Wimbledon star Marcus Willis talks tennis at Warwick School - The Leamington Observer

Wimbledon star Marcus Willis talks tennis at Warwick School

Leamington Editorial 9th Oct, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016   0

WIMBLEDON star Marcus Willis served up some sporting inspiration at Warwick School.

The 25-year-old, who made national headlines when he played seven times Wimbledon champion Roger Federer on centre court in the summer, continues to coach at Warwick Boat Club.

He visited the school just across the Avon, along with fellow Warwick Boat Club tennis coach Gavin Henderson, to talk to Year 7 pupils about the sport.

The assembly featured a question and answer session and one pupil cheekily asked if Marcus thought he could have won against Federer – to which he replied “Yes!”




And to finish the session, Gavin served some signed tennis balls to Marcus on stage who then hit them into the audience for the boys to catch and keep.


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