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 Fees and Funding

Under Three Year Old Rate & Over Three Year Old Rate – 2021 – 51 weeks

Sessions Under 3’s Weekly Under 3’s Monthly 0ver 3’s Weekly 0ver 3’s Monthly
1 day £87.00 £369.75 £81.00 £344.25
2 days £174.00 £739.50 £162.00 £688.50
3 days £261.00 £1109.25 £243.00 £1032.75
4 days £348.00 £1479.00 £324.00 £1377.00
5 days £435.00 £1848.75 £405.00 £1721.25
         
Mornings
7.30am –   1.00 pm
1 morning £50. 00 £212.50 £48.00 £204.00
2 mornings £100.00 £425.00 £96.00 £408.00
3 mornings £150.00 £637.50 £144.00 £612.00
4 mornings £200.00 £850.00 £192.00 £816.00
5 mornings £250.00 £1062.50 £240.00 £1020.00
         
Afternoons
1.30pm –  6.30pm
1 afternoon £48.00 £204.00 £46.00 £195.50
2 afternoons £96.00 £408.00 £92.00 £391.00
3 afternoons £144.00 £612.00 £138.00 £586.50
4 afternoons £192.00 £816.00 £184. 00 £782.00
5 afternoons £240.00 £1020.00 £230.00 £977.50

 

NB. The Over 3 Rate applies the following month after your child turns 3 years of age.     
                 

Re:Government Funding:  Fees are reduced from the term after a child turns 3 years of age.
There are also additional costs for school collection and drop off services to other settings and for optional extra curricula programmes that come into the nursery if your child attends on relevant days.

From which Month/Term your child is eligible for the 3+ year old government funded fee:-
3 years old by 31 March will be eligible from 1st April (Summer Term)
3 years old by 31 August will be eligible from 1st September (Autumn Term)
3 years old by 31 December will be eligible for from 1st January (Spring Term)

Nurseries Wimbledon | Nursery in Wimbledon

 Admissions

At Wimbledon Day Nursery we provide an inclusive, warm and caring environment for all children and their families and try to meet the needs of as many families as we possibly can by offering them a place with us.   We highly recommend coming to visit us to get a feel for our settings and discover if it the right place for you. We offer visits on a daily basis by appointment only.

On our visits one of the management team will take the time to show you our facilities and answer any questions you have to make sure you feel comfortable with the choice you make. After your appointment we will always be available to answer any questions you may have forgotten on the day via phone or email.

We always encourage parents to join our waiting list as soon as possible so we can work towards placing them with us. There is no charge for joining our waiting list as we feel this is unfair unless we can offer you a space. However we do ask that parents keep us updated of any changes to contact details or circumstances to ensure we can effectively manage the waiting list.

When you register with us we will place your child onto our waiting list and work towards your requirements. Our waiting list works on a ‘first come first served basis and we offer any spaces we have available to the family at the front of the list for each age group. If you have more than one child we do offer sibling priority to make family life as easy as possible and ensure you can have all your children in one place.

Across the year we regularly make contact with our waiting list and generally are able to confirm places a term in advance of start dates. To make this possible if we offer places via email or phone and do not receive a reply to our offer within three days we will automatically offer your place to the next person waiting. If you wish to make contact with ourselves regarding the waiting list please email us on [email protected] 

On accepting a place with ourselves your starter pack including your contract and full terms and conditions will be sent out to you and at this time a holding deposit will be payable equivalent to one month’s fees. In your starter pack details of your child’s key person will be included. We always offer a key person to assist with the settling process so both parent and child have a point of contact, however if your child naturally bonds with another adult during the settling process then the key person will be transferable to meet your child’s needs. If your child’s key worker is away from the setting for any reason your child will have a secondary key worker called a buddy that will support your child during their absence.

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Pumpkin Soup – Recipe Below I don’t know about your household but we certainly have a fair share of pumpkins in our house to be used up after Halloween so w…e have been busy making pumpkin soup… and it’s delicious My own Recipe- 1 pumpkin cut into chunks 2 red onions, diced 4 medium carrots, cut into chunks 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 2 garlic cloves crushed 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp coriander 1 tsp ginger 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp chipotle chilli flakes 750ml chicken/veg stock 150ml double cream Olive oil Heat the olive oil over a medium heat and throw in the onions and herbs and spices mixing them together and coating the onions until they soften a little Tip in the pumpkin, carrot and potato and mix again coating them and allowing them to cook gently for 5 mins Add in the stock, bring the the boil and then allow to simmer for 20 mins Take off the heat and allow to cool, add the cream and then liquidise, return to heat and serve with garlic bread or croutons Bon Apetite x

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Sensory play dough – why not add herbs to extend those senses even further. We chose to add lots of lavender to ours

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Have you heard of the OREO teaching strategy? Using this as a framework for developing respectful and meaningful interactions can be a game changer for your pra…ctice it’s also increases independence in task completion We can often bound over to play with our own adult-driven agenda but it’s important we stop and do the tune-in and zoom-in before interacting. Research consistently finds that children engage in more complex play and language when we follow the child’s lead #eyfs #eyfsideas #play #playbasedlearning #speechandlanguagetherapy #parenting #eyfsinspo #childhood #children #earlyyears

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Let’s get constructing- our Toddler room have been busy exploring their building site

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Our younger Toddler room is exploring nature with movement. I wonder what marks will be created today. We’ve incorporated baskets for our transporters

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Our medicine mixtures led us onto witches potions . Why not have a go at creating your own potion, using objects from outside or in your home. WARNING this activity can get very messy

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There’s a dinosaur …there’s a dinosaur . Look look, run, run run

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Preschool exploring vehicles on the move …

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1B – 1C Dorset Road, 



Wimbledon, 
London, 

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Early Years Practitioner, The Orchard Day Nursery Wimbledon job with Inspired Learning Group

The Orchard Day Nursery Wimbledon are looking for you to join their family feel nursey as an Early Years Practitioner.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to work with passionate staff in an environment where progression is encouraged and where you will make a real difference.

