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Wimbledon hopeful urges more to take part in tennis across the city this summer

Wimbledon hopeful urges more to take part in tennis across the city this summer

A Nottingham tennis player who is heading to the prestigious Wimbledon championships in a fortnight is part of a push to encourage more people to pick up a racket this summer. With Wimbledon just around the corner and another successful Nature Valley Open grass court tournament just taken place in the city, Nottingham City Council […]

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Garcia beats Vekic to capture Nature Valley Open title in Nottingham

Garcia beats Vekic to capture Nature Valley Open title in Nottingham

French top seed Caroline Garcia came from a set down to defeat second seed Donna Vekic 2-6 7-6(4) 7-6(4) and clinch the WTA International singles title at the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham – an LTA summer grass court event.  The World No. 28, who has now won two of her seven WTA singles titles on grass, […]

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City invited to Victoria Embankment Triathlon for day of free activities

City invited to Victoria Embankment Triathlon for day of free activities

On Saturday 15 June 2019, the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay returns to Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment, where spectators and a live BBC Two audience will have the chance to cheer on 15 elite race teams (14 international and 1 British) as they compete for Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifier points.  Due to weather conditions, the race […]

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Garcia, Vekic and Brady complete Nature Valley Open semi-final set in Nottingham

Garcia, Vekic and Brady complete Nature Valley Open semi-final set in Nottingham

Top seeds Caroline Garcia and Donna Vekic have reached the last four of Nottingham’s Nature Valley Open – an LTA summer grass court event – where they will join American Jennifer Brady and Tatjana Maria of Germany on semi-final Saturday at the Nottingham Tennis Centre. Former World No. 4 Garcia, who is seeded first, came […]

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Motorpoint Arena Nottingham to host Olympic qualifying tournament

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham to host Olympic qualifying tournament

Ice Hockey UK and the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham are honoured to announce that the venue will host a stage of the qualifiers for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The Olympic Pre-Qualification Round 3 Group J tournament will be held from Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th February 2020. Great Britain, who secured their top-flight World […]

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Men’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open Nottingham

Men’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open Nottingham

British tennis stars Jay Clarke and James Ward are part of the main draw for next month’s Nature Valley Open, an LTA event held at the Nottingham Tennis Centre. The ATP Challenger – which runs concurrently alongside the women’s WTA tournament featuring last year’s champion Ash Barty and British No.1 Johanna Konta – takes place […]

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Excitement builds for Nature Valley Open as city prepares for big summer of sport

Excitement builds for Nature Valley Open as city prepares for big summer of sport

Preparations for one of Nottingham’s biggest sports events got underway today (Thurs) at the Nottingham Tennis Centre where in just under a month’s time some of the world’s leading tennis players will converge on the city for the fifth Nature Valley Open. The tournament opens on 8 June and this year’s line-up looks to be […]

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Nottingham to host first ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Fanzone

Nottingham to host first ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Fanzone

Cricket fans unable to get their hands on tickets for Trent Bridge World Cup matches this summer are invited to join the fun and action at a city centre Fanzone. Thousands of new and existing cricket fans have the opportunity to get up close to international cricket action as the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup […]

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Women’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open in Nottingham

Women’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open in Nottingham

With a little over a month to go before the start of the Nature Valley Open begins in Nottingham, the women’s field has been confirmed for the LTA summer grass court event which runs 8-16 June. There are two former winners returning for 2019 as World No.9 and last year’s champion Ashleigh Barty is joined by […]

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Fed Cup heroes confirm entry into this year’s Nature Valley Open in Nottingham

Fed Cup heroes confirm entry into this year’s Nature Valley Open in Nottingham

World top 10 player Ashleigh Barty, who led Australia to their first Fed Cup final since 1993 last weekend – including two singles’ victories and the deciding doubles game alongside Sam Stosur – will return to defend her title at the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham, an LTA summer grass court event which runs 8-16 […]

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