Tennis club holds court

DID you have the Tennis X Factor at the weekend? More than 60 players of all ages, ranging from mini tennis to adults, found that they did on Saturday. The Lister club in Stevenage hosted its first ever Tennis X Factor and the event exceeded all expectati

DID you have the Tennis X Factor at the weekend?

More than 60 players of all ages, ranging from mini tennis to adults, found that they did on Saturday.

The Lister club in Stevenage hosted its first ever Tennis X Factor and the event exceeded all expectations.

It was part of the launch of the LTA's latest initiative Raw Tennis.

Information about this can be found at www.rawtennis.net

The three overall winners - who each received a year's free membership to the Lister Tennis Club - were John Rabbett (adults), Theodora Ewer (juniors) and Ben Malpass (mini tennis).

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All those that did take part are also asked to register their personal best scores on the Raw Tennis website.

Organiser Mark Roskilly said: "A big thank you must go to all of the coaches and members that helped on the day.

"The event would not have been such a success without their help."

Any further information regarding Raw Tennis can be obtained from Mark Roskilly at the club on 01438 721515 or by emailing listertc@hotmail.co.uk