Wimbledon 2014: School children inspired by The Championships

School children inspired by Wimbledon

School children from North Shields were given the unique opportunity to visit one of the most famous sporting tournaments of all time courtesy of the Tennis Foundation.

The students from St. Thomas More Academy spent the day in Wimbledon, and BBC Sport joined up with them as they soaked up the atmosphere.

The Tennis Foundationexternal-link offer 6,000 school children the opportunity to visit the world-famous event at the All England club every year, in a hope that seeing the tournament will inspire more children to take up the game themselves.

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