PLAYER PROFILE – Adam Mayers – Social Tennis Member

September 23, 2018

How long have you been at Queensgate TC? – Since October 2017

Why did you decide to join this club? – To get better at tennis so that I can play with my children as they get older and to have fun

When do you play tennis (team/social)? - Social

What is your favourite shot? – One that goes in!

Where did you first learn to play tennis and how old were you? – On the mean courts of South Wales some time during Wimbledon in the 1980s – so 11 or 12?

Who is your favourite professional tennis player and why? – John McEnroe because sport needs characters

Do you play any other sports and if so what? – Regularly visit the gym and have been known to do the odd triathlon, play golf but I’ll give any sport a go.

What do you do when you’re not playing tennis? – Working, ferrying my children to various activities and clubs, watching Wales play rugby

Tell us a fact that no-one at the club would know about you – I’ve hit an albatross on a par 5 at golf.

What is your favourite film? – Forrest Gump for its feel good factor

What’s your favourite band or type of music? – Anything from the 90s really

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten? - Coal

Where are you from originally? – Pontypool South Wales

Best and worst subject at school? – Best Maths, Worst English

Greatest achievement (so far)? – My children

Anything else you want to tell us about yourself! – Not really I wish to remain slightly mercurial

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