Judy Murray appointed Fed Cup captain

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  1. Mainad

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    Is she the first 'tennis mom' to be appointed to an official coaching position?

    Looks like she won't have as much time to spare for Andy now (for those on here who prefer to think she spends too much time with him)!
     
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    I usually see people bash that they are close, but I haven't seen many people say that she's not qualified. Obviously Britain thinks she's good enough to head up the Fed Cup for them.
     
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    God Forbid..............
     
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    i have no idea how much she knows about tennis. i assume it would have to be quite alot tho otherwise they wouldnt have chosen her. the british are not all THAT bonkers for all i know
     
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    Judy Murray is a former pro and qualified tennis coach. She was head of coaching at TennisScotland for nearly a decade.
     
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    And run many widespread schemes to expand the transition of British kids starting to play tennis, making clubs accessible, courts for free etc. 'Set4Sport' it's called, and she does a lot of work for the LTA.

    http://www.set4sport.com/partners/ And some LTA blog somewhere.

    To be honest, Judy Murray has made a name for herself in the tennis field before her son(s) did - albeit a less well known one, with people mostly seeing her as "Murrays Mom in the box" (not the "British tennis coach who coaches kids")
     
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