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Seniors' Tennis Competitions

Please see below for further details on Seniors Tennis competitions, including entry information, draws and rolls of honour for specific competitions:

British Open Seniors' Clay Court Championships

The British Open Seniors' Clay Court Championships have grade A ITF status and they are held on the clay courts of the West Hants Club in Bournemouth. 

The 2017 event was held between 27 May to 3 June.

2017 singles title holders

Men's singles

35

Barry Fulcher

60

Paul French

40

Aleksander Kacmarek

65

Niall Sweeney

45

Timur Shadiev

70

Petr Lolacek

50 Christian Greuter 75 Henk Nijeboer

55

Keith Gilbert

80

Tony McBride

 

 

85

Henri Crutchet

Women's singles

35

Debbie-Louise Hale

60

Kim Reed

40

Kerry Quirk

65

Pauline Fisher

45 Michelle Oldham 70 Ellie Krocke

50

Olga Shaposhnikova

75

Felicity Thomas

55

Liselot Prechtel

80 Sally Beeley
    85 Mary Durrans

British Open Seniors' Clay Court Championships Roll of Honour

British Closed Seniors' Grass Court Championships

The British Closed Seniors' Grass Court Championships are the most popular event in the Seniors' calendar.

The 2017 event was held at two venues from 13 to 19 August. Age groups 35 to 55 were held at the East Gloucestershire Club in Cheltenham and those from 60 to 85 were held at the Surbiton Racket and Fitness Clubin Surrey.

2017 Draws

2017 singles title holders

Age Group Winner -Women Winner - Men
35 Holly Mowling Christopher Lewis
40 Eilidh Smith Mark Beim
45 Jo Shepherd Nick Adams
50 Lianne Tapson Linden Hardisty
55 Rosemary Dennis Graham Neale
60 Anne Clark Paul French
65 Pauline Fisher Robin Drysdale
70 June Peck Richard Tutt
75 Felicity Thomas Henk Nijeboer
80 Alma A’Court Don Shears
85   Leonard Lawrence

British Closed Seniors' Grass Court Championships Roll of Honour

British Open Seniors' Indoor Championships

British Open Seniors' Indoor Championships have grade 1 ITF status. 

2018 Dates and Venue

Dates: 19 to 28 January 2018

Venue: Tipton Sports Academy, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 0BS. 

2017 title holders

Age group

Men

Women

35

Barry Fulcher (GBR)

Holly Mowling (GBR)

40

Damion Jackson (GBR)

Linda Jones (GBR)

45

Jeffrey Hunter (GBR)

Brigid Amos (GBR)

50

Chris Hearn (GBR)

Gabi Kirchner (GER)

55

Alistair Alexander (GBR)

Sue Webb (GBR)

60

Paul French (GBR)

Diana Smith (GBR)

65

Niall Sweeney (GBR)

Pauline Fisher (GBR)

70

Richard Tutt (GBR)

Frances MacLennan (GBR)

75

Henk Nijeboer (GBR)

Felicity Thomas (GBR)

80

Don Shears (GBR)

June Pearce (GBR)

85

Gordon Oates (GBR)

British Open Seniors' Indoor Championships Roll of Honour

South of England Seniors' Championships

The South of England Seniors' Championships have grade 2 ITF status and are held on the grass courts of the International Tennis Centre at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne.

Dates

28 August to 2 September 2017

2017 Singles Title Holders

Men's    
35 Roberto Lopez Sanchez 40 Aleksander Kaczmarek
45 Doug Keen 50 Alessandro Cesario
55 Alistair Alexander 60 Christopher Hill
65 Godfrey Evans 70 Henk Nijeboer
75 Terry Stevens 80 Don Shears
85 John Brown    
Women's   
35 Susana Amele Diaz 45 Basia Suzin
55 Hazel Lindfield 60 Jenny Chin
65 Gillian Clayton 70 June Peck
75 Jean Porter    
National Inter County Championships

The National Inter-County Championships is a divisional competition which starts in April and culminates with the winners of the top 2 divisions contesting the finals in November.

Download the National Inter-County Championships rules.

Download the National Inter-County Championships Finals regulations.

Dates

1 April - 8 November 2017

How to enter

Entry forms are sent out to county Seniors’ organisers (CSOs) at the end of October for completion and return online by the end of the year.

