As Andy Murray battles it out in the semi final at Wimbledon, one budding young tennis player from Leicestershire is making a name for himself in America.
Twenty-year-old Connor Glennon from Rothley, Leicestershire, has been named Confederation Player of the year. He was awarded a tennis scholarship at Memphis Tennessee University and hopes to become a professional player on the international circuit.
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