Covid-19/lockdown update (Nov 2)

The LTA is campaigning hard to fight the Government’s decision to ban all recreational tennis activity – including singles played outdoors – as part of the new lockdown which starts on Thursday (November 5).

In a tweet published on Monday evening, the LTA wrote: “The Government have today indicated that they won’t be allowing outdoor tennis courts to open in England during the period of the new national restrictions that come into force from Thursday. This is hugely disappointing for all those who love tennis up & down the country.

“We will continue to put our case to them ahead of the formal legislation detailing the restrictions during lockdown, which is yet to be published and is due to be voted on in Parliament on Wednesday. We will then provide an update on the definitive position.”

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