Our friendly, open plan nursery nurtures the children and provides a friendly, homely and caring environment in which our children will be able to grow in confidence, independence and social awareness. We also aim to recognise the individual needs of every child making us an inclusive practice which provides a secure and stimulating environment.

Located on Wimbledon high street, The Orchard Day Nursery is in a great location and will offer you the opportunity to join a passionate team of staff in providing excellent childcare.

The qualified nursery team provides a warm and inviting setting which helps children to settle quickly. We take care to get to know each child, bond with them and identify their strengths and areas that need scaffolding to support their progress.

Our Ideal Early Years Practitioner will have an NVQ Level 3 in Child Care and Education, Early Years Care and Education, or similar qualifications such as NNEB certificate and Diploma.   You will also need knowledge of appropriate First Aid procedures and ideally hold a Paediatric first aid qualification. Practical experience of implementing good quality learning opportunities is also essential, monitoring progress and planning educational games and activities which will keep the children engaged throughout the day would be welcome.

If you are confident in your ability to develop positive relationships with colleagues, parents and children, you are committed to the protection and safeguarding of children too we would love to hear from you.

As part of the Inspire Learning Group staff benefit from;

  • Competitive Salary, with annual reviews
  • Childcare fee discount
  • 28 days Annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays with Annual leave increasing with service
  • Pension scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme up to £750
  • Health plan that provides significant coverage such as optical, dental, dental accident, chiropody, therapy treatments and health club concession. Access to Doctor line from anywhere in the world, scanning such as MRI, CT and PET scan
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Westfield rewards (discounts from various high street and online outlets).

Please apply ASAP as we will be interviewing as soon as applications are received. Email [email protected] or call Tom on 07706 323847

The Orchard Day Nursery Wimbledon is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Nursery | Wimbledon Park Primary School


Welcome to our Nursery!  We are very proud of our Nursery here at Wimbledon Park; it is a very special place where children love to learn.  We offer a warm, nurturing environment which provides children with many opportunities to develop their confidence, social skills, independence and a love of learning.  Activities are planned in accordance with the Early Years Foundation Stage with a particular focus on children’s listening, attention and language skills; personal, social and emotional development as well as their physical skills. These skills in combination provide the foundation for all future learning.


We use high quality, core texts which help children to make links to the topics taught over the year.  The core texts provide exciting learning experiences and help children to develop a love of reading as well as ensuring they develop excellent early literacy skills.


 


Play – Young children learn best through play.  In the Nursery the children lead their own play, based on their interests as well as through group activities guided by an adult.  Our bright, airy purpose-built nursery has been designed so that children can independently access and explore a wide range of high quality resources on a daily basis.  We have a lovely garden which we think of as our outdoor classroom, providing children with opportunities to play and learn in a natural environment. 


 


Key Workers – We are an experienced team committed to providing an environment which values all children and their families. We appreciate that children are individuals and develop at different rates and in different ways.  Our ‘Key Worker’ system helps to celebrate children as individuals. When joining the Nursery, the children are placed in one of four Key Worker groups (blue, green, red or yellow group) with a named adult who runs their group.   The Key Worker system provides children with a dedicated adult who offers comfort and security when children are settling in as well as throughout their time in nursery. Children quickly develop a close relationship with their key person who will then plan and support children’s individual learning so that they are constantly challenged to achieve more than their current level of development.


 


KEY WORKER GROUPS:


Blue Group:           Ms Mallison


Green Group:         Mrs Cox


Red Group:          Mrs Stephens


Yellow Group:         Mrs MacKenzie/Mrs Saller


 


Working in Partnership with Parents is vitally important to us. Staff are on hand at the beginning and end of every day to talk to parents informally.  We regularly communicate with parents and offer workshops and parent meetings throughout the year. Each key person liaises directly with parents to share information and support children’s learning both at school and at home.


 


Our Reward System is called You Can Do It! Children are rewarded for demonstrating characteristics such as Confidence, Persistence, Kindness and Thinking skills. The children’s successes are celebrated every day in the Nursery and act as an excellent way of emphasising key learning behaviours and attitudes. This enables all children, whatever their stage of development, to experience achievement but more importantly enjoy success. This then motivates the children to try their best and continue to succeed and develop as happy, confident, capable and sociable learners ready for the challenges of school life.


 


 


To contact the Nursery teacher:


Caroline MacKenzie (Early Years Leader)   


[email protected] merton.sch.uk


 


 


 


 

90,000 50 years of the Open Era at Wimbledon. Why and how has modern tennis changed?

  • Jonathan Jureiko
  • BBC Sport

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Billie Jean King and Rod Laver won the 1968 Wimbledon tournament

1968 was a turbulent year , it was marked by student revolutions and military incursions. There was a revolution in the world of tennis this year.

For the first time, professional players were allowed to participate in Grand Slam tournaments. The Open era of tennis began, which marked the beginning of the game in its modern form.

BBC explains how Wimbledon has changed over the past 50 years.

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All England Club from a bird’s eye view

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What led to the beginning of the Open Era?

Until 1968, tennis was strictly divided into professional and amateur. This meant that athletes who received money for their performances could not participate in Grand Slam tournaments.

At the same time, it was widely known that some tennis players are only listed as amateurs in order to be able to play in various championships, but in fact receive subsidies from the clubs.

