As thousands descend on SW19 to watch a host of tennis stars at Wimbledon, one Norfolk tournament is challenging it for the title.

Attending this year's national LTA Awards, Cromer Tennis Club's summer tournament scooped the national title for best competition.

The tournament played on the club's pristine grass courts casts fans into the Wimbledon feeling while sitting 150 miles away on the north Norfolk coast.

With the All England Club's ballot a nightmare for many tennis fans, Cromer's 10 grass courts are sure to be attracting the punters this summer.

The team at Cromer Lawn Tennis and Squash ClubThe team at Cromer Lawn Tennis and Squash Club (Image: Cromer Lawn Tennis & Squash Club)

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Their open junior tournament, which won the award, is entering its 68th year, with 475 matches being played over 30 different events.

Cromer Tennis courts are just a short distance from the coastCromer Tennis courts are just a short distance from the coast (Image: Cromer Tennis Club)

The tournament will played from the week commencing July 29.

The club has a busy summer season approaching, with the adults open tournament taking place on August 12 until August 17 - entering its 104th year being played on the turf.

The club also became one of just eight centres across the country to host the Progress Tour as some of the best players from across the UK vie for the £10,000 prize pool.