Tennis in Paradise

This past week I made my first ever visit to the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, and the tournament did not disappoint.

What does it take?

What does it take to become a professional tennis player? If you are chasing the dream of making it pro, what do you need to make it?

New year, new beginning

What is your tennis new year’s resolution?  What are you going to do that will make the biggest difference to your game in 2019?

Tennis by the seaside

During the past week, I made my first ever visit to the Nature Valley International tournament in Eastbourne which offers players one final week of grass-court competition, whilst providing spectators the chance to get up close to some of the world’s biggest names.

Join The Club

Traditional, outdoor, members tennis clubs are the backbone of the sport in Great Britain and provide important experiences that can’t be found elsewhere.

Give it a rest

The tennis season is twelve months of the year with players training and competing every week. But when do our junior players get to rest?

How do we grow the game?

Can we get more people playing with the facilities we have? Or do we need more courts before we can get more people playing tennis?

Mission Accomplished

Today is my last day working as Tennis Manager at Liverpool Tennis Centre. Over the past three years, we have achieved unprecedented success and I would like to thank everyone who has been part of this journey.

Is tennis the toughest sport?

Is tennis the toughest sport to play? Can you think of another sport that has a season as long, where players compete in so many matches and where games can go on for hours and hours?

The Summer of Competition

The summer holidays are here and it’s the start of six weeks of non-stop tennis competitions at venues all across the country.

Tennis in the sunshine

This past week I was lucky enough to spend some time at the WTA Mallorca Open, watching international tennis on grass courts in Spain!