Ping! When you’re winning – Call for volunteers to grow table tennis in the city

Ping! When you’re winning – Call for volunteers to grow table tennis in the city

Ping!, the innovative ping pong festival will be back on the streets of Nottingham this summer with tables popping up across the city anywhere with sites including Clifton Playing Fields and Nottingham Station. While the emphasis is very much on playing, the project also wants to encourage a team of volunteers to help spread the […]

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Karolina Pliskova lands first grass-court title with Aegon Open Nottingham triumph

Karolina Pliskova lands first grass-court title with Aegon Open Nottingham triumph

World No. 17 Karolina Pliskova powered to the Aegon Open Nottingham title, producing a hard-hitting performance to overcome America’s Alison Riske 7-6 (8) 7-5 in Sunday’s final. The top seed saved six set points en route to taking the opener in a tie-break, before breaking Riske’s serve in the final game of the second to […]

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Karolina Pliskova and Alison Riske to battle for Aegon Open Nottingham title

Karolina Pliskova and Alison Riske to battle for Aegon Open Nottingham title

Top seed Karolina Pliskova will face America’s Alison Riske in Sunday’s Aegon Open Nottingham final after both blasted through two rounds of action on Saturday. Czech star Pliskova, 24, runner-up at last year’s Aegon Classic Birmingham, breezed through to another decider on grass after an impressive 6-2 6-2 victory over fourth seed Monica Puig. That […]

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Tara Moore stuns Christina McHale to blast into Aegon Open Nottingham quarters

Tara Moore stuns Christina McHale to blast into Aegon Open Nottingham quarters

Brit Tara Moore produced the shock of the Aegon Open Nottingham so far to get past America’s World No. 67, Christina McHale to reach the quarter-finals of a WTA event for the first time in her career. The 23-year-old qualifier, ranked 213 places below McHale, showed poise, confidence and sheer audacity at times against the […]

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Konta and Moore take centre stage on Ladies Day at Aegon Open

Konta and Moore take centre stage on Ladies Day at Aegon Open

British star and No. 2 seed Johanna Konta and fellow local hopeful Tara Moore will hit Centre Court on Ladies Day at the Aegon Open Nottingham tomorrow (Thursday) as they look to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA International event. World No. 18 Konta, who became the first Brit to break into the top 20 […]

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Wozniacki and Pliskova among bevy of world-class stars aiming to reach Aegon Open Nottingham quarters

Wozniacki and Pliskova among bevy of world-class stars aiming to reach Aegon Open Nottingham quarters

Former World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki headlines a world-class line-up on Centre Court at the Aegon Open Nottingham on Wednesday, as three of the top four seeds aim to progress to the quarter-finals of the WTA event. Third seed Wozniacki, fresh from a 7-5 6-3 victory over Turkey’s Cagla Buyukakcay on Tuesday, is third on […]

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Wozniacki and British Stars to shine on second day of Aegon Open Nottingham

Wozniacki and British Stars to shine on second day of Aegon Open Nottingham

Former World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki will be joined by a parade of British stars, including Heather Watson, Naomi Broady and Laura Robson, on centre court at the Aegon Open Nottingham on Tuesday. A fourth Brit, Tara Moore will be in action for a fourth straight day, having come through qualifying to reach the main […]

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British number 1 Konta to face Duval in Round 1 of Aegon Open Nottingham

British number 1 Konta to face Duval in Round 1 of Aegon Open Nottingham

British No.1 and tournament second seed Johanna Konta will start her Aegon Open Nottingham campaign against American Victoria Duval. Konta, who reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open earlier this year, could meet Hucknall’s Freya Christie in the second round, should the wildcard get the better of world No. 85 Saisai Zheng in her opening […]

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