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Free tennis sessions on offer every week in Huddersfield

Free, weekly tennis sessions are starting up in Huddersfield this weekend.

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Yorkshire castle to host 'tennis garden party' featuring Wimbledon champion

Yorkshire castle to host 'tennis garden party' featuring Wimbledon champion

A stately home is holding its own tennis exhibition event this summer - and they've secured a former Wimbledon winner to top the bill.

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Going out: Johanna Konta hits a return to Venus Williams.

Defeat sees Johanna Konta drop out of world’s top 20

Johanna Konta’s defence of the Miami Open title was ended by a 7-5 1-6 2-6 defeat to Venus Williams in their fourth round match in Key Biscayne.

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Kyle Edmund.

Yorkshire tennis star Edmund ends Murray’s 12-year reign as British No 1

Andy Murray’s near 12-year reign as British number one has come to an end, with Kyle Edmund taking over the mantle.

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Jonny Marray, Wimbledon Men's Double Champion of 2012, celebrating his success at Hallamshire Tennis Club, Sheffield, where he is now back coaching.

Jonny Marray now imparting his wisdom to future stars

Adopted Yorkshireman Jonny Marray may not be a household name, but the 36-year-old former tennis star is forging a big imprint on the sport in the White Rose county.

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Britain's Kyle Edmund reacts during his Australian Open semi-final against Croatia's Marin Cilic. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Edmund sits out Cup opener

Australian Open semi-finalist Kyle Edmund has been left out of the first day’s play of Great Britain’s Davis Cup tie against Spain.

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Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates winning a point while playing Simona Halep on Saturday.  Picture: AP/Dita Alangkara

Australian Open: Double joy for Caroline Wozniacki after landing first grand slam

Caroline Wozniacki’s father told her he would not care if she worked in a supermarket before she went out and won her first grand slam title to become world No 1.

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STAR MAN: Switzerland's Roger Federer holds his trophy up after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic in the men's singles final at the Australian Open. Picture: AP/Vincent Thian

Australian Open: Roger Federer keeps his cool in Melbourne to lift 20th grand slam title

Emotions spilled out of Roger Federer after he quelled Marin Cilic’s fightback to win his 20th grand slam title at the Australian Open.

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Croatia's Marin Cilic celebrates after taking the second set against Britain's Kyle Edmund. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Australian Open: Federer v Cilic - Holiday meeting is portent to Melbourne showdown

Two months after practising together on holiday in the Maldives, Roger Federer and Marin Cilic will face off for the second time in three grand slam finals at the Australian Open.

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Romania's Simona Halep celebrates after defeating Germany's Angelique Kerber. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Australian open: Wozniacki v Halep - Battling through to capture first grand slam title

It is appropriate that neither Caroline Wozniacki nor Simona Halep’s path to the Australian Open final has been smooth, for their journey to a potential first grand slam title has been anything but.

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Britain's Kyle Edmund will become British No 1 on March 5. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Kyle Edmund ready to lead GB after spectacular Melbourne journey

YORKSHIRE’S Kyle Edmund has given Great Britain’s Davis Cup team a boost by committing to travelling to next week’s first-round tie against Spain.

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Britain's Kyle Edmund holds his ankle during his semi-final against Croatia's Marin Cilic. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Australian Open: Challenge now for Kyle Edmund is to build on his Melbourne journey

As quickly as the interest flickers, it burns out again.

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DENIED: Kyle Edmund makes a backhand return to Marin Cilic in their Melbourne semi-final. Picture: AP/Dita Alangkara

Australian Open: Proud Kyle Edmund determined to go deeper in grand slams

KYLE EDMUND has the grand slam bug and is determined his taste of the big time will not be his last.

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Romania's Simona Halep celebrates after defeating Germany's Angelique Kerber in their semifinal of the Australian Open  (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Australian Open: Wozniacki and Halep battle own demons to progress

Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki will do battle in the Australian Open final on Saturday with a first grand slam title and the world No 1 ranking at stake.

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NOT TO BE: Kyle Edmund, on his way to defeat against Marin Cilic on Thursday in Melbourne. Picture: AP/Andy Brownbill

Kyle Edmund’s Australian Open dream over after straight sets loss to Marin Cilic

KYLE EDMUND’S brilliant Australian Open run was ended by a straight-sets loss to Marin Cilic in the semi-finals.

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Kyle Edmund, right, talks with celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay at the Australian Open.

Australian Open: Take the stage and be the man is message to Kyle Edmund

Kyle Edmund is getting a sense of the excitement his Australian Open run is causing back home while he keeps his focus firmly on this morning’s semi-final against Marin Cilic.

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Into the last four: Switzerland's Roger Federer.

Australian Open: Victorious Roger Federer delighted for Kyle Edmund

Roger Federer is happy to see Kyle Edmund and Chung Hyeon make their breakthroughs at the Australian Open to bring fresh blood to the sport.

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Dr Colin Gregory (right) with doubles partner Ian Collins

Kyle Edmund's boyhood tennis club in Yorkshire has already produced an Australian Open winner

You'd think that by reaching the Australian Open semi-finals, Kyle Edmund would be breaking new ground for a boy from Beverley.

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Into last four: Britain's Kyle Edmund.

Nick Westby: Hard work enables fearless Kyle Edmund to reap his deserved rewards in Melbourne

Quarter-finals day in the first grand slam of the year was supposed to be where the journey ended.

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Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki hits a backhand return to Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro during their Australian Open quarter-final. Picture: AP/Vincent Thian

Australian Open: Wozniacki stays cool to book semi-final date with Mertens

Caroline Wozniacki is two matches away from a first grand slam title after defeating Carla Suarez Navarro 6-0 6-7 (3/7) 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

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