Bishop Auckland

Welcome to Durham & Cleveland LTA

Our purpose is to support clubs, venues and coaches across our area in the delivery of top quality tennis, accessible to all. We work with the LTA to deliver its vision of Tennis Opened Up, increasing participation in our wonderful sport by making it relevant, accessible, welcoming and enjoyable.

We hope you will find what you are looking for on these pages. If not, or you still have questions, please contact us at

Durham & Cleveland News Update

For all the latest tennis news in Durham & Cleveland and throughout the country.

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LTA Tennis Awards 2023 - Nominations now open!

Help us to celebrate the fantastic work going on across Durham & Cleveland and submit your nominations now.  All our Award winners are celebrated at our Annual Awards Evening in early 2023 and are entered into LTA Regional Awards and potentially National Awards ceremonies.

Click HERE to submit your online nomination.  For more information on the LTA Awards, please click here

NE Coaching Vacancy Online Map

We have set up a map with all the current coaching vacancies.

The blue icons are LTA Registered Venues in Durham & Cleveland, and also Northumberland. Yellow icons are current vacancies.

Please use Safari or Chrome to open on your mobile phone.

Coach Development Plan

Coaches are at the very heart of tennis in Britain. They are often responsible for the very first experience people have when they step on court, and play a vital role in growing our sport and developing players that compete on the world stage. Through this strategy, we are implementing what is the biggest ever transformation of coach education and development across three key areas.

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LTA Youth Start

Who’s ready to Level Up? LTA Youth Start is for kids aged 4-11 years who are new to tennis. We’ll help teach kids new life skills, developing them as both players and people.


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Safe to Play

Safe to Play is an innovative safeguarding awareness campaign to help keep those involved in sport safe. Its purpose is to ensure all parents, players and coaches are aware of the signs of abuse, how to report a concern and how to keep themselves, children and at-risk adults safe.

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Sponsorship Opportunities


Durham & Cleveland is delighted to have the support of its sponsors and we are very appreciative of their commitment. It enables us to support our many activities and programmes.

We would welcome other businesses or individuals wishing to sponsor Durham & Cleveland Tennis. Please contact our President, John Schofield via who will be pleased to discuss the opportunities available and the benefits we can offer.