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Leeds VI Tennis Tournament enter until Sat 21 May!

Image banner with photos of tennis player returnng the ball and tennis players and volunteers shaking hands over the net at a tournament
Venue:
John Charles Centre for Sport Leeds, Middleton Grove, LEEDS, Yorkshire
Time:
entry final date 21 May - event date: 4th/5th June
Phone:
0113 3788233
Date:
21st May 2022
Cost:
£20.00


 

Leeds VI Tennis Tournament

Dates:  4, 5 June 2022    Enter by 21 May 2022

Venue: John Charles Centre for Sport

Enter here: Leeds Visually Impaired Regional Tournament

Withdrawal date: 28th May

Contact: Nick Smith  0113 3788233 or email: nicholas.smith2@leeds.gov.uk

 

 

Dan Maskell – VI Development Camp – June 18 and 19

Join us for a weekend of expert tennis coaching for players of all abilities and experience levels, mixed with fun, social activities to meet other players!

We are hosting impairment specific camps – one for wheelchair tennis, one for visually impaired tennis (B1-B4/5 with B1 players in their own hall) and one for learning disability tennis.

We have hand-picked the best coaches! All are very experienced and ready to cater for each player’s needs. Each weekend will consist of fun warm-up activities for the full group to join, then there will be elements where groups are broken into smaller sections for more focused skills-based activities. On Saturday evening we invite everyone to come together for a meal and a chat – the coaches will be there to give you more information about tennis in the UK and we may even have some special guests along!

Visually Impaired Tennis Camp – June 18 and 19 at The Northumberland Club

All camps will run on Saturday from 1 pm till Sunday at 2.30 pm (2 pm on the court with a wrap up at the end)

The cost is £40 which goes towards coaching and court hire. Meals/accommodation/travel will not be included. Players will need to arrange travel and accommodation themselves but we can assist if needed. If you don’t have your own equipment contact us ASAP so we can help organise this for you. You can book through this link (payment is required).

https://fs18.formsite.com/ltaadmin/zkqs4nzbbh/index.html

For more information, you can email: liz@danmaskelltennistrust.org.uk

 

 

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

Get all the latest blind & partially sighted event information & news as soon as we do!

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Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here

 

 

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Metro Winners at the VI Tennis National Finals 2021

Photo montage of Metro Tennis players who won their category in the LTA Tennis finals in Wrexham 2021

Visually Impaired Tennis National Finals 2021

Wrexham Tennis Centre 19/11/2021 to  21/11/2021

Congratulations to the winners and to all who took part, from us all at Metro Blind Sport! This year, our Metro members had winners in 6  of the main categories!  Well done to you all, that is a fantastic result!

Metro winners in 2021

 

B1 Men’s Singles

  • Naqi Rizvi

B1 Doubles

  • Tracy Compton
  • Roy Turnham

B2-5 Men’s Doubles

  • Neil Balmforth
  • Ivan Rodriguez-Deb

B2-5 Women’s Doubles

  • Louise Evans
  • Helen Potter

B3 Men’s Singles

  • Paul Ryb

B4/5 Men’s Singles

  • Ivan Rodriguez-Deb

 

Full LTA results click here: Results 2021

 

Want to Learn Blind and partially sighted Tennis?

Visit our Tennis page: Tennis page

To find out more or to  join our  amazing volunteer team, please

Contact: Linda Almond or call 07775 894136

 

 

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Open Disability Tennis Competition – 10 Oct!

Defiant Sports Open Disability Tennis Competition 10 Oct 2021

Defiant Sports Open Disability Tennis Competition

A new initiative to get everyone involved in tennis, regardless of disabilities.

Ages 16 and above are welcome. £3 entry for the tournament.

Event Details

  • Location: Eastbourne Sports Park, Cross Levels Way, Eastbourne, BN21 2UF
  • Date: 10 October 2021  Time: 10 am – 2 pm  Cost: £3
  • How to book: by emailing info@defiantsports.org.uk  or calling 07887755856.

