Olympic badminton silver medalist Gail Emms MBE launched a brand new padel tennis court docket at Regents Park Tennis Centre this week.
Olympic badminton medalist Gail Emms tries her hand at padel tennis at Regents Park Tennis Centre
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Emms examined herself towards a few of the park’s ‘Will to Win’ teaching workers while absorbing the solar.
And enjoying on the model new court docket with head coach Kingsley Harris towards Will to Win CEO Steve Riley, Sports activities Supervisor Hugo Hutchison and Coach Oscar Wynne, Emms was cheered on by a gaggle of spectators on the aspect traces.Riley mentioned: “It’s marvellous Gail Emms on our courts. It’s unbelievable and an amazing demo of how totally different racket abilities are inter changeable. We see padel tennis as an effective way to introduce racket sports activities to households and mates in a social and enjoyable approach.”Harris added: “Gail has solely simply began enjoying however was completely good. It reveals how simple it’s to choose up the sport.”
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