“They ask and receive significant sums for their participation in many tournaments,” said the head of the Lawn Tennis Association (ALC) in 1967, Derek Penman. “We must take steps to make the game fair.”

As such, it was decided that ALC would become part of the All England Croquet Club, created in 1868. This is how the world famous All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) was born.

“We took this step because the British are tired of hypocrisy in sports, of contracts, which in fact do not seem to exist. All this corrupts high-class tennis,” Penman explained.

The first president of the combined structure, Herman David, proposed the reform of tennis back in 1959, being a simple sports functionary. But then his idea was rejected.

As head of AELTC, he was able to convince the International Tennis Federation to allow professionals to play alongside amateurs. Thus began the Open era of tennis – the era of professional sports and great achievements.

Prize money

In terms of modern money, after the reform of the pound sterling in 1971 (the decimal monetary system was introduced) and adjusted for inflation, the winner of the 1968 men’s tournament, Rod Laver, received about 30 thousand pounds.

And the winner in the women’s category Billie Jean King received an amount equal to today’s 11 thousand pounds.

Subsequently, the 12-time Grand Slam champion King began the fight for gender equality in tennis. Over the years, this struggle led to another revolutionary reform – the same prize for men and women.

In 2007, it was at Wimbledon that the Grand Slam winners in the men’s and women’s categories received the same prize for the first time in history.

Center of the Tennis World

By 1968, the Center Court of the All England Lawn Tennis Club had become one of the main courts in the world, and it remains so 50 years later.

The grassy court itself is the same as it was, but everything around it has undergone many changes.

The capacity of the stands for 50 years has increased by five thousand seats. In 2009, as a result of large-scale construction work, a retractable roof appeared on the Central Court.

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Inside Center Court

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One of the main concerns during the construction was not to damage the ivy that wrapped around the walls of the center court.These walls have long been one of the symbols of the Wimbledon courts.

“In some places we still had to cut the plants, but after the roof was ready, we planted new ones,” says Martin Falconer, chief gardener of AELTC.

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Center court outside

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What has changed for the audience?

For the British, Wimbledon is the quintessential English sport.The changes and transformations of recent years have only strengthened the public’s interest in this tournament.

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Fans

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According to statistics, the number of tournament visitors is growing every year.

People are not stopped even by considerably increased ticket prices.Many people queue for hours just to get into the All England Club grounds and walk between the courts.

A ticket to the territory in 1968 cost £ 5. 28, today it is £ 25. Ticket to Center Court in 1968 – £ 22.53, today – £ 120.

True to tradition

While the prize pool has grown significantly, the main Wimbledon trophy and its presentation ceremony have not changed.

The winner of the men’s singles category receives the Silver Trophy, which was first awarded in 1887.The female winner receives a silver platter called the Venus Rosewater Platter. It was first awarded in 1886.

As 50 years ago, the President of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club presents the main trophy. In 1968, this position was held by the Duchess of Kent, Princess Marina, today she is her son, the Duke of Kent, Prince Edward.

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Presentation of the main prize

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What do Billie Jean King and Garbinier Mugurusu have in common, who won their trophies several decades apart? That’s right – white clothes.

In 1963, the organizers of the Wimbledon tournament decided that from now on, players must wear mostly white clothing. In 1995, the rule was tightened by adding the wording “almost completely pure white”.

For violation of the dress code, the organizers may fine the player or even remove him from the match.

Wimbledon unites the world

Tennis has long spread throughout the world. As part of the two professional tours ATP and WTA, many tournaments of varying degrees of prestige are held in many countries.

The number of countries represented by players in the first rounds of the tournament has also increased.

This is largely due to the fact that moving around the world has become easier technically and much more affordable financially.

Journalists covering Wimbledon come from 50 different countries. In 2017, 350 TV, radio and newspaper journalists and photographers worked at the tournament.

In second place in terms of the number of journalists – the Grand Slam tournament in New York: journalists from 47 countries came to cover last year’s US Open.

How technology has changed

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The form

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The referee, who monitors the course of the match, is still sitting on the platform at the edge of the court, but now he is assisted by modern electronic devices – from computers to a sensor that detects the touch of the ball to the net.

But the most notable technical innovation of recent years is the hawk-eye, a three-dimensional computer tracking system that allows you to accurately determine the trajectory of the ball and where it touches the court.

This system, by which tennis players can challenge linesman decisions, was first tested at Wimbledon in 2007.

And the next year, new electronic scoreboards were introduced into use, on which the account was recorded. In 1968, the results of the match on the scoreboard were changed manually, this was done by the bolboi.Since then, the system has been repeatedly improved, but it was only in 2013 that all courts were equipped with modern scoreboards that are still in use today.

Bolboys

In 1968, Fewer than 100 Bolboys served at Wimbledon. These were mainly wards of the Shaftesbury Homes charity foundation, which was involved in helping children without parents.

They were dressed in the traditional green and purple colors of the All England Law Tennis Club – shorts and jerseys.

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Ball boys and ball girls

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In 1977, girls began to be recruited into bolboi, as a result of which the total number of children serving the tournament increased to 250 people.

