Road to Wimbledon 2017 Finals Review

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Road to Wimbledon Finals preview

It all began in 2002 with the All England Club staging the first Road to Wimbledon on the famous grass courts at the Club. The tournament has come a long way since then and as I write this preview the date of the week of 14 August 2017 is getting closer with lucky juniors from … Continued

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Delhi Masters concludes at the Gymkhana Club

The Delhi Masters, played on the famous grass courts of the Gymkhana Club, ended in 40 degree heat with players fighting to the last ball, with the girl’s singles winner Sandeepti Singh Rao in particular expressing amazing desire and absolute pleasure in winning her first Road to Wimbledon title. Jumping into her parents’ arms after … Continued

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The Road to Wimbledon India Masters returns to Delhi

India’s top tennis juniors will battle for a visit to the All England Club as Road to Wimbledon, the All England Club’s 14 & Under Challenge tournament, travels to the historic Gymkhana Club in India’s capital city. Taking place from 10-16 April in partnership with the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and Rolex, 16 boys … Continued

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Beijing Road to Wimbledon Finishes in Style

We completed an excellent week at The National Training Sports Centre in Beijing, hosting 16 boys and 16 girls for a Road to Wimbledon qualifying event and training camp, while also welcoming 12 Chinese coaches to coach education sessions. Jeremy Bates and Lucie Ahl joined me and did a great job coaching the players and … Continued

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Road to Wimbledon India Preview

2017 will be the fourth year of our involvement with the All India Tennis Association (AITA). 2014 saw us start with a pilot scheme and it has grown since then with some very enjoyable times at the Road to Wimbledon tournaments in Chandigarh, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Indore, with the event returning to several of … Continued

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HSBC Road to Wimbledon: 2017 update

The 2017 HSBC Road to Wimbledon 14 & Under Challenge will be in the planning stages during the autumn months of 2016. We look back on a successful 2016 event where nearly 8000 juniors participated via their club, park or school with 144 players qualifying to play at Wimbledon at the National Finals in August. … Continued

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The end of the Road: Rounding up the Road to Wimbledon Finals 2016

In 2016 it has spanned three countries, two continents and worked with tens of thousands of future stars. And after travelling through Hyderabad, Indore, Mumbai, Delhi and Nanjing, the 2016 HSBC Road to Wimbledon finally came to an end on the All England Club grass. The finalists from the Road to Wimbledon Masters events in … Continued

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Day Four at the Road to Wimbledon Finals

The last four. It’s always a significant moment in any tournament, and on Day Four at the Road to Wimbledon, the semi-finalists were decided. In the Regional 14U Girls Singles, top seed Indianna Spink was knocked out by Chinese competitor Xiao Zhenghua, although the prospect of an all-Chinese semi-final was ended when Yao Xinxin was … Continued

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Day Three at the Road to Wimbledon Finals

And just like that, the Road to Wimbledon finals have reached the midway point. The first three days of action have seen the culmination of all the round robin stages, with the serious business of the main draw beginning in earnest. Those still in the singles competitions will now harbour serious aspirations of being crowned … Continued

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