Sunday, 23 September 2018

Henley student takes tennis in his stride

HENLEY COLLEGE student Ben Stride is aiming to qualify for junior Wimbledon next summer as his sporting career continues to

HENLEY COLLEGE student Ben Stride is aiming to qualify for junior Wimbledon next summer as his sporting career continues to gather pace.

Stride, who attends Win Tennis at Bisham Abbey alongside his A level studies, recently returned from playing tournaments in Mauritius, where he reached both singles and doubles finals.

This year Stride has also played in Kenya, Holland, Norway, Tunisia, Scotland and Northern Ireland and will be soon be jetting off again for an important tournament in Spain.

Stride hopes to break into the top 100 juniors in the world and to secure a tennis scholarship at a university in the USA starting next August.

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