Tennis (Page 7)

Margate LTC

MLTC use artificial clay

Building on the Inspired Facilities Olympic legacy funding investment in Margate Lawn Tennis Club last year by Sport England, the Club has now further...

in Tennis - on 15/10/14

Wimbledon NeilStubley

Courting the media!

What work does Neil Stubley do during the Championship, what relationship does he have with the players and what happens when the media circus rolls out...

in Tennis - on 13/9/14

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Eastbourne's top seed

The Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club in Eastbourne hosts one of this country’s biggest tennis tournaments, The Aegon International. Neville Johnson went...

in Tennis - on 12/8/14

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Hard Surface Courts

Hard court tennis surfaces require timely and considered maintenance practices. In this article, David Cason of specialist maintenance company, HC Courts,...

in Tennis - on 27/7/14

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Replay sort out courts

When a private artificial tennis court in Yorkshire began to show signs of deterioration in both its ability to drain and its performance levels, the owners...

in Tennis - on 28/6/14

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He's a huge fan!

Each year, the standard of staff at Wimbledon really does reach new heights. Take this 7ft groundsman for example - who has been a real hit with celebrities...

in Tennis - on 26/6/14

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Wimbledon 2014

As the Wimbledon Championships get under way, it is not just the tennis players who have been working hard all year to get prepared.

in Tennis - on 24/6/14

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New WTA event in Mallorca

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) today announced that the WTA Board of Directors has approved a new grass court International event in Mallorca, Spain...

in Tennis - on 11/6/14

MarkJolliffe

Seven years of projects!

It’s been nearly seven years since we visited Taunton School and, in that period, Head Groundsman, Mark Jolliffe has undertaken a number of projects...

in Tennis - on 24/4/14

Roehampton JohnLockyer

The Ace of Clubs

John Lockyer’s new role as Course and Grounds Manager at the Roehampton Club requires him to ensure that the varied sports surfaces are maintained to...

in Tennis - on 12/2/14

Sundridge HighSummer

A game to love

Back in July, at the pinnacle of grass court tennis, Britain at last had a Wimbledon Champion again. But how are things at court level at the grass roots...

in Tennis - on 8/2/14

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Why not have two?

St George's Hill Lawn Tennis Club has opted for two Otterbine fountains

in Tennis - on 5/2/14

Hurlingham Peter&David

A busy time

With thirty grass tennis courts, countless croquet lawns, two bowls greens and a cricket square, end of season renovations at the Hurlingham Club are one...

in Tennis - on 3/11/13

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New Hurlingham pool

Under this building site are four of the best grass tennis courts in the land. The reason for the cover up was so that a new swimming pool and changing...

in Tennis - on 22/9/13

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soil is its heart

Andrew Scott discusses the make-up of a green’s soil and why the topsoil is so important

in Tennis - on 9/9/13

arthur ashe stadium

The US Tennis Association has announced plans to construct a retractable roof over the main Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows in New York.

in Tennis - on 19/8/13

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Tending God's sportsfield

Tom James revisits his roots to gain an insight into groundcare at Lancing College, where the young grounds team, led by James Cowie, are providing high...

in Tennis - on 16/8/13

Andy Murray!!

The grass tennis courts where Andy Murray made his first attempt to qualify for Wimbledon could be axed to make way for a new artificial football pitch....

in Tennis - on 12/7/13

Wimbledon

Wimbledon

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 8/7/13

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Wimbledon 2013

Have you ever heard so many complaints? Victoria Azarenka says the Wimbledon courts are not in good condition. Caroline Wozniacki thinks they have been...

in Tennis - on 27/6/13