Resumption of outdoor tennis from 29th March

The Government has today (22 February) published its roadmap for the gradual and staged easing of lockdown restrictions in England, made possible by the pace of the vaccination programme.  Restrictions will be eased across all areas of England at the same time. The announcement confirmed that: Outdoor tennis ... More

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ITF World Tennis Number to replace the LTA Rating System in Spring 2021

The LTA is introducing the ITF World Tennis Number – a brand new, inclusive and modern rating system for all players in Britain which will replace the LTA Rating System in Spring 2021.  It's a single global tennis rating for all players, regardless of age, ability or gender - from the world’s elite to a player taking ... More

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Vacancy – 11U County Performance Coach

We have an exciting opportunity for a minimum Level 4 coach to lead the 8U - 11U County Training programme and 9U to 11U County Cup events.  More information and how to apply here.   More

Covid-19 Update – New Tier 4 Nationwide Restrictions (England)

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 4 January of new national lockdown restrictions to be introduced across England, the LTA confirm that regrettably all indoor and outdoor tennis facilities will need to close.  All tennis competitions up to Sunday, 28th February 2021 will be cancelled which includes February ... More

Dorset National League Summer 2021 – Entries now Open

Entries into the Somerset National League for Summer 2021 are now open.  Closing date 8th February 2021. National League Summer is a singles based team competition open for all LTA Registered Venues. It aims to provide players of all ages (8&U – Open) with regular league matches against players of a similar ... More

Covid-19 – Tennis Activity by Tier Summary Grid (England)

The LTA have produced a summary grid  detailing what tennis activity can take place under each of the three tiers of restrictions being introduced, providing information for outdoor tennis, indoor tennis, venue facilities and travel. Please note that the LTA are awaiting confirmation on some details from Government ... More

Covid-19 Update (23rd November 2020)

Following the confirmation by the Prime Minister that England will return to a three-tier system of regional restrictions once the current lockdown period ends on 2nd December, the LTA is working with the Department for Culture, Media & Sport on the full details of what this will mean for tennis. However, it is ... More

Covid-19 Update

Following the Government's announcement of new national restrictions for England from Thursday, 5th November to Wednesday, 2nd December, the LTA have confirmed all tennis activity in England is not permitted for the duration of the national lockdown, as a result, the closure of all outdoor and indoor facilities. The only ... More

Sport England launch ‘Return to Play’ Fund

Sport England have launched a new £16.5 million fund to provide additional help to the sport and physical activity sector during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The Return to Play Fund will support groups, clubs and organisations who’ve been impacted by restrictions brought in to tackle the disease, and is part ... More

Seniors County Players Wanted

We are looking for team members for the County Seniors Men's 45+ and 50+ teams to play in the Seniors County Cup next year. Players of a good standard who would be interested in playing in a team or captaining a team are invited to contact Boyd Brackstone, Dorset Seniors Men's Captain at info@dorsetlta.co.uk by 7th ... More

Covid-19 – Tennis Activity by Tier (England)

Following the introduction of a new tiered approach to restrictions in England, the LTA have clarified with Government how the new restrictions will impact tennis activity. Outdoor tennis activity can continue in Tier 2 (High) and Tier 3 (Very High) areas in line with the current national guidelines, but there are additi... More

LTA Tennis Awards – Nominations now open

Nominations for the 2021 Awards are now open and can be submitted via an online nomination form which takes just 10 minutes to complete. There are a number of categories to choose from, so you can nominate any person or place you think deserves to be recognised – and you can nominate more than once for any award. For ... More

Covid-19 Guidance – Updated 23rd September 2020

See LTA updated information as to how Covid-19 and the latest government advice around it, relates to tennis activities in Britain and all those involved in delivering them on their website here (updated 23rd September 2020). More

LTA Club Forum Webinars

The LTA are running a series of Zoom Club Forum Webinars across all the topics within the LTA Club Support Toolkit.  Each 60 minute session, delivered by a member of an LTA regional team, is designed to give an overview of the topic, direct participants to practical resources and provide further guidance to support ... More