Tennis club to open its doors for free event

Residents are being invited to have a smashing time when a tennis club opens its doors to a free event.

Monday, 9th May 2016, 8:42 am
Updated Monday, 9th May 2016, 10:15 am
The Northumberland Club, in Jesmond, is taking part in the Great British Tennis Weekend.

The Northumberland Club, based in Jesmond, Newcastle, is hosting the Great British Tennis Weekend this weekend.

This free event will offer a range of tennis tasters, complimentary coaching and fun for the whole family. There will also be competitions with prizes and giveaways.

All age groups and standards are welcome with all equipment provided.

The event will take place on Saturday from 9.30am to 11.30am and on Sunday from 1pm to 5pm.

John Henderson, head tennis coach, said: “The GBTW is an excellent initiative from the LTA which encourages tennis clubs to open their doors to the local community, to provide them with opportunities, regardless of age or standard to experience the many variations of tennis including Mini Tennis and Cardio Tennis.”

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