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Tennis: Island to host UK tour event for first time

Two days of short-format competition in Douglas this weekend

The Isle of Man is set to host a UK tour event for the first time this weekend.

A Men's and Ladies Fast4 UK Tour event will be held at Douglas Lawn Tennis Club across Saturday and Sunday, with today's men's matches starting at 9am and running until approximately 5pm.

Players will compete in four matches per day with the sets on shorter formats and each game only lasting around 45-60 minutes.

Paul Jarvis of the Isle of Man Tennis Association agrees it's exciting for the Island to be able to host a tournament like this:

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