Wallsend aces aim to net European title in Spain

A Wallsend tennis club team will put themselves in the international spotlight when they fly out to Spain to take part in the 2015 European Senior Tennis Club Championships at the five-star La Manga Club.

Churchill Tennis Club’s South Northumberland Churchill mean’s over-45 team will pit their wits against the cream of the amateur game from the continent when the elite event is staged at the premier sports venue in Murcia, south east Spain, from September 13 to 26.

Sean Damer, Brent Parker, Harvey Slater, Mike Thorpe and Steve Fairs will compete against teams from Sweden, Belgium, Switzerland, Turkey, Italy and the host nation for the prestigious honour of being crowned European champions.