DORSET COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

The Dorset County Championships 2019, sponsored by LV=,  took place from 25th to 30th August at The West Hants Club. The week was a great success with 285 matches played, some taking over 2 hours.  The number of  entries was up by 16% on 2018 and the number of players entered  by over 24%. A very busy Finals Day ... More

Michael Evans Tennis Initiative

Michael Evans, a respected coach from Dorset who passed away in 2018, left a bequest to Dorset LTA to go towards the advancement of girl's tennis in Dorset. An initiative was set up for coaches to go into local schools to run taster coaching sessions for Year 7 girls who don't normally play tennis culminating in a ... More

Road to Wimbledon County Finals

Road to Wimbledon is the biggest junior tournament in British tennis and gives all 14U players the opportunitiy to progress through to compete on the world famous grass courts at Wimbledon. The Road to Wimbledon County Finals were played on the same day as the Men's Wimbledon Championships Finals, Sunday, 17th July. ... More

Dorset 10U Boys & Girls County Cup Teams win through to National Finals

Congratulations to our 10U Boys and Girls Teams who both won their qualifying rounds to go through to the National Finals in Sunderland, 7th to 9th June. The girls competed locally at East Dorset Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club while the boys travelled to Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset with both teams facing opposition from ... More

West Hants 9U Team Tennis Champions

Congratulations to West Hants A team for winning 9U Team Tennis Division 1 and to Wimborne Tennis Club 1 for coming a close second. 6 teams entered the event from David Lloyd Poole, Dorchester Tennis & Squash Club, The West Hants Club and Wimborne Tennis Club. With 4 singles and 2 doubles per match, a total of 90 ... More

Poole Park top of ‘Tennis for Free’ table for second week

Congratulations to Poole Park for securing top spot of the 'Tennis for Free' table for the second week running with 57 attendees - https://tennisforfree.com/article/Tennis-for-free-Weekly-Roundup-Week-3.html Tennis for Free offers members of the community access to free tennis sessions that operate within 86 park sites ... More

Part time coaching opportunity at David Lloyd Poole

David Lloyd Poole are looking for a part time Level 3 (minimum) coach. For more information, please contact Jon Pankhurst - Racquets.Poole@davidlloyd.co.uk More

Part Time Coaching Opportunity

A Grade 3 coaching opportunity has arisen at established Victoria Avenue LTC.  This position is on a self employed basis working with our Head Coach.  There is great scope for development and increased hours coaching adults and children, delivering squads, school links, cardio tennis etc. This is a unique opportunity ... More

Team Tennis 2019

Entry for Team Tennis 2019 is now open, closes on 31st January 2019. Enter on-line here More

Dorset’s British Tennis Award Winners

Presentations were made last night at this year's AGM to our County British Tennis Award Winners. Congratulations to all the winners and also to those who were nominated. Winners Lifetime Achievement Award - Catherine Barrow Catherine started as a parent volunteer in the 1980's at East Dorset Lawn Tennis & ... More