Ralph Oliver 1930-2020

It is with great sadness that we inform members of the death of one of our long-standing members, Ralph Oliver.  Here Club Historian, Dr Matt Cole, describes Ralph’s tennis career and his outstanding contribution to the Club. Ralph Oliver was one of the club’s...
#BJO SEMI-FINALS: TOP SEEDS TUMBLE

#BJO SEMI-FINALS: TOP SEEDS TUMBLE

Three top seeds fell in an upset-heavy semi-finals day at the 2020 Dunlop British Junior Open in Birmingham today. Malaysia’s [3/4] Harleein Tan struck first when she overpowered Egyptian favourite Jana Mohamed 3-0 in the GU11’s, then BU13’s top seed Mohamed Zakaria...
BJO2020 DAY TWO: UPSETS APLENTY AS QUARTERS ARE DECIDED

BJO2020 DAY TWO: UPSETS APLENTY AS QUARTERS ARE DECIDED

Pakistan, Egypt and Team USA sprung major upsets on day two of the Dunlop British Junior Open 2020 in Birmingham. After surviving a scare earlier in the day against Qatar’s [17/32] Yousef Farag, BU15 top seed Jonah Bryant (Sussex) fell victim to Pakistan’s [9/16]...
#BJO2020 DAY ONE – TEAM USA LAND MAJOR BLOWS

#BJO2020 DAY ONE – TEAM USA LAND MAJOR BLOWS

Team USA land major blows on day one of Dunlop British Junior Open 2020 Team USA punched above their weight on a day of few upsets as the Dunlop British Junior Open 2020 got under way in Birmingham. With 671 players representing 56 nations and all with high hopes on...