Tennis stars come to Capital

Promising wheelchair tennis players are competing in Edinburgh this weekend, as the Tennis Foundation’s development series kicks off.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 14th April 2012, 1:00 pm

Winning Wheels, a tennis club based at the Craiglockhart Tennis Centre, is hosting the event, which is the first of ten to be held across the country.

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Defending champion Keith Thom, from Dumfries, is looking to regain his crown in a competition which will come to a close in December in Preston.

Becky Tilley, competition and events manager at the Tennis Foundation, said: “With over 70 participants last year we are hoping that more players are attracted to participate in the development series in 2012.”