Local boys play at Wimbledon

PUBLISHED: 14:15 24 August 2011

Backwell tennis players at Wimbledon.

Backwell tennis players at Wimbledon.

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Two Backwell School students qualify to play at Wimbledon.

JIMMY Hardiman, from Backwell, and Kristian Newman, from Yatton, both qualified to play in the national finals of the HSBC Road to 
Wimbledon tournament last week.

Both boys aged 14 attend Backwell School and train at the David Lloyd club in Ashton. They are both county players and compete regularly in tournaments all over the UK.

Jimmy and Kristian enjoyed the opportunity to compete on the Wimbledon grass courts and both had a memorable experience.


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