Today’s boys and girls wear navy blue polo shirts with a green stripe and navy blue shorts, produced by the American company Polo Ralph Lauren.90,011 90,000 15 Best Things to Do in Wimbledon (London Borough of Merton, England) / Travel Guides

Wimbledon, a well-established residential area in southwest London, has a notoriety that goes far beyond Britain for a specific tennis tournament in July.
The Championship is unlike any other event on the ATP or WTA Tours, championing history and tradition, and strawberries and cream ..
If you miss the tournament, you can always come to the museum and on a guided tour to see the inner workings of the All England Club and enjoy the reflected glory of past champions….
True to its leafy reputation, Wimbledon is home to London’s largest piece of common land, which has fiercely resisted development and looks like open countryside in the city center.
Let’s look at the best things at Wimbledon :

1. Wimbledon Championship

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Championship
The oldest tennis tournament in the world takes place at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in the first two weeks of July.
The Championship is known to date back to 1877, while the All England Club was founded in 1868, originally for croquet.
Wimbledon is one of the four great claps, the only one contested on the grass, and maintains several different traditions ..
The most obvious is the almost complete absence of advertising, while the players must wear all white clothes.
The men’s and women’s finals are played on the famous Central Court, with a capacity of 14,979 spectators and equipped with the requisite retractable roof in 2009.Tickets can be purchased by voting domestically or overseas, but, unusual for a major sporting event, you can also queue overnight for a premium seat.

2. Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

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Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
For the rest of the year, the All England Club is a swanky tennis club for club members, but has a unique history museum open daily championships and tennis as a sport….
The Museum was founded in 1970 and its collection includes a mid-16th century tennis rule book, balls from the 2014 men’s final, championship trophies, vintage rackets and equipment worn by players such as Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal ..
Included in the price is a 90-minute guided tour of the grounds, in which you will hear anecdotes about famous players, meet the press at the Media Center, visit the BBC studio and interview room and step onto Central Court.
Check out our Featured Hotels Wimbledon, England

3. Wimbledon Ordinary

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Wimbledon Ordinary
With over 1,100 acres, Wimbledon Ordinary is the largest heathland in London.
The Common merges with Putney Heath in the north, and Richmond Park is across the A3 road in the west.
So if you wanted, you could easily spend a few days walking or cycling through the wasteland and forest that great considering you are in the city center.
Two lakes, Rushmere and Kingsmere are at the top of the common and are old flooded gravel pits.
Due to the large space and seclusion, horseback riding is popular among the general public, while in the south it is prestigious, only for members of the Royal Wimbledon Golf Club …
A public trail runs through the center of the route and leads to Caesar’s Camp, which is actually an Iron Age fortress built around the 5th century BC and later stormed by the Romans….

4. Wimbledon Windmill

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Wimbledon Windmill
The windmill in the heart of Wimbledon Common was built in 1817 and has been open as a museum since it was restored in 1975. This mill with four sails was sheathed by a local bar and produced flour until the end of World War II ..
The museum was expanded on both floors in 1999 following a grant from the Heritage Lottery ..
The lower level covers the general history and development of windmills, with antique tools, models and video room….
Upstairs you can learn more about how this particular mill works and it has a saddle stone, mortar, hand flour and grain so the kids can try making some of their own flour.
Go to the store that has books and souvenirs and visit the café next door ..

5. Wimbledon Park

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Wimbledon Park Golf Club
Wimbledon Park, bordering the All England Club, is another convenient outdoor area, once attached to the Wimbledon estate.
The mansion was landscaped by Capability Brown in the 18th century and this project created one of the largest lake in South London ..
Wimbledon Park is filled with amenities such as a lakeside water sports center, children’s pool, beach volleyball courts, tennis courts and a café ..
At the beginning of November, the park will host the Wybledon Guy Fawkes fireworks, and from 6 pm to 6 pm at the Wimbledon Park Golf Club with 18 holes for guests ..

6. Wat Buddapadipa

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Wat Buddapadipa
The first Thai Buddhist temple built in the UK, Wat Buddapadipa was opened by the King and Queen of Thailand in 1966 and is located a few streets east of General….
The temple, associated with the Royal Thai Embassy in London, was originally located in Eastern Shin and then moved to its current location in 1976. There are monks and resident nuns here, but you can visit the temple and its woodland if you pay attention to the etiquette.
There is a lake and a stream for a few minutes of peace, while the main temple is adorned with beautiful interior frescoes.
See the black bronze Buddha donated by the king in 1966 and the golden Buddha brought here from Bangkok’s Grand Palace in 1990….

7. New Wimbledon Theater

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New Wimbledon Theater
A continuous landmark on Broadway, the New Wimbledon Grade II Theater is a sumptuous Edwardian Baroque building that opened in 1910. Above the dome above the entrance is a golden statue of the Roman goddess of fun, Letizia.
This was removed during World War II as a possible bombing track marker, and was only replaced in 1991. The large and ornate theater can seat 1,670, making it one of the ten largest in London….
Great option for live entertainment, with great comedians, plays and musicals fresh from the West End on tour, and there’s no shortage of bands.

8. Polish Children’s Theater

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Polish Children’s Theater
This cherished “theater performance” for children dates back to 1967 and moved to its permanent home on Broadway in 1979. In its 300-capacity main assembly hall, Polka puts on performances for children under 13, as well as performances for children and toddlers.and small children in a 70-seat studio.
If you need activities for your kids during school holidays, there is almost always something going on, be it an award-winning show, a wide range of workshops, educational theater, storytelling and more ..

9. Wimbledon Museum

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Wimbledon Museum
This pleasant local museum on Ridgeway opens on weekends and chronicles 3,000 years of Wimbledon history.
Most of the exhibits are Victorian or 20th century and provide insight into domestic, work and social life….
There are furniture, mugs, bakery and agricultural equipment, posters for events of the 19th and early 20th centuries, historical maps, archival photographs and some valuable old manuscripts.
These include the tithe to Abbot Merton from 1354 and documents on the acquisition of the mansion by Admiral Nelson. Merton Place in 1801 ..

