Rain stops play. And work

One of the biggest challenges facing tennis in Britain is the weather.  As the winter seems to go on forever, tennis clubs and coaches are gearing up for the new season, but that’s quite hard to do when it’s snowing! I have nothing but respect for coaches who earn their living coaching outdoors twelve months of…

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 2018?

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!

Selling Tennis

If tennis is a business then who are the sales people? Who was the person that got you into tennis? Who was the person that made you love the sport?

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.