Berkhamsted ace Grace gearing up for the European Championships

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Berkhamsted Lawn Tennis and Squash Rackets Club junior Grace Gear has been selected to represent England in the European Squash Championships U17 event.

The tournament runs from May 14-17 and the England team are favourites to win it.

Meanwhile, Angus Gillams and Joe Green have been plying their trade on the PSA circuit over in South Africa for the last couple of weeks.

Angus has reached two successive finals and hopes to go one better this week where both he and Joe are playing in the Western Province PSA event.

In other news, members at Berkhamsted Lawn Tennis and Squash Rackets Club are preparing for their first open day of 2015.

The open day will run from 11am until 3pm on Sunday, May 17, and activities will include:

- Free tennis, including adult coaching, cardio tennis, mini tennis & family time.

- Squash.

- Free play.

- A bouncy castle.

- A barbecue and a bar.

The club’s ladies’ tennis team will also be in action in an NCL match versus St Albans, with the game taking place from midday.

New members will save the £50 joining fee if they join up on the day, while current members will receive a 10% discount on next year’s subs for any referrals.