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Olivia Houlston, left, the winner of the 9U girls singles, and runner-up Adela Home

Shropshire tennis aces makes Junior Championship a huge hit

An excellent entry of nearly 170 players made it the best supported Shropshire Junior County Tennis Championship for many years.
These youngsters represented Shropshire in the Aegon 9U County Cup at Edgbaston Priory last weekend and are now looking forward to competing in the Shropshire Junior County Championship, from left: Kornel Rogaczewski, Sam Spiby, Sarvesh Karthikeyan Kilariaar, Adela Home, Sian Collins and Isla Linney with team mascot Kevin

Shropshire tennis youngsters raring to go for Junior County Championship

Promising tennis players from around the county have the chance to showcase their talent when the Shropshire Junior County Championship starts this weekend.
Shropshire’s Holly Mowling won two more top national titles in Cheltenham

Shropshire tennis ace Holly wins two more national titles

Shropshire tennis ace Holly Mowling has taken the number of national titles she’s won on the International Tennis Federation over-35s circuit up to six.
Enjoying the event at The Shrewsbury Club is, from left, doubles champion John Lambert, junior player Megan Bradley, singles and doubles winner Scott Smith, Tabitha Fung and junior player Abbie Breakwell

Scott Smith enjoys double triumph again at popular Shrewsbury wheelchair tennis tournament

Scott Smith was crowned both singles and doubles champion as the Shropshire Wheelchair Tennis Group, supported by Tennis Shropshire.
Scott Smith, a member of the Shropshire Wheelchair Tennis Group, will be defending his singles and doubles titles in the Shrewsbury Summer Open at The Shrewsbury Club this week

Popular national wheelchair tennis tournament returns to Shrewsbury this week

Shrewsbury’s Invictus Games representative Kevin Drake will be taking part in a popular annual wheelchair tennis tournament in the town this week.
The Shropshire ladies team at Cambridge, back from left: Holly Mowling (captain), Imogen Cowper, Jo Bowen, Mia Loney; front: Sue Dunn, Chloe Hughes, Jo Fowler

Shropshire tennis teams narrowly miss out on Aegon Summer County Cup promotion

Shropshire's men’s and ladies tennis teams both narrowly missed out on promotion after encouraging performances in the Aegon Summer County Cup.
Merill Holt received her award at Wimbledon

Tennis Shropshire volunteer Merill’s day to remember at Wimbledon

Merill Holt, Tennis Shropshire’s lead volunteer, enjoyed a special day to remember as she collected a prestigious award at Wimbledon.
Guests celebrate Lilleshall Village Tennis Club’s 40th anniversary (click photo to enlarge)

Lilleshall Village Tennis Club celebrates 40th anniversary

More than 50 guests joined in the celebrations as Lilleshall Village Tennis Club toasted turning 40.
The revamped courts at Shrewsbury’s Monkmoor Centre will be hosting Great British Tennis Weekend activities on Saturday

Revamped courts at Monkmoor among Shropshire venues supporting Great British Tennis Weekend

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.
Mayor of Oswestry, Councillor Vince Hunt, watched by the Mayoress, his daughter Amber Hunt, officially re-opens the improved courts at Oswestry Team Tennis watched by members of the club

Improved courts at Oswestry Team Tennis are a big hit with youngsters

The impressively improved courts at Oswestry Team Tennis have been officially re-opened by the Mayor of Oswestry, Councillor Vince Hunt.
The LTA’s Transforming British Tennis Together initiative aims to help improve tennis facilities around the country, like the courts at Shrewsbury’s Monkmoor Recreation Ground

Boost for Shropshire sport as LTA spearheads £250m transformation of Britain’s tennis courts

Shropshire’s tennis community is set to benefit from The Lawn Tennis Association’s announcement of the biggest ever grassroots investment in the sport.
The Shrewsbury Club’s Adam Wharf, third left, at Roland Garros in Paris with the other coaches selected by the LTA to visit to the French Open

Coach Adam delighted to be chosen for LTA trip to the French Open

Adam Wharf, the director of performance tennis at The Shrewsbury Club, insists it was a huge honour to study the best young players in the world at the French Open.

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