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Young tennis player Alex Griffiths

Tennis ace Alex has the right climate to succeed

Alex Griffiths has been given a boost in his tennis career after securing a sponsorship package with a local company.

Plan to get more Solihull people playing tennis

AS Solihull’s own Dan Evans vies for the position of Britain’s No 2 tennis player, the borough council is drawing up plans to get more people playing the sport.


Tennis open day in Touchwood

Have a go at tennis in Touchwood this Saturday, June 1 as Warwickshire LTA mascots Alfie and Suzi drop in to play with their supersize racquets

Racquets club holds open day

KNOWLE and Dorridge Racquets club are holding an open day from 10am this Saturday, April 20.

Mason Recci

Junior tennis champ allowed to keep home court

A teenage tennis ace, from Earlswood, has been allowed to keep his fluorescent orange court, on the condition it is changed to a slightly less eye-catching green

Future looks bright for Solihull tennis stars

Young tennis players from Solihull have been highlighted as some of the brightest talents in the country after they were included on the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) Aegon FutureStars programme

Henley in Arden tennis club raises cash for Macmillan Cancer Care

HENLEY-in-Arden Tennis Club has begun Sunday morning social tennis sessions starting at 10am.

Solihull School pupil Charley Gregory wins Aegon tennis championship

CHARLEY Gregory, a pupil at Solihull Junior School, has won the Aegon Under 10 National Tennis Championships.

Solihull Tennis Club's Ben Watkins wins championship for the seventh time on the trot

SOLIHULL Tennis Club’s top male player Ben Watkins is in seventh heaven after winning the summer knock-out singles championship for the seventh successive year.

Tennis tournament once won by Andy Muray and Tim Henman starts in Solihull

A TENNIS tournament whose past winners include Andy Murray, Jamie Murray, Tim Henman, Jeremy Bates, Anna Keothavong and Maria Kirilenko starts its week-long run of competition in the borough this Saturday, July 14.

Henley in Arden tennis club winners

HENLEY-in-Arden Tennis Club Championship took place last Sunday against some pretty tough competition from the Olympic Torch procession and the European Cup final.

Charley from Solihull School is ace at tennis

A SOLIHULL Junior School boy has smashed his way into Britain’s tennis elite after winning a top UK competition.

TWO youngsters from Solihull beat off almost 100 others last weekend to get through to the finals of the Barclays Ball Kids.

Becky Muir and Harry Hill, both aged 15, will now compete in the finals in London for the chance to become ball boys and girls for this year’s Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 in November.

Tennis club serves up seasonal finale

Henley in Arden Tennis Club finished the competitive year with their Sparkle Tournament complete with festive touches.

Lisa has the edge on Rob in finals

RACKETBALL finals were played at West Warwicks Sports Club on October 9, in front of a rapt crowd.

Sue makes it through to three finals

Berkswell and Balsall Common Tennis Club held its annual, club tournament Final’s Day recently.

A triple success for Ben

Players and spectators braved wind and rain to complete Solihull Tennis Club finals day at the Marsh Lane courts with the club’s two top players, Ben Watkins and Gail Burrows, battling it out to see who would win a hat-trick of trophies.

Paul displays heart of gold

SEVEN years ago Paul Bill wasn’t sure if he’d even survive, after being told he needed a life-saving heart transplant.

Club opens its doors for a weekend of tennis fun

Henley Tennis Club couldn’t have picked a better weekend for their open day and club championships.

Dan’s Wimbledon dream over

WIMBLEDON wildcard Dan Evans was among three home men casualties on the second day of The Championships on Tuesday.


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