Serving up FREE open day at University of Warwick's Tennis Centre - The Coventry Observer

19th Aug, 2022

Serving up FREE open day at University of Warwick's Tennis Centre

Ryan Smith 14th Jul, 2022

WIMBLEDON may be over for another year but wannabe Cam Norries and Heather Watsons can still get their tennis fix with a free event on Saturday, July 16, at the University of Warwick tennis centre in Coventry.

The free open day will take place at the university’s tennis centre and everyone will be able to get strawberries and cream when they arrive.

It is open to all ages and abilities and plenty of high-level coaches will be available on the day to provide hints and tips.

The event will start by serving up an hour-long junior class for five to 16-year-olds, featuring drills, games and racquet skills exercises.

At 3pm there will be a family cardio tennis session and an hour later the coaches will deliver a training session where people can receive feedback on their game and technique.

Matt Lancaster, the centre’s tennis manager, said: “We’re thrilled to invite the community for our special open day – we feel Wimbledon is the perfect time to inspire people to celebrate and give tennis a go.

“Tennis is an incredibly inclusive sport that people of all ages can practice, no matter their previous experience or level.

“This is set to be an ace of an open day, perhaps we’ll even find the next Emma Raducanu or Andy Murray, right here in Coventry.”

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