Surrey’s Christiana Corbyn will soon be rubbing shoulders with the world’s best tennis players.
Surrey’s Christiana Corbyn will soon be rubbing shoulders with the world’s best tennis players after being chosen as a ball girl for a prestigious end-of-season tournament.
The 15-year-old is one of a selected 32 from an original entry of 2,500 to be a Barclays Ball Kid at the ATP World Tour Finals at London’s O2.
Corbyn passed through both regional and national trials before going through a tough week of training in Southampton in preparation for the event which pits the top eight players in the world against each other.
Britain’s Olympic champion Andy Murray, who also won the US Open in an outstanding 2012, has confirmed his place at the showpiece event, alongside the likes of world number one Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.
“It has been quite hard and tough but I am really proud to have got through, it has been a great experience so far,” said Corbyn, a keen tennis player herself.
“Meeting the players is going to be good. My favourite is Roger Federer because I like his backhand.”
For more information on becoming a Barclays Ball Kid at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London visit www.barclaysballkids.com
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