UK Racketlon
Written by James Pope

IWT Malta Open 23rd – 25th Sept 2016

 

After the huge success of last year’s Malta Open, we once again look forward to welcoming the worldwide Racketlon community to the beautiful Mediterranean island of Malta.  The Malta Open carries the Jesper Ratzer seal of approval who said of last years...

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Luke Barnes and Jo Shelley were victorious in the A draws as Racketlon returned to the stunning Northern Lawn Tennis Club in Manchester for the 2016 Go Home Direct North West Open. They were joined in the winners enclosure by Joe Steele (Men’s B), Robbie Smith (Men’s C), Scott Hughes (Men’s D)...

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On Sunday 26th June GB Racketlon returned to Keele for the 2nd Staffordshire Open, and with all the details here is Tournament director George Roberts and his report.

The Men’s A was a 12 draw with the top 4 seeds, Adit Patel, Piers Boden, Paul Mathieson and Julian Clapp all receiving byes in...

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What better way to celebrate father’s day than competing alongside your dad in a Racketlon tournament?   That was certainly the opinion of the Gregson, Lau, Ryan and Sweetnam families who all descended on Shrewsbury for the 2nd  Shropshire Open!  Would any of the Father’s or Son’s return home with...

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The 2016 Racket Masters will be the biggest event on the UK Tour, the event that will allow you, the UK player to test yourself against the best from across Europe in our back garden.  Hosted at the Surrey Sports Park from the 19th to 21st of August, this event features a range of classes from U13s...

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Team Yorkshire captured both the A event titles at the East Anglian Open as Luke Barnes and Michelle Hall came home with the trophies.  Elsewhere there were victories for Johnny Bispham (Men’s B), Tom Kenny (Men’s C) and Steven Sykes (Men’s D).  All in all it was an excellent debut tournament for...

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Christine Seehofer and Jesper Ratzer claimed the 2016 King of Rackets Elite titles in Oudenaarde. There were British winners in the form of Duncan Stahl (Men’s O40’s) and Barbara Capper (Ladies Vets).  These four were joined by Adolphe Fernandez-Diez (Men’s B), Margaux Randjbar (Ladies B)...

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King of Rackets is THE tournament on the FIR World Racketlon Tour, and one I am excited to be ticking off my played list.  Famous moments, infamous moments and Jake Tetley forcing a player to retire rather than play more tennis with him.  The event based in Oudenaarde in Belgium is also the venue...

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Roy Hodgson, Chris Coleman, Michael O’Neil, Duncan Stahl, Dan Busby, Ray Jordan and Richard Middleton, men all tasked with making big selection calls this summer.  However, unlike the first three, Duncan, Dan, Ray & Richard have the far harder job of selecting squads who will head to the...