Cork tennis arrives in Qatar!

10/11/2015 03:34:00 AM

Well my family and I are here just over a month now and I must say the tennis scene is very impressive here.While Qatar wouldn't be a major player in world tennis, the facilities are second to none.

Senior Interprovincial Champions 2015

10/11/2015 03:17:00 AM

Firstly I would like to apologise for not acknowledging this achievement earlier.

Cork Parks Tennis near you.

07/08/2015 03:35:00 AM

A note on the Cork Parks Tennis provided by Munster Regional Development Officer, Conor O Callaghan:Hi All,With the summer period in full swing I am sure you are looking to see what to do with the kids !!! As many of you will be aware not all ...

Memorable Moments in Tennis provided by FBD Insurance.

07/08/2015 03:32:00 AM

The Most Memorable Moments in Tennis HistorySince tennis first arrived on the sporting scene back in the late 1800s, there have been a wide array of memorable moments. Many of them will continue to be iconic moments that inspired a sporting ...

New Racket Restringing Service available

06/28/2015 14:12:00 PM

I am offering a new Professional Racket Restringing Service in Munster, called offer a collection and drop back service and also an opportunity for clubs to avail of a stringing service within your own club.I can provide ...

Professional Stringers course returns to Cork

05/03/2015 17:31:00 PM

Rushbrooke LTC will be the venue once again for the

Date for your diary.

01/29/2015 08:25:00 AM

Ireland's next Davis Cup match is on the weekend of March 6th to the 8th in Castleknock Tennis Club. Ireland v Belarus in the 2015 Davis Cup by BNP ParibasThe Irish Davis Cup Team will play Belarus in ...

Rafa Nadal uses Babolat Play Connected

01/18/2015 12:07:00 PM

Nadal will be using the new Aeropro Drive Connected racket during the Australian Open.Here's what he thinks about it.

New Irish Davis Cup Captain

01/14/2015 18:26:00 PM

Let me start by saying, Congratulations to Conor, he is a great choice for captain.

Pro Tennis - Davis Cup - Coaching in Ireland by John McGahon

01/13/2015 17:35:00 PM

John is one of Ireland's top coaches and has also represented Ireland at Davis Cup level.

Federer 1000!!

01/11/2015 16:41:00 PM

I don't usually put up posts from the men's or women's tours, unless it is about an Irish player, as there are plenty of sites and blogs doing that, but it would be wrong of any tennis site not to acknowledge this amazing achievement.Today, ...

Ireland's Number 1 player gets ready for the Australian Open

01/11/2015 16:34:00 PM

Ireland's Number 1 player, James McGee, gets ready for the Australian Open with qualifying beginning on Monday the have just released a very interesting piece and you can read it by clicking the link below.Best of luck to James, ...

Champions of the Past!

01/10/2015 05:11:00 AM

Munster U-14 Interprovincial Champions - 2001 - Limerick Lawn Tennis ClubBack Row (left to right):Amy Hayes, Emma Tierney, David O Brien, Paul Fitzgerald, Ger Flynn(Captain), Bryan Halpin, Tracey Phelan.Front Row:

A legend in the making - Paul Fitzgerald

01/10/2015 05:04:00 AM

Here's a young Paul Fitzgerald, pictured at the Irish Open U-14 doubles final with his doubles partner David O Brien and their opponents, Tristan Farran Mahon and James Magee.Thanks to Richard McCarthy, St.Annes for supplying the photo.

Preparing Yourself to Play Competitive Tennis

01/10/2015 04:58:00 AM

Preparing Yourself to Play Competitive Tennis - Helen Curtis (Freelance Writer)Making the switch from simply hitting a few balls with your friends for fun to playing competitive tennis is a big leap, both physically and psychologically. Many ...

Interview with Wimbledon Doubles Champion - Freddy Nielsen

01/08/2015 07:51:00 AM

Ireland's top doubles player, James Cluskey, interviews Wimbledon doubles champion Freddy Nielsen. This is a very great interview, simple and very informative and full of common sense. Thanks to James for sending this onto me to use.

Ball boys available!!

