The flexible tennis revolution comes to Sherborne and Yeovil

What: Local Tennis Leagues, the UK’s most popular tennis league is coming to Sherborne and Yeovil. Where: Players can arrange to fit matches around their busy schedule and can play at any agreed venue throughout Sherborne or Yeovil. When: The first round starts on Thursday 28 June - Wednesday 22 August. Players ... More

Tim Henman at The West Hants Club for 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Celebrations were held at The West Hants Club to mark 50 years since the first tournament of the Open Era which took place at the club 22nd to 27th April 1968.  West Hants Tennis Club, as it was then known, hosted The British Hard Court Championships, the first of 12 Open tournaments for the year sanctioned by the then ... More

8U Team Tennis Saturday

Around 100 8U players enjoyed an afternoon of competition for the qualifying rounds of  8U Team Tennis which took place at 3 venues in Dorset - Sherborne Tennis Club (West), Bournemouth Gardens (Central) and Southbourne Tennis Club (West). Despite some rain in parts of the county, all matches were played with some very ... More

Primary Schools Tennis Teacher Training Course

A free three-hour 'Primary School Teacher Training Course' is being held at The Wey Valley Tennis Centre on Wednesday, 18th April, 1 pm to 4 pm. Organised by The Tennis Foundation, this course has been developed to give non-PE specialist teachers the confidence and tools to deliver tennis to a class of children in a ... More

Summer Competition Listings

Dorset Summer Competition Listings are now on the Competition section of the website, here. More

GBTW Funding Opportunity

Now is the time clubs will be planning their Great British Tennis Weekend this summer. Having an Open Day is a great way of getting new members to join your club.  Getting people through the gates to see what your club has to offer is a good start however, the next step is to get them to join.  Dorset LTA are offering ... More

Michael George Evans – 1923 – 2018

Michael Evans, a great supporter of Dorset tennis and who as a professional player represented Great Britain, passed away earlier this year aged 94. Michael was heavily involved in the coaching set up of the LTA from 1950 until he retired. As a professional player, he represented Great Britain against France and ... More

Promotion for Dorset 18U Girls

Congratulations to Dorset's 18U girls, County Cup winners and promotion to Division 2.  The girls travelled to Wrexham where they faced opposition from Cambridgeshire, North of Scotland and North Wales. Proud Captain Emma Bennett has the following report of the road to victory :- This year our team consisted of Erin ... More

Branksome Park Tennis all lit up!

Exciting times ahead for Branksome Park Tennis whose courts were recently refurbished with new floodlights and a great little cafe. Dorset LTA together with Poole Council and the LTA gave support to this project which was officially opened by the Mayor of Poole.  Branksome Park Tennis can be found on Leicester Road, ... More

Re-arranged date for ‘Team Challenge’ at EDLTCC

Due to the  bad weather on Sunday (21st January), the Team Challenge event for Mini Green and 12U-14U at East Dorset LTCC was cancelled.  This has been re-scheduled for 11th February. Sign up here. More