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Yorkshire tennis clubs building on GB success

By James Field Yorkshire tennis clubs are confident that success at professional level can have a positive impact on junior participation at local clubs. Recently there was Great Britain’s first Davis Cup victory since 1936, followed up by great performances in the Australian Open from Andy Murray, Johanna Konta and Jamie Murray, who became the…

TENNIS: The French Open spikes interest from young players

By Daisy Young Since Andy Murray won Wimbledon in 2013 the profile of tennis has risen rapidly with more and more young people getting into the sport. This is despite the overall number of people participating in tennis going down due to funding cuts. In 2013 the same year that Murray won Wimbledon, participation fell from 423,400 in…

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