01/08/2015 07:45:00 AM

Promoting Irish Tennis

01/05/2015 16:12:00 PM

After reading David Wilson's recent article, Six wishes for Irish Tennis,

Coaches and Equipment

01/05/2015 05:47:00 AM

Coaches and EquipmentI spend a lot of time on Facebook and the internet looking through tennis related articles and it is great to see the amount of coaches updating their pages with some very interesting articles.

Six Wishes For Irish Tennis In 2015 by David Wilson.

01/03/2015 05:00:00 AM

David Wilson is a Performance Tennis Coach and Educator from Ireland. He is a Ph.D graduate in the field of Education from Trinity College Dublin and is qualified to the highest level as a coach with Tennis Ireland.

Rafa gets Connected!

01/03/2015 04:40:00 AM

As of January 2015 Rafa Nadal will be playing with Babolat's new Aero Pro Drive connected racket, so anyone connected to the Babolat network will be able to see his stats after each match, enjoy!Post by Babolat.

Getting the Most Out of Your Tennis Training Regime - Helen Curtis

12/12/2014 16:21:00 PM

Getting the Most Out of Your Tennis Training RegimePlaying tennis requires you to use many different aspects of performance to succeed including strength, speed, power, agility, flexibility, and endurance. Learning to balance your training regime ...

Shot-Stats Challenger coming soon.

12/05/2014 15:45:00 PM

In a previous post I reviewed two other tennis gadgets, that can be attached to your racket, to provide feedback on your performance.Shot-Stats Challenger is the newest to the market, or will be when it's released next year.Challenger is the ...

Brain Training for Tennis

12/02/2014 17:45:00 PM

Brain Training for TennisA very well written article and a great read.

Another oldie - Sunday's Well Team

12/02/2014 17:28:00 PM

Another oldie supplied by Dick McCarthy, Waterford.It is a Sunday's Well team, we think playing in a Kevin O Brien Trophy.The team is Ken Stanton, Bill (fish) Williams, Peter Mockler and Eamon Smith.Remember if you have any old photos of Cork ...

Blast from the past!

11/26/2014 16:34:00 PM

Here's a few old photos I found earlier.

Federer to play Hewitt in 'revolutionary' new format or is it that new?

11/26/2014 16:11:00 PM

There are some changes being mentioned here that will 'Revolutionize' the game of tennis but two of these variations were tested some years back.

Old Photos Request

11/24/2014 04:36:00 AM

Here's a photo sent onto me from Dick McCarthy.

Tennis Elbow and how to treat it - Michael Greaney

11/24/2014 04:13:00 AM

Drugs in Tennis?? - An interesting article from the Sunday Business Post.

11/11/2014 16:41:00 PM


Tennis at Source Health and Fitness

11/11/2014 16:17:00 PM

Tennis at Source Health and Fitness: At Source Health and Fitness we love tennis! We have three tennis courts, two indoor courts and one outdoor court. We have classes for junior, adults, seniors and social tennis. TENNIS COACHING We have two ...

Important Uncomfortable Truths that Competitive Tennis Players Hate to Hear:

11/06/2014 18:15:00 PM

I came across this article on a

MOMENTUM by Owen Casey

11/06/2014 18:09:00 PM

The following is an article that was written by Owen Casey, Ireland's former No.1 player and one of the countries top coaches.

Set for a Cure

10/26/2014 18:41:00 PM

Tennis made easy!!!

10/20/2014 16:33:00 PM

Reminds me of myself when I was younger!

Michael Greaney of Cobh Physical Therapy Clinic

10/12/2014 09:50:00 AM

Over the coming weeks Michael Greaney of Cobh Physical Therapy Clinic will be writing posts for us about some of the more common tennis related injuries.

Professional Racket Stringers Course is back in Cork.

10/05/2014 08:55:00 AM

Rushbrooke LTC will be the venue once again for the

Tennis Ultimate Fitness -

10/02/2014 08:22:00 AM

TENNIS ULTIMATE FITNESSWHO?Eimear Duignan is an EQF Level 4 qualified personal trainer and fitness coach based in Cork specializing in tennis fitness and athlete strength and conditioning.As well as working with private clients and athletes ...

