22nd Jan, 2020

Bromsgrove Tennis Club juniors serve up more success at national Torquay tournament

TEENAGE players from Bromsgrove Tennis Club have enjoyed more success in the latest national tournament.

There were 19 juniors in action at the 2019 Torquay Open where there were 300 of the top young players from all over the country.

It is one of the top Junior Grade 3 tournaments in the UK.

Imogen Sinclair won the ladies and was runner-up in the 18s and under, Joe Hart and Josie Ward were runners-up in the 16s and under singles sections and Fin Cook was runner-up in the men’s singles and doubles.

There was plenty of other doubles success with three pairs making the semi-finals. Among them were Tom Round and Cameron Owen in boys 14s and under, Josie Ward and Imogen Sinclair in the 18s and under and Harley Jones and Josie Ward in the 14s and under mixed.

Coaches James Griffiths and Luke Pettit said they were immensely proud of all of their juniors for their efforts.

“They will learn so much from their experience,” they added.

Bromsgrove Tennis Club has the highest achieving junior players in Herefordshire and Worcestershire and coaching for all levels starts from four years old and upwards.

The oldest player at the club is 90.

“We welcome new players to meet new people and help get healthy and is a sport for life and is the most useful sport for human health,” added James.


Open day and exhibition match….

Bromsgrove Tennis Club is holding an exhibition match and open day on September 14 from 11am to 12pm when its top player Fin Cook will take on some of the top juniors.

There is also free coaching for all levels and ages from 12pm to 1pm with a free racket for the first eight mini tennis players (four to eight-year-olds) to sign up.

Call James Griffiths on 07973 666793 or Luke Pettit on 07487 710447 for more information, book a place or for a free trial session at the club.


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