2017 draws

View the 2017 draws

Scorecards

2017 title holders and finalists

Age group Champion Finalist Score

Women 40

Middlesex

Sussex

3-0

Women 50

Norfolk

Yorkshire

3-0

Women 55

Surrey

Hampshire & IOW

3-0

Women 60

Surrey

Hereford & Worcester

3-2

Women 65

Surrey

Warwickshire

3-0

Women 70

Middlesex

Cheshire

3-0

Men 45

Surrey

Suffolk

3-0

Men 50

Buckinghamshire

Essex

3-0

Men 55

Lancashire

Leicestershire

3-0

Men 60

Surrey

Hereford & Worcester

3-0

Men 65

Cheshire

Kent

3-2

Men 70

Leicestershire

Warwickshire

3-2

Men 75

Lancashire

Essex

2-2

National Inter-County Championships Roll of Honour

National Inter-Club Championships

The National Inter-Club Championships start in the spring and culminate in finals in November at the David Lloyd club in Dudley. The winners and runners-up, in certain events, have the opportunity to represent Great Britain in the European Seniors Club Championships.

How to enter

Competition Rules

View competition rules

2017 draws

View the 2017 draws

2017 Results

Category Winner Finalist Score

Men 35

Warwick Boat Club

Worcester

2-0

Men 45

Oundle

Leics Forest East

3-1

Men 50

Florence

Gidea Park

4-0

Men 55

Leicestershire

St Georges Hill

3-1

Men 60

South Ribble

Purley

3-1

Men 65

Westcliff Hard

Roehampton

4-0

Men 70

Leicestershire

Harpenden

4-0

Men 75

Forty Five Club

Surbiton

w/o

Women 35

David Lloyd Cardiff

Ealing

3-0

Women 40

Byfleet

Harpenden

3-1

Women 50

Bridgwater

Walmer

3-1

Women 60

Byfleet

West Bridgford

3-1

Women 65

West Hants

Warwick Boat Club

3-1

Women 70

Forty Five Club

Bridgwater

w/o

Junior Mixed

Westside

Leicestershire

2-2

Senior Mixed

Leicestershire

Walmer

w/o

S Senior Mixed

West Hants

West Bridgford

3-1

Medley

Westside

Walmer

3-1

National Inter-Club Championships Roll of Honour

35s Inter-County Championships

The men’s & women's 35 Inter-County Championships are held on the expertly-maintained grass courts at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne.

Forty-four counties, divided into eleven groups of four teams, take part over three days in August each year. 

Dates

Women's Event:

August 25-27,  2017

View the scores and draws

Men's Event:

August 4-6, 2017

View the scores and draws

Regulations, nominations and order of play

Regulations

2017 Women's Groups

2017 Men's Groups

Results

35s Inter-County Championships Roll of Honour

Internationals/Selections

The teams have been selected for the 2017 Seniors & Super Seniors ITF World Team Championships taking place in the USA later this year.

The Seniors events for 50,55 and 60 age groups take place from 29th October - 3rd November in Miami and the Super Seniors events for 65,70,75, 80 and 85 age groups take place from 8th - 13th October in Lake Nona, Orlando.

Men's Team selections

Age Group

Team

Reserves

50

Matt Coombes, James Turner, Lyndon Hardisty, Ben Knapp

Mark Rowe, Dave Shann

55

Chris Hearn, Nigel Mann, Keith Gilbert, Alistair Alexander

Graham Adams

60

Paul French, Steve Garman, Keith Bannister, Russell Howitt

Alec Allen, Martin King

65

Niall Sweeney, Benson Greatorex, John Hilton, Robin Drysdale

Boyd Bracksote

70

Mark Cox, Richard Tutt, Olly Rogger, Iain Cowper

Chris Ornstien, Alex Templer

75

Henk Nijeboer, David Brazier, Bernard Higgins, Roger Ambrose

Roy Henderson

80

Tony McBride, Peter Boshier-Jones, Stuart Gould, Don Shears

 

85

Leonard Lawrence, Tom Baron, Gordon Oates, Frank Jenkins

Tom Eastop

Women's Team selections

Age Group

Players Selected

Reserves

50

Siobhan Nicholson, Jo Louis, Mandy Rosenfield, Julie Salmon

Rachel Apsey, Monica Becerra

55

Chris French, Sue Webb, Sue Bartlett, Rosemary Dennis

Judy Horn, Hazel Lindfield

60

Anne Clark, Kim Reed, Jane Rushby, Diana Smith

Patricia Peal, Carole Smith

65

Pauline Fisher, Marjory Love, Shirley Fox, Rosemary Wilson

Carol Dickie, Jane Ling

70

Frances MacLennan, Christine Lockhart, Jennifer Waggott, June Peck

Phyllis Bentham , Margaret French

75

Joan Hassell, Felicity Thomas , Jacqueline Boothman, Ruth Weston

Marcia Ackers, Jean Porter

80

June Pearce, Sally Beeley, Alma A’Court, Mary Durrans

Pam McGrath, Ann Williams

 Captains stated in bold.

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