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LTA readies £20m support for British tennis during tour suspension

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Player grants and loans among package to ‘protect grassroots' LTA chief executive Scott Lloyd to take 20% wage reduction The LTA will provide financial support for players, coaches, officials and tennis venues during the suspension of the WTA, ATP and ITF tours, the organisation announced on Friday. The value of its support is expected to amount to around £20m in order to “protect the grassroots” of the sport in Great Britain. The package will be aimed at the players most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic through a variety of grants and interest-free loans, including new grants for ATP and...
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British tennis pull together £20MILLION bailout package in bid to save the sport

British tennis pull together £20MILLION bailout package in bid to save the sport

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Staff at the Lawn Tennis Association face an anxious weekend as they await details of furloughing plans that the governing body is set to introduce on Monday.
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£20million package put together to support British tennis but LTA staff will be placed on furlough amid coronavirus crisis

£20million package put together to support British tennis but LTA staff will be placed on furlough amid coronavirus crisis

1 month ago   |   By Metro

A package has been put together to support British tennis
A package worth up to approximately £20million has been put together by the Lawn Tennis Association to support tennis players, coaches, officials and venues during the coronavirus crisis, but some LTA staff will be placed on furlough.
The funding will support those ‘most severely affected by the pandemic' and will come in the form of grants and interest free loans.
There will be a new support grant for British singles players ranked outside the top-100 all the way down to world No. 750 who are not currently in receipt of LTA player...
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