May 18


The Scotland super-seniors team travels to Ireland on Friday hoping to win back the Four Nation’s championship title last won in 2014. The 2018 event, hosted by Tennis Ireland, will be played at the Lansdowne Club, Dublin from Saturday 5th to Monday 7th May.

Early rounds of the 2018 Scottish Inter-Club competition have now been played at clubs throughout Scotland. The 1st and 2nd rounds of the men's Scottish Cup competition were completed last weekend at the same time as the women's teams started their campaigns. 85 club teams from all District Associations are participating in Scotland's premier inter-club cup competition, staged by Tennis Scotland.

Tennis Scotland celebrated Scotland's Year of Young People (YOYP) 2018 in style at this week's Glasgow Trophy ATP Challenger, with a range of exciting activity designed to celebrate youth talent as well as inspiring hundreds of young people across Glasgow to pick up a racket through a programme of community engagement.

Davis Cup tennis returns to Glasgow’s Emirates Arena this autumn when Great Britain face Uzbekistan in the play-off to remain in the World Group in 2019.

A round-up of some of the action involving Scottish players last week.

Tennis Scotland is looking for the next generation of officials. The Young Officials Academy 2018 in partnership with the LTA will recruit, train and develop the new officials of the future. The 18th month / 2 year flexible programme will offer 16 next generation officials the opportunity to qualify as a Line Umpire, Chair Umpire, Court Supervisor and Referee, as well as provide you with mentoring from a top international Scotland official. The programme will begin with an Officials Weekend where attendees will undertake the line and chair umpire courses with LTA tutors.

Scotland finished as overall runners-up to England as the 2018 Four Nations' Championships concluded in Ireland on Monday. Men's and women's teams from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales at the 55, 60 and 65 & Over age groups competed over three days of play at the Lansdowne Lawn Tennis Club In Dublin.

Great British Tennis Weekend will see courts across Scotland serve up free tennis for families and friends over two weekends this summer. The first Great British Tennis Weekend takes place this weekend (12th & 13th May) with parks and clubs offering free events right across the country.

Tennis Scotland is currently inviting applications from young people who are interested in joining their Apprenticeship programme starting in September 2018.

Tennis Scotland and the LTA are delighted to be bringing the National 'She Rallies' Day to Galashiels in the Borders on Friday 8th June from 10am to 5pm at the Borders Tennis Centre and Galashiels Academy. 3 courses will be run during the day, 2 in the morning and 1 in the afternoon.

In January the LTA announced a new 10 year Performance Strategy focusing on creating a seamless pathway for champions that nurtures people, teams and leaders. Part of the Player Pathway introduces National Academies which aims to create competition for places at the next stage of the pathway - the Pro Scholarship Programme (PSP).

Round 3 of this season’s Scottish Inter Club Challenge Cup was played at the weekend. 

The second Grand Slam of the year has just begun in Paris and a selection of Scottish Players are ready to make their mark on the clay courts of Roland Garros.

It would be remiss of Tennis Scotland not to champion the successful staging of the Glasgow Trophy, ATP Challenger Event. This boasted the largest prize pot ever made available in Scotland.

Tennis Scotland has announced the selection Policy for the 2018 Four Nations Championships.

 
 

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