Tennis volunteer’s treat

Merill Holt, Tennis Shropshire’s lead volunteer, was invited to the All England Club to receive a prestigious Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) award during the second week of the Wimbledon Championships. The long-serving chair of Shifnal Tennis Club, Merill has carried out a host of voluntary roles in the county. She received the award which recognised her dedication to tennis from President of the LTA Martin Corrie. Whilst at Wimbledon, Merill the chance to watch Novak Djokovic, Venus Williams and British star Johanna Konta in action on Centre Court. Merill said she was honoured to receive the award.

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