Sidmouth’s Wiltshire plays part in GB tennis success in Turkey

PUBLISHED: 12:18 09 May 2013 | UPDATED: 12:18 09 May 2013

The GB team that did so well in Turkey

The GB team that did so well in Turkey

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Sidmouth Tennis Club coach, Sue Wiltshire once again played for GB at the ITF Seniors World Team Tennis Championships held in Antalya, Turkey.

This time, she and her team mates, competing for the Young Cup (Ladies 40), finished in the medals having beaten Ireland, Argentina and Canada, but narrowly losing to France who were runners up to champions, Spain.

GB had a very successful tournament overall coming away with two gold’s and a silver in the over-55s and 55s respectively with the ‘Young’ competitors completing the haul with a bronze.

These are the best results for GB since the start of the International Seniors’ competition 55 years ago!

Sidmouth Tennis Club is truly honoured to have a world class player, she is now ranked number five in the world in seniors’ doubles, as part of the coaching set-up.


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