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Talbot Heath School National Champions

Talbot Heath Schools U15 and U13 tennis teams recently competed in the LTA Youth Year 7/8 and Year 9/10 National Finals at Bolton Arena where the top 4 schools in Britain for each age group compete for the National Champions title. Many congratulations to the U13 team, Dani, Iraja, Emily, Sophie and Sayuri who won […]

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Interview with Lucy Shuker, Acclaimed Wheelchair Tennis Player

Steve Davies, Chair of our Competitions Committee, recently had the opportunity to interview Lucy Shuker, acclaimed wheelchair tennis player. Watch the interview here. Lucy has had a remarkable season in 2023 achieving remarkable milestones and securing several prestigious titles throughout the year. Her exceptional talent and unwavering dedication have catapulted her to the forefront of […]

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Coaches – NEW online course – Wheelchair Tennis: Building Tools and Confidence for Coaches

This course is aimed at coaches looking to develop and enhance their knowledge of wheelchair tennis.  It equips coaches with the fundamental coaching principles, chair set-up considerations and appropriate maintenance and the tools to develop transformative wheelchair tennis programmes for players with physical impairments. Price: £20 Duration: 2 hours Credits: 2 Find out more and […]

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LTA Winter County Cup 2023

Our men’s and ladies teams were in action for Winter County Cup, 24th to 26th November, the final County Cup event for 2023. The Men’s team, in Group 5a were at Taunton with opposition from Oxfordshire, Cumbria and Avon. Results Dorset v Oxfordshire : 5-4 win Dorset v Cumbria : 6-3 loss Dorset v Avon […]

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Opt In for the LTA Advantage Ballot is now OPEN

The opt in for the 2024 LTA Advantage Wimbledon ballots is now open for Advantage members, Accredited+ Coaches, Venue Volunteers and Licenced Officials. LTA Advantage members get exclusive access to the ballot for a chance to buy tickets to the biggest tennis event of the season – The Championships, Wimbledon This year, the LTA Advantage […]

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The Role of Officials in Junior Competition

The Tennis Parents Community are hosting a live Zoom Q&A with Matthew Morrissey, the LTA Officiating Manager on Tuesday, 28th November at 7 pm. This is a great opportunity to learn how officials become qualified, what their licensing scheme involves and what parents & players should expect from them at junior events, and lots more.  […]

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Upcoming Tennis Volunteer Community Q&A

CHANGE OF DATE This event is now taking place on Tuesday, 12th December – 2 pm and 7 pm Join the Tennis Volunteer Community for a Q&A session answering all your questions about choosing the right shoes, strings and rackets to suit your needs and requirements. With Professional Racket Technician, Huw Philipps. Register here 2 […]

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LTA Tennis Awards 2024 – Nominations Open

The LTA Tennis Awards, presented by Lexus, launched in 2015 with the help of former LTA President Cathie Sabin OBE celebrate the achievements made by outstanding individuals and venues in tennis throughout the past year, from grassroots tennis to elite performance. They present us all with a great opportunity to say “thank you” to those […]

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