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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Azarenka forced out of Aegon Open with injury

Azarenka forced out of Aegon Open with injury

Victoria Azarenka has confirmed today that she has had to withdraw from the Aegon Open Nottingham because of injury. Azarenka has spent the past two days at the Nottingham Tennis Centre practicing on grass ahead of the WTA International event, however, she has not been able to prove her fitness after retiring in the first […]

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East Midlands local Katie Boulter among 4 Brits to get Aegon Open Nottingham started

East Midlands local Katie Boulter among 4 Brits to get Aegon Open Nottingham started

East Midlands teenager Katie Boulter is among four Brits in action on the first day of the Aegon Open Nottingham as qualifying for the WTA International event starts on Saturday, 4 June. Boulter 19, takes on Renata Voracova of the Czech Republic – ranked ​361 places above her in the world – while Tara Moore […]

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Local rising star Freya Christie handed Aegon Open Nottingham wild card

Local rising star Freya Christie handed Aegon Open Nottingham wild card

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that rising British star Freya Christie is set to feature in the main draw of WTA event for the first time after receiving a wild card into the Aegon Open Nottingham, starting in her home city on Saturday, 4 June. The 18-year-old from Hucknall knows the Nottingham […]

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World Number 19 – Karolina Pliskova is latest star to join Aegon Open Nottingham field

World Number 19 – Karolina Pliskova is latest star to join Aegon Open Nottingham field

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that World No. 19 Karolina Pliskova has been awarded a wild card into the main draw of the Aegon Open Nottingham, starting Saturday, 4 June. With two days to go before qualifying for the WTA International tournament starts at the Nottingham Tennis Centre, Pliskova is the latest […]

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Human skeleton to be excavated from Nottingham Castle grounds

Human skeleton to be excavated from Nottingham Castle grounds

Archaeologists will begin work on Tuesday 31 May on a dig on the Middle Bailey at Nottingham Castle to recover the remains of a human skeleton which was partially removed in 1978. The upper parts of a human skeleton (chest upwards) were unexpectedly discovered and removed during an excavation in 1978 by the Trent Valley […]

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