WILLIAMS STANDS BETWEEN BARTY AND NO.1 RANKING

WILLIAMS STANDS BETWEEN BARTY AND NO.1 RANKING

  Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams will be hoping to stop Ashleigh Barty’s winning run and halt the Australian’s charge towards the World No.1 ranking when the pair face each other in Friday’s quarter-finals of the Nature Valley Classic, an LTA summer...
VENUS WILLIAMS ENJOYS BIRMINGHAM DEBUT

VENUS WILLIAMS ENJOYS BIRMINGHAM DEBUT

Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams is looking very much at home on her first visit to the Nature Valley Classic.  Williams seldom plays on grass prior to Wimbledon but after beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich to move through to the second round, Williams said she...
Social Round-up #Day5

Social Round-up #Day5

The rain that was forecast did not appear and we’ve enjoyed a full day’s play at the Nature Valley Classic.  It was not to be for British No.1 Johanna Konta who was knocked out by the 2017 Roland Garras Champion Jelena Ostapenko.  Earlier in the day No.2...
OSAKA FIGHTS PAST SAKKARI IN CLASSIC OPENER

OSAKA FIGHTS PAST SAKKARI IN CLASSIC OPENER

World No.1 Naomi Osaka came through a difficult start to her grass court campaign, battling past Maria Sakkari to win her first round match 6-1 4-6 6-3 on Tuesday at the Nature Valley Classic, an LTA summer grass court event. Osaka withstood a second set fightback...

SOCIAL ROUND UP #DAY4

Today we celebrated 50 years anniversary of Ann Jones’ victory at Wimbledon.  From one legend to another, Venus Williams gave ann Jones a special anniversary mesage.  We also recognised the achievements of coaches and volunteers across the region, with Edgbaston...