Jasmine, from Upper 4 3P, has become our first HSBC Road to Wimbledon champion. Both Jasmine and runner up, Charlotte, in Upper 3 , will now go on to represent Talbot Heath at the HSBC Road to Wimbledon County Final – the winner of which, will represent Dorset at the Road to Wimbledon National Finals, to be held on the world famous grass courts of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon, between 11-16 August 2014.
Road to Wimbledon is organised by the LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) - British Tennis.
‘By staging a Road to Wimbledon event, your school is showing its commitment to its tennis players; providing them with competitive tennis and social opportunities, in a nationwide event’, says Tournament Director, Paul Hutchins. ‘Another bonus, is that all participants are welcome to attend the National Finals, as spectators, at Wimbledon in August’.
All participants received an official HSBC Road to Wimbledon certificate, with the winner and runner up also receiving a gift bag containing Adidas, Slazenger, Evian and Wilson products, as well as the latest copy of Tennishead Magazine.
Miss Hardy, Head of Sport stated how this win yet again highlights the school's commitment to tennis and how the competition displayed the depth of tennis talent at Talbot Heath.