May 16


Please note that the Tennis Scotland office will be closed on Thursday 5th May for a staff training day.

The 2016 Scottish National Championships came to a conclusion at Craiglockhart Tennis Centre in Edinburgh with second seed Bruce Strachan getting off to a slow start in the final of the men's singles. He was broken in the first game, and after a series of unforced errors found himself 4-0 down to fifth seed Keith Meisner who ended up taking the set 6-2.

Scottish teams had a disappointing weekend when the 2016 14 & Under County Cup competition was held at venues throughout Britain.

England retained the overall championship as the 2016 Four Nations' Championships for senior players concluded on Monday at the North Wales Tennis Centre in Wrexham.

Great British Tennis Weekend will see courts across Scotland serve up free tennis for families and friends over two weekends this summer.

Scotland's Eilidh Smith has added an individual silver medal to the team bronze which she won for Great Britain at the World Young Senior Championships which finished on Saturday in Umag.

The 2016 Scottish Inter Club Challenge Cup reaches the quarter final stage on Saturday with eight exciting ties being played at venues throughout Scotland.

Six of Tennis Scotland's most talented junior players are to compete at the Brodies Invitational at Gleneagles, with two of the youngsters taking on the legends in a doubles match at the two-day festival of tennis on 10/11 June.

The world's best players are congregating in Paris for the 115th edition of the French Open which begins on Sunday. Scotland will once again be well represented with Andy Murray, Jamie Murray, Colin Fleming, Jocelyn Rae and Gordon Reid all involved in the action at the second Grand Slam of the year.

Tennis Scotland has been working in partnership with the Tennis Foundation who have provided three lucky schools in Edinburgh with the opportunity to grow the game of tennis in their schools through close links with coaches and clubs in the local community.

Andy Murray fought back from a perilous position to oust Radek Stepanek in five pulsating sets in the first round of the French Open.

The 2016 Scottish Cup semi-finalists are now known following last weekend's quarter-final matches. David Lloyd Aberdeen and Newlands clubs have both men's and women's teams in the semi-final draws.

Andy Murray endured another testing and bruising encounter today when he defeated Mathias Bourgue 6-2 2-6 4-6 6-2 6-3 in the second round of the French Open.

Colin Fleming and partner, Jonathan Erlich, opened up their men's doubles campaign at Roland Garros with a comprehensive 6-3 6-0 win over French pair, Paul-Henri Mathieu and Benoit Paire.

There was a magnificent hat-trick of wins for the Scottish players on day five of the French Open.

The Home Nations Championships is an annual junior tennis match between Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Wales will host the 2016 Championships in Cardiff on 10 and 11 September 2016.

Andy Murray produced a clinical display to defeat the imposing Ivo Karlovic 6-1 6-4 7-6(3) and reach the last sixteen at Roland Garros for a seventh time.

Tennis Scotland has appointed Wilson as its official ball and equipment supplier for a further three years until the end of 2018, in a partnership that will see both organisations continue to work closely together on a number of fronts.

There were mixed fortunes for the Scottish players in the French Open doubles today with a win for Jamie Murray but defeats for Colin Fleming and Jocelyn Rae.

Andy Murray successfully defused the ever-dangerous John Isner 7-6(9) 6-4 6-3 today to reach his sixth French Open quarter-final.

Jamie Murray and partner, Bruno Soares, have been beaten in the third round of the men's doubles at the French Open.

Standing between Andy Murray and a spot in the last four of the French Open is local favourite, Richard Gasquet, and this contest will be the third scheduled match on the Philippe-Chatrier Court today - weather permitting.

Tennis Scotland is on the lookout for a new batch of Tennis Development Apprentices. The 12 month full time programme is designed to give young people under 20 years of age at the start of their apprenticeship experience of organising and delivering Tennis on and National Regional and Local basis while undertaking development and training activities.

Edinburgh 14-year-old Ruairi Logan is looking forward to many more opportunities to gain his first international medal representing Great Britain after helping his country to fourth place in the junior event at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup, the international Tennis Federation's flagship wheelchair tennis team event in Tokyo, Japan.

Andy Murray responded well to adversity once again as he crushed the hopes of an expectant nation with a 5-7 7-6(3) 6-0 6-2 win over local favourite, Richard Gasquet, in the French Open.

 
 

TENNIS SCOTLAND

177 Colinton Road
Edinburgh

EH14 1BZ
0131 444 1984
info@tennisscotland.org