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The 102cd week-long Hunstanton Lawn Tennis Tournament commences on the 18th August 2024 and is said to be Britain’s largest event of its kind after Wimbledon, taking place on 38 grass courts. Starting at the Hunstanton Recreation Ground on Sunday, play will continue each day, through to all the finals on Saturday.
The competition has attracted just short of 1,000 individual players, competing in 40 different events. This will be boosted by around another 150 juniors with the mini Gresham’s round-robin event for under-12s and under-10s commencing on the Wednesday. Hunstanton’s tournament has attracted players from eight-years-old through to some senior veterans, with some competitors in their 80s, from all over the country and also from abroad. The standard ranges from those entering their first competition to very good county players. South Wales-based Three Castles Cover has signed a three-year deal to support the tournament.
Established in 1920, the tournament takes place on 38 tennis courts on the towns recreation ground, over seven days from Sunday20th to Saturday 26th August. The tennis tournament is open to players of all ages and ability from six-year olds to sixty-year olds. It is second only to Wimbledon in size, attracting thousands of competitors every August. The tournament celebrated its centenary in 2022, a year after the actual date due to the Coronavirus epidemic.
Entries for the 2024 Hunstanton Lawn Tennis Tournament open on March 1st 2024.