A PROMISING young tennis player at St Benedict's independent school in Ealing is to play at Wimbledon after winning the 14U Grass Court National Championships.

Mika, who is in Year 8, won both singles and doubles in Gloucestershire and was awarded a wild card into the 14U international event at Wimbledon.

She will compete against the best young tennis players in the world alongside the adult event.

Mika has also been selected to represent Great Britain at the European Summer Cup, organised by Tennis Europe.

Annika Broome, school head of tennis, said: "Mika has contributed a lot to St Benedict’s sport since she joined us in the junior school.”