UTP Rankings 2017

The initial UTP Rankings for 2017 are now available from the rankings page. These include points for David Lloyd Belfast Indoors, the Winter Regional, Provincial and National Matchplays and the National Indoors tournaments. 

Please note the operation of the ranking system for this season in terms of eligible tournaments and points allocations. Details can be found here.


Child Safeguarding Courses February 2017

Child Safeguarding Courses Feb 17



Peter Bothwell Reaches New ATP Ranking High

Congratulations to Peter Bothwell who has achieved a new ATP ranking high of 913 in singles and 779 in doubles, see   UBTI wish Peter continued success.




Ulster Tennis Tournament Calendar 2017

The Ulster Tournament Calendar 2017 can be downloaded here




Belfast & District League launch their new website

The Belfast & District League have launched their new website.

Click here 


Tennis Ireland Announce Appointment of new CEO

Tennis Ireland is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Fahey as its new Chief Executive Officer which will take effect on the 9th Jan 2017.
Richard has held a number of senior management posts with the Football Association of Ireland over the past fifteen years, most recently as Director of Club Licensing and Facility Development. During his time with the FAI, football has enjoyed significant growth at grassroots level and major success on the international stage.  
Tennis Ireland Chairman, David Barber, welcoming the appointment said: “We are delighted Richard has agreed to join us as our new Chief Executive Officer next January. The Board and I very much look forward to working with him to drive the development of tennis in Ireland to new heights of participation and achievement for all players, clubs and for all age groups together with the performance of our elite players both home and abroad.
Speaking about his appointment, Richard Fahey said: “ I am very much looking forward to taking up my role as Chief Executive Officer of Tennis Ireland and to work closely with the staff and Board of Tennis Ireland and with everyone involved in tennis on the island of Ireland to further develop this wonderful sport”.
David Barber
Tennis Ireland

UTP Masters Superset

The UTP Masters Superset event will take place on SUNDAY 18th September - details on the tournament site.

Players to register at 9:45am at each venue.


Each age group will be played at a specific venue:

 Age Group  Venue
 Under 12 Boys  Belfast Boat Club 
 Under 12 Girls   Bangor
 Under 14 Boys  Downshire Hillsborough
 Under 14 Girls  Belfast Boat Club
 Under 16 Boys  Belfast Boat Club
 Under 18 Boys   Bangor
 Under 18 Girls           Belfast Boat Club



Recognised tennis attire and appropriate shoes must be worn. Tracksuit bottoms, leggings and ball shorts without skirts ARE NOT permitted.


Sainsburys Schools Games 2016

The 2016 School Games, a major multi-sport event for elite young athletes took place at Loughborough University from 1-4 September 2016

1,600 athletes from across the UK competed in 12 sports, seven of which include disability disciplines, at the four-day spectacular which is supported by National Lottery funding from Sport England and delivered by the Youth Sport Trust

see video on You Tube

Ulster Tennis was represented at the event by Nathan McCabe and Ross Gourley with Coach/Manager Ivor Jess MBE 


Sainsburys Games Adam Boyle NI schools games technical coach  Nathan McCabe player  Ivor Jess Team Managercoach  and Ross Gourley player

Pictured L-R.  Adam Boyle NI schools games technical coach,  Nathan McCabe player,  Ivor Jess Team Manager/coach MBE  and Ross Gourley player,  following the players being presented with bronze medals for finishing third in the doubles competition,  The Scottish Pairing Ruairi Logan and Leo McCleod took the Silver and Welsh pair Ben Johnston-Rolfe and Clayton White won the Gold

They were successful in achieving a Bronze Medal in the Boys Doubles Competition. In the Singles Competition Ross finished in 4th position with Nathan in 6th.

Congratulations to Ross and Nathan for their success at the Games.

Sainsburys Games Ross Gourley Ivor Jess MBE  Nathan McCabe September 2016


Sainsburys Games 2016


Sainsburys Games Doubles Medal Winners September 2016

Doubles Medal Winners Sainsburys Schools games 2016

Medal Winners Sainsburys Games September 2016

All the Tennis Medal Winners September 2016 Sainsburys Schools Games



Belfast & District League Juvenile Fun Day & Awards

The B & D League Juvenile Fun Day & Awards takes place on Saturday 10th September at Belfast Boat Club 2-5pm

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