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16 November

Bon Nadal! Spend Christmas at Rafa's academy in Mallorca

What are you doing for Christmas? The Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar extends a warm invitation to you to join them for a week of tennis

...

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15 November

DriveNow, play later

Got a match in a league at Paddington Rec, Hyde Park, Regents Park, Docklands, Southwark & Borough, Victoria Park Barnet, Gladstone Park or...

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13 November

News from the trenches

League Results
Marco Mandolini bt Samuel Walker (Nov 10) 6-0, 6-3
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Marco Mandolini66
Samuel Walker01
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9 November

Can WhatsApp make match scheduling easier?

We

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Meet the Players

Josh Foster

Chelmsford Tennis League
Docklands Tennis League
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Meet the Players

Valeria Piovesana

Holland Park Tennis League
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8 November

String theory: What you and your racket need to know

The strings are often called "the life and soul of the racket", but have you ever considered how your strings are impacting...

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7 November

The high flying hero remembered at the French Open

As the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War approaches, we look back at the life of the aviator and hero who gave his...

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2 November

Who will be the remaining qualifiers for the Nitto ATP Finals?

With less than 10 days to go until the Nitto ATP Finals at The O2 gets underway, the excitement and anticipation for the season-ending event is...

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Meet the Players

Josh Crossley

Christchurch Park Tennis League, Ipswich
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2 November

A peach of a podcast

Ten years ago, they hardly existed but now there are thousands of podcasts, so if you are interested in tennis, who should you be listening to?...

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2 November

Return to the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar: the ITF Seniors Tournament, October 2018

What can you expect at an ITF Seniors Tournament in at Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in Mallorca? Great tennis matches, a whole bunch of new...

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31 October

October 2018: Back at the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar for the ITF Seniors Tournament

 

Just back from the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in Mallorca, Local Tennis Leagues' Sally Kinnes recounts her experience and salutes...

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26 October

An insider's guide to the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar

What can you expect when you book a visit to the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar? The Local Tennis Leagues team is currently on site with players...

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26 October

Save 12% on the ITF Seniors at the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in March 2019

 

Book your place on the next ITF Seniors at the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar, held from 10-17 March, 2019, by 4th November...

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24 October

Come play on clay says Carlos Moya!

 

 

Former World Number one Carlos Moya now coaches Rafa Nadal at Rafa's Academy and training centre in Manacor, Mallorca...

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19 October

Support the British Tennis Awards 2018: Nominate your local heroes!

Launched in 2015, the British Tennis Awards celebrate the thousands of people who support the grassroots of the game. This year, for the first...

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19 October

The most beautiful game in the world

Forget football. From its scoring system to Wimbledon to the unique demands it puts on players, it is tennis that is the beautiful game. ...

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Meet the Players

Paul Tyack

Cardiff Tennis League
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19 October

Who will play the 25,000th match of the year?

League Results
Who will play the 25,000th match of the year?
12
Who will it be???
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12 October

A fun challenge!

League Results
Jane Smith bt Marc Nielsen 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
123
Jane Smith636
Marc Nielsen263
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12 October

Can Kyle make it to the Nitto ATP Finals?

British number one Kyle Edmund is emerging from Andy Murray's shadow to take centre stage. Despite his recent loss to Alexander Zverev, the shy...

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12 October

So, just how fit and agile were you?

Thanks to everyone who completed our speed and agility challenge over the last few weeks. The results are now all in and we are ready to reveal ...

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12 October

Rafa Nadal and his Academy come to the aid of those affected by Mallorca's devastating floods

Above is the centre court at the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in Mallorca with Rafa and the staff, residents and students movingly showing...

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12 October

The ascent of tennis: Science tracks the evolution of the racket

We all know that once upon a time tennis rackets were made of wood, but how did they evolve in to the high-tech designs of today? A team at...

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Meet the Players

Tim Johns

Bedford Tennis League
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11 October

Back in action: Why Simona Halep can recover from a slipped disc

World No.1, Simona Halep has just revealed she has been diagnosed with a slipped disc but despite this says she will compete in the WTA finals in...

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5 October

One hand or two? Which is more beautiful and which is the best!

When it comes to choosing between a one handed or two handed backhand, Andy Murray says its no contest- two handers win every time. But is it as...

