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Merchiston-VCastle-School-Tennis Academy No.1 Uk

The last year has been a triumph for both of Merchiston’s specialist Golf and Tennis Academies.


  • Number 1 tennis school ranking in UK
  • National School U18 Champions
  • Scottish Schools U18 Champions 7th in a row
  • Scottish Schools U15 (in final in September)
  • U15 coming 3rd in National Schools 
  • U13 coming 2nd in National Schools
  • Jacob competed in all four Grand Slams making quarter finals at Wimbledon
  • Charlie winning ITF title in Cork and winning a National singles title
  • Matthew R gaining ITF ranking and winning three National singles titles
  • Johannus gaining ATP ranking and winning men’s British Tour event 
  • Several LTA grade 3 titles across different age groups


  • National Schools Champions U18
  • Scottish Secondary Schools Champions (6 in a row)
  • U13 and U15 Scottish Schools Champions
  • No.2 in Year 7 and 8 National Schools Championships
  • No.3 in Year 9 and 10 National Schools Championships
  • Jacob competed in the French Open, Wimbledon and US Open. Winner of Grade 1 ITF in Russia. Currently ranked number 60 in the world
  • Matthew winner of TE in Dublin.  Currently ranked number 75 in Europe
  • U16 LTA Grade 2 Winner – Charlie
  • U18 LTA Grade 2 Winner – Matthew

2016/17 Achievements

  • No.2 World Tennis School, ISF Championships 2017
  • No.2 UK Tennis School, LTA 2017
  • AEGON National Schools Year 10 Champions, 2016
  • Jacob F was selected for Team GB U16 team which won the European Winter Cup, February 2017
  • Charlie M, U14 and Matthew R, U12, represented Scotland in the Home Nations Championships, Cardiff, September 2016
  • The Tennis Academy was invited to represent Scotland at the World Schools Tennis Championships, Brazil, March 2017

2015/16 Achievements

  • No.3 UK Tennis School, LTA 2016
  • Scottish Secondary School Tennis Team Champions, 2016, winning an impressive 7 out of 9 years
  • Jacob, and Tennis Academy Head Coach David Brewer, were lucky enough to be invited to an LTA training camp in La Manga, May 2016
  • U12 Singles Winner – Matthew R
  • U16 Singles Winner – Charlie
  • U16 Consolation Winner – Marcus
  • U16 Doubles Winners – Charlie and Johannus
  • U18 Singles Winner – Matthew H

2014/15 Achievements

  • The first school to represent Scotland at the World Schools Tennis Championships, Doha 2015
  • No.6 in the world at the WSTC, Doha 2015
  • U18 Scottish Schools Tennis Champions, 2015
  • U15 and U13 Scottish Schools Tennis Champions, 2015
  • Participant in Junior Wimbledon, 2015
  • No.2 in the UK in the LTA Team Tennis Schools rankings, 2014
  • U18 Scottish Indoor Champions, January 2014
  • U13 AEGON National Schools Tennis Champions, 2014

Sport Tweets

    It is important to note that we always endeavour to think of each and every boy’s ‘journey’ in terms of his ongoing fitness and his personal welfare in this area, both while he is at Merchiston, and indeed beyond his school career.

    Rory MCann Director of Sport