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Konta and Watson to battle for Nature Valley Open quarter final spot as Evans reaches the last eight

Konta and Watson to battle for Nature Valley Open quarter final spot as Evans reaches the last eight

British No. 1 Johanna Konta and British No. 2 Heather Watson will compete for a place in the Nature Valley Open QuarterFinals in Nottingham, with top seed Ashleigh Barty and reigning champion Donna Vekic also taking to Centre Court on Thursday. Last year’s runner-up Konta was victorious in the pair’s previous meeting at Indian Wells […]

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Top Two Brits Face Off in Nature Valley Open Second Round as Konta, Watson and Boulter go through

Top Two Brits Face Off in Nature Valley Open Second Round as Konta, Watson and Boulter go through

Britain’s top two women have set up a second-round clash with each other at Nottingham’s Nature Valley Open as Johanna Konta and Heather Watson both eased past their opponents on Tuesday, with British No. 4 Katie Boulter and top seed Ashleigh Barty also coming through in straight sets at the Nottingham Tennis Centre. The pair […]

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Nottingham church hosting event to attract more foster carers

Nottingham church hosting event to attract more foster carers

A city centre church is hosting an event tomorrow to try to recruit more foster carers for Nottingham City Council. Heart Church, based on Talbot Street, is inviting people along on Wednesday (13) evening to learn more about fostering. It is the latest part of a pledge from Nottingham churches to provide 100 new foster […]

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Nine Brits and Top Seed Barty in singles Action on Jam Packed Tuesday at Nottingham’s Nature Valley Open

Nine Brits and Top Seed Barty in singles Action on Jam Packed Tuesday at Nottingham’s Nature Valley Open

British No.1 Johanna Konta will begin her grass court season at the Nature Valley Open on Tuesday alongside Australian top seed Ashleigh Barty and eight other Brits across the WTA International and ATP Challenger events at the Nottingham Tennis Centre. Konta, who was runner-up in Nottingham last year, will face Kurumi Nara of Japan last […]

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British Stars Join the Line Up at Nature Valley Open

British Stars Join the Line Up at Nature Valley Open

A host of British Tennis stars have been announced as part of the main draw for the Nature Valley Open, a British Tennis event, which begins at the Nottingham Tennis Centre this weekend. Davis Cup winner James Ward has been awarded a wild card alongside fellow Brits Alex Ward and George Loffhagen, while Dan Evans […]

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Community champion named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Community champion named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list

A Nottingham City Council officer who has spent 40 years working to improve the lives of others has been honoured by the Queen with an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) Celia Knight, the council’s current Neighbourhood Development Officer in Bulwell Forest, has been working with local communities since the late […]

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Boulter and Taylor Handed Wild Cards for Nature Valley Open

Boulter and Taylor Handed Wild Cards for Nature Valley Open

Two of British Tennis’ brightest young prospects, Katie Boulter and Gabriella Taylor, have been handed wildcards for the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham, which gets under way this weekend.East Midlands tennis star and former British junior No.1 Boulter made her Fed Cup debut in February as part of the Great Britain squad that reached the […]

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Multiple Champion Sam Stosur to Play at Nature Valley Open

Multiple Champion Sam Stosur to Play at Nature Valley Open

Singles, Doubles and Mixed Major tournament winner Sam Stosur has been awarded a wild card for the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham which gets under way this weekend. Qualifying for the British Tennis event at the Nottingham Tennis Centre begins on Saturday with the first round of the main draw starting on Monday.  Former Australian […]

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