Sunday, 19 September 2021

I am a double Wimbledon champion at the age of 86

I am a double Wimbledon champion at the age of 86

A MAN from Medmenham has won the Wimbledon singles and doubles titles — at the age of 86. Leonard Phillips won both competitions in ...

 

Tennis invite

AN open day will be held at Peppard Tennis Club in Colliers Lane on Sunday, September 12 from 10am.

 

‘Tennisathon’ raises £1,800

A 24-HOUR tennis marathon at Benson Tennis Club raised more than £1,800 for charity. More than 30 players took part in the ...

 

Tennis to be played all-year round thanks to floodlights

Tennis to be played all-year round thanks to floodlights

FLOODLIGHTS are to be installed at Henley Tennis Club. The club, off Tilebarn Close, has been granted planning permission by South ...

 

Caversham Park Tennis Club

Caversham Park Tennis Club

BIANCA WINSHIP, chairwoman of Caversham Park Tennis Club, was presented with the Berkshire volunteer of the year 2020 award at a ...

 

Tennis club floodlights welcomed

Tennis club floodlights welcomed

PLANS to install nine floodlights at Henley Tennis Club have been backed by town councillors at the second time of asking. The club, ...

 

Tennis challenge in aid of Comic Relief

Tennis challenge in aid of Comic Relief

THE head coach at Henley Tennis Club is involved in a national initiative to get people into playing the sport. Tom Scott, of My ...

 

Clubs frustrated as virus shuts tennis courts again

Clubs frustrated as virus shuts tennis courts again

TENNIS clubs in the Henley area are frustrated that they have had to close during the current coronavirus lockdown. Officials are ...

 

Court help

WARGRAVE Lawn Tennis Club is looking for someone to take responsibility for court maintenance. The volunteer does not need to have any ...

 

Tennis club to install 8m tall floodlights

FLOODLIGHTS are to be installed at the tennis courts at the Berkshire County Sports Club in Sonning. The club in Sonning Lane has been ...

 

Father and daughter secure Shiplake singles titles

Father and daughter secure Shiplake singles titles

DESPITE a shortened season due to the coronavirus pandemic, Shiplake Tennis Club still managed to hold its finals day where father and ...

 

Tennis players back club plan for floodlights

PLANS to install floodlights at Henley Tennis Club have been supported by members. The club, off Tilebarn Close, is seeking planning ...

 

Shiplake ladies are finally able to serve up promotion

Shiplake ladies are finally able to serve up promotion

SHIPLAKE LADIES C team celebrated success following their promotion to Division 4 in the Oxfordshire Babolat Winter Tennis League. The ...

 

Tennis is best sport for social distancing, says coach

Tennis is best sport for social distancing, says coach

TENNIS is the best sport for social distancing, according to a husband and wife team. Ollie Fry and his wife Louise have been running ...

 

Henley secure back-to-back league titles with huge win

Henley secure back-to-back league titles with huge win

HENLEY Tennis Club’s men’s A team have been crowned Oxfordshire Winter League Division 3 champions. They secured the title with a 7-1 ...

 

Tennis return

SONNING Common & District Tennis Club has re-opened its courts in Gallowstree Common following the easing of lockdown restrictions ...

 

Teenager overcomes injury to lift title

Teenager overcomes injury to lift title

A TEENAGER from Shepherds Green has triumphed in an international tennis tournament in India just months after returning from injury. ...

 

Phillips retains crown

Phillips retains crown

A TENNIS player from Medmenham has retained his title of Great Britain open senior indoor champion. Leonard Phillips, 85, who is ...

 

Thorp and Fry have the upper hand to secure club singles titles

Thorp and Fry have the upper hand to secure club singles titles

PEPPARD held their annual finals day at their Colliers Lane courts. Simon Thorp overcame big serving Connor Cummings (6-0 6-3) to ...

 

Botterill and Head secure crowns

Botterill and Head secure crowns

SHIPLAKE Tennis Club’s finals day got under way with a repeat of last year’s final with number one and two seeded players Nikki ...