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Freya wins Team GB call-up in tennis Euros for the deaf

A talented schoolgirl from Sandiacre has been selected to represent Great Britain in deaf tennis.

Eleven-year-old Freya Barry, who goes to St John Houghton Catholic School in Kirk Hallam, was given the call-up for the European Deaf Tennis Championships, which are being held in Slovenia next month.

Read more: http://www.ilkestonadvertiser.co.uk/sport/local-sport/freya-wins-team-gb-call-up-in-tennis-euros-for-the-deaf-1-7928036

Source: Ilkeston Advertiser

Sandiacre youngster selected for the National GB Deaf Tennis Team

An 11 year old from Sandiacre has been selected to represent Great Britain in Slovenia as part of the National GB Deaf Tennis Team.

Freya Barry attends St John Houghton Catholic School in Ilkeston and trains daily at Attenborough Tennis Club. She is very proud to have been chosen and leaves for Slovenia on 6th June 2016. Before then, she is putting hours of training in to be as prepared as possible. As the youngest member of the team, she is also likely to be the youngest competing from around the World so has a lot to prove.

Read more: http://www.erewashsound.com/news/78-borough/4827-sandiacre-youngster-selected-for-the-national-gb-deaf-tennis-team

Source: Erewash Sound

Deaf Korean Tennis Player Qualifies for Australian Open

Deaf Junior tennis player Lee Duck-hee will make his first appearance at a major event on Jan. 18.

Born in May 1988, he is the youngest among the 252 players to participate in the men's single at the Australian Open Tennis Championships this year.

Read more: http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2016/01/06/2016010601384.html

Source: The Chosunilbo

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