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£130raised of £10,000 target by 9 supporters

    Weʼve raised £130 to Help Toby, my bestie Elizabeth Samber's son, raise funds towards the cost of his tennis career.

    Funded on Tuesday, 31st October 2017

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    Toby Roberts is a 16 year old gifted and talented young tennis player, fourth in Cornwall in the under 16's, and he also plays for the County team. He goes to Germany once a year to train, and this year has been invited to play for CC Steinbach, which is an amazing achievement!
    Toby is going to Truro College in September to study for an Extended Diploma in Sports Science, and will be a member of the Tennis Academy there.
    His ambition would be to play the Nationals this year, and the Internationals by the end of next year. In order to achieve this it is going to cost him just over £10,000 in terms of coaching, lessons, entries to competitions, travel and accommodation, and his tennis kit. Toby is also coaching at his local tennis club, the proceeds of which will go towards helping raise funds, and that is commendable of him! Living in Cornwall means it costs far more to travel to competitions, and he obviously has to stay somewhere when competing!
    Obviously a teenager hasn't got the funds to do this on completely his own, and I think supporting a talented young man pursue his dream is extremely worthwhile!! Supporting talent from the County of Cornwall to realise a dream like this could see a Cornish player at Wimbledon, and that would be just amazing!!!



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      • Beverly Sarin

        Beverly Sarin

        Aug 18, 2017

        Good luck with your tennis Toby. You are a talented player so I hope this helps you towards achieving your ambitions! Much love, Aunty Bev xx❤️🤓


      • Marion Grant

        Marion Grant

        Jul 13, 2017

        Very best of luck Toby! Bet you've been watching Wimbledon this week - perhaps you'll be there one day!


      • Jayne Howard

        Jayne Howard

        Jul 8, 2017

        From Uncle Dave xx


      • Aliisa Morcom

        Aliisa Morcom

        Jul 8, 2017

        Love from Auntie Aliisa


      • Lesley Roberts

        Lesley Roberts

        Jul 8, 2017

        Good luck Toby. Hope you raise the funds you need xx


      • Jayne Howard

        Jayne Howard

        Jul 7, 2017


      • Nina Burt

        Nina Burt

        Jul 6, 2017

        Hope your dream comes true. Nina x


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