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Become the next Andy Murray at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy

18th June 2013 Print

Tennis lovers excited for Wimbledon can follow in the footsteps of Andy Murray, Andre Aggassi and Maria Sharapova and take a swing at one of the world's most respected tennis programmes at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy (NBTA) in Bradenton. Next week listen to Nick live on the BBC doing a Wimbledon tennis commentary and hear about the launch of his new autobiography; "It ain't easy".

Nick Bollettieri will be providing a live commentary with hosts John Inverdale and Shelagh Fogarty on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC 5 live sports extra offering over 170 hours of live coverage of Wimbledon 2013. Bollettieri will be promoting his new authorized biography, written by author David Legge; an uncensored version of Nick's fascinating life in the tennis industry (

Visitors to the Bradenton Area can experience one of the most challenging tennis work-outs in the world at NBTA.

A three day adult training course costs from £790 per person, including a five half-hour sessions of on court drilling, three half-hour private lessons with a coach, on court video analysis of match play, two one hour sports therapy sessions, three meals in the clubhouse, unlimited use of courts during non-programme hours and free use of the swimming pool and fitness centre. Visit for further details.

Seven nights at the Shorewalk Vacation Villas (10 minute drive from NBTA) costs £1,069 per person based on two adults sharing on a self-catering basis. This package includes return flights from London Heathrow to Orlando (via Toronto) with Air Canada departing 29 July with fully inclusive car hire. Subject to availability at the time of booking.

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For more information on Bradenton/Anna Maria Island/ Longboat Key, visit

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