Kinnoull men and Blackhall women are the Aegon Team Tennis champions of Scotland for 2017. Kinnoull men’s team were unbeaten in Division 1 of this year championship which concluded last weekend – winning the title for the first time in the club’s history. With the club’s recent national lottery award to renovate its clubhouse and Cameron Ritchie, the team’s #1 player, winning the T500 at Craiglockhart, October has been a good moth for the Perth club. Blackhall women retained their women’s title for the fourth year in succession and will join Kinnoull in the GB national playoff matches to be played on 30th June 2018. Both teams play at home.
In other divisions, Cults [Aberdeen] secured promotion to the men’s top division with a 5-1 weekend victory over St Andrew’s University whilst Prestwick earned promotion from Division 2 of the women’s competition with a 6-0 final weekend win over Edinburgh Waverley. Glasgow Hillhead men, in their first season, won all six of their matches to top Division 4B.
Aegon Team Tennis Scotland is a singles based team competition open for all Tennis Scotland Registered Venues. It aims to provide players with regular league matches, against similar standard players in a competitive team environment. A total of 6,158 teams from over 1,050 GB venues participated in Aegon Team Tennis 2017. It has also been a record season in terms of the number of fixtures completed. A total of 10,110 fixtures were completed in 2017.
Final league standings are attached with individual match results being found at Aegon Team Tennis Scotland. Entry to the 2018 open competition will be invited from registered clubs next June.