David Lloyd Leisure

David Lloyd Leisure

September 29, 2010 09:00 ET

David Lloyd Leisure's Tennis Academy Helps Twelve Year Old Maia Triumph Over Three Sets

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Sept. 29, 2010) - Twelve year old Maia becomes the latest star tennis star to shine at David Lloyd Leisure, Glasgow.

Maia Lumsden triumphed in the quarter-finals of the Scottish Junior International at Craig Lockhart in Edinburgh. The talented youngster came out on top over three sets with impressive scores 6-0, 5-7, 6-1 in the girls Under 14 singles.

Maia is happy with her performance and feels it has improved significantly since training at the tennis academy, "My game has become a lot more consistent and I feel I can hurt people with my forehand" she says.

Maia is the latest in a long line of successes to shine under Toby's tennis coaching who has been awarded the AEGON Coach of the Month for June. Toby was given the award for his work with performance players at the David Lloyd health club & gym in Glasgow. Toby's other star players who have enjoyed successes recently include:

James Shermitt (semi final 12&U AEGON Grand Prix Masters, selected for GB Camp in Barcelona) and Ewen Lumsden (winner 10&U AEGON Grand Prix Masters, selected to represent GB 10U v Belgium in May).

About David Lloyd Leisure Group:

The David Lloyd Leisure Group operates 78 clubs in the UK and a further 10 clubs across Europe.

David Lloyd Leisure has over 450,000 members and employs 6,000 people. This includes an expert health and fitness team of over 750 and more than 350 tennis professionals.

Across all clubs, David Lloyd Leisure has over 150 swimming pools (of which half are indoor) and offers over 10,000 exercise classes per week. Every week 20,000 children learn to swim at David Lloyd Leisure and 14,000 learn to play tennis.

Its racquets facilities are unparalleled with 700 tennis courts as well as 180 badminton courts and 140 squash courts. Additional facilities include health and beauty spas, club lounges with free internet access, crèches, nurseries and specialist sports shops.

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