LTA Tennis Awards: The Countdown is On!

28/07/2020

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The countdown to this year’s LTA Tennis Awards National Ceremony is on as we look ahead to revealing this year’s national winners during our first ever virtual ceremony this Thursday 30th July at 7pm.                

Celebrating the achievements made by outstanding volunteers, coaches, officials, venues and players, this year’s ceremony will be available to watch live on the LTA website and YouTube channel, with winners also revealed live on the LTA’s Twitter account as they’re announced.

Hosted by President of the LTA, David Rawlison and presented by LTA Head of Men’s Tennis Leon Smith OBE, this year’s ceremony will see a number of special guests announcing our award winners, with a number of additional surprises along the way.

 A total of 18 awards will be presented on Thursday evening, with national winners for categories such as ‘Club of the Year’ and ‘Volunteer of the Year’ set to be announced, alongside the winners of the LTA’s Men’s and Women’s ‘Player of the Year’ awards – the shortlist for which can be found here.

About the Awards

The LTA Tennis Awards highlight the incredible achievements and contributions of people across Britain. 

Launched in 2015 with the help of former LTA president Cathie Sabin OBE, the awards recognise the many thousands of inspirational individuals involved in tennis, dedicating their precious time and energy; 25,000 volunteers, 4,672 coaches and 975 officials. They also highlight the incredible achievements of some 22,000 schools, 2,768 clubs and over 9,276 LTA approved tournaments. The contribution of these individuals and venues helps to bring fans and players closer to the game we all love.

Over 2,000 public nominations were received for this year’s awards, with over 70 inspirational regional winners going forward as national finalists for 2020.

The full list of national finalists for this year’s awards can be found here.

How do i watch?

The LTA Tennis Awards National Ceremony will be streamed live at 7pm on Thursday 30th July on the LTA Awards section of our website & our  YouTube channel.

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