September 18

Nominations have opened for the Tennis Scotland Awards 2018. The awards present an excellent opportunity to recognise the achievements, work and dedication of individuals, clubs, teams, tournaments and programmes throughout Scotland this year.

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has named the Great Britain squad to face Uzbekistan in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Play-Off from 14th – 16th September 2018 at the Glasgow Emirates Arena.

The grass courts of Wimbledon were once again busy with players competing last month. The Road to Wimbledon Finals took place mid August with players from across the UK, India, China, Japan and Hong Kong competing in both regional and county finals.

Tennis Scotland is delighted to announce a new RPDC Head Coaching Team of Karen Lamb (Edinburgh), Jonny Willcox (Glasgow) and Callum Lloyd (Stirling). The coaching team will be supported by Colin Fleming and Ellinore Lightbody. The team will also be supported by coaches Joe Gill and Ruaridh MacLeod in Stirling. The team represents a wealth of knowledge and experience and a credible track record of success.

Scotland’s Four Nations team was disappointed to finish in last place as the 2018 Championships concluded at the CIYMS Tennis Club in Belfast on Sunday. 

The Great Britain Davis Cup team today welcomed over 3,000 Scottish school children to the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, for a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch a practice session and get on court with team captain Leon Smith and a number of the players including Jamie Murray and Cameron Norrie ahead of GB’s World Group play-off tie against Uzbekistan this weekend.

With the Davis Cup returning to Glasgow's Emirates Arena this weekend for the tie against Uzbekistan, there has once again been a host of activity in the days leading up to the tie to coincide with the increased profile the sport has been enjoying.

Tennis Scotland is excited to operate a new National Academy at the University of Stirling, a crucial part of the vision to make Britain one of the most respected nations in the world for player development. The central Scottish location is unique and at the centre of our tennis development plans via the University of Stirling, sportscotland Institute of Sport and our National Player Programme.

Edinburgh's flagship tennis facility at Craiglockhart has been served up six new outdoor tennis courts, having secured funding from Tennis Scotland and sportscotland.

Tennis Scotland has today announced a change of role for Colin Fleming within the organisation.



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