Richard Lord - he has a very good piece of advice and a cat!
in Tennis - 1 week, 1 day ago
Head Groundsman, Richard Lord has served Ilkley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club for many years. Lee Williams met up with him to have a socially distanced chat...
Having seen them in action on the world-famous Wimbledon courts, The Lensbury Club in Middlesex are one of a growing list of clubs taking delivery of an...
in Tennis - on 16/10/20
After a delayed meeting due to the Covid-19 crisis, Lee Williams, finally caught up with Mark Goddard, the club’s Head Groundsman and his right-hand...
in Tennis - on 28/9/20
A renovation from Campey Turf Care Systems has brought a touch of magic to Sutton Up-on Derwent Tennis Club’s two grass courts
in Tennis - on 12/7/20
Our journey navigating the last few months has seen us having to overcome massive challenges, alter our methods to fit a changing picture and, ultimately,...
in Tennis - on 10/7/20
There are two questions I’m currently being asked. Firstly “Are you going to rip the courts up this year?” a question that warrants its own blog....
in Tennis - on 30/6/20
As a sole Groundsman, Robin Wilcox has his work cut out looking after the 19 courts and 5 croquet lawns that make up East Dorset Lawn Tennis and Croquet...
in Tennis - on 14/5/20
Wimbledon head groundsman Neil Stubley has explained why the decision was taken to pull the plug completely on this year's Championships.
in Tennis - on 6/4/20
No.1 Court; Wimbledon’s second largest venue, has undergone a number of upgrades since it opened in 1924
in Tennis - on 17/11/19
Multipurpose venues need quality, versatile and reliable mowers, and that’s why The Lensbury opted for the Jacobsen TR320 and GP400
in Tennis - on 12/11/19
Every year the Lawn Tennis Association and STRI visit lawn tennis clubs all over the country to assess their courts. In April 2019, they went to a Norfolk...
in Tennis - on 27/9/19
In this latest in-depth video interview with KSS Director, James Budd, we hear about the global design practice’s work on the new No.1 Court development...
in Tennis - on 3/9/19
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal had different opinions on the Wimbledon speed surface. The Swiss player believes it got slower than the previous years while...
in Tennis - on 24/8/19
The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has appointed Willmott Dixon to construct a new members’ centre adjacent to the iconic Wimbledon Championship...
in Tennis - on 15/8/19
At the first in a series of launch events, Groundsmen and Greenkeepers were invited to Tottenham Hotspur FC’s training facility to see the new INFINICUT®...
in Tennis - on 25/7/19
Wimbledon’s famous Centre Court has been steam cleaned to kill off any nasty pests lurking beneath the surface, head groundsman Neil Stubley said
in Tennis - on 3/7/19
Todd Darrington never dreamed his choice of career could take him where it has. However, his job has turned into a dream come true and it doesn't look...
in Tennis - on 24/6/19
Cromer's tennis players have always boasted that their 10 grass courts are amongst the best in the country - and now it is official
in Tennis - on 23/6/19
There will be more guaranteed play at this year's Wimbledon Tennis Championships – thanks to the completion of a three-year project to cover the famous...
in Tennis - on 31/5/19