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Peter Bothwell ATP Singles Ranking up to all time high!

Nineteen year old Pete Bothwell returned to GB to play in the top tier Aegon National Open Club finals for A1 Pharmaceuticals making it to West Hants Bournemouth in the early hours of Friday 4 September from playing in a Turkey men's futures where he gained another main draw win subsequently losing to fourth seed in R2 ( Pete’s world ranking rising again on 14 September when new rankings posted). 

A1 Pharmaceutical team comprised world ranked British players Marcus Willis career high 322, Neal Pauffley career high 406, Toby Martin career high 641 and Pete career high 1163. 

Finals played Friday 4 to Sunday 6 September on the shale courts at West Hants Bournemouth comprising top 8 British club teams who made it through the league and play off’s :

 

Last 8 -- A1 won 4/0 v Macintosh LTC (Wales)  Pete winning 2/6 7/6 6/3 v Evans

Semi --  A1 won 4/0 v Bromley. Pete won 4&4 v Keelan Oakley career high 997 

Final – A1 won 4/2 v David Lloyd, Raynes Park, who had beaten a strong Sutton team in the semi finals, with the match score two all after the singles. Pete won 7/6 (10/8) in third set v Lewis Burton (career high 626 singles). A1 Won both dubs Pete and Toby Martin won 3&2 v Beecher & Burton 

Great experience and match practice before returning to the men’s futures tour where he will shortly be competing in Seville Spain, Bath, Tipton and Greece where he will be accompanied by Sam who is currently training at Soto.

 

As at todays date (14th September 2015) Petes ATP Singles ranking has risen to 1115.

 

UTP Masters Superset

The UTP Masters Superset event will take place on SUNDAY 13th September - details on the tournament site.

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

VENUES

Each age group will be played at a specific venue:

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

 

 

 

   

Senior Inter Provincials 2015

The Senior Inter Provincial  Championships will be held in Kilkenny Lawn Tennis Club from

3pm on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th August 2015.  

 

        Team Men                         Team Ladies

         Johnnie Abosi.                     Emily  Beatty 

          Sam Bothwell.                    Annie McCullough

          Prezemec Stec.                  Caitlin  McCullough

          Aaron Stubbs.                     Lucy Octave

          Alex Watt.                          Laura Reid

 

Non Playing Captain Louise Bothwell 

Congratulations to all those selected to represent Ulster.

   

Ulster Junior Interprovincial Teams

The following players (listed in alphabetical order) will represent Ulster in the 2014 Junior Interprovincials to be held at Bangor Tennis Club:

Under 14 (Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th August)

Boys

  • Harry Ellesmere (Bangor)
  • Peter Galt (Donaghadee)
  • Jack Hudson (David Lloyd)
  • Dylan Leeman (Hawarden)
  • Cian McDonnell (Belfast Boat Club)

Girls

  • Christina Bahrani (David Lloyd)
  • Anna Gillespie (Bangor)
  • Ciara Hill (David Lloyd)
  • Rachel McCrum (David Lloyd)
  • Mary Parkash (Larne)

Non-playing captain: Lynsey McCullough

Vice-captain: Ross McCarey

Under 18 (Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th August)

Boys

  • Peter Corrie (Hilden)
  • Ben McClurg (Windsor)
  • Matthew McClurg (Windsor)
  • Matthew O'Boyle (Hilden)
  • Jakob Robb (WIndsor)

Girls 

  • Emily Beatty (Downshire)
  • Annie McCullough (Windsor)
  • Caitlin McCullough (Windsor)
  • Lucy Octave (Donaghadee)
  • Laura Reid (Windsor)

Non-playing captain: Sam Armstrong

Vice-captain: Ross McCarey

 

 

   

Portadown Entries Close Saturday 1st Aug

Entries are now open for the County Armagh Junior Championships at Portadown. The tournament will run from Monday 3rd to Saturday 8th August.

