• University Of Nottingham – LTA Tennis University Of The Year 2021

    Matthew Cotter At last month’s LTA awards, the University of Nottingham was crowned the UK’s Tennis University of the Year, defeating the likes of Oxford and Edinburgh to the title. The LTA spotlighted the University of Nottingham’s Tennis Club’s ‘inspirational work adapting to Covid-19 restrictions and showing sustained innovation...
  • Then And Now: Black Sporting Pioneers

    Rachel Roberts  In the second of a 2-part series, Rachel Roberts highlights the careers of trailblazing Black athletes and those who are following in their footsteps in today’s game. Part 2 focuses on American women stamping their mark on history. Grand Slam Champion and A Future Star: Althea Gibson...
  • Tennis is too tough for its stars

    The ATP’s flagship event rolls into London this November with the preview shows and column inches dominated not by the attendees, but by the absentees. Injuries are par for the course in tennis and in sport, but the ever swelling injury list for the event must be of the...
  • “British Tennis fans should rejoice at Andy Murray’s historic achievement” – Tyler Gerrard

    Becoming world number one is arguably the greatest achievement of Andy Murray’s remarkable career, even greater than his three Grand Slam titles and two Olympic Golds. He has achieved something which many believed simply wasn’t possible, and now surely is on course for a record third BBC Sports Personality...
  • Kyle Edmund: Britain’s next tennis success story?

    When it comes to the British men’s game, there is no question that Andy Murray rules the roost. Recently though, concerns have surfaced with regards to finding the successor to Britain’s tennis throne. Promising 21-year-old Briton & world No. 40, Kyle Edmund, gave a valiant performance at the ATP...
  • My Sporting Heroes: Andy Murray

    “I used to think that losing made you more hungry and determined, but after my success at the Olympics and the U.S. Open, I realise that winning is the biggest motivation.” This strong willed and relentlessly determined attitude towards winning is the reason why Andy Murray is my sporting...
  • Andy Murray: A Shattering End to a Challenging Year

    A humiliating 56 minute 6-0 6-1 annihilation at the hands of Roger Federer at the ATP World Tour Finals last week was hardly the climax to 2014 that Andy Murray would have wanted.  After coming through a gruelling six-week schedule to make it to the O2 Arena, his year...