Speaking at the 2018 Jaguar Championships at David Lloyd Royal Berkshire, Henman expressed his hopes for the former British No. 2 after he came through two rounds of qualifying for before losing 6-4 6-2 1-6 6-0 to France’s Benjamin Bonzi at the final hurdle.
Norrie, who once lived and trained at Roehampton’s National Tennis Centre whilst he developed his game, is the current British number two and is steadily climbing up the world rankings, where he’s now at No.79.
Swan qualified for the main draw of the Nottingham Open earlier this summer – the first time she’s reached this stage of a WTA Tour event in her own right – but needed a helping hand to be at SW19.
The 23-year-old from Tickton replaced Andy Murray as the top tennis player in Britain at the beginning of March, as the Scot continues his comeback from a hip operation.
Clarke and his partner Marcus Willis received a wildcard at the All England Club last year where they stunned defending champions Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut in round two with a spectacular five-set triumph.
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From meeting tennis legend Tim Henman, to winning a Jaguar F-PACE for the weekend, a Sunday at the Jaguar Championships is set to live long in the memory for David Lloyd Cheadle tennis club.
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