Four days after Britain's Davis Cup success, Judy Murray is visiting the Scottish Borders with her tennis roadshow.
Judy, whose sons Andy and Jamie led Britain to the first Davis Cup semi-final since 1981, will hold coaching sessions at the Borders Tennis Centre in Galashiels, on Thursday.
Then on Friday, she will be running sessions at Peebles Tennis Club.
Judy Murray, the mum of 2013 Wimbledon Champion Andy, is bringing her tennis roadshow to the Scottish Borders.
She'll be in Peebles next Thursday then Galashiels the day after to deliver the Tennis on the Road programme - a scheme aimed at giving parents, coaches, teachers and volunteers the tools needed to get children active and ready to play tennis.
The roadshow is visiting the Borders Tennis Centre and Peebles Tennis Club serving up action packed days for local residents. In a series of individual sessions across the two days, local children will experience some of the games that Judy played with her sons Andy and Jamie when they were younger.
Local families are being invited along to an ‘ace’ event at Bitts Park tennis courts this Saturday (18 July), between 1pm and 4pm.
Carlisle City Council and social enterprise charity GLL have lined up a packed programme of tennis activities for all the family to enjoy.
The free event is open to all abilities and ages. Activities will include:
- · Drop in tennis
- · Parent and child tennis
- · Adult and junior tennis coaching
- · Cardio tennis
- · Mini tennis coaching tasters
- · Tots tennis tasters
- · Social doubles
- · Ball machine and fastest serve
- · Wheelchair tennis.
Judy Murray, mum of former Wimbeldon Champion Andy, brought her Tennis on the Road programme back to Dumfries and Galloway on Saturday.
The tennis coach put on a number of sessions for local residents and helped in the grand opening of the Stewartry Community Sports Club.
Her Tennis on the Road programme shows parents, teachers, volunteers and sports development teams how to deliver fun tennis, coordination and competition sessions to children and adults.
Many of the games and skill-builders are based on those that Judy played with her tennis star sons Andy and Jamie when they were young.
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Judy Murray, the mother of Wimbledon champion, Andy Murray, was in Carlisle at the weekend to give a masterclass to young people.
She was visiting the city's Chatsworth Tennis Club to pass on advice to the next generation of potential champions.
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