8th August 2011:
Number 1 Irish tennis seed, Conor Niland, pictured at the launch of the ‘William Fry Junior Lawn Tennis Championships of Ireland 2011’ with 2010 Under 16s winner, Jane Fennelly.
Speaking at the launch, Conor Niland, a former Junior Lawn Tennis Champion, said: “The William Fry Junior Lawn Tennis Championships is Ireland’s main and most prestigious event in youth tennis. Every year, budding professionals emerge from the championships. The event provides much needed exposure to exceptionally talented young players from across the country. I wish them all every success for the week ahead.”
The William Fry Junior Lawn Tennis Championships 2011 will take place in Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club from Sunday, 14 th August to Saturday, 20 th August. Over 380 aspiring tennis champions, from across the country, will compete in 20 competitions. Over 500 matches will be played at the club throughout the week and supporters are welcome to attend at any stage.
For further information and regular updates on the week’s activities and results, checkout www.facebook.com/tennisireland and www.twitter.com/tennis_ireland
Please Note: Media are invited to attend at any point during the week. If attending please contact Terry Jermyn upon arrival at Fitzwilliam Tennis Club
For further information, please contact:
Terry Jermyn, General Manager, Fitzwilliam Tennis Club, 01 231 0605
Neal Cummins, Fleishman-Hillard, 01-6188444 / 087 629 1091
Ruth Burnside, Fleishman-Hillard, 01-6188444 / 087 996 7496
Number 1 Irish tennis seed, Conor Niland, pictured at the launch of the ‘William Fry Junior Lawn Tennis Championships of Ireland 2011’ with 2010 with
(back row l-r), Jane Fennelly, Alexandra Drummy, Sally McHugh, Zoe Ryan, and (front row l-r), Stephen Martin, Ross Hurley and Brendan Dempsey.