Eastbourne Tennis: Djokovic first up on centre court as stars come out to play

A certain Novak Djokovic will get the action started on centre court today as the stars come out to play on Ladies Day at the Aegon International Eastbourne.

L to R: John Cooke, director of Canoe Lake Leisure, The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Ken Ellcome, Laura Robson, David Rawlingson, deputy president of the LTA and Bob Battersby, Southsea trophy ambassador. Picture: Sarah Standing (170832-4128)

Laura Robson: It will be fun at Aegon Southsea Trophy

LAURA ROBSON is looking forward to an exciting week as she steps up her Wimbledon build-up at the Aegon Southsea Trophy.

Andrea Petkovic

Andrea Petkovic pleased to be in beautiful Aegon Southsea Trophy

A SUCCESSFUL grass court season is on the agenda for Andrea Petkovic.

Annette McHugh with daughter Ellie      Picture:  Malcolm Wells (170626-1955)

It’s a family affair at the Aegon Southsea Trophy for the McHughs

A TENNIS-LOVING family will be serving at a major tournament.

Laura Robson at the draw for the Aegon Southsea Trophy

Laura Robson looking forward to Aegon Southsea Trophy

Laura Robson is excited about playing in Southsea as she steps up her Wimbledon build-up.

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Heather Watson

Eastbourne Tennis: Heather Watson topples defending champ Dominika Cibulkova

By Michael Stokoe

Simona Halep - picture:

Eastbourne Tennis: Sharing a taxi with world No.2 Simona Halep

By Derren Howard

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Eastbourne Tennis: Crowds gather as Novak Djokovic gets first taste of Devonshire Park

Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic drew the crowds on Saturday as he took the practice courts at Devonshire Park.

Novak Djokovic

Can Eastbourne help Novak Djokovic get back on track in time for Wimbledon?

By Michael Stokoe

Laura Robson. Picture: Clive Brunskill

Robson to compete in Aegon Southsea Trophy

Former Wimbledon junior champion Laura Robson has been awarded a wild card for the Aegon Southsea Trophy, which begins at Canoe Lake on Tuesday.

Simona Halep

Eastbourne Tennis: World No.2 Simona Halep adds further strength to women’s draw

World No.2 Simona Halep will make her Devonshire Park debut, accepting a wildcard into the Aegon International Eastbourne, 23 June – July 1.


Open day at newly-refurbished tennis courts on Hayling Island

PEOPLE are being invited to an open day at new tennis courts.

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An aerial view of the newly-renovated grass courts at Canoe Lake, Southsea

Southsea ‘will be set’ to stage top pro-tennis contest

PREPARATIONS for a major pro-tennis tournament in Southsea featuring some of the globe’s top players are ‘well on track’.

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It was a superb bank holiday weekend

Alverstoke welcome bank holiday visitors from Sutton

ALVERSTOKE hosted a superb a fast tennis tournament.

Avenue Masters beat Ryde Lawn in an exciting clash between teams. Left to right: Ron Sleap, Neil Crawford, Jackie Edney, Christine Harrison, Kahren Barter, Bobby Couzens, Rob Mort and Jonathan Cooke

Fourth win in a row as Warsash get bounce

WARSASH first team extended their lead in Portsmouth League men’s division one with a fourth successive win.

Southsea tennis fans will be looking forward to a summer precursor to Wimbledon

Southsea to host Wimbledon curtain-raiser

A MAJOR pro-tennis tournament featuring elite players is heading for Southsea as a curtain raiser to Wimbledon.

Dan Evans

Eastbourne Tennis: Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund confirm for Devonshire Park

GB Davis Cup stars Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund will compete at The Aegon International Eastbourne.

John Taylor competing in the Portsmouth event last year. Picture Ian Hargreaves (160333-4)

World’s best set for Portsmouth touchtennis event

MANY of the world’s top touchtennis players are set to line-up in the Unily Masters 2017 Portsmouth tomorrow.

Johanna Konta

Tears for Konta as Serena ends Aussie Open dream

Johanna Konta admitted she broke down in tears after her Australian Open ended at the hands of Serena Williams.

Gabriella Taylor 
Picture: John Walton/PA Wire

Was Hampshire tennis star poisoned at Wimbledon?

A rising tennis star from Hampshire who was forced to withdraw from Wimbledon after being struck down by a mystery illness may have been deliberately poisoned, it has been claimed.

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