LTA team up with Tickets for Troops

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SERVICEMEN and women have the chance to take advantage of free tickets to Eastbourne’s premier tennis tournament next week.

The Lawn Tennis Association has teamed up with Tickets For Troops to provide free tennis tickets for members of the Armed Forces at the prestigious Devonshire Park tournament and two other grass court events.

Tickets are available to servicemen and women, and those medically discharged since 2001, for the AEGON International from June 16–23

Other donated tickets include centre court tickets for each day of the current AEGON Championships at the Queen’s Club in Londo. The tournament marks the start of the grass-court season for many of the world’s top players.

Troops have also been offered the opportunity to attend each day of the AEGON Classic at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham June 11-17.

Roger Draper, chief executive of the LTA said, “These grass court tournaments are world class tennis events, and it’s great to be able to celebrate these fantastic sporting spectacles together.”