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Women’s 1st team shortlisted for Saints Sports Team of the Year

The Women’s 1st team were shortlisted for Team of the Year by Saints Sports this month. The other two teams shortlisted were Women’s Football and Women’s Boat. Due to Covid-19, Saints Sports ran a “Virtual Awards” and was run online and showcased many athletes and teams who performed extremely well over the year. This season,…

22 May 2020Uncategorized

Beth & Birgit qualify for BUCS main draw

Just before lockdown, Saints Tennis was represented by 3 women and 5 men in the BUCS Individual Singles Qualifiers held at the University of St Andrews. In the Men’s, Samuel Stead won his first 2 matches before losing to Patrick Young from Stirling. Fin Pearson, Finlay Brown, Joe Kelly and Gunnar Thorstenson all put up…

23 March 2020Uncategorized

Men’s 1st finish strongly in League campaign

The Men’s 1st team made the trip to Glasgow today, knowing that a result could put them in a position for the Play-offs for Premier League next season. Captain Sam Stead was joined by Finlay Brown, Joe Kelly & Gunnar Thorstenson for the last league match of the season against Glasgow 2nds. Sam played an…

11 March 2020Uncategorized

BUCS League season coming to an end for Saints teams

After a BUCS season that began in early October, Saints teams are rounding off their matches this Wednesday when the Women’s 2nd and Men’s 1st both travel to take on Glasgow Uni. The Men 1sts play Glasgow 2nd in a match that could see Saints earning a place in the play offs for the North…

8 March 2020Uncategorized

Simone wins the TS 500 event

The TS Open Tour continued this weekend with the TS 500 events with success for St Andrews Fresher, Simone Jensen in the women’s singles. The Tour starts with TS 300 events all around the country, with the winners qualifying for the TS 500 along with those straight through to that level. The TS 500 tournament…

8 March 2020Uncategorized

Saints Success at SSS Individuals

Last weekend, the annual Scottish Students Sport (SSS) Individual Tennis Champs were held at University of St Andrews and it proved to be a successful tournament for Saints players. The event attracted the biggest entry so far with 39 Men and 22 Women in the singles draws. There were doubles draws of 15 Men’s pairs…

2 March 2020Uncategorized

Beth wins TS 1000 event

Saints player, Beth Laybourne took the TS100o title in Stirling this weekend with 3 solid straight set wins. This is an event run by Tennis Scotland that involves around 50 events leading to the TS1000 final event. In the quarter final she played Aberdeen Uni’s Lea Tefner and after taking the first set comfortably 6-0,…

8 December 2019Uncategorized

All 5 Men’s teams in action on last match day of semester

It was a busy end to the semester for Saints tennis with all 5 men’s teams in BUCS action. The 1st team traveled to Stirling 3rd in a top of the table clash. Ed Pomeroy completed an unbeaten first half of the season in singles with an impressive 2 set victory over Matthew Earnshaw. Ken…

27 November 2019Uncategorized

Great finish to the 1st semester for Saints Women

All 3 Women’s teams finished on a high last Wednesday with 3 wins from 3. The 1st team of Beth Laybourne, Birgit Burk, Matilde Piras & Simone Jensen made it 4 wins out of 7 in the Premier League with a 8-4 win over Durham 2nd. This is the best season so far in their…

27 November 2019Uncategorized

University of St Andrews Tennis Programme

With over 200 members, the University Tennis Club is one of the largest sports clubs in St Andrews and provides playing opportunities for all levels of ability and aspiration. Our vision is to create a world-class tennis experience for our students to match their academic experience. We aim to run an inspirational and inclusive programme…

20 November 2019