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How to start competing


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Competition is at the heart of our sport. 

We think competing against players of a similar level is one of the best ways to enjoy the game, while also improving your skills and making new friends along the way.  

So, you’re looking to get into tennis and want to know how to start competing?

Here you’ll find everything you need to know before you enter a tennis competition – whether it’s your first tournament or your 100th. 

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