IAPS TENNIS

IAPS Tennis tournament has been running for 68 years. It has grown over time with more and more competitors entering every year. For some children this may be the start of their sporting career, following in the footsteps of some of the world’s best Tennis players – Andy Murray and Serena Williams, although the aim of the tournament is to keep the competition friendly and informal and to encourage as many schools as possible to take part.

Event Information

  • The competition involves both singles and doubles.
  • All competitors must enter both competitions.
  • Schools may enter up to 8 pairs of boys and 8 pairs of girls with a maximum of 4 pairs in any one section.

Eligibility

  • U11 competition - Pupils must be U11 on 1st September 2017.
  • U13 competition - Pupils must be U13 on 1st September 2017.
  • All competitors must attend an IAPS School


Rules and regulations

  • The tournament will be organised according to the LTA guidelines
  • Excessive grunting and shouting is discouraged.
  • The final rounds will be umpired by LTA officials.
  • Players will be expected to score their earlier matches.
  • Young children can be helped score by a neutral adult.

National Governing Body Information

  • The National Governing Body: Lawn Tennis Association.
  • The Tennis Foundation: a number of teacher training courses are available to help develop your coaching skills. Take a look at what is on offer!
  • Wimbledon 2018: Would you like to win tickets for Wimbledon 2018? Sign up to the Tennis Foundation’s Schools Tennis Membership by January 2018 to qualify for the 2018 Schools Wimbledon Ballot.
  • The School Games Tennis Toolkit: an online resource that has been designed for teachers and coaches in school sport, to make running competitions as easy as possible. The Toolkit contains over 40 resources and templates which can be downloaded, many of which can be edited to support teachers organising intra and inter-schools competitions.

FORTHCOMING TENNIS EVENTS

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16/07/2018 - Tennis Championships

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PREVIOUS TENNIS RESULTS

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17/07/2017 - Tennis Championships

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SOME FACTS ABOUT IAPS TENNIS

1950

IAPS Debut

300

2017 competitors

36

2017 competitors

1870

Wimbledon Debut