10. AFC Wimbledon

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AFC Wimbledon
The local team plays their home games just ten minutes away by train at 4850 Kingsmeadow in Norbiton.
AFC Wimbledon was founded in 2002 and has since moved up the league, now in the first league (third tier). All this happened after the former Wimbledon F.C. In the early 2000s, it was unexpectedly moved 56 miles to Milton Keynes, becoming DCM.
A protest group created a new local club, and after starting in the AFC Combined Districts League, Wimbledon now plays at a higher level than the team that went to Milton Keynes 15 Years Ago! Founded by fans, AFK Wimbledon is known in the Merton and Kingston community for encouraging active lifestyles and training courses for children….
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11. Cannizaro Park

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Cannizaro Park
Once the gardens for a country house (now a luxury hotel) on its east side, Cannizaro Park is Grade II which lists all the hallmarks of a luxurious estate ..
On 35 acres, there are a variety of exotic trees and shrubs planted around the Mediterranean Garden, Dell Azalea, Rose Garden, Italian Garden, Sunken Garden and Water Park.
The name Cannizaro comes from the fact that the Sicilian nobleman Francis Platamone rented the house in the early 19th century.
The house and gardens were sold to the Wimbledon City Council in 1947, but not before the last owners, the Wilsons, planted many rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas.
Come for a leisurely stroll among the flowers in early summer.

12. South Park Gardens

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South Park Gardens
Located at the end of the Victorian era (1901 BC).) in fine art style, South Park Gardens is a pretty, formal park of 2.4 hectares that can’t fail to win the Green Flag.
The park was rebuilt in 2009 with a grant from the Heritage Lottery Foundation, with paths, a fountain restored and new seating added.
These winding paths lead you to ponds, shrubs and expertly manicured flower beds.
The park has a cute kiosk and the Garden Pavilion hosts all kinds of activities such as Pilates, yoga, drawing lessons, reading groups and calligraphy….

13. Horse Riding

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Wimbledon Village Stables
An air of abundance and almost endless greenery puts horse riding on the agenda at Wimbledon.
The regular road is only separated from Richmond Park by the A3 road, so if you have some horse riding experience there is a huge array of green hacks. for lessons seven days a week.
Absolute beginners will start out on the equestrian simulator, while more advanced riders can take their saddle into the ring or out through the open park in a practice hack.
This can be done in a group with other riders or on its own, at a slightly higher cost.

14. Jurassic Encounter Adventure Golf

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Jurassic Adventure Golf
One train stop at Raynes Park for a family-friendly distraction with a dinosaur theme.
Jurassic Encounter is a scenic 18-hole adventure golf course set amidst waterfalls, man-made caves and island greenery.
There are no half-measures when it comes to Jurassic theme as there are nine life-size animatronic dinosaurs best played.
The course is open all year round and has floodlights so you can play late into the evening.

15. Wimbledon Farmers Market

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Wimbledon Farmers Market
Trading every Saturday morning at Wimbledon Park Elementary School, Wimbledon Farmers Market the market has existed since 2000 and receives a new batch of awards every year.
The stalls here are owned by regional organic producers, which means the fruits and vegetables on offer will change with the seasons.
April means wild garlic, May brings strawberries and asparagus, and cherries in July, and plums and apples at the end. summer ..
You can also buy seasonal cut flowers here, while the selection of game, meat and poultry also varies throughout the year.

90,000 municipal budgetary preschool educational institution Kindergarten No. 129 of the urban district, the city of Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan

Ufa is the sports capital of Bashkortostan!

Consultation for parents

Ufa – the sports capital of Bashkortostan

The biggest dream of all parents is healthy children.After all, the treatment of children takes a huge amount of energy, nerves and money. But most dads and moms are ready to spend money and time looking for “miracle pills” from all diseases. Or maybe it is worth doing prevention? Nothing better than tempering and exercise has been found. If your child has health problems , you can choose the appropriate sport .

By developing a child physically, we strengthen his health . Sport heals not only physically, but also morally.Children who are involved in sports are often ahead of their peers in solving problems “for the mind” .

Many parents often ask themselves the question: how to competently organize the child’s leisure time with the benefit of his health and physical development? Currently, there are many organizations that provide additional services for physical, mental and psychological development. Caring parents en masse enroll preschoolers in various circles and sections. Get rid of flat feet (if it is running) sports and rhythmic gymnastics, hockey will help.For children who often catch colds, with weakened immune systems, you can recommend swimming, hockey, figure skating, alpine skiing. To strengthen the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, to develop endurance will help playing football, basketball, volleyball, hockey. In addition, team sports foster strong-willed qualities, develop social thinking, the ability to be in a team, develop strategy and tactics. In children, self-esteem increases and adaptation in society improves. It is much easier for such a child to find a common language with peers and avoid conflict situations.Do you want your child to have a beautiful posture, improve the work of the musculoskeletal system? Enroll him in swimming, rhythmic gymnastics or figure skating, equestrian, , or volleyball.

But how to choose an activity with health benefits for a preschooler? children of older preschool age can quite choose the kind of sport they are interested in. Talk with your children what they would like to do, which section they would like to go to, suggest different options, tell us what is the peculiarity of each type.Give the child the opportunity to choose the section of his own accord what he likes. If the experience is unsuccessful, calmly discuss with your child the reasons for the failure.
When giving your child to a club or sports section, do not expect that he will always be happy to run to class. At first, success will most likely be modest – this can cause a loss of interest in the chosen occupation, rejoice at every minimum achievement, and encourage. If you are growing a very active child who cannot sit still for a minute, he needs to go to the sports section, where the overflowing energy will be directed into a peaceful channel.

It is reasonable to try yourself in active sports and a not too quick preschooler – perhaps you will be able to stir him up at least a little.

Let’s take a look at what each sport is good for.

