Tennis Club in the final played on the indoor courts at The Shrewsbury Club to register back-to-back triumphs. Captained by Luke Henley, the triumphant team also featured Hanna Cadwallader, Amy Dannatt and Mohamed Morsi. “It’s the second year we’ve...
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