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Women get their own ‘Battle of the Brits’

When the ‘Battle of the Brits’ was confirmed earlier this week, it made no provision for the women. This has now been rectified with the Progress Tour Women’s Championships to be played at the National Training Centre, Roehampton, the LTA’s headquarters, starting on...

Ticket Tout jailed

Wimbledon ticket tout, Luke McKay has received a six-month jail sentence after being caught by undercover agents trading in black market tickets for the 2019 Championships via Facebook

Players support #BlackOutTuesday campaign

Many top players have added their voices to the protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed African-American 46-year-old who died on 25 May in Minneapolis after being pinned beneath a white police officer’s knee for nearly nine minutes, plunging the country...

Limited Club tennis is back

Recreational tennis is back. Club members were allowed to play just singles as from a few weeks ago but now, as of the 1st June, they can resume their doubles partnerships and continue their rivalries with fellow members, all part of the Government’s easing of...

Federer champions mental health and tops Forbes rich list

Roger Federer has proven over the years to not only be a contender for the Greatest Of All Time accolade but also as a influential and effective leader, and now he is heading the annual Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid athletes for the first time when it was...

US Open contemplates logistics

The French Grand Slam, rescheduled for 20 September to 4 October, is expected to be further delayed to accommodate the US Open and Madrid and/or the Italian Championships in Rome, in order to allow players two weeks of clay court preparation ahead of Paris.

Paris fashion showcased in Prague

Petra Kvitova had a chance to debut the dress she would have worn at Roland Garros during the Czech Tennis President’s Cup at Sparta Prague tennis club, which was played from 26-28 May  featuring a field of 8 Czech WTA players.

Murray and LTA get tennis back on court in UK

Tennis is starting to stir back to life as the Covid-19 pandemic grip is slowly running its course and while we all still await news of the actual tours resuming, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has announced that they will be staging four tournaments under the...

Kvitova against closed door majors

Petra Kvitova said yesterday that she didn’t like the idea of majors being played behind closed doors which is what the Covid-19 pandemic is threatening.

Djokovic has been practising, in secret

Novak Djokovic has been keeping his eye on the ball over these past two months, practising every day on a private court in Marbella with his brother, Marco, as the coronavirus pandemic prevented him from returning to his homeland, but he kept his training quiet so as...
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Ticket Tout jailed

Ticket Tout jailed

Wimbledon ticket tout, Luke McKay has received a six-month jail sentence after being caught by undercover agents trading in black market tickets for the 2019 Championships via Facebook

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Players support #BlackOutTuesday campaign

Players support #BlackOutTuesday campaign

Many top players have added their voices to the protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed African-American 46-year-old who died on 25 May in Minneapolis after being pinned beneath a white police officer’s knee for nearly nine minutes, plunging the country...

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Women get their own ‘Battle of the Brits’

Women get their own ‘Battle of the Brits’

When the ‘Battle of the Brits’ was confirmed earlier this week, it made no provision for the women. This has now been rectified with the Progress Tour Women’s Championships to be played at the National Training Centre, Roehampton, the LTA’s headquarters, starting on...

read more
Limited Club tennis is back

Limited Club tennis is back

Recreational tennis is back. Club members were allowed to play just singles as from a few weeks ago but now, as of the 1st June, they can resume their doubles partnerships and continue their rivalries with fellow members, all part of the Government’s easing of...

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ATP TOUR

Kyrgios suggest doubles to Sir Andy

Kyrgios suggest doubles to Sir Andy

Nick Kyrgios has suggested to Andy Murray that they should pair up to play doubles together when the tour resumes. While it would prove a major attraction, it is unlikely bearing in mind Murray’s condition: "Only if you promise to behave -- you said you were going...

Rankings are frozen

Rankings are frozen

How tennis records are maintained during the lockdown has provided many with an excellent topic of discussion but that has now been resolved with the ATP and WTA deciding that rankings will be frozen during the weeks of inactivity.

WTA TOUR

Kvitova against closed door majors

Kvitova against closed door majors

Petra Kvitova said yesterday that she didn’t like the idea of majors being played behind closed doors which is what the Covid-19 pandemic is threatening.

