Tennis youngster nets place on LTA Future Stars programme

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AN up-and-coming young tennis player from Milton Keynes has been highlighted as one of the brightest talents in the UK after she was included on the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) Aegon Future Stars programme.

Lauren Armstrong has earned a place on the programme following a successful year on court and will now receive added support from the LTA.

The 11-year-old trains at David Lloyd in Milton Keynes and will benefit from the Future Stars programme that recognises and supports some of the best juniors in the country, based on individual player’s talent ID assessment for those under the age of 13, and rankings for all other age groups.

Lauren has been included as part of the 2013 intake of players and will be part of a group of 486 top juniors from around the country who all receive varying levels of funding and support from the LTA.