Sport Relief 2016

Jamie Laing 24 hour Sport Relief Tennis Marathon

The LTA are delighted to announce that so far they have raised £25,807 for Sport Relief!

How we have raised money so far

'Made in Chelsea' star Jamie Laing has undertaken a grueling 24 hour tennis match on Thursday 25th February with a little help from some celebrity hitting partners and LTA tennis activities to see him through.

Laing said:

"When the LTA approached me to take on the 24 hour tennis match, the answer was an immediate yes. Working with Sport Relief in 2014 was an incredibly rewarding experience and to be given the chance to raise money for such a great cause again is really exciting.

"I love tennis and have played it my whole life, but this will be one of the biggest challenges I have ever undertaken - I need all the support I can to get me through and raise as much money as possible."

The British Tennis community will also be doing their bit by running numerous fun and active fundraising activities for their members. This will include traditional coffee mornings, cake sales, tennis social-events or and free open days for all and sundry from the local community to come along and play at the club in return for a donation.

How you can help

There's still time donate - see below on how you can get involved!

Donate online

Help the LTA re-invest into sport through the Sport Relief campaign and the Tennis Foundation project.

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Please note, texts cost five pounds plus your standard network message charge. All £5 of your donation will go to Sport Relief. You must be 16 or over and please ask the bill payer's permission. For full terms and conditions and more information go to

Where will the money raised go?

Money raised will not only go towards Sport Relief’s 2016 campaign, but some will be re-invested into the sport via a Tennis Foundation project. This aims to help disadvantaged people and communities access and play tennis and develop life skills.


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