Aegon Team Tennis
Aegon Team Tennis Series
The Aegon Team Tennis Series provides opportunities for players to represent their club, school or county. These team competitions attract over 1000 clubs, 800 schools and 44 counties.
Aegon Team Tennis
Aegon Team Tennis is a singles-based team competition for clubs. It provides players of all ages (8&U – open) with regular matches, against players of a similar standard in a competitive team environment.
Teams compete on a county basis in leagues. Stronger teams in certain age groups (12&U – open) have an opportunity to compete outside their county in regional leagues. Matches take place in a 10-week season between April and June.
A record 5,625 teams are taking part in Aegon Team Tennis 2013, representing over 1,000 clubs and other places to play.
Aegon Team Tennis Schools
Aegon Team Tennis Schools is a programme of three nationally organised competitions, which provides secondary school and further education pupils with the opportunity to play regular competitive tennis and to represent their school.
All competitions begin locally and culminate in a national final. Approximately 12,000 players from 3,200 teams compete in the following three competitions:
Aegon Team Tennis Schools Year 8 and 10
This is the largest competition in the series which in 2013 sees 2,476 teams taking part from schools across England, Scotland and Wales. The competition provides players of all abilities in these year groups with the opportunity to compete in a school team tennis competition. More successful teams can then progress on a pathway to a national final. The entry period is in December/January with matches played April through to December. Teams compete in a local league stage, which leads to regional knockout rounds, regional finals in November and national finals in December.
Aegon Team Tennis Schools National Championships
The aim of this competition is to provide players from Years 7-13 (age 11-18) with the opportunity to compete for their school and become the best team in the country. Teams enter in December/January with matches being played from March to June.
The first stages of the competition are on a knockout basis, leading up to a four-day national final in early July.
Aegon Team Tennis Schools Senior Students
The aim of this competition is to encourage lower-rated players in Years 11, 12 or 13 (age 16-18) to play competitive tennis and provide an opportunity to compete in a national final. The entry period is from June to September with matches being played October through to March. Teams compete in a local league stage, which leads to regional knockout rounds and a national final.
Aegon County Cup
The Aegon County Cup gives senior and junior players the opportunity to represent their county in a competitive team environment. In total, there are 44 counties which participate in the six competitions during the year.
You can find out more about Aegon Team Tennis Series on the LTA website