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Judy Murray teaches tennis in Dumfries and Galloway

Judy Murray with local residents in Dumfries and Galloway Credit: Tennis on the Road

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.

“Tennis on the Road is about helping to inspire, support and grow our workforce by sharing ideas for coaching, competition and skill building with parents, teachers, students, volunteers and sports coaches.

We’ve now spent four days across April and May building a workforce in Dumfries and Galloway, visiting various schools and tennis clubs in the area."

– Judy Murray


Murray's mother coaches Carlisle's next generation of champions

Judy Murray with her son, Andy. Credit: dam Davy/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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.

Murray inspires youngsters to pick up their rackets

Andy Murray has dominated the sports headlines this week after his historic win at Wimbledon on Sunday (7th July).

Tennis clubs across the region are now expecting an influx of youngsters, trying to follow in his footsteps, as Murray mania grips the nation.

Tim Backshall has been to one leading club in Cumbria where the name of the new Wimbledon champion is a very familiar one: