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Judy Murray to hold coaching workshop at north-east sports centre

Judy Murray will visit the Garioch Sports Centre on Monday

Judy Murray is to visit a north-east sports centre for a series of workshops.

Judy, a successful tennis coach and mother of champions Andy and Jamie Murray, will hold a coaching workshop during her visit to Garioch Sports Centre on Monday.

The trip comes after the Judy Murray Foundation backed the Garioch Sports Trust’s plans for a £15 million expansion which will include three indoor tennis pitches.

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Kevin Bonarius, one of the centre’s general managers, said: “This has come about after we put forward our proposals for indoor tennis facilities.

“Judy has been extremely supportive of the plans and has provided a lot of assistance.

“She will be coming to Inverurie to coach the future coaches in the town. We want to grow the tennis network here. Judy’s foundation have been fantastic and we are all looking forward to working alongside her.”

The workshop will run from noon until 3.15pm. To sign up contact kevin.bonarius@gariochsports.co.uk