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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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  • BritWatch Week 26: 27th June – 4th July 2016

    BritWatch is our regular Friday piece introducing where each of our British players is playing in the upcoming week, whether it be on the ATP/WTA tours, the ITF Futures circuit, or further down at national, junior and collegiate level. Week 26 – 27th June – 4th July 2016 Here we go then. 15 Men and

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  • Marcus Willis (GBR) in action during the Aegon Trophy at Nottingham Tennis Centre.

Photographer: Chris Vaughan
Date: Sunday, June 1, 2014
    Willis, Cox, Whybourn, Lumsden Win Wimbledon WC Playoffs

    Marcus Willis, Daniel Cox, Lisa Whybourn and Maia Lumsden have all received wildcards for the upcoming Wimbledon qualifying event next week after winning the Wimbledon wildcard playoffs organised by the LTA this week ahead of several disappointed fellow Brits. Great to see 2 members of the DH Tennis family reach Wimbledon Qualifying @DanCox90 @Willbomb90 #coachingteam #claimingwehelped

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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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  • Joshua Sapwell Claims Fourth Consecutive BT Title in Connaught

    19-year-old Joshua Sapwell claimed his fourth successive AEGON British Tour title this weekend and may well be on for a fifth in Felixstowe next week, after coming past yet another ATP-ranked field in the Tier 2 three-day event in Connaught this weekend. Meanwhile, top seed Holly Hutchinson claimed the women’s title. Congratulations @JoshSapwell and @hollyhxo

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  • Should Men and Women Get Paid the Same at Slams?

    In 2007, The Championships at Wimbledon became the last Grand Slam to offer equal prize money for Men and Women, to a host of praise from players and former players alike. But with men often playing up to twice as many minutes as women throughout a Grand Slam stretch, is equal pay really fair? With

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  • 10 Reasons it’s Not Easy Being a Famous Tennis Player

    The glitz and glamour of the elite game of tennis is easy to see every year when Wimbledon rolls around: Roger Federer strolling out in his own brand of clothing; friends and family lounging in the royal box; vast amounts of prize money on offer for the champion. But it’s not all sunshine and rainbows

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