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Ilkley Open & British Tour Success

Dear Members:    The firm smack of tennis balls echoes outside of my window as the last day of Summer Tennis Tournaments wraps up, The National U10 and U11 Championships wraps up on the grass courts today and we…

British Tour and Ilkley Open Final Results

IT proved to be a challenging week’s weather for LTA British Tour referee Peter Grimsdale and tournament director Kyle Brassington, as well as Ilkley Open referee Parul Patel and her assistants, but the schedule was successfully completed…

Yorkshire-man Reaches British Tour Finals

YORKSHIRE have a British Tour finalist.  Fifth seed Jordan Reed-Thomas defeated second seed Joe Tyler 7-5, 7-6 (9-7) in a bruising encounter indoors at Ilkley Lawn Tennis & Squash Club last night to reach his first tour decider.  Reed-Thomas,…

A Wet and Windy Day Makes for Challenging Conditions for British Tour Day 3

THERE was no fairy-tale finish to Dan Bennett’s singles week in the LTA British Tour event at Ilkley Lawn Tennis & Squash Club. The 23-year-old from Sunderland, who has overcome weight problems and health problems, won three matches…

Pickard Falls Short in British Tour Opener

HOME club member JB Pickard has admitted that he didn’t deserve to win his first-round match in the LTA British Tour tournament at Ilkley Lawn Tennis & Squash Club.   The 18-year-old fourth seed served double-figure double…

LTA British Tour Day Two

TEENAGER Scott Hillerby has been beaten in the final qualifying round of the men’s singles in the LTA British Tour event at Ilkley Lawn Tennis & Squash Club.  Hillerby, who recently helped the host club win the Boys’ 18 &…

Ilkley Open 2021 Smashing Start

ILKLEY Lawn Tennis & Squash Club member Joe Kelt came within a champions’ tie-break of reaching the final qualifying round in his home tournament. The 18-year-old from Ben Rhydding lost 6-2, 1-6 (10-7) to Scott Hillerby, who only the…

Tennis Update from Kyle

Dear Members:    So much happening on court that it deserves it's own email!  Keep up to date with the latest we have going on the in the Tennis side with some updates below: 2021…