Tennis (Page 5)


Grant Cantin at Wimbledon

The 41-year-old serves as the deputy head groundsman at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, the home of the most prestigious tennis tournament...

in Tennis - on 26/6/16

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West Herts BBC shoot

West Herts Sports & Social Club used by the BBC to shoot Wimbledon promotional video

in Tennis - on 17/6/16

May Sports Pitch Maintenance Diaries

May Pitch Diaries

May 2016 Sports Pitch Maintenance Diaries

in Tennis - on 1/5/16

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Omagh Lawn Tennis Club

The town of Omagh sits on the western side of Northern Ireland and is home to around 20,000 people. It is quite an active population in sport, as the...

in Tennis - on 30/4/16

April Sports Pitch Maintenance Diaries

April Sports Diaries

April Sports Pitch Maintenance Diaries

in Tennis - on 1/4/16

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Edgbaston- rolling

As regular readers on the Pitchcare website forum, Edgbaston Priory Club’s Grounds Management duo of Dave and John Lawrence were inspired to write a...

in Tennis - on 31/3/16

Muckamore Entrance

A cold and frosty morning

An exposed cricket ground in the heart of Northern Ireland is perhaps not the best place to be on a cold and frosty morning, but that is where Chris McCullough...

in Tennis - on 23/3/16

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A difficult winter!

After a challenging winter, which saw rainfall figures across the country breaking records, the grounds team at the Edgbaston Priory Club are hoping to...

in Tennis - on 16/3/16

March Sports Diaries

March Sports Diaries

Monthly Sports Diaries

in Tennis - on 1/3/16

Edgbaston Christmas

Adapting to stay on top

In the first of a series of articles, father and son team David and John Lawrence talk about how the groundcare team have had to adapt their winter regime...

in Tennis - on 29/2/16

Warrington Golf Club

February Sports Diaries

Our February Sports Pitch Diaries are live.

in Tennis - on 1/2/16


'Go' for sportscotland

The £12m sportscotland National Centre Inverclyde – billed as the UK’s first “fully-inclusive” residential sports training facility – has been...

in Tennis - on 15/1/16

Typical Multi Use Games Area after Refurbishment

Refurbishing existing

This article, the fifth in a series prepared by David Rhodes of Traction Sports, discusses how the refurbishment of an existing facility can bring substantial...

in Tennis - on 21/11/15

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The Classic approach...

In their latest article, Dave and John talk about managing expectations and pressure, how the courts have evolved to become the best in the history of...

in Tennis - on 22/10/15

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Stormont Estate

The superb facilities offered by the Northern Ireland Civil Service Sports Association, at The Pavilion complex, are the responsibility of Head Groundsman...

in Tennis - on 12/10/15

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London's sporting venues

London's sporting venues may be better known by fans for what goes on inside them, but there's often a good story attached to the names of these temples...

in Tennis - on 3/10/15

Sandy Park

October Diaries

in Tennis - on 1/10/15

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Synthetic tennis courts

Synthetic tennis courts are like all other non-natural surfaces - they need maintenance - but are generally perceived not to. Nick Harris from Replay...

in Tennis - on 22/9/15

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Wimbledon Seminar

The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon is delighted to announce the return of the Grass Court Seminar which will be led by Head Groundsman, Neil Stubley....

in Tennis - on 23/7/15

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Centre Court fire

Centre Court completely evacuated amid alarms and arrival of emergency services at end the of the third day of Wimbledon 2015.

in Tennis - on 2/7/15