It’s finals day at the inaugural TS 1000 tournament taking place at the National Tennis Centre in Stirling. Featuring some of Scotland’s top players matches start at 10am with the semi-finals, followed by the finals from 1pm. Spectating is free.
The TS Open Tour is a brand new initiative from Tennis Scotland and this weekend has seen the action reach a finale with the TS 1000 tournament. Taking place at the University of Stirling at the National Tennis Centre some of Scotland’s top tennis players are competing for the title of men’s and women’s singles champion.
The men’s draw is made up of 32 players while the women’s draw features 16 players. The format for both draws will be the best of 3 tie-break sets. After yesterday’s last 16 and quarter-final matches today’s action feature the semi-finals and finals in both the women’s and men’s tournaments. Draws in full at the bottom of this page.
The women’s draw features 8 out of the top 10 British ranked Scottish players with Scottish No.1 and World No.599 Maia Lumsden (left) the headline women in action. Joining these players in the draw are four women TS 500 qualifiers who will be looking to cause an upset.
The men’s draw features 15 of the top-30 British ranked Scottish players alongside a number of players who have received world ranking points or played men’s ITF events. Ones to watch include Scott Duncan (below right), Nicolas Rosenzweig and Robert Leck.
Also in action is TS 500 qualifier not to mention tournament organiser and University of Stirling head coach, Euan McGinn, who commented: “I am really looking forward to competing in the TS 1000. There has been some brilliant tennis on display throughout the competition, and with the draws featuring some top players, I am expecting to see plenty more great matches. Hopefully we see many of the players and supporters that have attended the TS 300 and 500 events coming along to watch and add to the atmosphere of the weekend.”
Who will be named the men’s and women’s singles champion come early evening? Spectators are welcome to come and find out at what is sure to be a great advertisement for tennis in Scotland! Refreshments will be available to purchase from the on-site café.
Matches start at 10am with the semi-finals in both the women’s and men’s tournaments. Finals from 1pm.
Admission at the TS Open Tour Finals is free for spectators.