Junior Summer Competition | Tennis in Britain

Junior summer competition

Summer Junior Competition provides competitive opportunities nationwide for juniors at all levels from local, county, regional through to national level and run from 1st April to 31st August.

Local Competitions

If you are just starting to compete, grade 6 and 7 local competitions offer a great opportunity to gain some competitive experience in a local environment.

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Summer County Tour

The summer county tour is a series of local level grade 4 and grade 5 junior tournaments running throughout the summer competition season.

Entering a summer county tour competition To find specific summer county tour tournament please use the competition search.
Rules and regulations There is no limit as to how many tournaments a player may enter on the SCT but please be aware of the regulations surrounding overlapping tournaments
Leaderboards

The summer county tour leaderboards now include points earned in doubles events. A player's overall tally of points will be made up as follows:

  • 75%: six best singles results
  • 25%: three best doubles results

View the leaderboards for the summer county tour.

County Championships

In the last week of August each county across Great Britain runs a county championships which provides competitive opportunities for mini, junior and adult players of all standards. These tournaments offer both singles and doubles matches.

Find and enter your County Championships online:

If you have missed the closing deadline, please contact the tournament organiser to see if a late entry may be possible. 

Summer Regional Tour

The summer regional tour is a circuit of grade 3 tournaments taking place across Great Britain during the summer season from April to August. The circuit caters for the 9U to 18U age groups.

Entering a summer regional tour competition To find and enter a specific summer regional tour competition use the competition search.
Rules and regulations

There is no limit as to how many tournaments a player may enter on the SRT but please be aware of the regulations surrounding overlapping tournaments

Leaderboards

The summer regional tour 12U to 18U leaderboards now include points earned in doubles events. A player's overall tally of points will be made up as follows:

  • 75%: six best singles results
  • 25%: three best doubles results

HSBC Road to Wimbledon

HSBC Road to Wimbledon is the biggest junior tournament in British tennis and gives all 14U players the opportunity to progress through to compete on the world famous grass courts at Wimbledon. Local clubs, parks and schools are encouraged to enter and stage a tournament for their members/pupils rated between 10.2 and 7.1.

For stronger rated players (6.2 or higher) there is the HSBC Road to Wimbledon International event which players can enter directly.

Read more about HSBC Road to Wimbledon.

Summer National Tour

The Summer National Tour (SNT) is a circuit of national level Grade 2 tournaments which take place between April and July for the 10U – 18U age groups at venues across the country. From 2017 there will are no 9U Summer National Tour events.

Leaderboards

Results from the SNT events will count towards a Summer National Tour Leaderboard.  There are five tournaments and a player’s best results from three of the five tournaments will count towards a player’s tally on the Summer National Tour Leaderboard.  Please read the Summer National Tour Information Pack for complete details on which results count for the Leaderboard in each age group.

What happens at the end of the tour

At the end of the Tour there will be an invitational Summer National Tour Finals for the 10U age group - players are invited based on their final position on the Leaderboard.  There is no other prize/medal for players who are top of the age group leaderboards.

For the 12U – 18U age groups, 2 players from each age group & gender will gain entry into the Nike Junior National Tennis Championships based on their final position on the SNT Leaderboard, providing the player meets all eligibility criteria for the National Championships, and has entered the National Championships before the closing deadline.

Please read ‘What happens at the end of the Tour’ in the Summer National Tour General Information document for more details.

Summer National Tour information packs

Download the general Summer National Tour information pack

Download the 10U Summer National Tour Finals information pack

Download the Grade 2 Summer events doubles informaton pack

See tables below for tournament dates and codes.

