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    Marcus Willis Secures Staggering Qualification for Wimbledon

    British world #775 Marcus Willis was the only Brit to make it out of qualifying for the grass court Grand Slam, Wimbledon, as he put together a quite remarkable run which involved victories over a top 100 player, a hotly-tipped Russian starlet, and a player who has already beaten Liam Broady this year and performed

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  • Double Trouble: Round-Up of Weeks 20 and 21

    Week 20 The Winners It was a third doubles final of the year for Amanda Carreras and her regular Italian partner Alice Savoretti. The unseeded pair have played superbly in patches, but put together a breathless week of play to take their first 25K title as a pair. Great to see success this week for

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  • Week 21 ITFs: Dunne, Christie, Taylor All Through at $25k R1s

    Freya Christie, Katy Dunne and Gabi Taylor are all successfully through to the second round of three different $25k events in Korea, Japan and Uzbekistan respectively in an excellent day for our young female players. Over in the Men’s draws, though, there wasn’t a huge amount to smile about, with several Brits tumbling in qualifying

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  • Brits of the Week: Week 20

    Our weekly feature, Brits of the Week, assesses the three most impactful British players from the week just gone, in the opinion of our correspondent Sam Barker. Shall we just get straight into it this week? #3 – Alex Ward – KPN Renewables Bangkok Open 2016: Semi-Finals A few weeks ago, when Alex last made

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  • Dart and Gosea Beaten Finalists at Week 20 ITFs

    Both Harriet Dart and Farris Gosea reached their respective ITF Futures finals against all the odds this week, but neither was able to cap their excellent weeks with titles after two straight-sets defeats left Britain trophy-less in Week 20. Final !! Really pleased with the week! Stepping stone! 😆☺️ @ Goyang Stadium — Harriet

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  • Week 20 ITFs: Gosea, Dart Sole Brits Standing on Friday

    Harriet Dart and Farris Gosea are the only Brits still alive in ITF Futures action across the globe, with Dart having battled her way through to the semi-finals of the $25k event in Korea, and Gosea yet to play his quarter-final match over in Mexico. My girl @harriet_dart kicking butt in Korea! She had a

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  • Brits of the Week: Week 19

    Our weekly feature, Brits of the Week, assesses the three most impactful British players from the week just gone, in the opinion of our correspondent Sam Barker. This has been a strange week. Andy Murray was the sole male to make it into the last eight of any competition anywhere whilst there was more –

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  • Weekend ITFs: Carreras and Dart Beaten in Semi-Finals

    The sole remaining Brits in ITF Futures action this weekend fell by the wayside in their respective semi-finals, with qualifier Amanda Carreras’ excellent run coming to an end at the $50k in France, while Harriet Dart fell in straight sets to the top seed at the $10k in Turkey. Out today: Amanda Carreras, $50k, France; Harriet

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  • Friday ITFs: Carreras Reaches $50k Semi-Final in France

    Amanda Carreras continued in what is arguably the form of her life with a fantastic victory over the fourth seed at the ITF Futures $50k in France earlier today. Harriet Dart also had a slice of luck by securing a walkover through to the $10k semis in Turkey, while Dan Dowson and Gabi Taylor both

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  • Thursday ITFs: Gabi Taylor Reaches $10k Semis in Spain

    Gabriella Taylor reached the semi-finals of the ITF Futures $10k event in Monzon, Spain on Thursday, but the majority of the rest of the Brits in action fell, with five British defeats on a poor day in general. However, Amanda Carreras, Harriet Dart and Dan Dowson all won second round matches to keep their campaigns

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