In Great Britain currently, there are two systems that exist to support junior tennis competitions, Ratings and Rankings, and the existence of both is causing confusion.
For many years the number of children attending tennis coaching sessions has been far greater than the number of children playing competitions. Tennis coaching has become the activity rather than tennis itself.
The tennis road is long and complicated but how can we ensure that our junior players stay the course and get to experience everything the sport has to offer?
The Australian Open has once again been a fantastic tournament but it’s the singles finals that we will remember for many years to come.
Getting tennis played in school is crucial to growing the game and this is a challenge for many tennis venues and coaches across Great Britain.
Should our priority be to get more people playing tennis or should we be focussed on producing future Wimbledon champions?
When did you last get your racket restrung? Are you sure you are using the right strings?
To have the opportunity to see firsthand the impact that tennis can have on people’s lives in Africa was one of the most enjoyable and powerful experiences of my time in tennis.
There are possibly no words left to describe the phenomenal year that we have all just witnessed from Andy Murray.
As the 2017 tennis season is about to get underway, here are my thoughts on who will be the movers and shakers over the next 12 months in the tennis world.
Tennis is an inclusive, adaptive, life-long, family sport and we have started on our journey to turn this into a reality in Liverpool.
If you have never watched wheelchair tennis live then I would strongly recommend you do so. After a very successful Paralympic Games, it was great to see some of the British players in action.