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How does touchtennis differ from tennis?

The BBC's Mike Bushell discovers the world of touchtennis, where the rackets are larger and the balls are softer.

The sport of touchtennis is said to be easier to pick up than tennis and Britain now boasts the top ranked players in the world.

Mike Bushell visted the British Open at the Home Park Club in Windsor. He spoke to Elliot Mould and Nikki Withers the male and female number ones at the sport. He also met touchtennis founder Rashid Ahmad and chatted to former Wimbledon player Jeff Terango.

  • 07 Jul 2012
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