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  • Ben Draper Claims British Tour Title in Wimbledon

    17-year-old Ben Draper claimed the Tier 2 AEGON British Tour title in Wimbledon this week after a very impressive 6-2 6-4 victory over second seed and ATP-ranked Robert Carter in Saturday’s final. Meanwhile, in the women’s draw, Japanese national Lily Miyasaki, the top seed, picked up the title, defeating Charlotte Pierce in the final. Men

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  • Week 21 Jrs: Storrie and Clarke in Grade 1 R2 in Belgium

    Only Ryan Storrie and Jay Clarke were able to make their way through to the third round of the ITF Juniors Grade 1 event in Charleroi, Belgium in the early stages of this week’s junior action, with Ewan Moore and Alexis Canter both losing in the first and second rounds respectively. Elsewhere, there were first

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  • Wed-Thu Juniors: Swan Out in Italy; Draper in G4 QFs

    British Junior #1 Katie Swan fell in the second round of the Grade A event in Milan, Italy on Wednesday afternoon, joining Ryan Storrie in the exit pile, leaving just the one Brit left in junior action this week: Jack Draper, who is through to the Grade 4 quarter-finals in Budapest. And into the semis

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  • Nike Junior International Nottingham Grade 4: Preview

    Well then. This week sees the first of two consecutive ITF Grade 4 competitions taking place in Nottingham, and now that qualifying is over and the main draw has been revealed, it’s time to preview the competition, using Universal Tennis Ratings to predict who might end up being the quarter-finalists this week. Boys A whopping

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  • Miller Through; Draper Out at Grade 4 in Sweden

    Nell Miller continued her quest for a second consecutive Grade 4 title at the ITF Juniors G4 in Kramfors, Sweden with another victory today, but 14-year-old Jack Draper finally met his match against Russian rising star Timofey Skatov, losing 6-1 6-3. Miller extended her winning streak to seven games with a victory over sixth seed

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  • Universal Tennis Rating: The Future of Tennis?

    Tennis worldwide is coming to a crossroads: with the emergence of the Universal Tennis Rating as a widely accepted method of judging a player’s ability, will the UTR eventually replace the need for national or international ranking systems? Or is a definite ranking necessary for the development of the game? And how accurate is the UTR

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  • Miller, Draper Through at Grade 4 in Sweden

    Recent champions Nell Miller and Jack Draper safely came through their first round matches at the ITF Juniors Grade 4 event in Kramfors, Sweden yesterday, but Emile Hudd fell in three tough sets to the sixth seed in the Boys’ draw. Cracking match to look forward to at the Grade 4 in Sweden: last week's

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  • Rankings Round-Up: 2nd March 2016

    Our Rankings Round-Up is our weekly Wednesday piece in which we discuss the rises and falls in the weekly ATP, WTA, ITF, ITA, LTA and Tennis Europe rankings. New GB ATP singles career highs are led by: Lloyd Glasspool 439 up 1@Bambo290 490 up 8@HoytEvan 577 up 4 Billy Harris 1103 up 92 — Steven

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  • Brits of the Week: Week 8

    Our weekly feature, Brits of the Week, assesses the three most impactful British singles players from the week just gone, in the opinion of our correspondent Sam Barker. So I think we should just forget about anyone over the age of eighteen for this week. It really wasn’t the finest week for our senior British

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  • Draper Beats Jubb to Grade 4 Title in Oslo

    14-year-old Jack Draper picked up his first ITF Junior title this afternoon at the Grade 4 event in Oslo, Norway, beating fellow Brit Paul Jubb in the final after both players overcame several seeded opponents to reach the final. In other news 14 yr old Jack Draper has just won his first ITF tournament in

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