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Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Latest News | 0 comments

Press release: ‘100 plus hit the Holford Drive Tennis Courts’

With tennis in Birmingham hitting fever pitch at The Edgbaston Priory Club at the WTA AEGON Classic this week, over 100 new tennis players hit the courts at Holford Drive Community Tennis Club, in Perry Barr last weekend. The new community tennis club joined hundreds of tennis venues across the Country to promote FREE tennis as part of the Great British Tennis Weekend, which saw approaching 20,000 bookings, at over 1200 venues. Holford Drive CTC Chairman, Eugene Codrington, was delighted to see so many people turning up in Saturday’s rain and Sunday’s sunshine to try tennis for free at the Holford Drive courts. Mr Codrington said, “With our team of partners putting so much effort into making tennis easy to try, we were thrilled to see so many people enjoying what we have to offer, and signing up too.” The Club saw over one hundred locals enjoying family tennis, with nearly half signing up to the new low cost membership. People were keen to take up the ‘Great Racket...

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