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Val Fisher

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust was incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Val Fisher last week. Val was a passionate wheelchair tennis player who will be remembered by so many as being the person who convinced them to try tennis, who was the person who made them feel comfortable at their first event and above all else, was a person who always cared about others. Val was instrumental in fundraising for the Trust, helping to organise fundraisers at the Shrewsbury Wheelchair Tennis

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DMTT Virtual Golf Tournament raises over £11,500!

The first Dan Maskell Tennis Trust Virtual Golf Tournament has raised an incredible £11,520. This Tournament was instigated to help make up for the loss of income due to our regular Golf Celebrity Challenge not running for two consecutive years due to the pandemic.

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DMTT launches new Podcast Series!

We are excited to launch our new podcast series, in which we will share with you some intriguing stories behind disability tennis. Our opening episode is hosted by our President Elaine Paige OBE and not only explains a bit more about what the Trust does, but also remembers the great Dan Maskell and his role in developing disability tennis.

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DMTT Launches Virtual Golf Tournament

Having had to cancel our annual Celebrity Golf Challenge for the second consecutive year, we wanted to keep in touch with our golf supporters so we are offering a virtual Golf Tournament for you to play at a course of your choice during a two-week period in September – the 11th to the 25th.

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National Lottery to become official partner to LTA’s official wheelchair world class programme

The LTA announces a partnership with The National Lottery to become the Official Partner of the LTA’s Wheelchair World-Class Programme for the next two years. The partnership will provide crucial support to the current elite level of the sport as they prepare for Tokyo 2020 and also look to encourage more juniors, men, women and quads to pick up a racket for the first time, feeding into one of the most successful disability sport programmes in the UK.

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