Once, twice, three times a ladies champion

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

7:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

A Merton schoolgirl has enjoyed an astonishing month of tennis by winning three consecutive titles.

Hutchins' US Open Grand Slam hopes ended by number one seeds

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

9:03am Thursday 4th September 2014

Ross Hutchins’ dreams of reaching a Grand Slam final were shattered last night after an epic mixed doubles semi-final in the US Open.

Henman gives a hurrah to Sutton’s LTA showpiece

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

12:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Former British tennis number one Tim Henman has proclaimed the Sutton Tennis & Squash Club’s latest tournament as the lifeblood of future talent.

Surbiton's Alice in wonderland thanks to SW19 triumph

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Surbiton’s Alice Klugman admitted lifting a winner’s trophy was the icing on the cake after finally getting to play at SW19 as part of the HSBC Road to Wimbledon National 14 & Under Challenge Finals.

Chessington's Stevenson sets sights on singles final in Nottingham

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

10:36am Thursday 21st August 2014

Chessington tennis star Luke Stevenson takes on Abingdon's Alexix Canter in the semi-finals of the Nikes Junior Tennis Championships today with a spring in his step.

Neighbours prepare to battle it out on the tennis court

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

5:15pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Neighbours Jack Draper from Ashtead and Sutton's Brendan Murphy go head to head tomorrow (Wednesday) for a place in the U14s Nike Junior Tennis Championships final.

Ashtead tennis star of the future through to junior quarter-finals

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

5:06pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Ashtead's Ben Draper has reached the quarter-finals of the U16 boys’ singles tournament at the Nike Junior Tennis Championships.

Putney tennis star of the future is more determined in the face of defeat

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Putney tennis starlet Katie Dando insists she is hungrier than ever to see her name in lights after falling just short of booking her spot at a Wimbledon tournament.

Tournaments aplenty mark opening of tennis clubhouse

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Tennis, anyone? Check out the new clubhouse

2:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

It was game, set and match for a tennis clubhouse, which had its grand reopening this month.

Murray to face stiff competition

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Andy Murray faces a tough test to retain his Aegon Championships crown

10:25am Wednesday 30th April 2014

Five top-20 players will challenge Andy Murray for the Aegon Championships crown at Queen's Club in June.

Croydon tennis player sues Lawn Tennis Association over 'racial discrimination'

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Isaac Stoute

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A South Croydon tennis player is suing the sport's British governing body over alleged racial discrimination.

Hutchins is on the up with the Davis Cup

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Tough ride: Ross Hutchins’ comeback from serious illness has reached a milestone    	DeadlinePix SP26869

8:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Wimbledon’s tennis star Ross Hutchins has served up another ace in his continuing comeback from cancer.

Twenty-six hour tennis marathon to be held at Wimbledon club

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Darius Adomonis in action at a previous event

11:20am Tuesday 25th March 2014

Wilton club coaches Jack Hankey and Darius Adomonis will play a non-stop doubles match for 26 hours and 385 seconds, the equivalent time to the amount of miles of a marathon run.

Walton's marathon Dan sets sights on £50k haul

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Long haul: Richmond Tennis Club coach Michael Jones joined Tim Henman, right, on court at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton to raise money for charity 	SP82668

12:00pm Sunday 9th February 2014

Weybridge tennis star Danny Sapsford may be retired from the professional circuit, but he is still playing the game he loves and raising money at the same time.

Trio of Wandsworth tennis stars of the future given a stark warning from LTA supremo

Richmond and Twickenham Times: One for the future: Lara Bakhaya from Wandsworth

7:00am Monday 20th January 2014

The Lawn Tennis Association’s head of men’s tennis Leon Smith has warned three Wandsworth youngsters they are only at the start of a long journey to the top.

Young tennis aces make the grade

Richmond and Twickenham Times: One for the future: Lily Ghodrati, 14, from Croydon has been selected as part of the LTA’s 2014 Aegon Future-Stars programme

8:00am Sunday 19th January 2014

The Lawn Tennis Association’s head of men’s tennis Leon Smith has warned a group of young aspiring stars they are only at the start of a long journey to the top.

Guess who's back? Hutchins is back and he is winning Down Under

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Back together: Ross Hutchins, right, and Colin Fleming are through to the second round of the Australian Open

10:38am Wednesday 15th January 2014

Ross Hutchins made a winning return to Grand Slam tennis just a year after he was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Robson out of Australian Open after 50 minutes

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Bitter taste of defeat: Laura Robson lost in straight sets in the second round of the China Open    SP58726

9:33am Monday 13th January 2014

Laura Robson’s involvement in the Australian Open lasted just 50 minutes after an opening round defeat at the hands of Belgium’s Kirsten Flipkens.

Robson faces battle to be fit for the Australian Open

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Concern: Laura Robson has pulled out of two tournaments through injury in the run up to the Australian Open

7:00am Thursday 9th January 2014

Laura Robson’s preparations for the Australian Tennis Open lay in tatters after she pulled out of last weekend’s Hobart International with a persistent wrist injury.

