Hannah Collin, the 16-year-old Surrey girl rated as Britain's best female tennis prospect for years, will test her potential in the senior ranks at the Westside LTC Easter Classic tournament, which starts at the Wimbledon club tomorrow, March 27.

Hannah, who learned her tennis at Thames Ditton, goes to school in Weybridge and trains at the Sutton junior Centre, is the reigning national junior champion at both 16 and 18 age levels.

Her performances in winning the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans and reaching the quarter final of the junior singles at Wimbledon prompted Mark Cox, director of the Rover Junior Tennis Initiative and former British No 1 player, to tip her to reach "at least the world's top 50."

The 17-day Westside tournament begins with an LTA ratings event for players of all standards and Hannah will join players from the British Top 10 taking part in the Girobank British Tour round during the second week.

Organisers of the Easter classic, sponsored jointly by Wimbledon estate agent Robert Holmes and Octagon Developments, are hoping for a record singles entry of 300.

The tournament started five years ago and finals day will be on a Sunday, April 12.

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