Tennis (Page 9)

It'll be game on next year with Olympics following Wimbledon

The All England Club is usually a haven of calm once the tournament apparatus has been dismantled, but that will not be the case next year.

in Tennis - on 4/7/11

Why Wimbledon's Centre Court roof is ideal for players and grass Jun 25 2011 11:15PM GMT

in Tennis - on 28/6/11

Wimbledon's 'grass whisperer' keeps courts fit to play

USA Today Jun 24 2011 6:42PM GMT

in Tennis - on 27/6/11

Thousands descend on Wimbledon as forecasters predict a washout

The outlook for the start of the Wimbledon tournament has been grim with heavy rain predicted by forecasters - but the sun shone on Monday as fans queued...

in Tennis - on 20/6/11

Our courts will be top quality -groundsman Charman

Devonshire Park groundsman Roy Charman knows what it takes to get the pristine lawns in shape for the AEGON International and he believes this year’s...

in Tennis - on 10/6/11


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, Eddie...

in Tennis - on 17/5/11

Nottingham courts in best ever shape ahead of AEGON Trophy despite weather

Nottingham courts in best ever shape ahead of AEGON Trophy despite weather.

in Tennis - on 11/5/11

Wimbledon to host Grass Court Seminar

Wimbledon to host Grass Court Seminar on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th August 2011

in Tennis - on 7/3/11

Neil Stubley has been appointed the next head groundsman at Wimbledon.

The All England Club says the 41-year-old Stubley will continue as an understudy to Eddie Seaward until he assumes the position of head groundsman following...

in Tennis - on 28/2/11


The King of Queen's

Barely a month after the Aegon tennis championships, Centre Court at The Queen’s Club is back to its resplendent best. Tom James meets Head Groundsman,...

in Tennis - on 27/9/10

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Forget the longest ever match – it was the fine weather that really made this year’s Wimbledon Championships record-breaking! In fact, the All England...

in Tennis - on 25/8/10


The world class tennis courts at Devonshire Park in Eastbourne are host to six major tennis tournaments every year; it is home to the Devonshire Park Tennis...

in Tennis - on 22/8/10

No dress code for 2012 tennis but grass will stay green

The All England Club will be awash with colour in two years with its rigid all-white clothing policy being relaxed for the 2012 Olympics tennis...

in Tennis - on 16/8/10

 Wimbledon outlines plans for 2012 London Olympic Games

Wimbledon officials are confident the grass courts will be fit to host the 2012 Olympic tennis event only 20 days after that year's Championships end.

in Tennis - on 15/8/10

Wimbledon fights foxes, frost and pigeons for top lawns

Urinating vixens, greedy pigeons, May frost and idiosyncratic mowers are just a few of the problems facing Wimbledon's head groundsman in the run up to...

in Tennis - on 21/6/10


Moor Park

Whilst the quality of the club house is not usually a deciding factor when choosing where to enjoy a game of tennis, the spectacular Georgian mansion which...

in Tennis - on 21/6/10


A tale of two turfs

Under assault by the powers that be, grass courts can make just as much financial sense as synthetic ones, given the right maintenance regimes, Tom James...

in Tennis - on 28/5/10


April Tennis Diary 2010

in Tennis - on 6/4/10

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January Tennis Diary

in Tennis - on 5/1/10

Longtime Queen's Club groundsman steps down after 4 decades

Longtime Queen's Club groundsman steps down after 4 decades The lawns might not be so green in this June's edition of the pre-Wimbledon Queen's Club event...

in Tennis - on 14/12/09