February 16


Hot on the heels of Helensburgh's Gordon Reid winning Scotland's first ever wheelchair tennis singles Grand Slam at the Australian Open, is the news of the appointment of the country's inaugural Wheelchair Engagement Officer in the shape of Paralympian and well known coach Kevin Simpson.

The Great Britain team for the forthcoming Tennis Europe 16 & Under Winter Cup team has been named with Scottish duo Aidan McHugh and Ewen Lumsden joining English youngster Jake Hersey in the three strong squad which is captained by former British number one Chris Wilkinson.

Scotland's Maia Lumsden swept aside the challenge of French woman Julie Gervais in the quarter final of the Aegon Pro-Series Scottish Championships in Glasgow today. The unseeded 17 year old from Lenzie won the opening set without loss of a game and then broke the French woman twice in the second set to earn a place in Saturday's semi-final.

Fantastic penultimate day of the Aegon GB Pro-Series Glasgow. Scotland's Maia Lumsden set the day off by racing through the first set of her semi-final against Romania's Karola Bejenaru, winning 6-2 in a little over 25 minutes.

With the stand at full capacity it was standing room only as spectators gathered from across Scotland to see local girl Maia in the Aegon GB Pro-Series Finals Glasgow.

Club Main Contacts are reminded that the deadline for online entry to the 2016 Scottish Cup competition is Monday 15th February at 10 am.  Only teams entered by that deadline will be included in the draw.

Stirling University student Scott Duncan will hope take advantage of the absence of holder Alan MacDonald when the 2016 Scottish Indoor Championships start today at Newlands, Glasgow.

Top seeds Scott Duncan and Patricia Skowronski are the 2016 Scottish Indoor champions after both recorded comfortable wins in Sunday's finals at the Newlands club in Glasgow.

Everyone involved in Scottish tennis is being invited to get behind a project promising a new approach to the media reporting of sport.

Several recipients of this year's prestigious Tennis Scotland awards were presented with their trophies at the Scottish Indoor Championships which were held at Newlands Tennis Club.

Over 200 players from 18 different nations head to Glasgow this week to compete in the 2016 ITF Scottish Senior Players' Championships. 22 singles and doubles events – from 35 & Over to 70 & Over - will be run at venues throughout the city with finals scheduled for Scotstoun Leisure Centre on Sunday 21st February.

Scottish players won six singles titles on Sunday as play concluded at the 2016 Scottish Seniors' Open Championships in Glasgow.

The popular Waverley Junior Open Tournament has a new title sponsor Bruntsfield Sports for 2016, and will run from 1-8 April on the south side of Edinburgh.

Kick-starting activity for 2016, today, Tennis on the Road welcomed The Duchess of Cambridge to Craigmount High School, Edinburgh, to experience a taster of the grassroots programme developed by Judy Murray. The activity coincides with the announcement that the initiative is now supported by the LTA.

Scottish counties’ 18 & Under teams produced some fantastic performances over the weekend as the 2016 County Cup competition concluded at centres throughout Britain on Sunday. With eight teams competing, three teams won their groups to gain promotion, two finished as group runners-up and one stared relegation in the face before staging a remarkable recovery to retain their group position.

Davis Cup Trophy Tour by BNP Paribas launches across Great Britain following historic win.

 
 

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