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Tennis NZ » History

Tennis in NZ. Tennis was introduced to New Zealand in the 1870’s, soon after the modern form of the game was invented in England. The first New Zealand Tennis Championships were played at Farndon in Hawkes Bay in 1886. Maori participation in tennis began soon after, with many Maori playing at a high standard by the 1890’s.

Tennis | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

Events In History. 9 May 1915. Kiwi Wimbledon winner killed in battle. New Zealand's most successful tennis player, Anthony Wilding was one of the stars of the sport in the decade before the First World War. Read more...

Tennis New Zealand - Wikipedia

The history of tennis in New Zealand dates back to the 1870s, the decade when the development of modern tennis began. The first New Zealand Tennis Championships were played at Farndon Park in Clive, Hawke's Bay, in December 1885. New Zealand Lawn Tennis Association (NZLTA) was formed at a meeting held in Hastings in December 1886.

Tennis NZ » About Tennis NZ

Tennis New Zealand, working collectively with the tennis community, aims to achieve the outcomes described below. All of our work and monitoring of progress will be designed around fulfilment of these objectives. For more information please read our Strategic Framework for Tennis in New Zealand 2017-2022 (low res) document.

Club History | Clyde Tennis Club

The Clyde Tennis Club is one of the oldest tennis clubs in New Zealand, having been established in 1877. The Otago Witness newspaper in May 1880 commented that “ the fashionable amusement in Cromwell and Clyde at present is lawn tennis ”. The Cromwell Tennis Club was established in 1880 and the Alexandra Tennis Club in 1883.

Tennis 2021: Star creates history after WTA Finals win

Garbine Muguruza has made history after becoming the first Spaniard to win the WTA Finals after defeating Estonian Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 7-5 in Guadalajara. Muguruza advanced to the finals after defeating Paula Badosa in an all-Spanish semi-final, but made history with her first Finals win. WOW: Raducanu shares heartwarming photo after insane ...

Tennis New Zealand cancels all national championships over ...

Tennis NZ CEO Julie Paterson said there were a number of reasons that combined to force the cancellation of the tournaments, but that they weren’t sure what would be permissible under the red in ...

Tennis 2021: Alexander Zverev makes history in ATP Finals triumph

Alexander Zverev has made history at the ATP Finals after defeating World No.2 Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to secure his second end-of-year title.. Zverev was on a five-match losing streak to the Russian, but after dispatching Novak Djokovic in the semi-final, the German powered his way towards a sixth title with a 6-4, 6-4 win.

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