More funding awards to support disabled tennis players in Wales

21/01/2020

| Tennis Wales

Tennis Wales, in partnership with the LTA, has awarded more than £20,000 to projects aimed at opening tennis up to more people with a disability across Wales in 2020. The funding is part of a new strategy to grow the number of people playing tennis on a regular basis and will support more than 1,300 disabled tennis players across Wales.

Pam Griffiths, National Participation Manager for Tennis Wales said

“It is fantastic for us to work closely with the LTA to support to the Open Court Programme in Wales.  We are working together with partners to offer new and grow existing opportunities for different impairments across Wales”

The investment is being made into the following programmes, with activities taking place throughout 2020:

Newport LIVE

Chris Hill Tennis

Anglesey Local Authority

Cardiff STARS & Windsor Tennis Club & VI Tennis

Cardiff Wheelchair Club

Ceredigion Local Authority

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Wrexham Tennis Centre

Swansea Tennis Centre

Tennis Wales

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