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Lee pushed to the limit by Ryde Mead

Lee continue to dominate ladies’ division one of the Portsmouth & District LTA.

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Lee show their skills

Lee show their skills

LEE’s men’s first team had a busy but profitable weekend with two wins in two days.

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Southsea v Warsash 3. Pictured: Michael Isaacs, Jim Moore, Jill Scott, Karen Harrison, Vicky Bramble Stewart, Dawn DeWilde Robin Ellison, Jan Guthrie

Brind and Wallis set up title push

LEE continue to dominate Portsmouth & District ladies division one recording their third successive win.

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The successful Warsash mens team, from left, Mike Challis, Ian Udal, Jake Norris and Martin Wilkinson

Portsmouth secure double over Southampton

Portsmouth Tennis League teams did the double over their Southampton counterparts in the Solent Cup.

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Elliott Mould in action in Portsmouth. Picture: Ian Hargreaves

Touchtennis is a smash hit in Portsmouth

ELLIOTT MOULD blasted his way to the world number one spot as he won the Babolat £500 Masters in Portsmouth.

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Dan Jones

Jones intent on growing appeal of real tennis

The future of the historic sport of real tennis is being driven by a group of dedicated supporters known collectively as the Dedanists’ Foundation.

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Scott Yule. Picture: Paul Jacobs (151679-3)

Portsmouth aces set to show a touch of class

PORTSMOUTH’s top touchtennis aces will take on many of the world’s best tomorrow.

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Seacourt's William Flynn, second from right, with his National Under-18 Handicap Singles trophy

Flynn battles diabetes to show he’s real deal

William Flynn has type 1 diabetes, but he won’t let it stop him winning prestigious real tennis competitions.

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PTA's mixed team, from left, Fiona Goode, Terry Lawrence, Adam Ankcorn and Emma Boucher

Ventnor blow Avenue 2’s bid away

LAST weekend’s blustery conditions didn’t seem to worry runaway Portsmouth & District LTA ladies’ division one leaders Ventnor.

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Ryde Lawn II were triumphant in the masters competition

Hamble remain on course for title after nailbiting win

JEM Hamble had to fight all the way to beat Avenue and keep their Portsmouth & District League men’s division one title challenge on track.

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Avenue II and Southsea

JEM sink Priory to set up thrilling finale

Priory tumbled into Portsmouth & District Summer League men’s division two after a heavy defeat at the hands of JEM Tennis Hamble.

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JEM v Warsash. Ian Udal, Martin Wilkinson, Dan West, Matt Pond, Wasif Cheema, Andy Long, Mark Turl, Zander Woodford Smith

Warsash win thriller with JEM

The spectators who turned out at Hamble on Saturday were treated to some high-class tennis in the Portsmouth & District League.

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Seacourt's triumphant quartet with the prestigious Peter Luck-Hille trophy

Fantastic four heralded after Seacourt success

SEACOURT’s real tennis youngsters have been praised for lifting the prestigious Peter Luck-Hille trophy but were soon warned: Don’t drop it!

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Ryde show their class to close in on title

Ryde Mead won the battle of the top two teams in Portsmouth & District League ladies’ division one.

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Avenue fours and Seacourt seconds, Ian Collier, Ian Marks, James Graham, Chris Anderson, James Crook, Robert Haines, Mark Dipple, Vince Venus

Hamble edge Seacourt to boost title push

JEM Tennis Hamble were pushed to the limit by Seacourt to maintain thir unbeaten record in Portsmouth & District League men’s division one on Saturday.

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Blu Baker, centre, with dad Kevin, left, and mum TJ, right.  Picture: Paul Jacobs

Blu’s dream of turning professional intensifies

Blu Baker’s dream of becoming a professional tennis player ‘kicks off’ this week as he heads to South America in search of maiden tour ranking points.

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Novak Djokovic

Djokovic and Williams have the mindset of champions

Congratulations to Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, who are both incredible athletes and deserved Wimbledon champions.

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Rowlands Castle derby rivals in memorable week

Rowlands Castle enjoyed one of their best weeks since they joined the Portsmouth & District League five years ago – as they won three matches in four days.

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Blu Baker   Picture: Paul Jacobs

Baker rises to Challenge

BLU BAKER’s ambition of becoming a professional tennis player continues at a pace, following an impressive maiden under-18 tournament showing – at the age of 13.

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The ‘Wimbledon effect’ comes early to Portsmouth

At Portsmouth Tennis Academy (PTA) we have seen a desire to play tennis more than ever this year.

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