Tennis secretary and vice president Helen Ansted and Radio Lancashire's John Gilmore cut the ribbon with Ben Hollands, Bo Stirrup and Jonathan Parkinson-Sanz behind.

Broughton and District Tennis Club unveil new machine used by world number two Rafael Nadal

Radio Lancashire presenter John Gilmore officially opened the courts at Broughton and District Tennis Club, where youngsters were given the chance to have a go at the sport.

President Helen Ansted was delighted when the club acquired a ball machine used by world number two Rafael Nadal.

Ben Davies and coach John Varney with the new machine once used by Rafael Nadal.

1. New machine

Ben Davies and coach John Varney with the new machine once used by Rafael Nadal.
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Tennis secretary and vice president Helen Ansted serves the first shot on the court.

2. The first shot

Tennis secretary and vice president Helen Ansted serves the first shot on the court.
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Coach John Varney

3. Coaching skills

Coach John Varney
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Opening of a new outdoor court at Broughton & District Tennis Club

4. Taking the court

Opening of a new outdoor court at Broughton & District Tennis Club
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