Starbeck in top spot for Men's Tennis League promotion

York Press: FIRST TIME LUCKY: Appleton Roebuck 2 hit the top in their inaugural season in division six of the Tyke Petroleum Men's Tennis League. Pictured are, from left, Ben Lister, Doug Strachan, Jack Swarbricke, captain Geoff Steel, Richard Barwick and Steve T

1:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE contest for automatic promotion from level two in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s League is hotting up.

Tennis: Reigning champions topple title challengers York

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1:04pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YORK surrendered their unbeaten record in division one of the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League to reigning champions Poppleton.

Tennis: Cliffe top of the table after Wigginton win

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1:03pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CLIFFE edged past Wigginton 58-50 in division three of the Fulford Ladies Invitational Tennis League to climb to the top of the table.

Free tennis lessons

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10:48am Wednesday 16th July 2014

FREE tennis lessons are on offer in York.

Tennis: Relegation-threatened David Lloyd slip up against York

York Press: Nick Turnbull in action at Poppleton Tennis Club. Pic: Mike Tipping (7918838)

12:42pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

CHAMPIONS David Lloyd missed the chance to climb out of the division one relegation zone as they lost to York in the Tyke Petroleum Men's Tennis League.

Tennis: Earswick on march at top of league

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12:41pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

NEW Earswick maintained their unbeaten run at the top of division five in the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League with a resounding victory over Copmanthorpe 3.

Six remain undefeated at Mixed Tennis League half-way point

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12:40pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

ONLY six teams remain unbeaten as the second half of the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League season gets under way.

Tennis: Points bonanza pocketed by Rowntree Park

York Press: MOON BALL: Rowntree Park's Sam Davies skies a return asWigginton's Phil Langley and Ben Storey (right) wait to pounce in division one.

12:16pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

ROWNTREE Park have opened a sizeable 20-point gap at the top of the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League and hit the milestone of 500 games won by the half-way point of the season.

Tennis: Strong support propels Heworth to prime position

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12:12pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

HEWORTH are the new leaders of division three of the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League after their top of the table clash with previous leaders Cliffe.

Tennis: Victory for Dunnington over previously unbeaten York

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12:10pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Dunnington 1 demonstrated that they are serious contenders for the division 1 title in the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis league this week, with a victory over previously unbeaten York 1.

Wimbledon champion ready for next chapter says York coach

York Press: York tennis coach Marius Barnard

11:04am Saturday 21st June 2014

LEADING York tennis coach Marius Barnard believes Andy Murray’s chances of retaining his Wimbledon title are “strong” despite a recent dip in form on grass.

Great British Tennis Weekend at York Sport Centre

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12:21pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

YORK Sport Tennis, based at York Sport Centre, is hosting a Great British Tennis Weekend on Saturday, June 21.

Tennis: David Lloyd set division eight pace after Riccall romp

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11:53am Tuesday 27th May 2014

TOP pair Adam Harvey and Maxine Gordon helped David Lloyd reach the summit of division eight in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League.

Tennis: Davies and Spavin spearhead Rowntree success

York Press: TOP OF THE TREE: It is a stroll for early-season runaway leaders Rowntree Park, from left, Steve Spavin, Sam Davies, captain James Denmark, Pete Jones, Paul Adams (kneeling) and Nils Morosz

11:25am Tuesday 27th May 2014

SAM DAVIES and Steve Spavin dropped their first points of the season in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s League - but their Rowntree Park side top the division one table

Tennis: Wilberfoss aces in 34-game joy

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11:55am Tuesday 27th May 2014

TOP-SCORERS in the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League were Wilberfoss pair Gerry Screeton and Michelle Helm.

Tennis: David Lloyd win at home to Copmanthorpe

York Press: Poppleton 1's Richard Moss squares up to return from York's Howard Pallister, watched by Tom Cantrell, far left, and Nick Linfoot, far right, in a thrilling division one men's league opener

11:04am Tuesday 6th May 2014

CHAMPIONS David Lloyd got off to a flyer in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League, winning 11 points at home to Copmanthorpe.

Tennis: Castlegarth cracker despite effect of rain

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11:04am Tuesday 6th May 2014

A RAIN-HIT start to the 2014 Fulford Ladies Invitational Tennis League season meant that less than half of the scheduled matches went ahead.

Tennis: All set for new Fulford Ladies Invitation season

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12:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League season gets under way this weekend, with six divisions of eight teams taking part.

