Former Wimbledon champion Krajicek among legends at tennis fundraiser

Thomas Enqvist, Henri Leconte, Iva Majoli, Barbara Schett, Mikael Pernfors, Xavier Malisse, Younes El Aynaoui

A Stockport charity catering for children and young people with complex communication difficulties has netted £4,035 thanks to the generous guests at the 2018 Boodles Tennis at the Mere event.

Legends from the world of tennis including Henri Laconte, former Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek and Barbara Schett entertained guests of internationally renowned jewellers, Boodles, at The Mere Golf Resort and Spa in Knutsford to raise money for Seashell Trust.

Stret, from organisers 100 Events, said: “We are delighted to support this wonderful local charity.

“Having visited myself and seen the amazing achievements of the students supported by incredibly dedicated support staff, I am thrilled that we can help in this small way.”

Dominic Tinner, Head of Development at Seashell Trust, added: “Sport is a great motivator for students at Seashell Trust.

“It is only through the support of people and organisations such as 100 Events that we can provide them with specialist equipment and activities that enhance their young lives.”

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