AN award-winning team at Pershore Tennis Centre have extended their invitation to all wheelchair users and those with physical impairments to come and join them on court at the local Club.

Further to the success of the initial course - which started on August 7– the Club will now run an extra course, every Tuesday at Pershore Tennis Centre.

Head Coach, Steve Bauer, was awarded the accolade of County’s ‘Coach of the Year.’ He heads up Prime Tennis Coaching based at Pershore Tennis Centre, in partnership with HW sports partnership and The Tennis Foundation. Mr Bauer has launched an initiative to encourage everyone over the age of 14 with a physical impairment to learn new skills, get active and meet new people through tennis.

Pershore Tennis Centre has three indoor courts and five floodlit outdoor courts – two with a new clay surface – and was recently awarded 'highly commended' club of the year and ‘disability programme of the year’ by Herefordshire and Worcestershire Lawn Tennis Association. The staff are delighted to be able to encourage the sport for all.

Mr Bauer has asked for everyone to encourage others to join in with him on court:“I’m really passionate about tennis and very keen to encourage everyone to join me on court in the sport I love. I am determined to find a way to make this happen and, along with the teams at The Tennis Foundation and Sports Partnership"