Upminster's Beadle bags two gold medals

PUBLISHED: 11:00 19 June 2018

Olly Beadle in action (Pic: Jackie Beadle)

Olly Beadle in action (Pic: Jackie Beadle)


Upminster's Olly Beadle bagged two gold medals at the Learning Disability Regional tournament in Grantham at the end of May.

Beadle, who trains at Cranston Park, won the singles gold and the men’s double gold in comfortable style as he only dropped three games in three men’s single matches.

The 18-year-old, who currently studies public services at Barking & Dagenham College, won his first two matches without dropping a single game.

He played doubles with partner, Adam Brownsword from Kent, and they won the first match without dropping a game and won the second on a tie-break 7-5 against a good doubles pairing from Wales and Scotland.

Beadle is one of six British players selected to be part of the Learning Disability tennis performance programme run by the Tennis Foundation and is working hard for selection for the 2019 INAS Global games in Brisbane.

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