Individual Competitions

Seniors Tennis competitor playing singles

Seniors Tennis GB organise four major national competitions. Please see below for a breakdown of tournaments and dates.

  • British Open Indoor Seniors Championships - January
  • British Open Clay Court Seniors Championships - May
  • British Closed Seniors Grass Court Championships - August
  • British Open Seniors Grass Court Championships - August

Seniors Tennis GB also sanction and support a further 16 British Seniors Circuit tournaments that take place on various surfaces throughout the year in different regions of the UK. Full details on these events can be found on the Competition Calendar.

British Open Seniors Indoor Championships British Open Seniors Indoor Championships addremove

The British Open Seniors' Indoor Championships have grade 1 ITF status. The 2019 event took place at the Tipton Sports Academy from 18-27 January.

Further information and enter online.

View 2019 draw and results

British Open Seniors Indoor Championships Roll of Honour

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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 2019 event took place from 25 May - 1 June. 

View the 2019 draw and results

British Open Seniors Clay Court Championships Roll of Honour

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The British Closed Grass Court Championships will return to Aorangi Park, Wimbledon from 18-25 August 2019.

View Fact Sheet for further information.

2019 Online Entry

Entries open on 27 June and close on 31 July and, as this is a Closed Championships, entries need to be made via the LTA online system. The tournament code is SUR19S1226. Please contact the Referee, Richard Joyner, if you are unable to enter via this method.

Please note the following important information regarding eligibility, courts, clothing & equipment and schedule:

ELIGIBILITY - This is a Closed tournament and competitors must meet the criteria below to compete in the British Closed Seniors’ Grass Court Championships:

a) Player must be a national of Great Britain and should a competitor hold an ITF Seniors IPIN, that IPIN must be registered as a GBR nationality too.

b) Player must not have competed in another closed national championship in the 12 months preceding the British Closed Seniors’ Championships 

c) Player must not have represented any other nation in an ITF Seniors event in the 12 months preceding the British Closed Seniors’ Championships

d) Player must be a British Tennis member

COURTS - The Championships are scheduled to be played on the grass courts at Aorangi and there is no provision for alternative court surface in the event of bad weather.

CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT - Please note the following clothing regulations to play at Aorangi, which are compulsory and will be enforced:

a) Only recognised tennis shoes, appropriate for the relevant surface ,may be used on the courts and no coloured shoes allowed

b) All competitors, when playing ,must be dressed almost entirely in white on all courts at all times. This includes tracksuits, shoes, socks, sweaters and headwear.

SCHEDULE - Please note the scheduled days for each event. These are subject to any delays for inclement weather and players are required to be available as required by the tournament.

ACCEPTANCES - The order of acceptance will be ITF Seniors' ranking, followed by LTA rating and then LTA ranking if players have the same LTA rating.

DRAW SIZES - In order to accommodate all age groups at one venue, each event has a maximum draw size. Please refer to the Fact Sheet for details of the maximum draw sizes for each event.

2018 Draws and Results

British Closed Seniors Grass Court Championships Roll of Honour

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The British Open Seniors Grass Courts Championships (formerly 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

26 to 31 August 2019

Further information and enter online. 

View the 2018 draws and results

South of England Seniors' Championships Roll of Honour