Entries by Lucy Steer

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Update from finals day (25th June 2017)

Record breaking crowds have watched dozens of outstanding tennis matches at Ilkley Lawn Tennis & Squash Club over the last nine days at the annual Aegon Ilkley Trophy. Welcoming professional players from across the world keen to make the most of the brief grass court season this year’s event has seen more higher ranked players […]

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Aegon Trophy Update – Saturday 24th June 2017

A super busy day with quarter-final rounds remaining following yesterday’s wash out. Kicking off the quarter final rounds this morning on centre court was Brit wildcard Jay Clarke. Unfortunately his string of successful matches ended here with defeat to Marton Fucsovic 6-3, 6-4. Also making it through his quarter final was number 3 seed Evgeny […]

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Daily update – Friday 23 June

A frustrating day here in Ilkley as a fine rain lingered for most of the day putting a hold on the quarter final matches due to take place in both draws. We were awarded an all too brief hour of play on grass mid-afternoon and Australian Sam Groth wasted no time in his match against […]

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Aegon Trophy Update – Thursday 22nd June 2017

After a fantastic comeback against Russia’s Anna Blinkova on day five, Laura Robson was unable to match yesterday’s performance and was beaten by Belgium’s 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, sending the Olympic silver medallist out of the competition. Fellow Brit Marcus Willis unfortunately had the same luck. Despite winning the first set, he was beaten by Australian […]