Brit Silva one win away from Aegon Open Nottingham Main Draw

Brit Silva one win away from Aegon Open Nottingham Main Draw

British wild card Eden Silva is just one win away from reaching the main draw of a WTA event for the first time after beating Deniz Khazaniuk in three sets at the Aegon Open Nottingham and will feature second on Centre Court on Sunday. The 21-year-old got past Israel’s Khazaniuk, ranked 455 places higher than […]

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Local star Christie on Centre Court on day new French Open Champion heads to Aegon Open Nottingham

Local star Christie on Centre Court on day new French Open Champion heads to Aegon Open Nottingham

A home-grown rising star and newly crowned French Open champion are among those serving up the action on the opening day of qualifying at the Aegon Open Nottingham on Saturday, 10 June. Nottingham’s own Freya Christie, 19, is second up on Centre Court against Czech third seed Tereza Martincova, in what will be a testing […]

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Robson among 10 Brits handed wildcards to join Konta and Evans at Aegon Open Nottingham

Robson among 10 Brits handed wildcards to join Konta and Evans at Aegon Open Nottingham

• Laura Robson goes into the main draw of WTA event • Jay Clarke among host of local East Midlands stars to feature • Nottingham’s Freya Christie and Joss Rae among those confirmed • Tara Moore, a quarter-finalists in 2016, returns Former Wimbledon girls champion Laura Robson will join Britain’s World No. 8 Johanna Konta […]

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Tuesday start for Johanna Konta at star-studded Aegeon Open Nottingham

Tuesday start for Johanna Konta at star-studded Aegeon Open Nottingham

* Britain’s World No. 8 Konta headlines the second day of main draw action * WTA line-up includes 10 of the world’s top 50 players * GB Davis Cup star Dan Evans top seed for ATP event The summer of tennis has started and the stars are descending on East Midlands for the Aegon Open […]

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BookTrust to give away 450,000 books to celebrate 25 years of the Bookstart programme

BookTrust to give away 450,000 books to celebrate 25 years of the Bookstart programme

Nottingham Libraries will be celebrating National Bookstart Week 2017 with a jam-packed day of full of stories and fun activities in the grounds of Nottingham Castle on 12 June 2017 from 10am until 2pm, to encourage and inspire families to have fun reading together, anywhere and anytime. National Bookstart Week is an annual celebration of […]

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Wollaton Hall to close briefly ahead of World Exclusive Exhibition

Wollaton Hall to close briefly ahead of World Exclusive Exhibition

Wollaton Hall Natural Science Museum will be closing temporarily to the public from Monday 5 June 2017 to allow the Dinosaurs of China Exhibition to be installed. The exhibition will run from Saturday 1 July 2017 through until Sunday 29 October 2017 and the Hall will reopen on 12 November once the exhibits have been […]

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Aegon Open Nottingham teams up with local charity Rainbows for huge collection appeal

Aegon Open Nottingham teams up with local charity Rainbows for huge collection appeal

World-class tennis will again be served up for a good cause this summer, as 100% of gate receipts from one day of the Aegon Open Nottingham will go to Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People. All proceeds from tickets sold for the first day of the main draw event on Monday, June 12 will […]

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A round at Highfields Park? New 18-hole adventure golf opens today

A round at Highfields Park? New 18-hole adventure golf opens today

A new 18-hole adventure golf course which has been built on the former putting green at Nottingham’s Highfields Park opens today. The course was officially opened at 12 noon by Cllr Dave Trimble from Nottingham City Council and by David Lowe from Showcase Greens – the company that constructed the £250,000 course. The course is […]

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Former Champions join British Star Dan Evans in Aegon Open Nottingham

Former Champions join British Star Dan Evans in Aegon Open Nottingham

Two former Nottingham champions will return to the grass of their pre-Wimbledon triumphs to join British Davis Cup star Dan Evans at the Aegon Open in June. Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis and Dudi Sela of Israel, who collected titles at the Nottingham Tennis Centre in 2010 and 2011 respectively, will be looking to add to their […]

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