10U – 18U 2017 Summer National Tour Dates

Tournament Dates

Tournament Name

Tournament Code

1 – 8Apr 17

Sutton Tennis Academy Easter Grade 2 Tournament

SUR17S0220

9 - 15 Apr 17

Notts Junior Open Supported by Porsche Centre Nottingham 12U – 18U

NOT17S0274

12 – 13 Apr 17

Notts Junior Open 10U Event Supported by Porsche Centre Nottingham

LEI17S0964

28 May – 4 Jun 17

Gosling IHPC National Tour 2016 – 10U, 16U & 18U

HER17S0217

28 May – 3 Jun 17

Everyball Tennis, Halton UK, Summer Grade 2 - 12U & 14U

BUC17S0115

1 – 7 Jul 17

Scottish Junior Open Championships 14U – 18U

ESC17S0158

1 – 7 Jul 17

Scottish Junior Open Championships – 10U & 12U

WSC17S0157

22 – 29 Jul 17

20th TeamBath CoMpete Open Tennis Festival

AVO17S0205

Summer National Tour Finals 2017 - 10&U Invitational

Tournament Dates

Tournament Name

Tournament Code

Thursday 24 &

Friday 25 Aug 17

Summer National Tour Finals 2017 –

10&U Invitational

To be confirmed

Players cannot enter. Relevant players will be invited  in early August

Nike Junior National Tennis Championships

The Nike Junior National Championships are the highest level of domestic competition for all junior players and the pinnacle of the summer domestic calendar. 

It is a showcase for British tennis and the best junior talent.

 

 

Age Group

Main Draw Singles

Consolation Singles*

Doubles

Surface

Tournament

Code

Venue

12&U

Mon 21 –

Fri 25 Aug

Tues 22 –

Thurs 24 Aug

Mon 21  – Thurs 24 Aug

American clay

DOR17S1274

The West Hants Tennis Club, Roslin Road South, Bournemouth, Dorset,

BH3 7EF, 01202 519455

14&U

Sun  20 – Thurs 24 Aug

Mon 21 –

Thurs 24 Aug

Sun 20 – Wed 23 Aug

Acrylic

NOT17S1275

Venue: Nottingham Tennis Centre, University Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2QH,

Tel: 0115 876 1660

 

16&U

Mon 21 –

Fri 25 Aug

Tues 22 –

Fri 25 Aug

Mon 21  – Thurs 24 Aug

Acrylic

18&U

Sun  20 – Thurs 24 Aug

Mon 21 –

Thurs 24 Aug

Sun 20 – Wed 23 Aug

Acrylic

*Optional for 1st round losers. End date may be earlier depending on number of participants.

2017 Dates

2017 singles entry dates, closing dates, withdrawal dates & draw dates

Age Group & Event

Tournament Code

Entry Method

Opens for Entry

Entry Deadline

Withdrawal Deadline

Draw Date

12&U Main Draw Singles

 

DOR17S1274

Online entry

Mon  3 Jul

10am Fri 4 Aug

10am Thurs 10 Aug

Wed 16 Aug

14&U, 16&U and 18&U Main Draw Singles

NOT17S1275

Online entry

Mon  3 Jul

10am Fri 4 Aug

10am Thurs 10 Aug

Wed 16 Aug

Entries for doubles and consolation events will be accepted on site. 

Additional information

Roll of Honour 2016

Age Group & Event

Singles Champions Doubles Champions

18&U Boys Singles

Alastair Gray

Alastair Gray & Damian Rodriguez

18&U Girls Singles

Megan Davies

Megan Davies & Alexandra Hunter

16&U Boys Singles

Jack Draper

Louis Allen & Liam Hignett

16&U Girls Singles

Gemma Heath

Gemma Heath & Victoria Allen

14&U Boys Singles

Harry Wendelken

Harry Wendelken & Toby Samuel

14&U Girls Singles

Holly Staff

Indianna Spink & Lillian Mould

12&U Boys Singles

Louis Davey

Louis Davey & Samuel Reeve

12&U Girls Singles

Savannah Dada-Mascoll

Savannah Dada-Mascoll  & Jhonayah Fletchman

Read the 2016 Finals round up and draws.

Nike Junior Internationals

Nike Junior Internationals are tournaments held in Great Britain that are part of the ITF junior circuit or the Tennis Europe junior tour. The ITF junior circuit caters for juniors in the 18U age group, whereas the Tennis Europe Junior Tour caters for players in the 16U, 14U and 12U age groups.

View the Nike Junior Internationals calendar