VI Tennis – NTC – 31 March Cancelled

Vision Impaired Tennis - Every Tuesday - 7pm - 8.30 pm at the NTC
National Tennis Centre (NTC), 100 Priory Lane, London, SW15 5JQ
7.00 pm - 8.30 pm
31st March 2020
£5 per session No need to book - pay as you go

VI Tennis – NTC – 31 March Cancelled

We regret to inform you that this event has been cancelled with immediate effect; until further notice. This is due to the current health situation.

In line with recent government guidance around non-essential contact and unnecessary travel, in order to minimise the spread of Covid-19, it is with regret that we have to suspend all events and activities until further notice.

Metro Blind Sport advises checking the latest government Coronavirus advice: link here  and the NHS advice on infection control: NHS Advice

Blind Tennis at the National Tennis Centre (NTC) 

Our tennis sessions are for blind and partially sighted people who want to learn a new skill, get active and have fun!  Tennis is a great way to improve your physical and mental health and wellbeing – you don’t need to be a talented sports person to experience the benefits of tennis. The Vision Impaired game is adapted through the use of smaller courts, a lower net, tactile court lines and audible balls so you can hear it bounce.

If you have any questions, would like to volunteer or would like more information please don’t hesitate to give us a call Lee on 07712168548

Metro would always advise to phone or email the event contacts to confirm there have been no last-minute changes or cancellations.

Event Details:

Date: Every Tuesday   Time: 7 pm – 8.30 pm
( half-term is 17th-21st Feb) End of term 31st March
Location: National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ
How to book: No need to book – pay as you go (£5 per session)
Contact: Coach Lee Neale or call  07712168548

Blind Tennis

Is often called Soundball Tennis and is played on either a badminton court or a standard tennis court using a junior tennis racket and an adapted sponge ball that makes a noise when it bounces. Balls can be either black or florescent yellow to give maximum contrast with the colour of the sports hall. Blind Tennis video link here

Want to know more about Blind Tennis?

You can watch a video of Odette, our Metro Tennis Sport lead being interviewed about Sound Ball Tennis at the link below:

Latest VI Advisory Groups agreed on Blind Tennis Rule below

Download: the full VI Tennis Advisory Group Document below
Feedback Word document here

See rules for more info.

Read about the Metro Annual Tennis Tournament 2013 and a new players perspective by clicking on ‘Articles’ in the Quicklinks box on this page. For an umpire’s view of the 2012 Tournament, Visit:

Watch a video on Metro the Tennis Foundation website of metro members playing at the National Tennis Centre

To read about Miyoshi Takei, the inventor of blind tennis, visit:


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