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May 18, 2022

UK Combined Services Real Tennis and Rackets Championship

The 2022 Combined Services RT & R Championships took place at the Queen’s Club for the first time since 2019. Representatives of the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force competed, with both serving and retired personnel enjoying the wonderful comradeship built up across the years.

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May 11, 2022

The official opening of The Prenn Hue Williams Court at Harrow School

On Wednesday 27 April 2022, Harrow School held a long-awaited celebration for the official opening of The Prenn Hue Williams Court (postponed since 2020 by the pandemic), welcoming back a number of Old Harrovians, friends, professionals from other schools and contractors to the new look and very smart Rackets court.

rackets
Apr 27, 2022

Ladies World Rackets Singles Championship 2022

Congratulations to Lea Van der Zwalmen who won the Ladies World Championship Challenge and also to her fantastic opponent Cesca Sweet who gave Lea a great game.

tennis
Apr 11, 2022

Over 70's Singles and Doubles Real Tennis April 2022

After no competition in 2020 and 2021, due to the covid disruptions, Wellington were excited to host the first over 70’s (age) Amateur Singles and Doubles Championships for three years, and it was a terrific weekend of tennis!

tennis
Apr 09, 2022

Farewell Colin Dean

Colin Dean passed away Friday 8th April

rackets
Mar 31, 2022

Andrina Webb Mixed Doubles Rackets 2022

The T&RA is pleased to announce the T&RA Rackets Mixed Doubles will henceforth be known as the Andrina Webb Mixed Doubles, in honour of a wonderful lady who could brighten any room with her smile.

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Mar 29, 2022

World Junior Real Tennis Championships

We are delighted to announce that the bi-annual World Junior Real Tennis Championships will be hosted this year in the UK by the T&RA at Seacourt Tennis Club on Hayling Island.

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Mar 28, 2022

Real Tennis in The Times

Real Tennis features in two articles in The Times including a leading article.

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Mar 28, 2022

MCC Gold Racquet 2022

The (Covid) delayed MCC Gold Racquet Challenge for 2021 was played on 26 March 2022 at Lord's between the holder Ed Kay of Cambridge and nine times winner Jamie Douglas determined to win his tenth.

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Mar 26, 2022

Farewell Andrina Webb

A friend to everybody and a passionate supporter of our Games - taken before her time

tennis
Mar 21, 2022

Category D Singles 2022 Report

Hatfield once again hosted the Category D Singles Tournament for players between 30-39 handicap over the weekend of 19th/20th March and with numbers a little lower than usual we had to rely on quality rather than quantity.

rackets
Mar 17, 2022

Congratulations Ben Cawston!

Ben won the Western Open and US Open and (along with his 2020 US Open win) earning the right to challenge Tom Billings for the next World Championships

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Mar 14, 2022

Brodie Cup 2021/22

Wellington win the 2022 Brodie Cup

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Mar 07, 2022

Field Trophy 2021/22

Oxford win a close final against local rivals, Radley.

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Mar 07, 2022

Pol Roger Trophy 2021/22

Queen's Club win the Pol Roger Trophy

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Feb 24, 2022

T&RA Guidance on Non-Wooden Racquets and Handicaps

We are aware that sportswear manufacturer Harrow has produced a prototype non-wooden Real Tennis racquet.

This guidance explains how any matches played using these racquets should be entered on realtennisonline.com (RTO). The guidance is effective immediately and until further notice.

tennis
Feb 17, 2022

MCC Silver Racquet 2021

Jamie Douglas wins delayed MCC 2021 Silver Racquet vs Jamie Giddins 3-0 and will play Ed Kay on 26th March for the MCC Gold Racquet.

rackets
Feb 09, 2022

US Open Entry Form

2022 US Open Racquets Championship

ENTRIES CLOSE - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18th, 2022
STAG DINNER - THURSDAY, MARCH 10th, 2022
FINALS - SUNDAY, MARCH 13th, 2022

rackets
Feb 07, 2022

Rackets Development Squad 2022

This weekend saw the first Rackets Development Squad session of the season. There were a total of 15 young men and women that attended this training session.

tennis
Feb 03, 2022

Seacourt Silver Racquet 2022

In the final, Zak started well taking the first set 6/1. With the second set much closer, Louis retired injured with Zak leading 5-4. Zak Eadle is the Seacourt Silver Racquet champion 2022.

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Feb 02, 2022

Kershaw Cup and Thomas Trophy Report 2022

Two years after the previous event, competitors returned to Manchester to engage in the 2022 - the National Over-60s tournament level singles and handicap doubles - version.

rackets
Feb 02, 2022

Western Open Registration Form 2022

Dear Rackets Community,

The Racquet Club of Chicago is proud to host the 2022 Western Open from March 3rd-6th. The tournament committee expects a lively crowd from both international and domestic players alike.

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Feb 01, 2022

Amateur Singles and Doubles Championships 2022

Saturday 19th February: Ed Kay beat Jamie Giddins 6/3 6/4 6/2 to become the 2022 British Amateur Champion in a two hour thriller at the Queen's Club.

Sunday 6th March: Ed Kay and Jamie Giddins beat Jamie Douglas and Peter Wright 6/1 6/2 3/6 6/5 to win their third British Amateur Championship.

