New Competitions announced in Wales

20/01/2020

| Tennis Wales

Tennis Wales has announced a number of new competitions taking place throughout 2020, aiming to attract more high profile domestic events to Wales.

The new events, for both juniors & seniors will feature a new LTA Grade 2 Junior Open event in Wrexham, new British Tour and Disability events North and South and a new Welsh Veterans Championships planned for August in Cardiff.

Mark Lewis, commenting on behalf of Tennis Wales said “We are hugely excited about bringing more high-level competition opportunities to Wales. We have worked closely with the LTA over the past few months in order to provide a much broader competition calendar. This will give Welsh players the chance to compete on their doorstep while attracting players from all over the country to come and play at some of our fantastic venues here in Wales.

We are looking forward to working with our various partners to deliver some excellent events, while continuing to retain a big focus on working with existing and new venues and referee’s, to ensure there is local competition opportunities that cater for all levels of player’s playing the game ”.

The new events are taking place as follows;

Wheelchair Tennis Tournament                     7th-8th March at Newport Tennis Centre

Visually Impaired Regional Tournament        21st-22nd March at Newport Tennis Centre

The Welsh Junior Open Grade 2                   4th-11th April at Wrexham Tennis Centre

Welsh Senior Tennis Championships      14-16th August at David Lloyd Club Cardiff

Wrexham British Tour Tier 2                          14th-19th September at Wrexham Tennis Centre

Learning Disability Tournament                      3rd-4th October at Newport Tennis Centre

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