LTA at a loss for the 2nd straight year

The British Lawn Tennis Association ran a $10 million US deficit for 2018, on the heels of a $6 million deficit in 2017. 

As a result, the BBC reports it will close its nine regional offices and centralize.

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The documents the BBC saw also noted participation fell 10 per cent in 2018.

This comes four years after the a $50 million “national center” stopped being used as intended, as a training base for elite players and a return to the regions was prioritized.

The LTA has $184 million US in reserve – a strange, huge number.

They have a “new vision”, though. Should be good.

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