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2018 Regional VI Tennis Tournaments

Tennis Foundation 2016

The dates for the next year’s regional tournaments that have been confirmed already are as follows:

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Tennis news: NVITC Results!

NVITC Winners 2017

Turnham, former champion Nikhil Nair, Keith Turner and Sidney Tambin advanced to the B1 men’s singles semi-finals after coming through the three round-robin groups of three players. But while Nair reached the final after contesting three tie-breaks, Turnham was never stretched to a tie-break and he claimed a 6-4 win over top seed Nair in the final.

Meanwhile, Morgan dropped just one game in her semi-final against Masuma Ali on her way to the B1 women’s title. Morgan beat Yvette Priestly 6-0 in the final and later partnered Turnham to deny Nair and Chris Jefferies in the B1 doubles final, Turnham and Morgan winning 6-1.

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Stellar Entry for 2017 NVITC!

National VI Tennis Championship 2017

Chris Baily and Brenda Cassell, Great Britain’s first ever visually impaired tennis finalists in international competition, are among a host of defending champions set to contest the 2017 National Visually Impaired Tennis Championships, which takes place for the first time at Loughborough University Tennis Centre from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October.

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Meet Linda – Volunteer Coordinator!

Meet Linda Volunteer Tennis Coordinator

Linda Almond is a dedicated volunteer for Metro Blind Sport and has been supporting people with sight loss to access and enjoy weekly tennis sessions since 2011. Linda first discovered her love of tennis 20 years ago when she started playing for a local team. One day, she attended the Blind Tennis Championships in Roehampton where she met Roy Smith, Director of Metro Blind Sport, and happened to say “if you are ever in Islington and need a hand” which is where Linda’s volunteering journey began.

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Sports Psychology Session – ITC- 20 Sept

Sports Psychology with Joe Lake

Dealing with stress and emotion in tennis 8-9pm Wednesday 20th September 2017 Islington Tennis Centre Market Road, N7 9PL Contcat Email: almondall@aol.com

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