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Jan 22, 2022

Brown Advisory British Open Singles Championships 2022

Tom Billings beat Ben Cawston in the British Open Final 15/1 10/15 15/7 15/3 15/2 | 4-1

Congratulations to Tom and Ben and a big thank you to our sponsors Brown Advisory

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Jan 12, 2022

National Fathers & Sons at LTCC

LTCC played host to the National Fathers & Sons over the weekend, with both the level and handicap editions both at full capacity.

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Jan 10, 2022

Chetwood Trophy 2022

The Chetwood trophy returned this weekend, and with it the shocked faces of the players when they find out the handicap for their match. It’s always too much, or never enough.

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Jan 03, 2022

Save the Real Tennis Court at Middlesex University

We are appealing the decision of the University to close our Real Tennis court. Please click on the link below and sign our petition to save our court! Have your say by leaving your statement in the comments section!

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Dec 20, 2021

Under 18 Singles Handicap Tournament 2021

British U18 Handicap Singles 2021

There was an excellent entry of 21 juniors for this year’s Handicap Singles event held at the Wellington court over the weekend of 18th/19th December.

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Dec 20, 2021

Under 21 & 24 British Real Tennis Open

Under 21 & 24 British Real Tennis Open Results

15th - 19th December 2021

at Middlesex University Real Tennis Club

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Dec 17, 2021

Announcement from MURTC

Four year closure notice to be recommended by the University Executive. MURTC to appeal.

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Nov 30, 2021

Farewell to Murray Glover

Murray Glover, a highly accomplished Tennis player and long-standing member of the Royal Tennis Court and the T&RA, died last Friday night November 26 at the age of 88

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Nov 25, 2021

T&RA Real Tennis Awards 2021

Paul Weaver was awarded volunteer of the year.

Bertie Vallet was awarded the best junior performance award.

Chris Ronaldson was presented with a lifetime achievement award.

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Nov 24, 2021

British Open Doubles Final

Rob Fahey & Nick Howell win the T&RA British Open Doubles Championship, beating Bryn Sayers & Ben Taylor-Matthews 6/5 6/4 6/4


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Nov 23, 2021

British Open Singles Final

John Lumley wins the T&RA British Open Championship, beating Ben Taylor-Matthews 4/6 6/4 6/2 6/0

rackets
Nov 22, 2021

Amateur Singles Rackets Final

Final this Tuesday 23rd November at 7pm.

The Queen's Club

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Nov 08, 2021

Real 10 at Middlesex University

Five stars of the game; namely, Rob Fahey, Bryn Sayers, Ben Taylor-Matthews, Josh Smith and Will Burns battled it out over 10 extraordinary sets played off half-handicap to become the Real 10 champion.

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Oct 27, 2021

All Comers

Lord's was delighted to host the 2021 All Comers tournament, two and a half years on from the 2019 tournament. The tournament took place on Saturday 23rd October with four of the UK's leading amateurs on show.

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Oct 27, 2021

Manchester Mixed Doubles

Everyone bought into what I'm trying to build regarding mixed doubles and growing the sport.

rackets
Oct 26, 2021

Clifton Cup 2021

Ben Cawston retains singles title and regains 2017 doubles title alongside partner Tim Armstrong

tennis
Oct 26, 2021

British Open Draws

The British Open Singles and Doubles Draws have been announced.

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Oct 11, 2021

World Masters 2022

There has been a slight change in the WM calendar. It concerns only Fontainebleau and the 70s. The French Government told us that they will close the Château se Fontainebleau for a maximum of 2 days between May, 20 and May 22. There is nothing we can do with it.

The new schedule is though the following:

tennis
Sep 28, 2021

Category B-G Handicap Tournaments 2021 Final Results

What a fantastic start to the season seeing so many great matches being played after such a long time. Congratulations to all category winners and thank you to all tournament organisers for making these events possible.

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Sep 22, 2021

The Lights of Ladakh by RMTC professional Kate Leeming

The Lights of Ladakh is 50-minute film about (RMTC professional) Kate Leeming's Breaking the Cycle in Ladakh expedition – a 1200km cycle over some of the world’s highest mountain passes and a journey to bring light and education to 1100 year-old Ralakung village, the oldest and most remote village in the Zanskar region of the Indian Himalaya.

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Sep 16, 2021

Noel Bruce Final 2021

Haileybury beat Winchester 4-2 in the Noel Bruce Final.

Unfortunately due to technical difficulties we were unable to live stream. Full report below.

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Sep 14, 2021

Fifty Years Ago today…

On 14 September 1971, Chris Ronaldson was interviewed for the job of Assistant Professional at the Oxford University Tennis Club and started work there less than two hours later. Now the world’s longest-serving professional, he celebrates fifty years in the game.

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Sep 10, 2021

Succession of the Chairman

The Board of the T&RA is pleased to announce that Fred Satow will become the next Chair of the Board on the retirement of David Watson following the completion of his term of office.

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Sep 07, 2021

T&RA New Brand

You may have noticed a few changes to our website and a refresh to our brand, heres why:

rackets
Sep 02, 2021

Noel Bruce Cup 2021

Haileybury beat Winchester in a thrilling Noel Bruce FINAL at the Queen's Club

tennis
Jul 23, 2021

Farewell Ian Garside

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