Play tennis in Scotland? Want to start competing? No problem – we’ve got you covered!
With a wide variety of tennis events in Scotland – from Local Tennis Leagues through to professional tournaments – you’ll be sure to find the best competition for you.
Check out our handy guide below with information on all the competitions hosted in Scotland.
Not played competitively before? Take a look at our ‘How to start competing’ page.
To play in any competition you will need an ITF World Tennis Number – find out more, here.
If you’re just getting started or want to get back into competing after a long stretch away from the game, then Local Tennis Leagues could be just for you.
Taking place in park courts all over Scotland, Local Tennis Leagues give you the change to compete against other players of a similar standard. It’s friendly, fun, competitive tennis right on your doorstep.
Not only that but you organise matches between you and your opponent so you can play around your schedule.
Our County and District Leagues are for players of all ages and abilities who want to play weekly team tennis in their local area.
Team sizes differ from league to league but are usually around four to six players. Scotland’s County and District Leagues are social so you can enjoy meeting new people and competing alongside your friends.
The Tennis Scotland Open Tour is a tournament circuit of events that caters for all abilities for both junior and adults, it gives opportunities to compete for all levels.
The Tennis Scotland Open Tour is made up of the following:
- TS Open Progressive Tour Events
- TS 1000 National Series Events
- TS Open Tour Leader Board
- TS Open Tour Masters
- TS 100 Club Series Events
To find out more on the above please click here
Whether you want to play singles or team up with a mate for some doubles, County and Local Tour tournaments are a great place to start testing your skills.
County and Local Tour tournaments are Grade 5 and 4 competitions, so they are suitable for you if you want to compete on a local or county level.
With events all over Scotland, throughout the year there’s plenty of opportunities to play!
The County Cup gives you the chance to represent North, South, East or West Scotland in one of the largest team competitions in Britain.
Our Open County Cup events are split into a summer and winter competitions where teams compete in groups in a promotion, relegation format.
Players are selected by their nominated county. If you wish to be considered for selection please contact your local county directly. Details of county offices can be found here.
Take on the very best players from around Scotland in our Regional Tour competitions.
The Regional Tour events are Grade 3 singles and doubles tournaments that cater for a wide range of players, including: top level county players, those competing regionally on a regular basis and players pushing to play on the national stage.
Regular team matches, with your friends, in summer and winter leagues – what’s not to love about the National League?
If you’re an adult player who wants to compete at either a county, regional or national level then our National League could be just for you.
Anyone can enter a team and play in the Open men’s or women’s competitions if they are part of an LTA registered venue.
The British Tour is a circuit of events across Great Britain for a variety of performance players,
from junior rising stars to national level adults or even pro players.
The tournaments are open age group category with a mixture of adults and juniors competing and are Grade 1 (Premier & Tier 1) and Grade 2 (Tier 2) events.
Depending on your results, you will climb up and down the leaderboard with the top player at the end of the season being crowned the British Tour Bonus Pool champion.
Don’t forget the end of year British Tour Masters either – a one off event offering the biggest prizes.
Ready to take your game to the pros?
The GB Pro-Series is a series of men’s and women’s tournaments – singles and doubles – that take place each year in Britain as part of the ITF World Tennis Tour. These include men’s and women’s tournaments at the Scotstoun Leisure Centre in Glasgow.
The GB Pro-Series features many of the world's best up and coming players who are looking to progress to compete on the main ATP and WTA Tours.