Tennis Shropshire

05 Dec 2016
Proud captain Alex Parry saluted the efforts of Shropshire's men's tennis team after sealing promotion in the Aegon Winter County Cup - while the Shropshire ladies side delivered a battling display to preserve their place in division five. Parry was delighted with Shropshire's efforts as they excelled in South Wales to pull off three convincing wins at Newport to secure promotion from division...
13 Jul 2016
Fresh from so much British success at Wimbledon, tennis clubs around Shropshire will be serving up free tennis this weekend to encourage more people to pick up a racket and see how much fun playing the sport is. A number of county clubs will be throwing open their doors either on Saturday or Sunday by taking part in the second Great British Tennis Weekend of 2016, a popular Lawn Tennis...
05 Jul 2016
Shropshire youngsters enjoyed taking part in a touchtennis competition at the 130th Wenlock Olympian Games last weekend. Up and coming players from around the county competed at under-nines and under-12 level in an event organised by Tennis Shropshire and hosted by Cound Tennis Club. The gold medal winner in the under-nines competition was George Scott, who trains at Cound Tennis Club, with...
14 Jun 2016
Shrewsbury husband and wife team Sue and Karl Dunn joined forces to win Tennis Shropshire's senior mixed doubles tournament at The Shrewsbury Club for the first time. Rob Rue and Jane Williams had been aiming for a hat-trick of victories in the popular tournament, but the Dunns prevailed, playing with plenty of determination to impressively to beat off competition from 18 other pairs from around...
10 May 2016
Fresh from the successful visit of the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Trophy Tour to Shropshire, tennis clubs around the county are now looking forward to opening their doors for the first Great British Tennis Weekend of 2016. A host of Shropshire clubs are supporting the popular Lawn Tennis Association initiative by running free activities this weekend to encourage more people to pick up a racket and...
22 Apr 2016
Shropshire tennis coaches are at the forefront of an exciting new LTA initiative aimed at inspiring 10,000 children across the UK to pick up a racket for the first time. The LTA has launched Tennis for Kids - their biggest ever grassroots initiative - in partnership with Highland Spring, following the historic success of Team GB winning the Davis Cup in Belgium last November. Hundreds of...
21 Apr 2016
Tennis Shropshire will be promoting the sport to youngsters attending the first Shropshire Kids Festival this weekend by running fun actitivies at the family-friendly event. The county's governing body for tennis is always keen to head around Shropshire to encourage people to pick up a tennis racket - and their coaches are now looking forward to spending Saturday and Sunday in Shrewsbury's Quarry...
16 Dec 2015
Shropshire's men's and ladies tennis teams both suffered agonising promotion near misses in the Aegon Winter County Cup as they again hinted at their exciting potential. The men's team, captained by Alex Parry, ultimately fell short by just one rubber after coming up against Cornwall, Isle of Man and Northumberland on consecutive days at Tipton Sports Centre. And it was a similar story for the...
04 Dec 2015
Tennis Shropshire has a new chairman with Bob Kerr stepping up to replace the long-serving Chris Hinks, who has stood down after five successful years in the voluntary role. Shrewsbury-born Bob, who now lives in Telford, officially took over when Tennis Shropshire held their AGM at The Shrewsbury Club earlier this week. He said he was looking forward to the challenge having previously served as...
29 Sep 2015
Shropshire men's over-45s tennis team suffered the frustration of a near promotion miss as they just fell short in their quest to become the county's first representative side to ever reach the first division of the Aegon County Championship. Shropshire hoped excellent victories over the final weekend of their season against Buckinghamshire and Hereford & Worcester would be enough to continue...
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