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The over-60 county mixed winners were, right, Judy King and Iain MacDonald, presented with their trophy by Fiona Jones, the vice-chair of Tennis Shropshire, after beating, left, Rob Rue and Jane Williams in the final

Over-60s event a popular addition to Tennis Shropshire’s annual senior mixed doubles tournament

A new event for players aged over 60 was introduced as the annual Tennis Shropshire senior mixed doubles tournament took place at The Shrewsbury Club.
Simon Jones, left, the new chair of Tennis Shropshire and Bob Kerr, his predecessor

Simon Jones honoured to be at the helm of Tennis Shropshire

Simon Jones insists it is a huge honour to be at the helm of Tennis Shropshire as he settles into his role as chair of the organisation.
Youngsters enjoying one of the popular Tennis Roadshow events

Tennis Roadshow serving up free tennis taster sessions

Hundreds of Shropshire youngsters will have the chance to pick up a tennis racket by taking part in free taster sessions this week.
Shropshire’s men’s team celebrate their second promotion of the year at Sunderland Tennis Centre, back from left: Ed Gibbs, Luke Henley, Sam Chapman, Matt Lee; front: Tom Loxley, Alex Parry (captain), Roan Jones

Shropshire men’s team seal second national tennis promotion of a successful year

A fantastic year for the Shropshire men’s tennis team saw them wrap up a second national promotion.
Shifnal Tennis Club’s Ian Gillespie, second left, named as the coach of the year, with Tennis Shropshire president Jilly Broadbent, Shrewsbury Town FC chief executive Brian Caldwell and Adam Wharf, the director of performance tennis at The Shrewsbury Club

Shropshire winners of British Tennis Awards step into the spotlight

Dedicated volunteers from around Shropshire stepped into the spotlight as the county winners of the British Tennis Awards were unveiled.
Shropshire’s Holly Mowling enjoyed the experience of representing Great Britain at Miami Beach

Shropshire’s Holly Mowling says representing GB in world team event is highlight of her tennis career

Holly Mowling, the captain of Shropshire’s ladies tennis side, enjoyed helping Great Britain’s over-35s team finish seventh in the Young Seniors World Team Championships in America.
Cath Barton and Sue Dunn, who were among the winners, receive their medals from, centre, Jilly Broadbent, the Tennis Shropshire president

Host of first-time winners at Tennis Shropshire’s Senior Doubles Championships

Two married couples were celebrating after featuring among the first-time winners at Tennis Shropshire’s Senior Doubles Championships.
Shropshire's regional winners in the British Tennis Awards last year, from left, Harrison Gwilt and Josh Price on behalf of Monkmoor Recreation Ground being named Community Venue of the Year, and Simon Jones, of Tennis Shropshire’s Fun Competitions which was selected as the winner of the Competition of the Year for the Midlands, and, right, chairman Bob Kerr

It’s time to nominate unsung Shropshire heroes for British Tennis Awards

It’s that time of year when Tennis Shropshire is seeking nominations to recognise the outstanding contributions of individuals and venues across the county.

Tennis Shropshire’s County Championships a huge success

Entries continue to rise each year for the County Championships - with nearly 200 tennis players from across Shropshire taking part.
Members of Shropshire’s nine and under team, seen here with Nikki Hoy, which competed at Edgbaston Priory in the County Cup last weekend, will be taking part in the County Championships at The Shrewsbury Club

County Championships set to showcase talents of up and coming Shropshire tennis aces

Up and coming tennis aces from around Shropshire are looking forward to taking part in the annual County Championships which start this weekend.
Players and coaches, including Tennis Shropshire chairman Bob Kerr and vice-chairman Simon Jones, at last weekend’s taster session at Telford Tennis Centre

Weekly tennis sessions for people with Down’s syndrome launched in Shropshire

Tennis sessions for people with Down’s syndrome have been successfully launched in Shropshire.
Flying the flag for Shropshire, the promoted men’s county team, back from left: Matt Lee, Luke Henley, Sam Chapman, Matt Jones; front: Ed Gibbs, Alex Parry (captain), Jordan Evans, Tom Loxley

Promotion delight for Shropshire men’s tennis aces at Summer County Cup

Proud captain Alex Parry hailed the efforts of Shropshire men’s team after they impressively gained promotion at the Lawn Tennis Association’s Summer County Cup.


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