Totally Tennis squads restarted for the Autumn term
Performance player and former Sherfield School Tennis Scholar Liam Hignett has joined the Totally Tennis coaching team during his gap year where he will be working with both adults and juniors in various sessions
Performance player Dean Cooper Kirby has made the permanent move to America’s sunshine state to live and train full-time at the Gomez Tennis Academy in Naples, Florida.
Gevin, Guhan and Nikesh were the Totally Tennis 10 and under Mixed team who competed in the first match of the Hampshire & IOW Winter Junior League 2018 – 2019 Performance squad fitness session
Coaches Ben Jubin and Steph Catlin won the 2018 Basingstoke League Tournament Mixed Title
Liam Hignett is competing in a series of high profile and ITF pro-circuits tournaments across the countrySaturday morning Munchkin Club
Totally Tennis’ World’s Biggest Coffee Morning aid of Macmillan Cancer Support
Hayden, Nikesh and twins Gevin and Guhan beat Portsmouth Tennis Academy in their second match in the 10 and under Mixed team Hampshire & IOW Winter Junior League 2018 – 2019
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Another Wimbledon Championships is over after a great fortnight of tennis in SW19 that saw third seed Roger Federer (3) became the first man to win Wimbledon a record eight times.
Federer, who last won the prestigious in 2012, defeated an injured and emotional Marin Cilic (7) from Croatia 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 to become the oldest man in the Open Era to win at the All England Club. This latest victory takes him to an impressive total of nineteen Grand Slam titles with Rafael Nadal behind on fifteen.
World and British number one Andy Murray (1) struggled with a hip injury and crashed out of this year’s Wimbledon Championships in the quarter-final defeated by Sam Querrey (24) in five sets 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(7-4), 1-6, 1-6. His exit was swiftly followed by Women’s British number one Johanna Konta (6) in the semis who lost to five-time champion Venus Williams (10) 6-4, 6-2.
Spain’s Garbine Muguruza (14) beat Williams in Saturday’s ladies final 7-5, 6-0 to win her first Wimbledon title.
It wasn’t all bad news for the British players however with top seeds Jamie Murray picking up the Mixed Doubles title with his partner Martina Hingis beating unseeded fellow Brit Heather Watson and her partner Henri Kontinen 6-4, 6-4 in the final.
Two more titles for British players came in the wheelchair competition. Britain’s Jordanne Whiley and her partner Yui Kamiji won their fourth successive Wimbledon women’s wheelchair doubles title after beating Marjolein Buis and Diede de Groot (2) 2-6, 6-3, 6-0. Defending champions Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid (2) beat top seeds Stephane Houdet and Nicolas Peifer from France 6-7(5-7), 7-5, 7-6(7-3) to claim their second consecutive Wimbledon men’s wheelchair doubles title.