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Ward rues failure to build on big start at Wimbledon

It all started so well for Northampton's Alex Ward.

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Mother's pride despite Ward's Wimbledon exit

He may not have been able to give his family a double celebration on day two of Wimbledon, but Northamptonshire’s Alex Ward still gave his mum something to be proud of on her 60th birthday.

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DREAM OVER - Alex Ward was beaten in four sets at Wimbledon

Bright start not enough as Ward loses to fellow Brit Edmund at Wimbledon

Alex Ward got off to a fast start at Wimbledon - but the Northampton-born ace was eventually beaten by fellow Brit Kyle Edmund in the first round.

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Murray sees a huge opportunity for Ward at Wimbledon

Whatever the outcome of the battle of the Brits on court today, Alexander Ward has already scored a big win at Wimbledon this year.

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Alex Ward will face Kyle Edmund at Wimbledon

Northampton’s Ward will face Edmund at Wimbledon

Northampton’s Alex Ward will be involved in a battle of Britain in the first round at Wimbledon.

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Northampton's Alex Ward

Northampton ace Ward’s delight as he books first round slot at Wimbledon

Northampton’s Alex Ward was almost lost for words after sensationally booking his place in the main draw of this year’s Wimbledon championships.

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Northampton’s Ward makes it to Wimbledon

Northampton’s Alex Ward has qualified for the first round at Wimbledon.

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County star Ward wins his first Wimbledon qualifier

Securing your maiden Wimbledon victory is always a special feeling, as Northampton tennis player Alexander Ward found out on Monday.

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TENNIS: Duston closing in on return to top flight

TENNIS: Duston closing in on return to top flight

DUSTON United men’s A are closing in on a return to the top tier of the Northampton Men’s Winter League at the second attempt.

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TENNIS: Family affair as County sink LMRCA

TENNIS: Family affair as County sink LMRCA

It was a family affair for Town League Ladies Winter Division Four high-flyers County C in their recent 5-3 victory over LMRCA B.

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TENNIS: It’s advantage Dallington in Men’s Division One

TENNIS: It’s advantage Dallington in Men’s Division One

Dallington A lead the way in the Northampton Men’s Winter League Division One, in a title race that looks set to go down to the wire.

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TENNIS: In-form Towcester Ladies pile the pressure on Dallington

TENNIS: In-form Towcester Ladies pile the pressure on Dallington

Towcester ladies B recorded a sensational two wins in as many days, to pile the pressure on Dallington D at the top of Ladies Division Four of the Town Winter League, writes OLIVER CONOPO.

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TENNIS: County leading the way in Winter Veterans League

TENNIS: County leading the way in Winter Veterans League

Both division one and two of the Northampton Men’s Veterans Winter League are shaping up for an exciting end to the season, writes OLIVER CONOPO.

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TENNIS: Northants Ladies enjoy successful County Cup campaign

TENNIS: Northants Ladies enjoy successful County Cup campaign

The Northamptonshire Ladies County tennis team enjoyed a successful weekend in Gloucester, finishing second in the Ladies County Cup competition.

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TENNIS: New schedule please - league changes considered

TENNIS: New schedule please - league changes considered

Major changes were discussed to the format and structure of the Northampton Lawn Tennis Summer League at last week’s NLTL Annual General Meeting.

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TENNIS: Double delight for Dallington Ladies Veterans

TENNIS: Double delight for Dallington Ladies Veterans

it’s a case of a double delight for the ladies veterans of Dallington Lawn Tennis Club, with both the A and B sides winning their respective leagues.

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TENNIS: Youth is working for Dallington teams in winter leagues

TENNIS: Youth is working for Dallington teams in winter leagues

A youthful looking Dallington Men’s and Ladies A lead the way in the top tier of the Northampton Lawn Tennis winter leagues.

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WINNERS - Mark Taylor (left) and Andre Porritt

TENNIS: Taylor enjoys triumph in Jim Bailey tournament

County men’s skipper Mark Taylor may decide Sunday’s poignant doubles victory in the Jim Bailey tournament at Oundle may have been a personal swansong in his world of tennis.

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Northants skipper Mark Taylor

TENNIS: Taylor says fast start is the key for Northants men

Northants men’s skipper Mark Taylor believes the first two days will be critical to the hopes of his team at the Fenners Road, University of Cambridge Tennis Club next week.

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Cobblers chairman Kelvin Thomas presented Northampton tennis player and Town fan Alex Ward with a Cobblers shirt

TENNIS: County A on course for John Henry Town League title glory

County A look on course to land the John Henry League men’s title after a 6-2 victory over their most significant pursuers, Dallington A, last Friday night.

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