The first ever International Blind tennis tournament will be held in Spain – May 2017.
On this week’s Speed of Sound, some of our Team GB players will be joining us along with one of the Spanish coaches to discuss this amazing opportunity.
Hear how the Tennis Foundation is supporting this event organised by the International Blind Tennis Association (IBTA).
How different the qualification categories were for our athletes to compete within their sight loss categories.
Who we should watch it for as potential world champions?
How this all came about and the impact it will create in developing visually impaired tennis around the world?
Please click here for more information http://www.vision4growth.org.uk/first-international-blind-tennis-tournament/
Please click here for Tennis foundation http://www.tennisfoundation.org.uk/play-tennis/blind-visually-impaired-tennis/
Please click here for IBTA http://ibta-takei.com/
Please click here to listen live Wednesday 9pm