Rusedski takes to the lawns at Storrington in exhibition match

Greg Rusedski in action at Storrington Tennis Club
Greg Rusedski in action at Storrington Tennis Club

Former England number one Greg Rusedski took to the court at Storrington Tennis Club earlier this month.

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, 160 members and friends gathered at the club to see the former world number four play an exhibition doubles match against the club’s first team.

Greg Rusedski at Storrington

Greg Rusedski at Storrington

The 41-year-old, who lives locally, joined the club last year and has been very supportive, particularly with the junior section.

Club chairman Jo Rees said “The match was played in a wonderful spirit of fun, Greg still showed all the skill and talent that took him to the top of the professional game. He is a great ambassador for the sport.

“We were delighted that Greg was able to give up his time to provide such entertainment, all the members were so grateful.”

Storrington Tennis Club is located in an idyllic setting just at the foot of the South Downs in Greyfriars Lane.

The are welcoming new members and at a recent open day another 31 new members signed up.

They offer a full range of coaching, social and competitive tennis.

For more information, contact membership secretary, Les Wilson on 01903 745384 or visit their website at www.storringtontennisclub.co.uk