8 October 2019
Last week, Kirkham Grammar School were delighted to welcome accomplished tennis player, Yandy Shek as a Third Year boarder from Hong Kong.
The County Finals of the 2019 Road to Wimbledon took place in July at South Ribble Tennis Centre with junior players from across Lancashire competing for a place in the National Finals. In the Girls Singles, Yandy won through to the National Finals to compete on the grass courts of the All England Club the following month.
In the LTA ‘The Road to Wimbledon’ National Finals event, Yandy was crowned both the County Girls’ Singles Champion and County Girls’ Doubles Champion with her partner, Megan Ransford. Yandy was delighted to receive her trophies from British professional tennis player, Tim Henman.
Yandy’s aim is to go pro and compete at Wimbledon. An inspirational young lady and a rising star in the tennis world…watch this space!