Tennis: Massive entry for junior event

8:00am Friday 11th July 2014

One of the largest junior events in the country is taking place at Virgin Active Oxford, with more than 500 entrants competing in the Penny & Sinclair tournament.

Oxfordshire’s Bobby Hornby (North Oxford) came eighth out of 60 in the under nine event, while Laila Zugic (VA) won the under 14 girls consolation competition.

Connor Ferguson (White Horse) bowed out in the last 16 of the under 11 event, losing 6-2, 7-5 against eighth seed, Oliver Okwonko.

Oxford Sports Ladies’ 3-1 win over Banbury puts them top of Division 1 of the OLTA Wilson Summer League.

Portcullis lead Division 2 after a 3-1 win over Bicester.

Latest Sport news

Stalwart Mickey Lewis set to leave Oxford United

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 7th July 2015

Mickey Lewis and Alasdair Lane are no longer part of Oxford United’s coaching staff, the Oxford Mail understands.

TENNIS: Alexis Canter wins in Wimbledon's boys' doubles

Oxford Mail:

8:54pm Tuesday 7th July 2015

OXFORDSHIRE'S Alexis Canter teamed up with fellow Briton Finn Bass to advance to the second round of the boys' doubles at Wimbledon today.

FOOTBALL: Oxford City welcome new Spanish trio as squad takes shape

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 7th July 2015

OXFORD City’s Spanish contingent will return this week ahead of their pre-season campaign, which begins against Hungerford Town at Newbury Town on Saturday.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Battling Oxford fall to late storm against high-flying Keighley

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 7th July 2015

Oxford gave pacesetters Keighley Cougars a good test before three late tries gave the hosts a 44-14 win in Kingstone Press League One on Sunday.

RACING: Victoria Pendleton criticism sparks Lawney Hill response

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 7th July 2015

Oxfordshire racehorse trainer Lawney Hill has responded to criticism of Victoria Pendleton’s bid to become an amateur jockey.

FOOTBALL: Cowley Workers squeeze home in Cup

8:00am Tuesday 7th July 2015

Premier Section side Cowley Workers had to come from behind to beat Section 3 hosts Littlemore British Legion 5-4 in the first round of the Greene King ODDA’S Men’s Summer Seven-a-side Cup.

GOLF: Eddie Pepperell confident of making Open line-up

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 7th July 2015

Eddie Pepperell has revealed he withdrew from the French Open with a back problem – but it will not jeopardise his participation in The Open next week.

CRICKET: Will Beer is the toast with all-round show as Oxfordshire take firm grip

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 7th July 2015

Will Beer played the key role as Oxfordshire took firm charge off their Unicorns Counties Championship match against Wales MC at Great & Little Tew.

FOOTBALL: Concannon relishing Didcot Town's FA Cup derby with Wantage Town

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 7th July 2015

DIDCOT Town joint manager Ian Concannon feels his side’s FA Cup clash at local rivals Wantage Town is a mouth-watering one.

ROWING: Constantine Louloudis is inspiration for Great Britain glory

Oxford Mail: Constantine Louloudis was in Oxford University's winning crew

8:00am Tuesday 7th July 2015

The return of Oxford University president Constantine Louloudis helped Great Britain’s eight to victory in the grand Challenge Cup.

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