Tennis (Page 3)


Recipe for perfect grass

The BBC are currently showing a four and a half minute video on groundsmanship as part of its BBC Ideas series

in Tennis - on 3/7/18


Head groundsman confident

Wimbledon’s head groundsman Neil Stubley has denied the grass is longer at the All England Club this year and is confident the courts can handle the...

in Tennis - on 2/7/18

Grant Cantin

First in; last out

Canadian Grant Cantin was working maintenance at the Lakes Golf Club in Sydney, Australia, when he was offered a summer job working on the crew at the...

in Tennis - on 28/6/18


Ilkley set for tournament

As it is about to start only its fourth year, it isn't surprising that the Fuzion 100 Ilkley Trophy tournament has quite a few new features this year

in Tennis - on 16/6/18

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Edgbaston Priory floods

As many people will surely be aware, Edgbaston became the centre of the interest for UK weather watchers during the last week of May, as flash floods hit...

in Tennis - on 6/6/18

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Setting up for Queen’s

The build-up to the curtain raiser for Wimbledon fortnight is accelerating as The Queen’s Club prepares to serve up its week-long championships just...

in Tennis - on 29/4/18

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Edgbaston Priory planting

Pitchcare were delighted to be part of a ‘Planting Party’ today at Edgbaston Priory Tennis Centre.

in Tennis - on 20/4/18

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Wimbledon visit for BALI

Winners of the 2017 BALI National Landscape Awards, recently enjoyed an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the All England Lawn Tennis Club Wimbledon,...

in Tennis - on 4/3/18

Wimbledon AELTC lighting rigs

Wimbledon light moving

New grow lights were installed at Wimbledon All England Lawn and Tennis Club in December and today it was moving day.

in Tennis - on 12/1/18

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Edgbaston Priory Club

In recent years the number of chemicals available to us as turf managers has rapidly diminished, while expectations relating to turf quality remain as...

in Tennis - on 5/1/18

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Winter sorted at Windsor

Outdoor tennis can be a lonely sport during the winter months but, for one Belfast club, they have got it covered. Chris McCullough headed to the suburbs...

in Tennis - on 17/11/17

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Roehampton stay with Toro

Constant evolution is what sees Roehampton Club remain one of the best multi-sports Clubs in the UK. Every year for the last three years, there has been...

in Tennis - on 22/9/17

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Replay saves the day

Hull YPI Lawn Tennis Club has combated severely compacted and contaminated sand-filled artificial courts with the help of synthetic specialists Replay...

in Tennis - on 23/8/17

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Court No.1 roof

The All England Club is pushing forward with its plans to cover the No. 1 Court at Wimbledon.

in Tennis - on 20/8/17

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Haggerston Park award

Hackney’s Haggerston Park has won MyLocalPitch’s June Outstanding London Sports Venue Award. The grassroots site is one of the borough's best loved...

in Tennis - on 22/7/17

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Cub Cadet Infinicut™

MTD Specialty Turf Products (formally ATT) has completed the order of 18 Cub Cadet Infinicut™ mowers to The All England Tennis Club at Wimbledon.

in Tennis - on 10/7/17

Neil Stubley

Dave Saltman defends Neil

It’s the oldest excuse in the Wimbledon book - if a tennis match doesn’t go your way, blame the grass. But this year the lovingly-manicured turf has...

in Tennis - on 10/7/17

Wimbledon 2017 marking

Wimbledon 2017 underway

The Wimbledon fortnight got underway yesterday, and the courts are looking spectacular after months of preparation from Head Groundsman Neil Stubley and...

in Tennis - on 4/7/17


Neil happily unnoticed

Wimbledon's head groundsman Neil Stubley spends most of his waking hours worrying about the 18 championship lawns under his command in the weeks leading...

in Tennis - on 3/7/17

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LTA makes investment

Thousands of community tennis courts across the country will be revamped as part of the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) largest-ever grassroots...

in Tennis - on 29/6/17