Winning weekend for 12U Girls

Congratulations to the 12U girls team for winning their Group at the weekend and going through to the National Finals in Bolton, 13th to 15th July. The team travelled to Swindon to play at Royal Wootton Bassett and were up against Avon, Cornwall, Devon and Somerset, winning all 4 matches.  The girls had some tough ... More

David Lloyd Poole Team Tennis 8U Champions

Congratulations to David Lloyd Poole Mini Red Team, winners of the Team Tennis 8U County Finals and to Wimborne Tennis Club who came a close second. 6 teams who qualified through to the County Finals from events held throughout the county in April competed at the tournament held at Southbourne Tennis Club - David Lloyd ... More

She Rallies in Dorset

She Rallies Dorset has some upcoming courses for ladies who have a keen interest in helping others get into tennis, no tennis experience necessary, just enthusiasm.  All courses are FREE and will be run by She Rallies Dorset’s Ambassador Rachel Cocking. UPCOMING COURSES Thursday, 21st June 2018 5 pm to 7 pm Lil ... More

Venue Forum – 13th June 2018

Club representatives and coaches are invited to attend a Venue Forum at The West Hants Club on Wednesday, 13th June from 7 pm. Topics to be covered include safeguarding and minimum venue registration requirements, updates from the South West LTA team and the county, increasing participation, Small Grants & Loan ... More

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