June 18


Norrie makes it to 2nd round at Roland Garros debut
Cameron Norrie had a positive first French Open experience last week when he defeated Peter Gojowczyk 6-1, 2-0 (retired). His second round match was up against the home favourite Lucas Pouille on the Philippe-Chatrier Court. Taking the match to 4 sets, Norrie made Pouille work for the 6-2, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 win.

The 2018 Scottish Secondary Schools Tennis Team Championships conclude this Wednesday (6th June), with the Semi Finals and Finals taking place at St George's School for Girls in Edinburgh.

Bearsden Primary School have won the West Region Primary Schools County Finals 2018 at Scotstoun Community Indoor Tennis Centre.

Edinburgh Schools, Merchiston Castle School and George Watson's College have won the boys' and girls' Scottish Secondary Schools Tennis Team Champions respectively for the 2nd year in a row.

Judy Murray has called on women in Scotland to become role models in their communities and be part of a UK wide drive to inspire more girls to play tennis.

The Scottish Cup has reached the semi-final stage following completion of quarter final ties at the weekend.

Tennis Scotland at Stirling and Loughborough University have today been named as the UK’s two National Academies for tennis, a major milestone in the development of the Lawn Tennis Association’s ten-year Performance Strategy for British Tennis.

Following on from a very successful Visually Impaired Team Tennis Competition in Scotland last year, Glasgow Disability Tennis are hosting this event again on Saturday 30th June from 12pm to 6pm on the indoor courts at Newlands Tennis Club.

The 2018 Scottish Cup Finals will take place this Sunday at Craiglockhart Tennis Centre in Edinburgh.

Four Scots have been named in the Wimbledon wild card announcement today. This brings the total number of Scots competing to at least 8 with Jamie Murray in the men’s doubles, Cameron Norrie in the men’s singles, Gordon Reid in the wheelchair singles and doubles, Aidan McHugh in the boys singles and Colin Fleming in the Invitational Doubles!

Sunday’s finals were a fantastic climax to this season’s Scottish Cup with any two of the four finalists in with a chance of becoming champions as the final points in both competitions were played.

Kinnoull men and Blackhall women are Scotland’s representatives in the national stages of Team Tennis 2018 with playoff matches starting this Saturday.  Both Scottish clubs have been drawn at home with the Perth club hosting the David Lloyd club from Sunderland and Blackhall, newly crowned women’s Scottish Cup winners, at home to Thongsbridge Tennis Club from Yorkshire. 

With Wimbledon being the focus for many over the next two weeks, Scotland’s junior players will be demonstrating their skills as Tennis Scotland stages six tournaments over the same period. Six different venues throughout the country will host over 500 young players from all parts of Great Britain and even further afield.

 
 

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