UK Racketlon
Written by James Pope

 

The world is gripped by Olympic fever and every story in the world of Olympic sport is played out at every Racketlon tournament. This weekend at the Surrey Sports Park, UK Racketlon host the Racket Masters.  We have the athletes who dominate with Jesper Ratzer our sports answer to Anita...

Written by James Pope

At any international tournament there are the big stars who win gold and glory and they deserve every plaudit that comes their way.  At the 2016 Racketlon World Team championships last month the deserved glory was for Denmark as they claimed their first world team title, especially for their star...

Written by James Pope

Last weekend we held the first ever Nottingham Invitational Racketlon event writes Jon Spinks, which in the vast majority consisted of local Nottingham players, with a few players from neighbouring regions added in. It was also fantastic to see that over 40% of all the entries were newcomers –...

Written by James Pope


As a Brit, I am used to long waits for sporting success, but recently we have been enjoying a period of years where these long records have been tumbling.  Winning Wimbledon? Check. Wales qualifying for a major championships? Check.  In Racketlon, there is also a sporting monkey on their back, a...

Written by James Pope

IWT Malta Open 23rd – 25th Sept 2016

 

After the huge success of last year’s Malta Open, we once again look forward to welcoming the worldwide Racketlon community to the beautiful Mediterranean island of Malta.  The Malta Open carries the Jesper Ratzer seal of approval who said of last years...

Written by James Pope

 


Luke Barnes and Jo Shelley were victorious in the A draws as Racketlon returned to the stunning Northern Lawn Tennis Club in Manchester for the 2016 Go Home Direct North West Open. They were joined in the winners enclosure by Joe Steele (Men’s B), Robbie Smith (Men’s C), Scott Hughes (Men’s D)...

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On Sunday 26th June GB Racketlon returned to Keele for the 2nd Staffordshire Open, and with all the details here is Tournament director George Roberts and his report.

The Men’s A was a 12 draw with the top 4 seeds, Adit Patel, Piers Boden, Paul Mathieson and Julian Clapp all receiving byes in...

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What better way to celebrate father’s day than competing alongside your dad in a Racketlon tournament?   That was certainly the opinion of the Gregson, Lau, Ryan and Sweetnam families who all descended on Shrewsbury for the 2nd  Shropshire Open!  Would any of the Father’s or Son’s return home with...

Written by James Pope

The 2016 Racket Masters will be the biggest event on the UK Tour, the event that will allow you, the UK player to test yourself against the best from across Europe in our back garden.  Hosted at the Surrey Sports Park from the 19th to 21st of August, this event features a range of classes from U13s...