Professional & financial tennis player support

Professional and financial support is provided to high performing tennis players. The following outlines the ways in which the current and up-coming British tennis players are supported.

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The highest level of support available is allocated to players achieving the competing at the very highest level internationally for their age-group. These players receive a 12 month funding agreement and are supported through funding for their coaching and access to the National Tennis Centre.

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The Tournament Bonus Scheme (TBS) aims to reward tennis players competing in Futures and Challenger tours. This scheme is open to any player not already in receipt of a PSP player funding agreement.

To find out more, please read the 2019 Tournament Bonus Scheme document.

Download the LTA Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedure.

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SportsAid, supported by Sport England, is the UK’s leading charity who receives funding from its partners, donors and fundraisers to financially support the next generation of young and aspiring athletes, during the defining early years of their careers.

Find out more about SportsAid.

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Tennis First

Tennis First are a Charitable Organisation who provide financial support to those players who have a financial need to help them with some of the costs associated with being an aspiring tennis professional. The LTA makes a significant financial and VIK annual investment into Tennis First to enable the charity to target support to less privileged players in the LTA Player Pathway who might be finding it difficult to afford the coaching, training and competition programmes required to successfully progress. 

Over the years Tennis First have supported many players including Anne Keothavong (current GB Fed Cup captain and former WTA top 50 player), Kyle Edmund (current GB #1 with a career high ranking to date of #14), Katie Boulter (current WTA top 100 player) and Liam Broady (career high ATP ranking of #151). 

For more information, visit the Tennis First website.

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust (DMTT) is a charity dedicated to serving tennis to disabled people.

LTA works closely with DMTT in supporting individuals, clubs, disability organisations and special schools. The four main areas of disability covered are wheelchair, deaf, learning disability and visually impaired tennis.

Applications for grant aid are considered by the Trustees four times a year – the areas of support are:

  • Specialist wheelchairs for individuals and centres
  • Equipment/coaching kit bags for coaches, clubs, special schools, disability groups and associations
  • Financial support for groups and individuals
  • Assistance with Coaching Course Fees

For further information on The Trust please visit, email or phone 01737 831707.