Brook Appointed as New All England Lawn Tennis Club Chairman

By Community | December 10, 2010

Phillip Brook has been named as the new chairman of the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) most commonly known for their role as the private members club as the venue for Wimbledon Tennis.

Tim Phillips, the club’s previous chairman, has retired after 11 years in the role and is replaced by Brook who previously held the position of vice-chairman with the appointment taking place with immediate effect.

Brook’s former playing career accomplishments saw him become the captain of the Cambridge University lawn tennis team as well as Men’s Singles Champion for the Yorkshire region. He has been a member of the AELTC for 21 years as well as a member of the International Lawn Tennis Club of Great Britain since 1977, serving as a treasurer for a 15 year spell between 1986 and 2001.