Tag: tennis

Strawberry Picking, Heather
Summer is here and so are the strawberries! Tennis last week at The Nature Valley Nottingham Open had put me in the mood for some fresh strawberries. Luckily, just down the road from me in the small village of Heather there’s the perfect place to grab some. Cattows Farm...
The Nature Valley Nottingham Open - Final Stages
It’s hard to believe that the tournament is nearly over. Covering The Nature Valley Nottingham Open 2018 has been nothing short of a pleasure. I’ve actually been really taken in by the quality of the tennis throughout the rankings - particularly in the women's game. Don’t get me wrong, there...
The Nature Valley Nottingham Open 2018 Round Two
The media room was rammed this morning. A huge collection of cameras, laptops and even suitcases - who brings a suitcase along to a tennis match? On the positive side, there were sandwiches provided as the food selection seemed to increase along with the quality now left in the...
Nottingham Open Round One
Today, the sun is out and so are the top players. Centre Court is open to the paying public and a stacked card features top draws Liam Broady in the mens and world number 20 Naomi Osaka opening up for the ladies. The journey down the M1 was nothing...
Nature Valley Nottingham Open
With Wimbledon on the horizon, the focus lands on the pre-grand slam grass court tournaments. The tournament local to me is one that I visited nearly 20 years ago, The Nature Valley Nottingham Open. While many fans head to Eastbourne or Queens Club, tournaments like this often get overlooked....