Good looking, middle-class and largely ineffectual. Recently departed LTA chief executive, Roger Draper epitomises where the LTA have been going wrong for so long, but has his legacy paved the way for future prosperity? 1,019 more words
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Former Tennis Canada president Mike Downey has been named as the new chief executive of the Lawn Tennis Association.
Downey replaces the outgoing Roger Draper, who vacates the post at the end of the month, as the boss of British tennis. 172 more words
The BBC has extended its partnership with Queen’s Club to broadcast the AEGON Championships for a further five years, ensuring that the prestigious event will stay on terrestrial television until at least 2017. 573 more words
British tennis’ sole shining light is still reeling from a second Grand Slam final drubbing and for the sake of the future of British tennis – long may the slump continue. 256 more words
Former Wimbledon champion
Pat Cash has called on Lawn Tennis Association chief executive
Roger Draper to resign for letting down Britain’s young players.
When Draper took on the role in 2006 he vowed to revolutionise the sport and bring more of Britain’s up-and-coming players into the world’s top 100. 190 more words
Photo: Andrew Hayward (cc flickr) … 454 more words