Thursday, November 30, 2023


Liverpool International Tennis Tournament which once featured Emma Raducanu is thriving

The Liverpool Junior International Tennis Tournament is continuing to provide opportunities for Merseyside's future stars, with the sixth and final week of its decade edition last weekend. Over the past six weeks over 400 players from 40 countries made the...
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New padel courts open at Liverpool Cricket Club

Mersey Sport Live's Jonny Lambe was invited to Liverpool Cricket Club to play the game that Virgil Van Dijk and Jurgen Klopp love...and it's not football. I was invited down to Liverpool Cricket Club to try out their new state...

Mersey Sport Live Sports Podcast

Week 4 of the MSL Podcast covering football, tennis, darts and boxing in the Merseyside area. Keane Pritchard is joined by Archie Ward and Cameron Lund. Special guests include boxing reporter Ben Jones, Tranmere fan Ethan Hoijord and there's...

Neal Skupski retains top ranking at Indian Wells Masters

Neal Skupski and partner Wesley Koolhof retained the World Number 1 ranking after moving into the Indian Wells men's doubles quarterfinals. They defeated Germany's Olympic champion Alexander Zverev and Marcelo Melo 6-3 6-1 in the first round. The pair received a...
LTA banner on Torr Park tennis courts, Wirral. Photo: Ross Tugwood, MerseySportLive

Tennis hits new player high in participation surge

Participation figures show a surge in players hitting the courts as the sport's governing body claims tennis has ‘opened up’. Figures announced by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) show growth across all demographics and regions of Great Britain.

War in Ukraine: Liverpool playing host to Ukraine tennis foundation

Liverpool welcomed young Ukrainian junior players in recent ITF Junior tournaments after a new five-year agreement between the British and Ukrainian Tennis Foundations will assist in continuing careers one year since the start of the conflict in Ukraine.
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Search for next Raducanu underway at Liverpool tennis tournament

The hunt for the next Emma Raducanu is underway at Liverpool Tennis Centre in Wavertree at a tournament she won as a 13-year-old.
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Liverpool’s Neal Skupski wins as GB advance to Davis Cup Finals

Liverpool tennis star Neal Skupski helped Great Britain to a crucial victory in David Cup qualifiers. Skupski and doubles partner Dan Evans delivered a crucial 6-4 6-4 doubles win over Columbia’s Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah.
Neal Skupski & brother Ken

Tennis ace Neal Skupski ends year as world number one

Liverpool's Neal Skupski has ended 2022 as the number one doubles tennis player in the world. Finishing the year in defeat to fellow Brit Joe Salisbury and partner Rajeev Ram in the ATP Finals semi-finals, the 32-year-old still managed...
Doubles in full flow

Liverpool International Tennis Tournament returns

"I thought Liverpool was the perfect place to bring tennis out of its snobbish environment and bring it out to the people." After the disruption of Covid, Liverpool will kick off the 2022 grass court tennis season with the Liverpool International Tennis Tournament.