August 16


The recruitment process to find the next Chief Executive for tennis's governing body in Scotland is now underway with an appointment expected before the end of the year.

The 12th Carrickmines Bowl was played at Strathgryffe Tennis & Squash Club on Sunday with Whitecraigs winning the coveted bowl for the first time.

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has announced today that the 2016 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group semi-final tie between Great Britain and Argentina will take place at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow from 16-18 September 2016.

The HSBC Road to Wimbledon is now in its 15th year, with the All England Club creating this event to support the LTA in providing more juniors with more competition and staging the Finals at Wimbledon on grass.

14 Scots are heading to the Nike Junior National Championships next week. The Tennis Scotland organised team trip will see the players compete against top players from across the UK.

Scottish players enjoyed success at the All England Club at the weekend after picking up 3 titles at the Road to Wimbledon Finals.

North of Scotland were the 2016 winners of the Scottish section of the Aegon 9 & Under County Cup competition.

It is an exciting time to be involved in tennis in Scotland with the sport riding high on the back of world class performances from Scottish players including Andy Murray, Jamie Murray and Gordon Reid.

Tennis Scotland is seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable individual to provide high quality and comprehensive administrative support to the Tennis Scotland performance and competitions programmes, as well as the Tennis Scotland senior management team.

Edinburgh's Alexandra Hunter returned to Scotland as a British Champion as the Nike Junior National Tennis Championships concluded last week at venues in Nottingham and Bournemouth.

Scottish players won two singles and six doubles titles as the British Seniors' Closed Grass Court Championships concluded on Saturday.  With work on the roof of No 1 Court at Wimbledon now progressing, the event was transferred to the grass courts at Surbiton for the younger age groups and Cheltenham for the senior age groups.

The Scotland team to play Ireland and Wales in next month's Home Nations Championships has today been announced by Tennis Scotland. Wales will host this year's event in Cardiff on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September.

The 2016 Scottish Junior Inter County Championships, staged by Tennis Scotland, will be played at Prestwick Tennis Centre on Sunday 28th August. West of Scotland will hope to retain the championship won in 2015 but will face strong competition from the other competing counties which have all nominated strong teams.

Aegon Team Tennis Scotland league competition starts next month at venues throughout Scotland. The 2016 competition has attracted an increased number of clubs which will compete during September and October for a place in next year's national playoffs.

The 136th edition of the US Open commences in New York on Monday and the Murray brothers will be the primary focus of Scottish attention at this prestigious tournament: the final Grand Slam of the year.

North of Scotland men were crowned GB champions when the 35 & Over County Cup concluded at Eastbourne on Sunday. Wins over Dorset, Middlesex and Surrey resulted in top spot in Group 1, the first ever Scottish champions at this age group.

East of Scotland won the Tea Cup at Prestwick on Sunday. The Tea Cup, the trophy awarded to the Scottish Junior Inter County champions, was presented to the then Scottish Lawn Tennis Association by the Tea Council in 1966.

Andy Murray will begin his twelfth US Open campaign in the early hours of Wednesday morning (BST) against the dangerous and capricious Czech, Lukas Rosol.

Jamie Murray will launch his men's doubles quest at the US Open today.

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares edged a tension-filled encounter with Portugal's Joao Sousa and Gastao Elias to make it into the second round of the men's doubles at the US Open.

 
 

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