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Win a hit and afternoon tea at Queen’s Club


Originally published on: 18/06/12 00:00

The Queen's Club is one of the most exclusive and prestigious tennis clubs in the world and we’ve teamed up with British clothing manufacturer PlayBrave to give one lucky reader the chance to enjoy a hit with former British No.1 Sam Smith.

Sam was British No.1 from 1996-1999 and made it to the fourth round of the ladies singles at Wimbledon in 1998. In addition to regular commentary for the BBC, Sky Sports and Eurosport, Sam also works with up-and-coming British talent on behalf of the LTA. Sam is also an ambassador for the luxurious British tennis brand PlayBrave and the winner will also receive an all-white outfit to comply with The Queen’s Club’s dress code.


  • A one-hour hit with Sam Smith followed by afternoon tea at Queen's
  • PlayBrave will provide a polo/tee and skorts/shorts for the winner
  • The hit will take place on a weekday afternoon after Monday July 16 2012 – exact date to be confirmed
  • The winner can bring one guest along for the afternoon

All you have to do to enter is answer the following question in the form on the right hand side of this page.

Q. Which Wimbledon champion did Sam beat on her way to the fourth round of the 1998 Championships?
A. Steffi Graf
B. Conchita Martinez
C. Amelie Mauresmo

Competition terms and conditions: The closing date for entries is 1 July 2012. First prize is a one-hour hit with Sam Smith at The Queen's Club followed by afternoon tea. No cash alternative will be provided. tennishead and PlayBrave terms and conditions apply. Employees of Advantage Media Network and PlayBrave or their families or agents may not enter. The winner will be notified within 24 hours of the closing date. The name of the winner will be available on written request from Advantage Media Network Ltd. No other correspondence will be entered into.


This competition is no longer open for entries. The winner has been drawn from all the correct entries received by the closing date.


Tim Farthing, Tennishead Editorial Director & Owner, has been a huge tennis fan his whole life. He's a tennis journalist and entrepreneur as well as playing tennis to a national standard. He also helps manage his local club and volunteers for his local tennis organisation. He's a specialist in content about the administration of professional tennis and tennis coaching for all levels.