MORE children than ever across Ealing are getting the chance to pick up a racket for the first time in the Lawn Tennis Association’s Tennis for Kids programme.

Around 1,000 more places are available across the South East on the six-session introductory programme, delivered by LTA coaches.

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The programme, now in its third year, is aimed at children who have never played before.

Around 2,000 children are already taking part in courses across London.

Courses take place all year round. Visit