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5 October

Got a time yet? How quick and agile are you? We have some timely tennis records to get you motivated

Did you know it takes less than a minute to complete our speed and agility test? Once you've done it, submit your result and you'll be entered...

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5 October

Win a pair of tickets to the Nitto ATP Tour Finals

Save 15% when you buy three cans of HEAD ATP tennis balls and be entered into our special prize draw to win a pair of tickets for the Nitto ATP...

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Meet the Players

Weronika Kalka

Sutton Tennis League
Wimbledon Park Women's Tennis League
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28 September

Tennis - a sport for all seasons

Who said tennis is a summer sport? Not only can you play it all year, if you stop, it will have a real impact on your health. Here are five of...

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28 September

How quick and agile are you? Get moving!

Last week we challenged our players to see how quick they are. Now we’ve had a good number of results submitted so far, even LTL's Nigel had a go...

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28 September

What kind of line caller are you?

In non-umpired matches, you are on the honour system. You call the balls on your side of the net. What could be simpler? Alas, quite a lot......

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21 September

Just over one week to go to enter the ITF Seniors tournament in Mallorca!

There are 10 days to go before the deadline to join the ITF Seniors Tournament at the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar!

Entries close at...

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21 September

Are you a winner? Our 20,000th match this year and our racket giveaway!

Over the summer we had a fantastic number matches played and as a thanks for all your efforts we had a couple of prizes to giveaway. The lucky...

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21 September

Doubles tie-break: who serves first?

Whichever player was due to serve the next game serves the first point of the tie-break game from the right hand court.

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21 September

How quick and agile are you?

Wednesday (26th Sept) is National Fitness Day. To mark it, celebrate the fun of fitness by...

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21 September

Rules of the Game

How well do you know the tennis rules? Just for fun, take our quiz and see how well you do. (Just click on the links to see our Racket Bag...

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20 September

Rocket Man

There has never been a champion quite like the legendary leftie, Rod Laver. Created in his honour, the Laver Cup, which begins today in Chicago,...

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Meet the Players

Brian Polding-Clyde

Glasgow Tennis League
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Meet the Players

Carmel Jane

Chelmsford Tennis League
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14 September

As Glasgow witnesses the end of an era for the Davis Cup, long live the Davis Cup

It is all change for the Davis Cup next year. Catch the last of the old school format over the next 3 days as Team GB play Uzbekistan at the...

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14 September

Philosophy Rules!

The controversy over Serena Williams at this year’s US Open was an argument waiting to happen – not because Serena was playing but because there...

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Meet the Players

Nigel Billen

Acton and Southfield Parks Tennis League
Golden Lane Tennis League
Highbury Fields
Pavilion Tennis League
Waterlow Park Tennis League
West Ham Park & Newham Tennis League
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14 September

Claim your thirty free DriveNow minutes for Local Tennis League players and arrive in comfort for your next match!

 

Earlier this year we annouced our partnership with the car-sharing organisation, DriveNow. With winter just around the corner, this...

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13 September

Get ready for Wimbledon 2019. Make sure you have opted in

The US Open is over, so it must be Wimbledon time again. Not quite, but now is the time to make sure you are signed up and eligible for the...

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31 August

Keeping track of the score

It is all too easy in the heat of the match to lose track of the score!

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7 September

Mother of all she surveys

Serena Williams is through to her first Grand Slam final since giving birth to her daughter just one year ago. How does she do it?

Serena...

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7 September

Rafa vs. del Potro: The sensational Semi Final

The best is yet to come in the US Open and tonight’s semi final between Rafa Nadal and Juan Martin Del Potro should be a classic. Do not miss!...

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7 September

Tennis for life

A new epidemiological study confirms that compared with players of other sports, tennis players are adding nearly a decade to their lives...

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Meet the Players

Lucy Webster

St Albans & Harpenden Tennis League
Welwyn & Hatfield Tennis League
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7 September

Has Amazon delivered?

Two

...
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5 September

How good is Rafa, how good could you be? Your personal Rafa Nadal wake up call

...

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31 August

Match making - a tennis lover's guide

By and large our players are brilliant at scheduling matches and each year tens of thousands of matches are set up and played in our leagues...

