BLAZING sunshine greeted the start of the North of Scotland Tennis Championships in Elgin.
The event at Elgin Lawn Tennis Club has attracted 100 competitors in the junior and senior events.
The courts at Duff Avenue will see qualifying games and finals played throughout the week, with the final day on Saturday.
The event is open to spectators throughout the day with games taking place during the day and into the evening.
For pictures from the event see 'The Scot' print version on Friday.