Japanese wrestling – aikido – develops coordination, strength, dexterity. Suitable for children over 5 years old who need to become stronger and more self-confident.
Karate – develops coordination, flexibility, agility and strength. Classic Japanese self-defense without weapons.It is based on punches and kicks on the most vulnerable parts of the body. In addition, with the help of this oriental martial arts, children learn to concentrate, manage emotions and direct their energy in the right direction. You can engage in this sport from 5-6 years old.

There are dances at the intersection of choreography and martial arts. The most popular of them is capoeira . Classes in this martial art, combining acrobatics and play, can be started as early as 4 years old. Capoeira helps to develop a sense of rhythm, plasticity, thinking outside the box.

Children from 4-5 years old are taken to figure skating , because at this age children can easily stretch, and the feeling of fear is not yet developed, like in adults, which makes it possible to learn complex elements. If you expect your child to want to achieve heights in this sport, and not just remain an amateur, you need to tune in to hard work, falls and bruises.

Children from 4 years old are taken to gymnastics . As with figure skating, stretching plays a major role in this sport.Funny jumping on a trampoline, dancing with ribbons, balls, hoops, performances … While the kids are small, they can easily stretch and twine.
Tennis gives the child general physical development, develops coordination of movements. If you set a goal to reach heights in this sport, you need to train from the age of 5, and a lot and persistently (at 5 years old – three times a week, at 6 years old – four times, and so on). In the future, Wimbledon and numerous victories!

A child from 4 years old can be sent to wushu class .This soft struggle with the elements of breathing exercises will strengthen the child’s body, develop muscles and strength, and teach to remain calm in any circumstances.
To swim swimming , you do not need to wait 4 years. This sport, which develops lungs and muscles, is taken from 2-3 years old. The only drawback of training at such an early age is that during the first training sessions, children often catch colds. Blame it all – banal hypothermia after the pool. So pay special attention to drying wet hair, do not forget about a hat so that your ears do not freeze.
Hockey or soccer can be the choice of 5-year-olds. Both of these sports will teach the child to act in a team, make him strong and enduring.
Sports ballroom dancing . Music, movement, performances in beautiful costumes. Both girls and boys will learn to control their bodies, posture will be straightened, gait will be beautiful. The dancers have tremendous endurance, an enviable muscle corset, a strong spine, excellent flexibility, coordination, and balance. In addition, from childhood, boys and girls dancing in pairs know how to be attentive to the opposite sex, to respect each other.It is best to send a child to a dance school at the age of 6-7. When choosing where to go for a little genius, keep in mind that there are health restrictions. For example, with myopia, sports that can cause injury are strictly prohibited: football, hockey, gymnastics, tennis, figure skating, swimming. With scoliosis, tennis, aerobics, gymnastics are undesirable. If a child suffers from chronic diseases, it is reasonable to give up all types of martial arts, hockey. Before deciding which section to send the child to, and so that physical activity does not harm, consult your doctor first.When deciding to choose a circle or section for your child, take into account all the little things: how long it will take to get on the road (not the best option if you have to drive longer than you do), whether you will have to travel more than three times a week (more often – it’s already hard ), which adult will be able to accompany the child at this time …

And the main thing in choosing a circle for a child is his desire and desire to study in it. Do not go against the will of the children, they not only will not learn anything, but they will begin to quietly (and then loudly) hate what they were forced to do! Do not try to realize your ambitious plans through the kid.Since a child can achieve good success in sports if he does it with pleasure.

With the onset of the school year, parents enroll their children in the section. Do not rush to spread your hard-earned money, there are also free classes in Ufa. ProUfu.ru made a review for each district of the city

Sovetsky District

Name

Sections

Address and telephone

Teenage club “Contemporary” (from 6 years old)

vocals, tourism, scout club, art studio.

st. Bessonova, 27; 228-55-67.

Teenage club “Vityaz” (from 10 years old)

judo, boxing, sambo

Komsomolskaya, 18

Phone 253-50-16

Teenage club “Orange” (from 7 years old)

clothing modeling studio, arts and crafts, creativity development studio, sports athleticism, powerlifting, vocals, dancing, regional studies

st.Komsomolskaya, 29; 282-38-33

Tamyr leisure center for children and adolescents

chess, karate

st. S. Agisha, 16; 278-59-45.

House of children’s creativity “Druzhny” (from 7 years old)

table tennis, badminton, club of the military-patriotic song “Blue Lightning”.

st. N. Dmitrieva, 5; 252-55-71.

Children’s Creativity Center (from 5 years old)

rhythmic gymnastics, aikido, design studio, beading, arts and crafts, art studio, speech therapy, English, decoupage, carpet embroidery.

st. Komsomolskaya, 79; 248-48-30

“Station of young technicians” (from 7 years old)

track car modeling, chess, trial bike, mountain bike.

st. Aiskaya, 84; 228-03-32.

“Legend” (from 7 years old)

Thai boxing, wushu-sanshou, arts and crafts, volunteer school

October Avenue, 52/1; 232-66-13

“Path” (from 13 years old)

hand-to-hand fighting, mixed martial arts, cycling

Ibragimov Boulevard, 23; Tel.273-65-49

“Rosstan”

“Young local historians” / art song school, ethnography, scout club

Ave. October, 14/2

Phone 277-74-21

“Soyuz”

Table tennis, dancing, volunteer school, creative studios

Bakalinskaya, 66/1

Phone 248-21-99

“Sputnik”

volunteer school, scouting, theater

Vladivostokskaya, 7/1

tel.252-68-41

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Tennis Club Champion – Tennis in persons

PIT SAMPRAS

Pete Sampras (1971) – tennis player, was born in Washington.Best known as the Pistol Peet tennis champion.