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31 August

Making a splash: The USTA's amazing artistic celebration of public tennis

Local Tennis Leagues is all about park and public courts so when we heard the the USTA was picking up its paintbrushes to add a touch of colour...

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6 August

Line calls

One of the hardest parts of a non-umpired match is getting line calls right.

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30 August

To grunt or not to grunt, that is the question

Does grunting give a player an advantage? Yes, according to a summary of research published this week, but what is unarguable is it makes a devil...

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30 August

Who will play the 20,000th match of the year?

League Results
Who will play the 20,000th match of the year?
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Who will it be???
You???
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28 August

Hitting new heights

League Results
James Everett bt Dunstan Barrett (Jul 18) 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 6-1
123
James Everett6 (3)66
Dunstan Barrett741
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24 August

Food for Champions

What do the pros eat to sustain themselves through a tournament? We check out some top advice from the experts at the USTA

No sooner will...

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24 August

Blisters: Don’t burst the bubble

For a small complaint, blisters cause big problems, especially for tennis players. So how exactly are they caused and what can you do to prevent...

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24 August

Chelmsford's Tennis Aces

League Results
Tom Auston bt Maximillian Schneider 6-3, 6-7, 6-1
123TB
Tom Auston666
Maximillian Schneider 371
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24 August

Amazon serves up the US Open

If you have been used to watching the US Open on your TV via Eurosport or Sky you could be in for a shock next week. Coverage from Flushing...

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23 August

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Omid Parsanejad

Bromley Tennis For Free League
Elmbridge Tennis League
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Lee Valley Tennis League
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17 August

Win an Aero G Babolat racket

It's been a fantastic summer of tennis with more matches than ever played in our leagues. To celebrate we are giving you the chance to win an...

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17 August

Inside ITF Seniors - the fun tennis challenge for over thirty-five-year-olds

We recently launched our trip to the ITF Seniors tournament at...

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17 August

All change for the Davis Cup: Tennis Revolutions - What's Next?

This week the ITF announced momentous changes to the foremost international team event in men's tennis, the Davis Cup. We look at what's happened...

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16 August

What a racket!

Robert Barrett was the lucky winner of the Limited Edition HEAD Speed Graphene 360 Racket bundle in our recent competition. We find out what he...

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Meet the Players

Stephen Reynolds

Glasgow Tennis League
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10 July

Double hits

In the normal course of a point a player cannot hit a ball twice in one shot (tempting though it might be!).

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15 August

A match that was no small beer!

League Results
Pawel Solak bt Sacha Conte (Jun 24) 5-7, 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-5)
123
Pawel Solak577
Sacha Conte76 (3)6 (5)
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Are you a TEAM or a CHAMPIONSHIP player!

Did you know you now have an option when choosing your FREE can of bonus tennis balls?

All players who complete three matches by the mid-...

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10 August

Super Southpaws

If you have ever been left wondering what went wrong in a match, maybe the problem was you didn’t notice your opponent was a leftie. As Left...

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10 August

How to get a better brain

This week, the Lancet reported that regular...

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Meet the Players

Sally Murray

Norwich Parks Women
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10 August

Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar: Let's play tennis in Mallorca this autumn!

See you there?
3 August

A late night thriller in St Albans

League Results
123
Michael Andrews647
Stuart Mackay366 (5)
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3 August

Game, set and match: why you need BTM and what to do with it

British Tennis Membership is a FREE benefit of playing in Local Tennis Leagues - don't miss out on becoming a member and do make sure your...

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29 May

Who serves first after a tiebreak?

It is easy enough to work out who serves first in a tiebreak (it is the player who was receiving when the score reached six all).

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3 August

If the Cap Fits: Help us choose a new LTL tennis product!

Help us choose the next LTL-branded product for our shop. You could win an UP/Down vibration dampener for your racket by completing the...

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3 August

Mizuno's autumn range put to the test!

 

Were you one of the lucky players who joined us and tennis pro Marcus Willis during the second week of Wimbledon to test the latest...

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Meet the Players

Edward Mills

Highbury Fields
Liverpool Tennis League
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1 August

An insider's guide to the CITI Open in Washington

This week Andy Murray returned to action, competing in Washington’s CITI Open, one of the important warm-up events for the US Open. As the tennis...

