THE achievements of a tennis club from Prestwick are being celebrated after it was named as finalist for a national sports award.

The shortlist for the Tennis Scotland Awards 2018 has been unveiled, recognising the achievements, work and dedication of individuals, clubs, teams, tournaments and programmes throughout the country during the course of last year.

The finalist from Prestwick is Prestwick Tennis & Fitness, shortlisted in the Club of the Year category.

The full shortlist of finalists can be viewed here: https://www3.lta. Tennis-Scotland-Awards2018---shortlist-announced/.

Over 30 finalists have been announced across 15 different categories, with the winners of 10 of these being put forward to the LTA Br itish Tennis Awards. The winners of the Tennis Scotland Awards 2018 will be announced at an event in Gleneagles on April 9.

Blane Dodds, Tennis Scotland chief executive, said: “These individuals, clubs, teams, tournaments and programmes truly are the lifeblood of tennis in Scotland and a huge factor behind the significant rise in memberships over the past 10 years.

“The standard of nominations was incredibly high.”

For more information on the Tennis Scotland Awards 2019 and to view the full shortlist, please visit