Technology arrives to Tennis.

05/31/2014 05:05:00 AM

Babolat serves up the first computerised tennis racket, The Babolat Play, which has just being released.While Babolat is the only racket with built in technology there are two other gadgets on the market that monitor various aspects of your ...

Super Senior Vets Interprovincials

05/22/2014 02:02:00 AM

The Super Senior Vets Interprovincials took place recently at Sundays Well Tennis Club with a large number of Cork players representing their province.Congratulations to all who were selected.

Crosshaven Senior Doubles 2014

04/08/2014 16:36:00 PM

Crosshaven Senior Doubles 2014 will run from the 24th of April to the 3rd of May.With 3 courts it restricts the entry somewhat but it definitely doesn't take from the competitiveness of the event.Always a well supported event with some fabulous ...

New Facebook Page for Munster Tennis

03/25/2014 16:48:00 PM

Munster Tennis has a new Facebook page.Here you will find the latest news on Senior,Junior, Veteran and wheelchair tennis in Munster.All Munster clubs are asked for their input and are asked to send in news of any club news and events that they ...

Ladies Morning in Maher Sports

03/25/2014 16:20:00 PM

Starting this Friday morning in Maher Sports, there will be a Ladies Morning in their tennis section.Along with their highly qualified staff there will also be a coach on hand to give you a hand choosing the correct racket and between 9:30 and ...

South of Ireland Omni Court Championships 2014

03/25/2014 16:14:00 PM

The South of Ireland Omni Court Championships 2014 will take place in Rushbrooke L.T. & C.C. over the Easter weekend, from the 17th to the 21st of April.This event always attracts a great entry from all over the country.Entry for this event ...

Lakewood Open starting soon

03/25/2014 16:06:00 PM

Lakewood Senior open runs from Friday the 4th of April to Saturday the 12th with events for all grades from 1 to 6/7.Closing date for entries is the 30th of March.You can enter online by clicking here.Best of luck to all who enter.

2014 Munster Veteran's Tournament - Online entry now available

03/12/2014 18:43:00 PM

The 2014 Munster Veteran's Open will take place in Sunday's Well Boating and Tennis Club from the 3rd to the 6th of April.As always this event is expected to attract a large entry so good tennis is guaranteed all weekend.Online entry closes ...

UCC - Intervarsities 2014

03/11/2014 04:32:00 AM

UCC Tennis Club hit up a storm last weekend at the annual Irish Tennis Intervarsity competition. Led by club captains Duncan Cronin and Gillian O’Riordan the squad of nearly thirty players set off for Westwood Tennis Club in Leopardstown, ...

Tennis Ireland launches Training Buddies Programme

03/04/2014 16:24:00 PM

Training Buddies ProgrammeNational Tennis Academy 2014Tennis Ireland would like to issue a call out to tennis players nationwide to register for our “Training Buddies Programme”.In the interest of the progression of our sport, we wish to ...

What a great photo!

03/04/2014 15:46:00 PM

Photo courtesy of Wilson tennis.

Babolat Play: the connected tennis racket

03/03/2014 16:05:00 PM

The Babolat Play Pure Drive racket looks like a regular racket on the outside. However, sensors integrated into the handle allow players to have access to a lot of information: power, impact locator, type and number of strokes (forehand, backhand, ...

Change of date for Rushbrooke Open Vets

03/03/2014 15:45:00 PM

Please note the change of date for the Rushbrooke Open Vets.

Davis Cup venue announced for Ireland v Egypt

03/03/2014 15:29:00 PM

Tennis Ireland has announced that the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas tie between the BNP Paribas Irish Davis Cup Team and

Daily Trivia Quiz

03/03/2014 09:55:00 AM

What year did the first Wimbledon Championships take place?

Competition Winner

03/03/2014 09:38:00 AM

Competition winner Connie Creed receiving her Wilson Juice racket from Val O Grady of Maher Sports, after winning the Juice racket competition.Many thanks to Maher Sports for sponsoring this prize and be sure to check out Ireland's largest range ...