Biography of Pete Sampras is one of the most famous, talented tennis players. 268 weeks in the 1990s, Sampras was considered the best in the sport. He earned the nickname “Pistol Peet” for his speed and superb craftsmanship. In 1988, Sampras took up professional tennis. At 19, the athlete won the US Championship by defeating Andre Agassi. From 1993 to 1998, every year, six consecutive times, he was named the first tennis player in the world.

Throughout his career, Pete has won 64 singles titles, 14 Grand Slam titles. In addition, Sampras won the Wimbledon competitions seven times, the US championship five times, and Australia twice. However, the athlete never managed to conquer the French championship. It’s safe to say that in the late 1990s, Pete was in the lead in men’s tennis.

In his biography, Pete Sampras had a long rivalry with Agassi. In 2002, Andre defeated Pete at the US Championships.However, his demeanor and good looks made Sampras famous far beyond the court. In 2003 he left the sport.

SERENA WILLIAMS

Serena Williams (1981) – tennis player, born September 26, 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan. Best known as one of the Williams tennis sisters.

In the late 1990s, Serena Williams and her sister Venus had a starry time in their biography. They were African American, a rarity in professional tennis.The sisters quickly became famous for their strong game, brilliant equipment.

Like Tiger Woods, Serena and Venus were young talents. They voluntarily started playing tennis after kindergarten. Serena is one year younger than Venus. Her height is 175 cm. However, Serena became the first of the sisters to win the US Singles Championship in 1999.

At the beginning of 2000, Serena was one of the leading tennis players. In 2002-2003, the athlete won the Serena helmet, winning all four major Grand Slam titles at once.In 2002 she won the French Championships, Wimbledon, the US Championships, and in 2003 the Australian Championships. Other titles in the biography of Serena Williams were obtained in 2003 (Wimbledon), 2005, 2006 (Australian Championship), 2008 (US Championship).

ROGER FEDERER

Roger Federer (1981) – tennis player, born August 8, 1981 in Basel, Switzerland. Best known as a five-time Wimbledon champion (2003-2007).

Federer is a Swiss tennis player who has won the Wimbledon Championship five consecutive times. In addition, in the biography of Roger Federer, several US championships were won: from 2004 to 2008. This number of victories has helped the athlete to become one of the dominant tennis players in the world.

Federer took up professional sports in 1998 after a stellar career in youth competition. In 2001, he became a popular field after defeating champion Pete Sampras at Wimbledon.

In 2003, the athlete received the title of Wimbledon Singles Champion. He repeated his victory in 2004. After that he began to participate in the Australian championship, as well as in the USA. In the third round of the French championship, he failed, which deprived the athlete of the opportunity to win the Grand Slam.

Federer won his third Wimbledon win in 2005, beating Andy Roddick in the final for the second year in a row. Against Andre Agassi in the US Open, Federer received another title.In 2006, the athlete lost to Rafael Nadal in the final of the French championship, but defeated the same opponent in the final of Wimbledon. In 2006 Federer defeated Andy Roddick again in the US Championship.

If you add up the number of victories of the athlete in 2007 at Wimbledon, the Australian Championships, the USA, as well as the victory in the 2008 US Championships, you get an incredible result – 13 titles in singles received. Only Pete Sampras managed to show the result better – he won the Grand Slam competition 14 times.

Additional information: In 2008, an unfortunate defeat happened in the biography of Roger Federer. Then Rafael Nadal showed the best results at the Wimbledon tournament. Federer’s father is Swiss, but his mother is from South Africa. Throughout 2004, Roger did not have a coach.

Nike first offered sponsorship to a tennis player in 1996, two years before Federer became involved in professional sports. Roger has never won the French championship, but he has won three times in the other three major competitions.At the US Championships: 2004 to 2008; At the Australian Championships: 2004, 2006, 2007; At Wimbledon: 2003 to 2007.

MARTINA NAVRATILOVA

Martina Navratilova (1956) – Czech-American tennis player, was born in Prague. During 1972-1974, in her biography, Martina Navratilova held the title of champion of the Czech Republic in singles.

In 1975 she moved to the United States. The athlete is known for her aggressive, slightly nervous style of play.A record nine times Navratilova won the Wimbledon singles competition: in 1978–79, 1982–87, 1990. In addition, Navratilova received the title of US champion four times: 1983, 1984, 1986–87, and the Australian champion – three times: 1981, 1983, 1985. Martina twice became the champion of France: in 1982, 1984.

The athlete also performed well in doubles. From 1983 to 1985 Martina earned 110 victories in this format. In the biography of Martina Navratilova, the leadership in tennis lasted for almost thirty years.In total, the athlete earned 168 victories in singles, 178 in doubles.

90,000 “Are you serious ?!” John McEnroe – Tennis Extravagant

The explosive player was once the lord of tennis courts. Now John McEnroe has become the hero of a famous film. The American did impossible things – he became a seven-time winner of Grand Slam tournaments and … a champion in fines and foul language. Even the Swedish king suffered from McEnroe’s eccentric antics!

Youth

Achievements

Scandals

Family

After Tennis

Road to Wimbledon

John Patrick McEnroe was born in February 1959 at an American military base.However, he spent his childhood in New York and still lives in this city. The child was short, but dexterous and active. The future tennis player played basketball, baseball, football and American football. By the age of twelve, McEnroe was convinced that he would grow up to be a basketball player. However, the coaches saw that the boy was making amazing progress in tennis.

Little John was a non-standard tennis player. He did not have enough strength to deliver a powerful blow with a heavy wooden racket (racquets were made of wood in that era), but the boy won thanks to the precision of the blow, virtuoso possession of the racket, and sports intelligence.This allowed John to beat the guys a year or two older.

All these qualities will be the hallmark of McEnroe in the days when he competes for the Wimbledon trophies.

John Patrick came in big on time. The “open era” in tennis was just beginning, and the champion tennis players were so popular that even rock stars envied them.