The LTA is working with Defiant Sports and Tennis Sussex to deliver an all-inclusive tennis competition that allows anyone with a disability to enter, no matter what their impairment or eligibility criteria for other disability competitions. Players will be assessed upon arrival in order to group by ability level, rather than by their impairment.

Open Court allows players of all ranges and disabilities to play against one another on an even level. Join Defiant Sports first LTA Open Court tournament to increase inclusivity in tennis, and for your chance to win a trophy.

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

Get all the latest blind & partially sighted event information & news as soon as we do!

Metro Blind Sport:  Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Instagram   |  LinkedIn

Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here

 

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Open Disability Tennis Competition – 10 Oct!

Defiant Sports Open Disability Tennis Competition 10 Oct 2021
Venue:
Eastbourne Sports Park, Cross Levels Way, Eastbourne, BN21 2UF
Time:
10. 00 am - 2.00 pm
Phone:
07887755856
Date:
10th October 2021
Cost:
£3


Defiant Sports Open Disability Tennis Competition

A new initiative to get everyone involved in tennis, regardless of disabilities.

Ages 16 and above are welcome. £3 entry for the tournament.

Event Details

  • Location: Eastbourne Sports Park, Cross Levels Way, Eastbourne, BN21 2UF
  • Date: 10 October 2021  Time: 10 am – 2p m
  • How to book: by emailing info@defiantsports.org.uk  or calling 07887755856.

The LTA is working with Defiant Sports and Tennis Sussex to deliver an all-inclusive tennis competition that allows anyone with a disability to enter, no matter what their impairment or eligibility criteria for other disability competitions. Players will be assessed upon arrival in order to group by ability level, rather than by their impairment.

Open Court allows players of all ranges and disabilities to play against one another on an even level. Join Defiant Sports first LTA Open Court tournament to increase inclusivity in tennis, and for your chance to win a trophy.

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

Get all the latest blind & partially sighted event information & news as soon as we do!

Metro Blind Sport:  Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Instagram   |  LinkedIn

Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here

 

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LTA: Disability Tennis Competitions 2021 Update!

LTA: Disability Tennis Competitions 2021 Update!

As you can imagine with varying restrictions across the UK at the moment it has been tricky to finalise a competition calendar. Understandably many venues don’t want to commit to any events early in the year due to uncertainties, so you will notice most events start a little later than usual.

Below are the events booked in so far, more dates will be added in the New Year and thank you very much for your patience on this. All dates are provisional and are subject to change depending on lockdown restrictions in 2021.

Dates and well as entry links will be added to the Disability Competitions Calendar which can be found here: https://www.lta.org.uk/play-compete/competing/disability-competitions-calendar/

 

Learning Disability

  • 20-21 February

Leeds Learning Disability Tennis Competition

JCCS Tennis Centre

  • TBC

Gosling Learning Disability Tennis Competition

  • TBC

Wrexham Learning Disability Tennis Competition

  • 29-30 May

Bradfield Learning Disability Tennis Competition

Bradfield College

 

Visually Impaired

  • 10-11th April

Newport Visually Impaired Tennis Tournament

Newport Tennis Centre (NP19 4RA)

  • 17-18th April (provisional, trying to move as its close to Newport Event)

Loughborough Visually Impaired Tennis Tournament

Loughborough University

  • TBC

Newcastle Visually Impaired Tennis Tournament

  • 5-6th June (provisional)

Brighton Visually Impaired Tennis Tournament

Virgin Active, Brighton

 

Wheelchair

  • 20-21 March

Newport Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

Newport Tennis Centre (NP19 4RA)

  • 10-11th April

Loughborough Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

Loughborough University

  • 8-9th May

Taunton Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

Taunton Tennis Club

 

Claire McCulloch
Disability Competitions Co-ordinator

Claire.McCulloch@lta.org.uk

 

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