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Konta to face doubles partner Wickmayer for place in Aegon Open Nottingham singles quarter finals

Konta to face doubles partner Wickmayer for place in Aegon Open Nottingham singles quarter finals

Home favourite Johanna Konta will come up against a familiar face in the Aegon Open Nottingham second round as the World No. 8 takes on her Belgian doubles partner Yanina Wickmayer in the WTA International singles event on Thursday, after the pair came back from a set down to beat Chia-Jung Chuang and Renata Voracova […]

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French Open finalist Barty returns to Aegon Open Nottingham Centre Court as Konta begins doubles campaign

French Open finalist Barty returns to Aegon Open Nottingham Centre Court as Konta begins doubles campaign

French Open doubles runner-up Ashleigh Barty will be looking to replicate her 2016 quarter final run on Wednesday at the Aegon Open Nottingham, a day that also sees British No. 1 Johanna Konta feature in the women’s doubles event at the Nottingham Tennis Centre. Australian Barty, who was the surprise package in the East Midlands […]

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Nottingham leading the way to improve local air and protect public health

Nottingham leading the way to improve local air and protect public health

Nottingham will mark the first ever National Clean Air Day on Thursday 15 June with a range of events to encourage local people to do their bit to improve air quality and their own health. It comes on the day that former US vice president turned eco activist Al Gore presents Nottingham City with the […]

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Konta and Watson headline action-packed Tuesday at Aegon Open Nottingham

Konta and Watson headline action-packed Tuesday at Aegon Open Nottingham

World No. 8 Johanna Konta will be the first of five Brits on Centre Court in a packed Tuesday schedule at the Aegon Open Nottingham, with British No. 2 Heather Watson taking on 2016 runner-up Alison Riske and wild cards Cam Norrie and Brydan Klein starring in the concurrent ATP Challenger event. Top seed Konta […]

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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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