Carrigaline Spring Doubles

02/27/2014 16:30:00 PM

The First Senior tournament of the year is on the way.The Carrigaline Spring Doubles will take place this year from Saturday March 15th to Saturday March 22nd. This tournament caters for players that are in ITN 6/Munster Branch Grade 3 right ...

St. Anne's Vets Open

02/27/2014 16:00:00 PM

St. Anne's Vets Open is the first open on the Vets calendar and always attracts a good entry.The annual St.Anne's Veterans Tournament will take place this year from March 7th to March 9th .Closing date for entries is this Sunday March the 2nd ...

The MTI Method - 2 very interesting courses planned for Dublin.

02/26/2014 16:54:00 PM

Below is a letter and information on the 2 courses being planned for Dublin from tennis coach Paul Casey.

Head Prestige Racket celebrating 25 years on top.

02/20/2014 15:19:00 PM

New from Babolat for 2014

02/20/2014 15:07:00 PM

Win this Racket!!!

02/19/2014 17:43:00 PM

To be in with a chance to win this Wilson Juice 100 racket valued at €160, see the post below!

It's been a while....but we're back!!

02/19/2014 17:39:00 PM

It's been a while but the blog is back in business.Unfortunately at times life takes over, and not always a bad thing, but as of now Cork Tennis Blog is back with a vengeance.You will find plenty of activity on here from now on, with articles ...

Referees Course for Munster.

02/19/2014 17:08:00 PM


The Benefits and Need for Regular Restringing!

02/19/2014 16:56:00 PM

Would you buy a car and never get it serviced?That, in a sense, is what you're doing if you never get your racket restrung.People pay good money for their racket and they like the way it plays when new but, over time, the performance of the ...

Tennis Ireland Development Coaching

02/19/2014 16:49:00 PM

Book your Tennis Holiday in Barcelona

01/19/2013 08:58:00 AM

The CTR tennis academy is a fabulous tennis facility and they are offering great value in tennis holidays for individuals or groups.All packages can be tailored to meet your groups needs.For more information contact Rob on 086-8215333.CTR Tennis ...

Professional Restringing Course coming back to Cork

01/19/2013 08:28:00 AM

We have already run a great Professional Stringer course in Cobh, near Cork and so we return for another on Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd March 2013.This two-day course runs from 9.30am to 4.30pm each day and the venue will be the splendid Rushbrooke ...

Tennis Coach wanted.

01/17/2013 06:05:00 AM

Source Health & Fitness are looking for an Assistant coach to aid in a busy programme on Tuesdays from 4:30-6:30pm.It will be indoors.Tennis Ireland / PTR Tennis Qualification / Tennis 10's /Assistant Coach qualification necessary.Applicati ...

Babolat Cork Tennis League Winner

11/03/2012 10:42:00 AM

Karen Barry - Womens Babolat Cork Tennis League Winner

Babolat Cork Tennis League Winner

11/03/2012 10:41:00 AM

Brian Hennessy - Mens Babolat Cork Tennis League Winner

Stringers Course Confirmed for Cork

10/25/2012 05:00:00 AM

Here's a great opportunity to learn how to string or to learn more about stringing. The course is a Professional Stringers Course and will be held on Saturday and Sunday the 10th and 11th of November

Munster Challenge Cup

10/17/2012 17:05:00 PM

Hi all,The first annual Munster Challenge Cup will take place February 2013.

Tennis Ireland National Tennis Academy

10/08/2012 17:05:00 PM

Tennis Ireland National Tennis AcademyThe BNP Paribas National Tennis Academy is a Programme designed by Tennis Ireland to bring the top Irish players to one central location where they can train with players of a similar ability and develop ...

Rushbrooke LT & CC Dual Munster Champions

10/08/2012 16:50:00 PM

The finals of the Munster Junior Club competitions took place yesterday in Sundays Well Tennis Club with some fabulous tennis played throughout all age groups.Rushbrooke U-18 team won their final 5-1 against Limerick Lawn and in doing so gave ...

Tennis - A blog by a journalism student from Tipperary.

10/08/2012 16:28:00 PM

Here's a good tennis blog which keeps you up to date on the world of international tennis.