June 2009 - Academy Trip to Eastbourne International Tennis

On Monday 15 June players, coaches and parents from the Appeti Tennis Academy took a trip to the Eastbourne Tennis Championships.

With the sun blazing in the sky, the day got off to a great start when we bumped into French Open Champion Svetlana Kuznetsova on her way to the practice courts.

In between watching some great matches, most of the time was spent chasing players for photos and autographs, with players such as Caroline Wozniacki, Amélie Mauresmo, Samantha Stosur and Ivan Ljubicic happy to sign and pose for photos.

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However, plenty of time was also spent in the Playzone area, where everyone took turns trying to knock Richard off the mini tennis court. And let's not forget the annual visit to the Ice Cream Parlour, now frequented by Caroline Wozniacki, where everyone over indulged in sundae's.

It really was a fantastic day of tennis and finished by sharing a step with Jamie Murray as we all peered over into Court 2 to watch the end of an exciting Men's Doubles match.

Click here to see photos from the trip.