£30 million package to refurbish 4,500 public tennis courts in deprived parts of UK announced

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport: Package to capitalise on huge boost for British tennis, following unprecedented success for Emma Raducanu, Joe Salisbury, Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett at this year’s US Open Tennis Championships.

  • £22 million committed by the Government, with additional £8.4 million provided by the Lawn Tennis Association
  • Funding to support Government’s commitment to levelling up sports provision across the nation, and Chief Medical Officer’s guidance on physical activity for children and adults

The Government and Lawn Tennis Association have announced a £30 million package to refurbish more than 4,500 public tennis courts in the most deprived parts of the UK, and support a new generation of players to get into the sport.

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