Konta insists on equality

Konta insists on equality

The prospect of a merger between the ATP and WTA has come to the forground again thanks to Jo Konta who insists – if it does go ahead – it must be a ‘merger’ of equals and not, as the WTA Chief Executive said a fortnight ago, that it would be a long term objective to...

Wozniacki reveals she hopes to play again, in doubles

Wozniacki reveals she hopes to play again, in doubles

Caroline Wozniacki, the popular former world number from Denmark who retired from the pro tour in January following the Australian Open, has revealed she would consider a return to the sport if her close friend, Serena Williams asked her to play doubles.

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Women get their own ‘Battle of the Brits’

Women get their own ‘Battle of the Brits’

When the ‘Battle of the Brits’ was confirmed earlier this week, it made no provision for the women. This has now been rectified with the Progress Tour Women’s Championships to be played at the National Training Centre, Roehampton, the LTA’s headquarters, starting on...

read more
Ticket Tout jailed

Ticket Tout jailed

Wimbledon ticket tout, Luke McKay has received a six-month jail sentence after being caught by undercover agents trading in black market tickets for the 2019 Championships via Facebook

read more
Players support #BlackOutTuesday campaign

Players support #BlackOutTuesday campaign

Many top players have added their voices to the protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed African-American 46-year-old who died on 25 May in Minneapolis after being pinned beneath a white police officer’s knee for nearly nine minutes, plunging the country...

read more
Limited Club tennis is back

Limited Club tennis is back

Recreational tennis is back. Club members were allowed to play just singles as from a few weeks ago but now, as of the 1st June, they can resume their doubles partnerships and continue their rivalries with fellow members, all part of the Government’s easing of...

read more

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Ticket Tout jailed

Ticket Tout jailed

Wimbledon ticket tout, Luke McKay has received a six-month jail sentence after being caught by undercover agents trading in black market tickets for the 2019 Championships via Facebook

US Open contemplates logistics

US Open contemplates logistics

The French Grand Slam, rescheduled for 20 September to 4 October, is expected to be further delayed to accommodate the US Open and Madrid and/or the Italian Championships in Rome, in order to allow players two weeks of clay court preparation ahead of Paris.

Will there be a US Open or Roland Garros this year?

Will there be a US Open or Roland Garros this year?

On the day when the French Open should be getting underway, speculation as to the fate of this year’s US Open continues to grow, with all sorts of scenarios apparently under consideration, but with the coronavirus pandemic still prevalent around the world, the odds on...

LTA NEWS

Women get their own ‘Battle of the Brits’

Women get their own ‘Battle of the Brits’

When the ‘Battle of the Brits’ was confirmed earlier this week, it made no provision for the women. This has now been rectified with the Progress Tour Women’s Championships to be played at the National Training Centre, Roehampton, the LTA’s headquarters, starting on...

Limited Club tennis is back

Limited Club tennis is back

Recreational tennis is back. Club members were allowed to play just singles as from a few weeks ago but now, as of the 1st June, they can resume their doubles partnerships and continue their rivalries with fellow members, all part of the Government’s easing of...

Murray and LTA get tennis back on court in UK

Murray and LTA get tennis back on court in UK

Tennis is starting to stir back to life as the Covid-19 pandemic grip is slowly running its course and while we all still await news of the actual tours resuming, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has announced that they will be staging four tournaments under the...

LTA produces a profit

LTA produces a profit

The LTA has just published it its annual accounts and showed a profit of £8.7 million as against the previous year’s £6.3 million losses.

Research shows tennis has a positive impact on mental health

Research shows tennis has a positive impact on mental health

In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, the LTA has released its latest research, showing a link between playing tennis and recreational players’ mental wellbeing. Whilst the physical benefits of playing tennis have long been hailed – with the British Journal of...

Murray set to play Nationals when resurrected

Murray set to play Nationals when resurrected

The LTA is considering resurrecting the British National Tennis Championships last played in Bolton in 2002 with Alex Bogdanovic, a teenager who never fulfilled his potential, and Anne Keothavong, who did, emerging as Britain’s national champions.

London | Back on court with social distancing

London | Back on court with social distancing

Recreational players took to the courts for the first time in England on Wednesday, carefully following LTA guidelines and relishing the joy of hitting tennis balls for the first time in almost two months due to the coronavirus lockdown.