Lenny Simpson moves back to Wilmington to start tennis program


    WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Lenny Simpson has decided to return home in order to make a difference.

    Registration is underway for the new tennis program at the Wilmington Family YMCA. Tennis legend Lenny Simpson will head the program. Simpson is a member of the NC Tennis Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame in 2012. Clinics will be led by qualified USTA instructors at the Althea Gibson Tennis Center at Empie Park. Registration is now open.

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    To register visit www.wilmingtonfamilyymca.org and click on the link on the Y’s home page under “Happening Now”

    Clinics are for anyone age 4 and above. You do not have to be a member of the Wilmington Family YMCA to participate.

    We’ll have more on the announcement on our 5:30 news. We’ll go in-depth on Wednesday’s announcement on our 11pm sports.