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27 July

Looney lobs

A lunar eclipse takes place tonight causing the longest ‘blood moon’ this century. But can men on the moon play tennis? And how do you cope with...

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27 July

FREE LTL water bottle when you buy two cans of HEAD ATP tennis balls!

By two cans of top-of-the-range HEAD ATP tennis balls for the special LTL price of £12.99 (incl postage) and receive a FREE Local Tennis League's...

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27 July

Air your armpits, and play better

WEB WATCH

In a new occasional series, we highlight great tips from the web. First up: discover why the ATA drill, as the USTA call it,...

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Meet the Players

David Swan

Docklands Tennis League
Haggerston Park Tennis League
Lee Valley Tennis League
Rosemary Gardens Tennis League
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27 July

Have racket will travel: your holiday checklist

Getting ready to go on holiday? Don't forget your racket. Here's our tennis player's guide to the pefect summer break

...

All aboard!
20 July

Word play

The score tells you the result of a match but it is the commentary that describes the experience and our players are as good with a pen as they...

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20 July

Our Wimbledon winners!

Congratulations to Novak Djokovic on winning the Wimbledon title last weekend, and our partners HEAD - as you may know Novak used a HEAD racket...

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20 July

It’s a rubbish issue

The oceans are choking in plastic and parks are clogged with litter. Even players at Wimbledon came under attack this year from Kyle Edmund. What...

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Meet the Players

Robert Rhodes

Potteries Parks Tennis League
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20 July

Feeling the heat!

After the long cold winter, we were all longing for some sun on court, but with temperatures in the last few weeks hitting the high twenties and...

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13 July

When is a walkover not a walkover and your other questions answered!

When is a walkover not a walkover and what does it mean any way? We delve into the sometimes confusing and occasionally controversial world of...

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13 July

If the shoe fits: Marcus Willis, Mizuno and new friends!

This week a lucky bunch of Local Tennis League players got the chance to try out Mizuno's latest range if tennis shoes and met a very special...

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10 July

The battle of the sexes: Woman's Hour reports

Last week we reported on suggestions that the pro-game was sexist. But what happens at the grassroots of the game? The BBC's Woman's Hour team...

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9 July

Family fitness for free in Newham, East London!

Here's some news of a great new initiatve from Neham resident Su Davis to get famililies fit for the summer.

Su has won funding from the ...

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6 July

Wimbledon - read all about it!

Are you heading down to Wimbeldon this fortnight? If so, don't forget to drop in at the Tennis Gallery, the world's best tennis book shop. We...

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6 July

"An empty court serves nobody"

Comedian Tony Hawks, co-founder of Tennis for Free and a friend to LTL, wants tennis courts to be...

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6 July

The latest additions to our league family!

Want to play on these great new courts at Alexandra Recreation Ground in Kingston?

After years of neglect, the tennis courts in Kingston...

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6 July

Congratulations England! Even better than our prediction!

Our predictor got it wrong! But we'll settle with 2-0! Read on to find out more about the connections tennis and football connections between England and Sweden...

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5 July

Is tennis sexist?

This week former Wimbledon singles champion Chris Evert suggested hosting the Wimbledon men's final after the women's treated women as "second...

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2 July

Mizuno on the march

This page is just a long list. But what a list!

You can't help get excited when your friends do well, and we will be rooting for our...

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Jill McLaughlin, Simon Gravatt, Linda Watson

Highbury Fields
Meadows Tennis League
Wandsworth All Star Tennis League
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Meet the Players

Maya Williams

Wimbledon Park Tennis League
Wimbledon Park Women's Tennis League
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29 June

How a #TakeOnHistory was made PLUS Win a Wimbledon T-shirt

When Wimbledon gets underway next week, Oscar-nominated animators Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes will have it playing on tv as they work in their London studio...

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29 June

Join DriveNow and win a pair of Mizuno tennis shoes!

Need a new pair of tennis shoes for your next round? Join DriveNow during Wimbledon (it’s free for LTL players and you’ll get 30 minutes to try...

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27 June

Mind your Wimbledon tickets and queues

So you weren't lucky in the ballot but all is not lost. Here are a few tips on how you can still get into the hallowed All England grounds, and...

