Tyra Nicole White – Junior Tennis – 12
Tyra lives is Newham. She is 12 years old and has been playing junior tennis for 3 years. She is a talented youngster who works hard at her lessons in school as well as her training.
She is guided under the TSFA and over the last two years she has won several tennis tournaments in the age 9 and under age group and ten tournaments in the 10 and under age.
Tyra has been selected on several occasions to represented Essex County and has just recently moved up to the age 12 and under age group where she is doing very well. She has already won two tournaments and is currently ranked 17th in Essex.
During the winter season Tyra uses Newham College to train with her TSFA Coach as there are no indoor facilities in Newham to accommodate tennis. Tyra is in need of a full time professional coach. The funding from LRT will help Tyra train more regularly with her coach and help her to reach the next level in her sport.