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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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Northampton tennis player Alex Ward

TENNIS: Alex Ward wants more Wimbledon action

Alex Ward is already looking ahead to next year after his proud debut on Court 3 at Wimbledon on Monday ended with defeat by Belgian Davis Cup star David Goffin.

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Alex Ward

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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