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Davis Cup on Island

Trophy on tour following historic win

Island residents have a unique opportunity to see and be pictured with the Davis Cup Trophy today (Sun 24th)

The Trophy is on a nationwide tour across 50 counties in Great Britain, following the British Team's historic win last November, the first time they've won the event in 79 years.

The Trophy will be displayed at Douglas Lawn Tennis Club on Kensington Road between 9am and 5pm.


To mark the event an inter club tennis competition is being held this morning as Isle of Man LTA Davis Cup Legacy Co-ordinator Tanya Thomas explains


This afternoon, there be an open day where the public can have a go at playing tennis between 2pm and 5pm. IOM LTA coaches will be involved in running taster coaching sessions for adults and children as well as some fun tennis related activities, including finding the fastest serve.

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