Please note the following:

  1. All entries MUST be made on-line using the Tournament Software website for the tournament. When you enter you will receive an automated email response confirming your entry has been received so you can be certain that you are entered.
  2. Entry fees will be payable online with the entry. This fee must be paid using a credit or debit card when submitting the online entry.
  3. The closing date for main event entries is Friday 31st July at 6:00 pm.
  4. If you have any queries please contact Lyn Jamison on 07738 736896 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

HOW TO ENTER

  1. Click on the tournament entry link below - if you do not have a Tournament Software account then you can create one through the website itself. Having an account will allow you to easily enter your details when entering any tournament which has online entry
  2. Ensure that your Tennis Ireland PIN is entered in the "Member ID" box of the Personal Details screen
  3. Follow the steps to enter the appropriate events
  4. Please include the Tennis Ireland Levy fee of £3.00 when requested
  5. Pay the entry fee when requested - this can be made using any credit card or via a PayPal account if you have one
  6. Submit your entry
  7. You will receive an email confirmation of entry to the email address which is associated with your entry. 

CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE COUNTY ARMAGH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

   

Fermanagh Junior Open Entries

Entries are now open for the  Fermanagh Junior Open at Irvinestown. The tournament will run from Monday 10th to Saturday 15th August.

Please note the following:

  1. All entries MUST be made on-line using the Tournament Software website for the tournament. 
  2. All players MUST have a Tennis Ireland PIN. You will be able to enter your PIN when you enter on-line. 
  3. The closing date for entries is Wednesday 5th August.
  4. If you have any queries please contact John Maguire at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

HOW TO ENTER

  1. Click on the tournament entry link below - if you do not have a Tournament Software account then you can create one through the website itself. Having an account will allow you to easily enter your details when entering any tournament which has online entry
  2. Ensure that your Tennis Ireland PIN is entered in the "Member ID" box of the Personal Details screen
  3. Follow the steps to enter the appropriate events
  4. Submit your entry
  5. You will receive an email confirmation of entry to the email address which is associated with your entry.
  6. Entry fees must be paid at the tournament.

CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE FERMANAGH JUNIOR OPEN

   

North Down Juniors

Entries are now open for the North Down Junior Championships at Bangor. The tournament will begin on Sunday 16th August.

Please note the following:

  1. All entries MUST be made on-line using the Tournament Software website for the tournament. 
  2. Entry fees will be payable online with the entry. This fee must be paid using a credit card when submitting the online entry.
  3. The closing date for entries is Wednesday 12th August at 23:59pm.
  4. If you have any queries please contact 07599 957049 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

HOW TO ENTER

  1. Click on the tournament entry link below - if you do not have a Tournament Software account then you can create one through the website itself. Having an account will allow you to easily enter your details when entering any tournament which has online entry
  2. Ensure that your Tennis Ireland PIN is entered in the "Member ID" box of the Personal Details screen
  3. Follow the steps to enter the appropriate events
  4. Please include the Tennis Ireland Levy fee of £3.00 when requested
  5. Pay the entry fee when requested - this can be made using any credit card or via a PayPal account if you have one
  6. Submit your entry
  7. You will receive an email confirmation of entry to the email address which is associated with your entry. 

CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE NORTH DOWN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

 
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UTP Masters Format

The UTP Masters relaunched successfully in 2015 with a revised format and rules. 

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON THE SUCCESSFUL UTP MASTERS TEAM TRIPS IN 2015!!

 

In 2016 the event will again be run in a shortened format, and there will also be an opportunity for players to play for an extra prize over and above winning the Masters itself.

This promises to be an exciting new format and will be a fitting end to the 2015 junior tournament season. For further details click on the link below!

 

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON THE NEW UTP MASTERS FORMAT AND RULES

 

   

New UTP Masters Format

The UTP Masters is changing to a new format and rules for 2015 - find out the details at:

http://ulstertennis.co.uk/latest-news/182-new-utp-masters-format/1118-new-utp-masters-format

   

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