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Freya takes silver in the girls’ doubles

UK Deaf Sport NewSandiacre’s rising star Freya Barry returned from the European Deaf Tennis Championships with a silver medal in the girls’ doubles.

The 11-year-old made her international debut for Great Britain in a junior competition at the championships out in Slovenia over the weekend.

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Source: Ilkeston Advertiser

GB win 6 medals at European Deaf Tennis Championships

By Jennie Powell

UK Deaf Sport NewGreat Britain players completed the 13th European Deaf Tennis Championships with a tremendous haul of six medals over the weekend in Portoroz, Slovenia, claiming one gold medal, three silver medals and two bronze medals.

Seven players on the Tennis Foundation’s Deaf Tennis Performance Programme were selected for the eight-day tournament, with 2015 World Championships boys’ singles gold medallist Esah Hayat ending his senior and junior events with a full house of gold, silver and bronze medals.

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Source: 4 The Love of Sport

Ruislip’s deaf tennis star ready to take on Europe

By Andrew Raeburn

Ruislip’s Valerie Copenhagen says she is “feeling awesome” as she prepares to take on the continent at the European Deaf Tennis Championship.

Copenhagen joins Yorkshire’s Phoebe Suthers as one of two British women at the event in Portoroz, Slovenia, from 4 to 11 June.

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Source: West London Sport

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.

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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.

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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.

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Source: The Chosunilbo

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