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Meet the Players

Alessandra Galtrucco Mark

High Wycombe Tennis League
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22 June

Tennis makes you healthier and happier and possibly thinner!

Our recent Health & Fitness survey shows that playing tennis in our leagues makes you feel slimmer, fitter and happier

Thank you very...

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22 June

Your chance to put Mizuno's shoes through their paces!

Are you ready to put a pair of Mizuno shoes through their paces?

Thanks to our partners, Mizuno, we have a fantastic chance for a limited...

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20 June

Win the New Limited Edition HEAD SPEED Graphene 360 racket!

Thanks to our new partnership with HEAD we are giving you the chance to win a New Limited Edition HEAD SPEED Graphene 360...

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15 June

Football Fever (and why the tennis players will be watching)

The World Cup has started. So what do tennis players do? Watch and play football of course!

When they get the chance, the players on the...

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15 June

New (bonus) balls please!

Bonus balls have been putting the bounce into every league for 13 years. What’s not to like about getting free balls in the post?

...

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15 June

Winning the mind games

A huge percentage of the success in sport is what is happening inside your head. But how do you control it?

Whether you are taking a...

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15 June

HEAD joins our family of partners!

We are very excited to announce HEAD is the official ball of Local Tennis Leagues

HEAD is one of the most famous brands in tennis and it...

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Meet the Players

Ben Isaac

Winchester Tennis League
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8 June

Save on your trip to the Rafa Nadal Academy!

You can get a 12% discount on any tennis holiday you book. Just use this code LTL12 when you book ...

See you there!

Meet the Players

Lily Mills

Islington Tennis Centre Tennis League
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8 June

Where to play on grass

To celebrate the grass court season, we are offering HALF PRICE entry to the following leagues, all of which can be played on...

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8 June

Grass is (not) for cows

T...

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8 June

May play - Another record!

It was a long cold spring but the Beast from the East has finally been sent packing and lumbered back to Siberia or wherever it came from. The...

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1 June

Our Health and Fitness Questionnaire

Tennis can save your life.

Yes really. A study by Oxford University in 2016 found that tennis players live longer, possibly because it’s...

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1 June

Go Jo (and Jay)!

Back the Brits in Nottingham as the countdown to Wimbledon begins

If you want to savour some world class tennis, get along to Nottingham...

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1 June

#Rally4Grenfell - Well done Westway

The Grenfell Tower tragedy shocked us all, but who could fail to be moved by the way the local community responded.

Quick to open its...

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Meet the Players

Benedict Lam

Kennington and Brockwell Parks Tennis League
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28 May

It's our 10,000th match of the year!

League Results
Iain Wadey bt Ryan Hardwick (May 26) 6-3, 6-2
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Iain Wadey66
Ryan Hardwick32
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25 May

Love your local tennis hut

It's the romance of the tennis hut that gets us. Of course on-line booking systems have their charm, but all said and done there is nothing like...

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25 May

Tennis rules OK!

Ever wanted to tear up the rules? Well now you have the chance as two historic tennis publications go on sale

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25 May

Who will play the 10,000th match of the year?

League Results
Who will play the 10,000th match of the year?
12
Who will it be???
You???
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25 May

Getting to 'Love All'!

PICTURE CREDIT

When tempers flare on...

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25 May

We have updated our Privacy Policy

When you register with us, join a league, or sign up to our newsletter we use some of your personal data to get things done. We have updated our...

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18 May

How to play a tiebreak

Pro Results
123TB
Bjorn Borg66920
Premjit Lall34818
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18 May

Who will win the French Open?

Yep! It's back.

Roland Garros flings open its doors on Monday 21 May for the 122nd tiime and the question is, can La Decima become La...

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18 May

How to improve your win rate

So how can you improve your LTL win rate?

It's a hot topic, and something that we posed to two of our friendly partner...

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Tommy Stenton

Sheffield Tennis League
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Ta-Dah! We're now on Instagram

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The Tennis Family

With great things happening at the Madrid Open this week, with the UK's Kyle Edmund powering past both Novak Djokovic and David Goffin, we thought...

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Sinead O'Neill

Hammersmith and Fulham Tennis League
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Meet the Players

Tony Barrable

Derby Tennis League
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Are you a winner?

