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This week’s update on Irish Juniors on tour Monday 20th February 2017 Ammar Elamin trains with the national academy, he won the U18 Boys National Indoors in December. He came through 3 tough rounds of qualifying in Turkey this weekend to reach the main draw of...

Conor Niland, Captain of the Irish Davis Cup team, has this morning announced his team for the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Euro/Africa Zone Group III event in Bulgaria. Irish number 1 James McGee will lead the team with Sam Barry as number two and they...

David O'Hare & Joe Salisbury(GBR) have won the $125000 Doubles Challenger title in Dallas beating J.NEDUNCHEZHIYAN/C.RUNGKAT 6/7 6/3 11/9. The Indian team were responsible for eliminating the No 1 seeds in the first round while O'Hare & Salisbury came through a round of qualifying to...

Sport Ireland have organised a series of training courses for volunteers in County Dublin and County Offaly. They are due to start this weekend Saturday 5th February so if interested check out the venue closest to you and register now. Volunteer Training Courses 2017...

As we reach the final stages of the first Grand Slam of the year we take look back at the Irish player's performances in the Australian Open. James McGee came agonisingly close to qualification winning through two rounds and putting in some quality performances along the...

All Tennis Clubs are reminded that the 2017 Sports Capital Programme is open for applications from January 23rd 2017. Tennis Ireland would like to assist our affiliated Clubs who wish to apply for Sports Capital funding through the hosting of a series of information workshops. These regional...

It just wasn't to be for Simon Carr today. He took on the Russian Alexey Zakharov in the first round. After battling through an opening service game which lasted 15 minutes and in which 7 break points were saved and 13 duece points were played...

  The Junior Australian Open draw has been made and Simon Carr has drawn the 16yr old Alexey Zakharov in the first round.The Russian holds a current Itf junior ranking of 64 and the pair have met before in April last year in the final of...

Heartbreak for McGee this morning as he misses out on a spot in the Australian Open maindraw losing in 3 sets to Blake Mott in the final round of qualifying. McGee was unlucky to lose the first set in a close tie-break (7-5) but his...

Impressive performance from Ireland’s James MgGee this morning defeating Vincent Millot in straight sets 6-2 6-4 . The match was scheduled second on court this morning in Australia with play commencing at 11pm Irish time. However with the score poised at 2-1 40-30 the match...

ATTENTION ALL CLUBS Have you checked the Vetting status of your coaches and volunteers working with children at your club recently?  Vetting disclosures are only valid for three years and must be renewed using the new evetting system  A club who, knowingly, permits a volunteer or a coach who...

Simon Carr reaches 51 in the ITF Junior rankings this week as he prepares to set off for what will be his first career Junior Grand Slam. Today along with his former training partner Bjorn Thomson he will play an exhibition match at the national Tennis...

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. and the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’ Donovan T.D., announced that €30m is being made available under the Sports Capital Programme to develop sports infrastructure around the country. In this regard, online...

Congratulations to all who reached the finals of this year's Indoor Championships. Further match details are on http://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/ Men Winner-Neil O’Connor Runner up- Finlay McFadyen Ladies  Winner- Ruth Copas Runner up- Karola Bejenaru U12 Boys Winner-Roy Keegan Runner up-Sean O’Nuallain U14 Boys Winner -Zachary Murphy Runner up-Freddy Murray U16 Boys Winner-Michael Bakay Runner up-Will O’Callaghan U18 Boys Winner-Ammar Elamin Runner up-Finlay McFadyen U12 Girls Winner-Coco-Elise Lynn-Browne Runner...

Tennis Ireland received runner up in the National Governing Bodies category at the Cara National Inclusion Awards through its Enjoy Tennis programme.  Liam O’Donohoe of Enjoy Tennis and Sarah Hewitt of St. Michael’s House paid tribute to all the volunteers, coaches, service providers and clubs who have committed to making...