Can you spot yourself playing short tennis?
PUBLISHED: 11:14 24 November 2018 | UPDATED: 11:19 24 November 2018
Rackets at the ready! We’re not sure if any of these budding tennis players went on to play with any distinction, but they all seem to be having fun.
These pictures from our archives are from October 1987 when enthusiastic local youngsters took part in short tennis training at Diss High School.
Short tennis, also known as short court tennis or mini tennis, is played predominantly by children as a means to learn the basics of tennis before progressing to the full version of the sport.
Played with soft balls, lowered nets and smaller rackets, although many of the rules are similar to the long version of the game, it does have a number of rules unique to the sport.
Armed with their plastic rackets the Diss kids look to be getting into the swing of it. But are you one of those taking part?