TENNIS: Loughton pair earmarked for future success (From East London and West Essex Guardian Series)
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Loughton's Cameron Isbell and Joel Cannell earn place on LTA's Aegon FutureStars programme
4:51pm Tuesday 14th January 2014 in Sport
Two talented players from Loughton have been highlighted as some of the brightest talents in the country after they were included on the LTA's Aegon FutureStars programme.
Cameron Isbell, 12, and Joel Cannell, 16, have earned their place on the programme following a successful year on court and will now receive added support from the LTA.
The youngsters have been included as part of the 2014 intake of players and will be part of a group of 424 top juniors from around the country who all receive varying levels of funding and support from the LTA.
Leon Smith, LTA Head of Men’s Tennis, said: "We are committed to supporting and identifying our most talented players, and the Aegon FutureStars programme is central to this process for young players who are starting out in the game.
"There’s obviously a long way to go for these players. It’s a long journey for any player hoping to make an impact on the game but we hope that with the right support, these players are given the best possible chance of reaching their full potential."