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Goffin too strong as Ward bows out at Wimbledon

Alex Ward’s first experience of Wimbledon came to a swift end as he was beaten in straight sets by David Goffin.

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Judy Murray

Ward has nothing to lose, says Murray

Northamptonshire tennis star Alex Ward can only go onto greater things after rising more than 300 places in the world rankings, according to Judy Murray.

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Alex Ward

Northamptonshire’s Ward will take on world number 11 on his Wimbledon debut

Northamptonshire tennis star Alex Ward has been drawn against David Goffin in the first round at Wimbledon.

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WIMBLEDON DATE - Northampton tennis player Alex Ward

TENNIS: Alex Ward’s long and winding road to Wimbledon

The long, winding and often tortuous road which has led Northampton’s Alex Ward into the first round of the men’s singles at Wimbledon next Monday or Tuesday is an epic lesson in perseverance of Robert The Bruce style proportion.

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Northampton's Alex Ward (left) practised at Queen's last week with Andy Murray. This week he will join the Scotsman in the draw for the first round of Wimbledon 2016

Dream time for Northampton tennis ace Ward as he receives Wimbledon wildcard

Northampton tennis star Alex Ward will achieve his lifelong ambition of playing the main draw at Wimbledon after receiving a wildcard for both singles and doubles at next week’s tournament at SW19.

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TENNIS: In-form quartet to fly the county flag

TENNIS: In-form quartet to fly the county flag

The irrepressible form of the Northamptonshire 10 & Under boys’ team will look to step up another level when they face the top seven other counties in the country at Sunderland on Friday.

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Alex Ward

TENNIS: Ward named British player of the month

Northampton’s Alex Ward has been named the Aegon British Player Of The Month for April after back to back tournament wins on clay.

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CHAMPIONS! - Jakob Bonnett (left), Matthew Moloney and Angel Angelov teamed up to bring the Northants Under 10 Boys success at the Lionel Cox 
Trophy in Hertfordshire over the weekend

TENNIS: County boys claim Lionel Cox Trophy

A ground-breaking effort from Northants 10&U Boys saw them sweep the board and register an emphatic success in the Lionel Cox Trophy over the bank holiday weekend in Hertfordshire.

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Northants mini reds (back row left to right): Elias Kral, Ilian Angelov, Joshua Roberts, Harvey Fairholm, Blake Ransford, Charlie Coleman; (front row): Annabelle Darbyshire, Lucy Barr, Tegan Bush, Matilda Hinde, Hattie Kendrick, Summer-Mae Cockerill

TENNIS: Northants youngsters impress again

Northants’ ever improving band of mini red players put up a bold showing at the Inter County Mini Red tournament at Batchwood Tennis Centre on Sunday.

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Serena Williams

WOMEN IN SPORT: Time for the comparing of sports to stop

Women in sport are definitely having their moment in the spotlight.

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The Northants 18 & Under team line up for the camera

Northants youngsters show great spirit in Shrewsbury and Sunderland

Heroic tales of diehard distance and dedication surrounded Northants 18 & U juniors’ weekend campaigns in Shrewsbury and Sunderland.

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Joe Tyler

Tyler and Rae take two for Northants

Northants concluded the winter series of the 12 Counties tournament at Corby TC on Sunday when the 18 & U sides contested their heats.

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County number one Ward tips Halys for the top

Northants’ number one Alex Ward has tipped French starlet Quentin Halys for the top after narrowly edging past the 18 year-old in Sunderland last week.

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Step-by-step approach paying dividends for Moloney

A sensible step-by-step approach is already paying dividends for young county enthusiast Matthew Moloney who is quickly making an impression across a wider circuit.

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Leah Milligan

Manji and Milligan are on the rise

Northants players Shakeel Manji and Leah Milligan have landed running on court in 2015.

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Lucy Horbatowski and coach Ariadne Katsoulis

County tennis ace Horbatowski ready for American adventure

Ambition to take her natural tennis ability to the highest level is driving Brackley junior Lucy Horbatowski forward with a single-minded purpose.

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Laura Mineards (above) and Catherine Thompson are the Ant and Dec of Northants tennis

Victorious Vimbai hits the right note

The inspiration of youth coupled with the ability to fight your corner as the underdogs... when it comes to the national tennis circuit, this script could almost be entitled ‘Made In Northamptonshire’.

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Mark Taylor

Taylor’s still pulling rabbits out of the hat

Memories of pivotal points gone by are bound to flash back into the brain when tennis has been a focal point of your life and Northants’ men’s skipper Mark Taylor is no exception to this phenomenon.

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Corby Tennis Centre. 'Joe Tyler in action. NNL-140219-000517009

County ace Tyler steps up in fine style

Joe Tyler travels to Sunderland on Thursday and can expect to be sampling the delights of Wearside on his 16th birthday on Saturday in a 16 & U Grade 2 event.

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