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Visually Impaired Tennis Players from Northern Ireland qualify for the World Championships

Wed 28th March 2018

Congratulations to the five visually impaired tennis players from Northern Ireland who qualified for the World Championships in April. Official name: DLR TAKEI Tournament 2018. There will be 12 countries from around the world competing in this tournament.

Dessie Rooney
Deborah Shaw
Brian Lenehan
Andrea Hope
Lisa McLaughlin

The tennis players have been playing for up to a year through the Disability Sport NI Active Clubs Programme and Windor tennis Club Blind Tennis Programme. Each of the players have shown fantastic dedication and developed a great talent for the sport. If you would like to know more about how you could get involved in the sport please contact Judith Brennan, Active Clubs Coordinator on jbrennan@dsni.co.uk or 028 9046 9925.