Over the last month we've asked for your input. We wanted your best pictures and your help celebrating ou new partnership with Mizuno, makers of...

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Great British Tennis Weekend

The Great British Tennis Weekend is a nationwide celebration of tennis for all the family.

Each summer there are thousands of these free...

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8 May

Tennis time in Sherborne and Yeovil

We're delighted to be bringing our leagues (the UK’s most popular tennis league - even if we do say so ourselves!) to the Yeovil and...

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4 May

Smiles all round as new leagues are announced

What do Yeovil, Tonbridge,...

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Behind the scenes #1: The Round Report

The LTL team has grown quite a bit in the last few years, so we caught up with Tennis Administrator Mia Loney to find out all we could...

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4 May

Top tips from two of our most successful women!

Over the course of the coming month, we've got 8 rounds of women's #LTL starting. It's been a long term commitment of ours to help get more women...

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4 May

Ramadan and Rafa! How to win while fasting

Ramadan begins on May 15 this year and continues until after the French Open (June 14).

This week we were delighted to catch up with Nizam...

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The south coast rivalry: Who comes out on top?

The cities of Portsmouth and Southampton have shared a rivalry for well over a hundred years.

It is thought that following the sinking of...

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26 April

How to win a tennis match on clay

With the tennis clay court season now in full swing and Roland Garros just a month away, it's about time you got used to the red stuff.

...

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26 April

A tale of two halves... make that three!

League Results
123
Zac606
Henry463
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26 April

Liverpool v Manchester. The north west rivalry

After admitting his loyalties lie with the red half of Liverpool this week, Kyle Edmund got us thinking...

Liverpool or Manchester, who's...

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Win Mizuno tennis shoes as part of our new partnership

This week we were delighted to announce our exciting new partnership with Mizuno. To say thanks, Mizuno have donated a pair of...

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Short on equipment?

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24 April

Taunton's turn for tennis!

It may be best known for its first-class county cricket side and bronze and iron age settlement sites, but Taunton in Somerset is becoming a...

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20 April

Did your league make our top 10?

This week we're getting all stat'y'!

In usual competitive, LTL spirit, we find out which parks, towns or cities make our top 10.

...

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20 April

Here comes the sun!

With 20 degrees plus throughout the UK, our players really have made the most of a wonderful week for tennis.

Nearly 1000 Local Tennis...

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20 April

Making London a greener city

A few months ago we were approached by one of our friendly players. James, the then Marketing Manager (now MD) of DriveNow, had the...

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Richard Hemus

Solihull Tennis League
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Meet the Players

Catherine Preston

St Mary's Park Tennis League
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Meet the Players

Zach Evans

Bristol Tennis League
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Driving tennis forward!

This week we're delighted to announce our exciting new partnership with DriveNow. Over the course of the...

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11 May

Greg Rusedski on parks tennis

Our Jamie Murray interview went down a treat!

So we...

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Jude De Silva

Parliament Hill Tennis League
Waterlow Park Tennis League
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Matches played this weekend

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12 April

'Game on!' Jamie Murray talks all things LTL

We were delighted to chat with Jamie Murray recently. The five time grand-slam doubles winner and GB Davis Cup hero discusses ...

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12 April

"An outstanding battle once again between the 2 warriors. Both soldiers pushing each to the limit"... find out how the battle was won!

League Results
Nick Hughan bt Antonio Russo (Apr 11) 4-6, 6-1, 7-6
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Antonio Russo616
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Sam Coleman

Cambridge Tennis League
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Julian Mitchell

Bath Tennis League
Swindon Tennis League
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11 April

Tackling tennis elbow!

According to the...

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More leagues than ever!

Yes you heard us right!

We've got more leagues starting this week than we know what to do with!

So much so, we thought we'd give you...

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Renato Campesi

Oxford Tennis League
Tennis MK Singles League
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Cameron Spence

Dorchester Tennis League
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9 April

Sometimes tennis is a marathon. But after three and a quarter hours what do you want to do next?

League Results
Ajit Nath bt Iain Wadey (Apr 8) 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (3-7), 6-2
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Iain Wadey672
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6 April

Win a Babolat... Again!

