County youth tennis squads all set for cup action at Framlingham
The summer programme of local tennis tournaments is now fully underway, in what is a great opportunity for followers of tennis to see our more local and experienced players of all age categories in action.
Last weekend we saw the conclusion of the Framlingham Lawn Tennis Tournament & Suffolk Championships with many new names on some of the trophies.
As always this is a popular event in the tennis calendar which is well organised and had categories for all the family to take part.
This weekend also sees the finals of the Road to Wimbledon where we have two representatives taking place.
This week will have been a memorable week of tennis and events during the week for the 48 boys and girls taking part.
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This Saturday our 9 & under boys and girls county teams are off to Hills Road Cambridge to play in the Aegon Group F East County Cup.
They will be competing against Bedfordshire, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire county teams.
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Next week is the Jackaman’s 86th Felixstowe Open Tennis Tournament which will be held at Bath Road, another very popular event of the summer calendar.
This is a grade 3 tournament which includes juniors from 8 to 18 year olds, together with men’s and ladies singles and doubles competitions.
With a number of players from outside Suffolk there will be many of our up and coming junior players some of which are also playing in the adult competitions.
The following week is the Suffolk Junior and Senior Closed Tournament 2015 which will be held at the Ipswich Sports Club.
This tournament will be for junior boys and girls aged 8 to 18 years old.
The event also includes Senior’s events for those over 35 upto 60 and over for men and ladies both singles and doubles.
More details for all club and tennis activities are available on our Suffolk Tennis website wwwsuffolktennis.org.uk and the LTA website wwwlta.org.uk.
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