New Malden's South calls time and looks to inspire tennis' next generation

Richmond and Twickenham Times: New beginnings: New Malden's Mel South hopes to forge a new career in coaching

7:06pm Thursday 5th December 2013

New Malden tennis professional Melanie South has set her sights on helping the next generation of British players to the top.  

Ross is back holding court, and raring to be better than ever

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Back in the old routine: Ross Hutchins, right, will be teaming up with Colin Fleming, when training begins in Spain

9:00am Saturday 30th November 2013

Ross Hutchins will make his return to full-time tennis next month after facing his biggest opponent head on, and coming out a winner.

Lambert cannot wait for this starring role at the O2 Arena

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Anticipation: Tijan Lambert is itching to end a seven-month wait for his starring role at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals

12:00am Sunday 3rd November 2013

The final cast list for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals might be assembled late but Croydon’s Tijan Lambert is itching to end a seven-month wait for his starring role at the O2.

Not long now for Southwick's big dream to come true

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Cannot wait: Gemma Southwick will grace the courts with some of the world's greatest players

2:00pm Saturday 2nd November 2013

The final cast list for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals might be assembled late but Banstead’s Gemma Southwick is itching to end a seven-month wait for her starring role at the O2.

Tennis wannabe prepares for a shot at the big names

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Winner: Lize Heuvling is off to Necker Island for the Necker Cup Tournament

8:00am Sunday 27th October 2013

Mitcham-based tennis wannabe Lize Heuvling could be facing some of the sport’s greats next month when she competes in the Necker Cup Tournament.

Robson splits from 'coach' MacLagan after just four months

Richmond and Twickenham Times: End of the road: Laura Robson's Wimbledon is over after an impressive eight days

9:53am Tuesday 15th October 2013

Wimbledon tennis star Laura Robson has split with coach Miles MacLagan after only four months working together.

Roehampton prepares to host cream of British tennis

10:00am Saturday 7th September 2013

The National Tennis Centre in Roehampton is hosting the Aegon GB Pro-Series from Sunday [September 8] with some of Britain’s top players aiming to make the most of home advantage.

Robson overcomes troublesome wrist injury to reach the third round of the US Open

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Battler: Laura Robson will face Li Na in the third round of the US Open     SP77474

11:33am Thursday 29th August 2013

Laura Robson needed painkillers and a medical time-out, but the Wimbledon teenager still beat Caroline Garcia of France to reach the third round of the US Open.

Sutton youngster brings home the silverware from the Aegon British Junior National Tennis Championships

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Strong willed: Lana Rush lost out in the singles at the Aegon British Junior National Championships, but triumph in the doubles

1:07pm Wednesday 28th August 2013

Sutton tennis starlet Lana Rush went out in the semi-finals of the Aegon British Junior National Championships last week.

"Rusty" Robson gets back into the flow of tennis with US Open first round victory

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Through: Laura Robson will face Caroline Garcia in the second round of the US Open                 SP77474

12:06pm Tuesday 27th August 2013

Laura Robson admitted to feeling "rusty" ahead of her first round triumph at the US Open on Monday.

Duo take to the hallowed tennis courts of SW19

Richmond and Twickenham Times: On the hallowed courts of Wimbledon: Nency Chipan, left, and Rebecca Richardson, right, with Tim Henman

11:00am Saturday 24th August 2013

Mitcham's Brandon Murphy had the opportunity of a lifetime at the famous lawns of the All England Club as part of the HSBC Road to Wimbledon National 14 & Under Challenge Finals.

Teenager Amber Asghar is in philosophical mood after missing out on the Aegon British Junior National Championships final

Richmond and Twickenham Times: So close: Jasmine Amber Asghar went out in the semi-final stage

10:42am Friday 23rd August 2013

Wimbledon tennis starlet Jasmine Amber Asghar was in philosophical mood after crashing out in the semi-finals of the Aegon British Junior National Championships.

Wimbledon's Robson faces Spaniard Lino in the US Open at Flushing Meadows

Richmond and Twickenham Times: End of the road: Laura Robson's Wimbledon is over after an impressive eight days

9:48am Friday 23rd August 2013

Wimbledon's Laura Robson has been drawn against Lourdes Dominguez Lino in the first round of the US Open.

Surrey overcome favourites to win the Aegon Summer County Cup

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Winners: Chris Eaton and Joe Salisbury won the vital fifth point to see off reigning champions Hertfordshire

8:00am Tuesday 30th July 2013

Surrey ended Hertfordshire’s four years of dominance in the Aegon Summer County Cup to win their first title since 2000 in Eastbourne.

Surrey tennis stars all out to win the Summer County Cup

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Concentration: The Surrey women will do battle for the Summer County Cup from Monday

9:00am Sunday 21st July 2013

Surrey’s Tennis players are out to impress at this years’ Summer County Cup, at Devonshire Park in Eastbourne at the end of July, as they aim to wrestle the title from Hertfordshire’s male and female players.

