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Grantees compete all around the world!

Whilst many of us are enjoying our Summer holidays, our Grantees and Alumni are working harder than ever to build up their rankings and gain as much experience competing as they can, in places all over the world.

Here are a some of their excellent results from the last couple of weeks;

Jay Clarke reached the finals of the ATP challenger event in Kazakhstan, losing out in a close three setter.

Jodie Burrage reached the Singles finals at the W25 event in France and Ali Collins reached the Doubles finals of the W25 event in Kiev.

Closer to home, current Grantee, Lois Newberry won the Singles title at the Tennis Europe Cat. 2 event at Queenswood (14U), whilst Amalia Widdowson reached the semi finals of the same event and Abby Kelliher took the title in the doubles event. Ben Gusic Wan won both the boys 14U singles and doubles at the same event.

Joe Salisbury and his American partner, Rajeev Ram, won their maiden ATP Masters 100 team title at the Toronto Nation Bank Open last week.

Ben Gusic Wan (pictured) had a terrific week at the All England Club where he won both the Singles and Doubles event at the 'Road to Wimbledon event' and Jesse Clarkson (also pictured)

won both the Singles and Doubles titles at the Grade 3 event Esher Lawn Tennis Club.

Jade Cole won the Doubles event at the ITF Junior Grade 5 in Ghana and past Grantee, Aidan McHugh, reached the final of the M25 in Decatur, America. reaching a new career high ranking of 387 in the process.

Congratulations to all on an excellent couple of week's tennis!

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