UK Racketlon
Written by James Pope

With snow falling across many parts of the UK and Christmas on the approach, it is tempting to settle in to a warm room and slip into a nice comfy chair while enjoying the festive food and drink treats.  However, to encourage all our players to turn their eyes to those New Year training promises...

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The nights draw in, excessively early mentions of Christmas occur and don’t start me on “Black Friday” in November.  As a tonic to all these ills, the UK Racketlon review of the 2017 Racketlon season is here to sooth your ills.  From the launching of the Super Series, iPro London’s Champion’s...

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Despite hot-footing it straight down to the O2 Arena to help cover the ATP World Tour Finals, Sam Barker found time to send UK Racketlon his view from the organisers table of the inaugural Robin Hood Open.  Read on for his take on events. 


The 2017 UK Racketlon Tour drew to a close in Nottingham...

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Dan Busby produced a squash masterclass in the Men’s A final to seal victory in the Hertfordshire Open while Alison Cooke took home her maiden Ladies A title after a pulsating day of Racketlon at the Letchworth Squash & Tennis Club.  There were also titles for Duncan Marlow (Men’s B), Ed...

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So, for various reasons I have written a lot about the European Championships, much of which can be read on Racketlon.net.  However, this medium does leave me unable to waffle on about the event in more general terms, especially focussing on the exploits of all those connected to UK Racketlon.  So...

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It was a sensational day for TeamGB’s U16s, U21s, O45s and O55s teams as the European Racketlon Championships opened with victories galore, from the crushing to the hard fought. As the dust settled, TeamGB topped the medal table with 3 Gold and 2 Silvers. There were also strong performances from...

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A Bank Holiday weekend, in particular an August Bank Holiday weekend, is synonymous with traffic jams, poor weather and griping children in the back of a car.  However, the junior and veteran sections of the UK Racketlon community, are leaving all the stresses of the UK behind as they jet out to...

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September is almost upon us and as the kids go back to school and the nights start to draw in, there is comfort to be taken that before the mania of Christmas, there is still Racketlon to be played.  We have three events in September, with the South Eastern Open, Richard Lawrence Open and the North...

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Leon Griffiths emerged victorious from the Men’s A box league at the 2017 Kent Open on a glorious sunny day in Canterbury.  He was joined in the winners list by his younger brother Luke, who won the Men’s B, while Oscar Gordon-Reid (Men’s C), Jo Bennett (Men’s D) and Luke Ralph (U16s) joined in the...

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The inaugural UK Racketlon Super Series finishes this week in Cardiff at the Welsh Open.  The David Lloyd Cardiff represents one of the best venues on the UK Tour and all looks set for a great weekend of singles and doubles Racketlon action.  All the draws can be found here.  Crucially, however the...

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Luke Barnes and Hannah Boden claimed the Elite titles at the North West Open on Sunday 23rd July as Racketlon returned to Manchester and the Northern Club.  Their victories also catapulted them to the head of the UK Racketlon Men’s and Women’s Super Series standings with a single event left in...

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Recently, Lauren Whiteman organised a charity Racketlon event and here with a round up of all that happened is Lauren herself.  


Winners of the Whiteman Cup: Tom and the Geriatrics

Sunday 3rd July saw the inaugural Droitwich Charity Racketlon Team Event, hosted by Rivers Leisure (Droitwich) &amp...

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The 2017 European Racketlon Championships (25th August to 3rd September) represents a seriously ambitious effort from Racketlon Federation Austria to run the singles, doubles and teams Racketlon events for open and age group categories in the space of 10 days, across two venues in Vienna. ...

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Hannah Boden become the first Elite player to win three consecutive British Championships singles titles with victory in the final over Lauren Whiteman.  UK Racketlon’s other rising young star, Leon Griffiths claimed his first British Championships Men’s title with victory over Luke Barnes.  Hannah...

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The UK Tour reaches its premier event of the year, as we head to the University of Nottingham’s state of the art David Ross Sports Village for the 2017 British Championships.  Never before has a player won a hat-trick of consecutive British National Titles in the Men’s or Ladies A*, yet in 2017...

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The minutes from the Extraordinary General Meeting held at the English Open on Friday 5th May 2017 can be found here. If you have any questions or comments please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

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After three blistering days of intense competition, Calum Reid secured his first Racketlon title in exactly 3 years winning the Men’s A after acting as an injury replacement for Keith Lesser.  It was a thrilling story in the Ladies A, where Martina Meißl claimed her first English Open title to add...

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The English Open is one of the most historic tournaments in Racketlon and it is back in 2017 for its 14th running.  Over the years it has been won by all the greats of our sport, Eliasson, Kubanova, Lawrence, Ratzer and Reid to name just a few.  For the 2017 edition we are guaranteed a new winner...