Wimbledon and Andy Murray inspire new tennis stars in Wandsworth

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Fun in the sun: Many people picked up a tennis racket for the first time at King George's Park in Wandsworth last weekend

2:00pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

Just a week on from Andy Murray’s success at Wimbledon, more than 200 adults and children picked up a tennis racket for the first time at King George’s Park in Wandsworth last weekend.

Sutton crowned champions at the National Tennis Open

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Winner: Alex Slabinsky and his Sutton Tennis & Squash Club mates have won the Aegon Team Tennis National Open Men’s title

1:04pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

Sutton Tennis & Squash Club are celebrating after they clinched the Aegon Team Tennis National Open Men’s title for the first time since 2009.

Ross Hutchins' Rally Against Cancer to take over Queen's Club on Sunday

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Money raiser: Ross Hutchins

9:00am Friday 14th June 2013

Wimbledon tennis star Ross Hutchins has not picked up a racket in six months, but this weekend he and his friends will take over the Aegon Championships finals day at Queen’s Club.

A Blayze of glory

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Out to impress: Catherine Blayze

6:10pm Tuesday 14th May 2013

Putney schoolgirl Catherine Blayze showed off her tennis talents to some of England’s top scouts last Wednesday.

A grittier Laura Robson can now break into the tennis top 10, says Boris Becker

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Up and down: Laura Robson has experienced a week of great results, disappointment and a parting of the ways       WI58727

9:00am Friday 10th May 2013

It has been a topsy-turvy week for Wimbledon’s tennis starlet Laura Robson but, as has been the case for the majority of this season, it ended in disappointment.

Sutton duo out to impress the stars to get court time with tennis greats Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Roger Federer

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Pick me: Sutton's Stephanie Corbyn with Andy Murray’s former coach Mark Petchey

12:00pm Sunday 28th April 2013

Sutton's Stephanie Corbyn was given a tennis masterclass from three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker as her bid to become a Barclays Ball Kid entered its final stage.

Future tennis stars compete for court time alongside Djokovic, Murray and Federer

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Hopeful: New Malden’s Amelia Beltrao with Andy Murray’s former coach Mark Petchey

12:12pm Tuesday 23rd April 2013

New Malden’s Amelia Beltrao was given a tennis masterclass from three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker as her bid to become a Barclays Ball Kid entered its final stage.

Wimbledon ace Hutchins serves up tennis extravaganza for charity

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Holding court: Ross Hutchins at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton 	SP74694

12:00pm Sunday 17th March 2013

Wimbledon tennis star Ross Hutchins is turning his battle against cancer into a positive and has enlisted a little help from his friends to raise much-needed funds.

Wimbledon tennis star Hutchins diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Staying positive: Ross Hutchins will begin chemotherapy this week, while his friend Andy Murray dedicates Brisbane win to the Wimbledon star    SP49788

1:58pm Monday 7th January 2013

Wimbledon tennis star Ross Hutchins has targeted the US Open in August for his return to action after being diagnosed with cancer.

Youngsters given a chance to go for tennis glory

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Star of the future: Emile Hudd from Sutton has been selected for the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) Aegon FutureStars programme

6:00am Friday 28th December 2012

A raft of up-and-coming young tennis players have been highlighted as some of the brightest talents in the country after they were included on the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) Aegon FutureStars programme.

British star Watson challenges Esher and Kingston tennis stars to step up

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Tennis ace: Kingston's George Davis

8:00am Tuesday 25th December 2012

British tennis star Heather Watson has warned this year’s intake for the Lawn Tennis Association’s Aegon FutureStars programme the hard work starts now.  

Weybridge's Marray hails amazing year

9:00am Sunday 25th November 2012

Weybridge’s Jonathan Marray described his week at the ATP World Tour Finals as ‘amazing’, despite bowing out with Frederik Nielsen in the semi-finals, writes Ziad Choudry.  

Banstead LTC Autumn Finals produces winners galore

8:00pm Friday 2nd November 2012

The Banstead Lawn Tennis Club’s Autumn Finals produced eight winners.

Robson out of Japan Open at quarter-final stage

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Down and out: Laura Robson is out of the HP Open in Japan

9:43am Friday 12th October 2012

Wimbledon's Laura Robson is out of the Japan Open in Osaka after losing her quarter-final tie overnight.

Wimbledon's Robson marches on to Japan Open quarter finals

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Are you big in Japan...? Laura Robson faces a quarter final clash in the Japan Open

3:52pm Thursday 11th October 2012

Wimbledon's Laura Robson is through to her third WTA quarter-final of the year after progressing in the HP Open in Osaka.

Robson crashes out of China Open

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Bitter taste of defeat: Laura Robson lost in straight sets in the second round of the China Open    SP58726

10:27am Tuesday 2nd October 2012

Wimbledon tennis star Laura Robson ended a fine summer of performances by crashing out of the China Open in the second round.






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