That's right!

We're running yet another great prize giveaway. 

Once again, you could win an Aero G Babolat racket! Oooooh!

...

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We just can't seem to get enough.. Chelmsford Square!

A new league is coming in Chelmsford Square!

Ok, so we might have nicked our title from Depeche Mode, but really, we just...

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6 April

Take your tennis apart! Read George's great match analysis

League Results
George Harris bt Joseph Bell (Apr 6) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
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George Harris67
Joseph Bell46
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5 April

Tennis for Tonbridge!

We do love expanding here at Local Tennis Leagues. 

With nearly 200 leagues and thousands of players across the UK, we're...

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5 April

Double trouble!

League Results
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Jack & Alex676
Joao & Tiago753
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4 April

The Glaswegian rivalry!

League Results
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Craig272
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Tomasz Wojtak

Portsmouth Tennis League
Southampton Tennis League
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David Brown

Lichfield & Burntwood Tennis League
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Kibbs Osafo

Bromley Tennis For Free League
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10 April

New figures show just how important tennis can be!

Sport England have just released their latest 'Active lives' survey results.

The survey ran across November 2016 until November 2017 and...

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The local tennis revolution comes to Stroud!

We can't wait for the Stroud league to begin!

Be quick to sign-up as the deadline is almost upon us....

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28 March

Our Better Partnership; tennis for all!

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Paul Rubinstein

Ladywell Fields Tennis League
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Ben Isaac

Winchester Tennis League
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New leagues continue to spring up!

Bath, Tonbridge, Taunton, Highbury & Highgate (seniors league), Chelmsford Square and Stroud are all the proud locations for new Local...

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Peter Toase

Sunderland Tennis League
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I've got a golden ticket!

After our fantastic Wimbledon ballot draw, we're delighted to say that more than 500 tickets have been taken up by our budding local leaguers!...

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Greg Rusedski

Highbury Fields
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23 March

Running late

Arriving in good time for a match is good tactics! It gives you time to prepare and shows courtesy. But if you are running late, don’t panic.

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Those Golden Wimbledon Tickets!

If you think we're always going on about our Wimbledon ballot...you'd be right!

Here at Local Tennis Leagues HQ we're pretty...

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23 March

Where to play

Every league has a 'home' set of courts which is where we expect most matches to be played.

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Marcos Fernandez

Kennington and Brockwell Parks Tennis League
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Julie Cooper

Norwich Parks Tennis League
Norwich Parks Women
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We're now on LinkedIn!

Link with us here

Pairs of Wimbledon ballot tickets

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All Star Tennis in Wandsworth, London

Here at Local Tennis Leagues, we're proud of our nationwide partnerships with some of the best facilities across the country.

We visited...

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19 March

Number Juan! Del Potro's first Masters 1000 trophy

Pro Results
Del Potro won his first Masters 1000 trophy in this epic battle
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Del Potro6677
Federer4762
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Haas that for a career!

After 21 years of battling his way through the ATP tour, and a career high ranking of 2nd in the world in 2002, fan favourite Tommy Haas has...

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14 March

Table topper keeps run going!

League Results
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Michael375
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14 March

Get fit with tennis; Dr Natasha Beach

Keen tennis player Dr Natasha Beach who specialises in sports medicine explains why joining your park league could be the key to getting...

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23 March

Your new one-stop-shop for all things tennis! Plus..Win a racket.

Here at Local Tennis Leagues we’ve created a new home for all things tennis.

Our all...

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Equipping for success

This week we visited Decathlon's new store on Kensington High Street to find out their top tips for tennis equipment! We chatted with Luke, ...

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Irene Ofei

Manchester Parks Tennis League
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Bertie Stephens

Lee Valley Tennis League
Bertie Stephens
14 March

Return of the Djok

Pro Results
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Novak661
Taro Daniel746
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Light on equipment?

Our Marketing Manager Rob is swamped with tennis balls, shirts, socks, shock absorbers and more!

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Matches played February

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14 March

New balls...

Who should bring the tennis balls for your match?

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14 March

Underarm serving

Yes, you are allowed to serve underarm, and no, you don’t have to announce your intention beforehand.

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You can win yourself a new Aero G Babolat Racket through our exciting competition...

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