Blind tennis could be Paralympic sport thanks to York man

York Press: York’s Andy Crockett

1:28pm Saturday 1st March 2014

BLIND tennis could be a Paralympic sport within the next two decades thanks, in part, to the efforts of a York man.

Tennis: Trophy wait is over for David Lloyd

York Press: David Lloyd’s Jamie Preston, left, receives the division one trophy from league sponsor Derek Boorman

12:37pm Thursday 21st November 2013

DAVID LLOYD finally got their hands on the division one trophy after 11 years when they hosted the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League presentation evening.

Mixed Tennis League trophies handed out

York Press: Trophies were presented to all division winners by league president Malcolm Huntington at David Lloyd.

10:50am Wednesday 6th November 2013

DOUBLE winners Stamford Bridge, Rufforth and David Lloyd were feted at the annual presentation for the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League.

Tennis League’s AGM

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11:05am Wednesday 6th November 2013

THE Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League’s annual general meeting and presentation evening will take place at the home of division one champions David Lloyd on Monday, November 11, at 7.30pm.

Coaching sessions at Heworth Tennis Club

9:45am Thursday 17th October 2013

HEWORTH Tennis Club, based on East Parade, have launched adult coaching sessions on Wednesday evenings from 7pm until 8pm.

Tennis: York avoid relegation

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10:47am Wednesday 9th October 2013

YORK Tennis Club’s men’s team have kept their place in division one of the Yorkshire League, despite losing their last two matches of the season.

Tennis: Cantrell and Spencer in Beryl Bean Tournament triumph

York Press: Beryl Bean Tennis Tournament winners Rosie Cantrell and Hilary Spencer

11:05am Tuesday 8th October 2013

HOLDERS Rosie Cantrell and Hilary Spencer lifted the trophy at the Beryl Bean Over-55s Tennis Tournament at Poppleton.

Beryl Bean tennis tourney

11:13am Wednesday 25th September 2013

THE Beryl Bean Over-55s Tennis Tournament will be held at Poppleton on Sunday, September 29, at 10am.

Tennis: Fulford Ladies Invitation League winners celebrate title feats

York Press: Pictured at the Fulford Ladies Invitational Tennis League presentation are from left (back row) Maxine Gordon, Suzanne Straw, Lee Kirkland and Carmem Mackle; (front row) Christine Place, Liz Jones, Diana Lang and Kate Lewis

10:00am Tuesday 17th September 2013

UNSTOPPABLE York 1 celebrated their storming division one title success at the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League’s end-of-season presentation.

Tennis: Harlow claim division four shield

York Press: From left (back) Gary Ede, Jasper Jacobs, Andy Bennett, Steve Duckenfield; (front) Roland Hom and Graham Mather.

10:00am Tuesday 17th September 2013

The last outstanding trophy in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League has gone to Harlow. A narrow 56-52 victory at second-placed neighbours, Starbeck 2, has secured them the division four shield with a match in hand.

Tennis: David Lloyd claim Tyke Petroleum Men’s League title for first time

York Press: The  David Lloyd champions team with captain Andy Holmes, front, kneeling and  clutching the trophy, and, from left, Jan Dyl, Ben Orton, Trevor Watson, Duncan Bradshaw and Tom Walker

9:30am Tuesday 10th September 2013

The Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League has brand new champions as David Lloyd triumphed in their final match at former champions Dunnington to claim their first title since joining 11 years ago.

Thrilling win bonus for York Tennis Club

12:23pm Tuesday 10th September 2013

YORK Tennis Club men’s team ousted Yorkshire League division one visitors Doncaster 5-4 – a result that should keep them in the top tier.

Wigginton on rise in IT Sports Mixed Tennis League

10:28am Tuesday 3rd September 2013

With just four results outstanding all the promotion places in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League have now been decided.

Roll of honour resolved in Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League

10:27am Tuesday 3rd September 2013

THERE are just a handful of games left in the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League, but the roll of honour has now been resolved.

David Lloyd close in on first-ever Tyke Petroleum Men's Tennis League division one crown

9:25pm Monday 26th August 2013

DAVID Lloyd completed the double over 2012 champions Poppleton to move one step away from their first Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League title.

Promotion hat-tricks for Cliffe and Stamford Bridge

9:24pm Monday 26th August 2013

CLIFFE and Stamford Bridge are celebrating a season of success with all three teams from both clubs achieving promotion in the IT Sports Mixed Doubles Tennis League.

Death of tennis ace Doris Newton

12:00pm Tuesday 20th August 2013

DORIS NEWTON, a former York school teacher and well-known sporting all-rounder, has died aged 86.

Tennis: Pocklington 2 are pipped at post by Starbeck

York Press: New Earswick, who  finished third in division five of the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League

11:35am Tuesday 20th August 2013

POCKLINGTON 2 were denied the division three title in the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League as back-to-back defeats to Starbeck handed their rivals the title.

It’s a three-way fight for division one Tyke tennis title

York Press: Copmanthorpe captain Graeme Butcher returns a fierce tramline drive by Poppleton 2’s star junior Reuben Young

11:34am Tuesday 20th August 2013

Every point counts now with only ten separating the top three sides in division one with two matches to play in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League. Top dogs this week were Poppleton captain Nick Turnbull and Jack Hannah with 3-33 at Dunnington, followed by David Lloyd’s Ben Orton and Jan Dyl with 3-31 at home to Wetherby. Rowntree Park captain Ian MacAulay and Nils Morosz bagged 3-27 at Pocklington, who have been relegated.

Tennis: Rufforth secure IT Sports promotion

11:20am Tuesday 13th August 2013

Rufforth have secured the second promotion place in division two of the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League by winning their final match.

Tennis: Veteran-fired Riccall go top of division five

York Press: Watched by  veteran Paul Elmhirst, far left, Andy Woodward returns for Riccall against Dunnington 2’s Nick Bentley and James Todd, right)

11:18am Tuesday 13th August 2013

Just six points separate the top five teams in division five of the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League.

Tennis: Championship conquest for David Lloyd 2 after Sheriff Hutton toppled

11:15am Tuesday 13th August 2013

David Lloyd 2 comfortably took the points with a win at Sheriff Hutton to claim the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League division five title.

Tennis: Yorkshire League win for York women’s team

11:53am Thursday 8th August 2013

YORK Tennis Club women’s team thumped Thongsbridge 8-1 in Yorkshire League division one at Clifton Park.

Tennis: Division one trophy shared around in IT Sports Mixed League

York Press: David Lloyd 3, who are battling it out with Cliffe for the  division nine title in the IT Sports Mixed Doubles Tennis League

11:11am Tuesday 6th August 2013

Poppleton have been crowned division one champions in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League.

Tennis: Delightful dozen clinches division four crown for Rufforth

11:09am Tuesday 6th August 2013

RUFFORTH coasted to their 12th win of the season to take the points and secure the division four title in the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League.

Tennis: Fulford turn tables to win Heworth tie

York Press: Heworth’s Ollie Hicks shapes for a return to Fulford 2  captain Paul Ruff, watched by  team-mate Nick Latcham, left

11:08am Tuesday 6th August 2013

Fulford 2 bounced back from a heavy home defeat against Heworth by narrowly winning the return fixture to top a volatile division five in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League.

Yorkshire League victory for York Tennis Club’s men’s team

11:09am Wednesday 31st July 2013

YORK Tennis Club’s men’s team gained their first victory of the Yorkshire League division one seasion following up a brace of defeats by beating hosts Mexborough 6½-2½.

Tennis: York I crowned as division one champions

10:45am Tuesday 30th July 2013

York I have been crowned champions of division one of the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League after a brace of wins mean they cannot be overtaken.

Tennis: Crucial win for Rowntree Park

10:43am Tuesday 30th July 2013

Rowntree Park claimed a crucial win after a dramatic third tie comeback clinched a seesaw duel against David Lloyd in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League.

Heworth claim division four Mixed Tennis League title

10:41am Tuesday 30th July 2013

Heworth have won the division four title of the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League after winning their last two matches.

Tennis: High five Wilberfoss conquest

York Press: Wigginton IV's Neil Storey watched by brother Ken, (far left, returns to Wilberfoss II's Alex Gurnell and Mark Screeton in the Tyke Petroleum Men's Tennis League

10:44am Tuesday 30th July 2013

Wilberfoss 2 won five rubbers by 7-5, for a huge 11-point haul at Wigginton 4.

Away wins for York Tennis Club ladies

10:23am Thursday 25th July 2013

YORK Tennis Club women’s team have got off to a flier in the Yorkshire League first division with a brace of away wins.



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