Tournaments and trophies

In 1977, an unknown youth suddenly reached the semifinals of the Wimbledon tournament and was named “Rookie of the Year”.John was only eighteen. In 1978, McEnroe dropped out of his studies at Stanford University: sports became for him a matter of a lifetime.

By the beginning of the following year, McEnroe became the fourth player in the ATP rankings. 1979 was a triumphant and record year – 27 victories in various tournaments (singles and doubles). No other tennis player of the Open Era could boast of such a number of trophies in one season. Among the trophies was the Grand Slam Tournament – US Open.

The next two years will be remembered for a long time thanks to the series of matches between John McEnroe and the great Swede Bjorn Borg in the Wimbledon and US Open finals.Three out of four meetings ended in victory for the young American. From 1980 to 1984 (with short breaks) he was the first racket in the world. By the beginning of 1985, the famous tennis player became a seven-time winner of the Grand Slam tournaments.

Then a quick sunset came … The tennis player started the season unsuccessfully and decided to pause. Back on court, John realized that he was failing more and more often. The athlete’s rude behavior on the court only emphasized the changes in sports destiny.

There will be many more victories in McEnroe’s life, but the tennis player will never be able to re-head the ATP rating or win the Grand Slam tournament.The American retired from his professional career in 1992.

McEnroe won the brightest prizes at the beginning of his life. Opponents-tennis players called this American “Junior”, and the audience – “Big Child”. Out on the court, John played the role of the “bad boy” over and over again.

Scandals and fines

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John McEnroe has immense respect for Bjorn Borg, his most eminent of opponents, and says that this master brought more new things to world tennis than, for example, Pete Sampras.When, during the match with Borg, a very young McEnroe broke loose and flared up, the Swede only hugged him, said that “everything is fine” and advised him to “relax.” But the third set was played and the score was equal! After that, McEnroe did not allow himself any ugly attacks on the Borg.

But for the rest of his opponents, McEnroe was a nightmare. The American argued with the judges and rudely insulted tennis players. It got to the photographers and even the public. In fact, this permanent “hysteria” was a deliberate tactic – John pissed off his opponents, and they began to make mistakes.The catch phrase “are you serious?” (to the referee) – this is another of the most innocent expressions of a tennis player. He could call the judge “the shame of humanity” and “an incompetent donkey.”

Once, in a fit of rage, McEnroe smashed a can of soda water with a racket, splashing the front row viewers. Among the drenched was the king of Sweden …

In total, throughout his professional tennis career, McEnroe has paid a record amount of fines – about 100 thousand dollars. Almost half of them were in the “terrible” 1987.

John McEnroe – caricature

However, Big Child’s style of play was very different. McEnroe both played and won gracefully – his skill and athletic intelligence were stronger than the athleticism of his opponents.

Father of many children

As a young man, McEnroe married Oscar-winning actress Tatum O’Neill. The couple had three children. John McEnroe’s tennis career was then descending. Tatum urged her husband to quit tennis and sit with children – in this case, the actress could return to filming.Both shooting and tournaments are nomadic life, and children must live in one place in order to go to kindergarten and school.

The dispute was never resolved – the marriage broke up. The husband still gave up tennis, and the wife became depressed and began to use drugs. Then McEnroe sued the actress for all the children.

Later, the ex-tennis player entered into a second marriage with his beloved singer Patti Smith. John turned into a father with many children and raised six.

From the first wedding

Rock musician and film hero

Irrepressible vital energy did not allow the champion to sit idle! The most important hobby of this tennis player is music.In the 90s, McEnroe formed his own rock band. The rock band toured for several years and even made money. However, there has never been a fantastic success. On the advice of his second wife, a professional musician, John finally stopped touring. Now the guitar is just a hobby for him.

Another unusual tennis player’s hobby is his own art gallery: McEnroe collects contemporary art.

The former tennis player remains in good physical condition and continues to play at an amateur level.McEnroe performs successfully in veteran tournaments. Until recent years, he also participated in professional doubles competitions. In 2006, John even won such a tournament (the athlete was in his forty-eighth year!). His doubles performance with Steffi Graf at Wimbledon in 1999 made a lot of noise. Then they almost played against Kournikova and Bjorkman in the semifinals.

In addition, John McEnroe was a commentator for the US Open matches. He led the American Davis Cup team.He was the host of two talk shows. Wrote an autobiography book “Are you serious?” McKinroe starred in films and became a hero himself: in the fall of 2017, the premiere of the feature film Borg / McEnroe took place. The film was released and is a success.

Borg / McEnroe, still from the film

The former king of tennis courts does not favor the modern style of play. McEnroe calls modern tennis “a game of lazy people.” John admits that today’s masters are athletic and hit beautifully.But, in his opinion, in today’s tennis there is no strategic thinking, no real passion.

John McEnroe Today Photo

90,000 the doll of Serena Williams’ daughter has more than 100 thousand subscribers in social networks – RT in Russian

On the Internet, Quay-Quay is gaining immense popularity – a dark-skinned doll of Olympia Ohanian, the daughter of tennis player Serena Williams. The toy has its own Twitter and Instagram profiles, which have over 100 thousand subscribers.human. Williams’ fans began to actively discuss Quay Quay during the Australian Open, to which she was brought in by the former first racket of the world. However, many users are outraged by the hype around the toy and call such attention to the doll crazy.

During the first round of the Australian Open tennis between Serena Williams and Tatiana Maria, viewers saw unusual statistics on their screens. The director of the meeting compared the number of Twitter followers of two athletes, Williams’ daughter Olympia and her doll named Quay-Quay.

To the surprise of many viewers, the doll has more followers on social networks than tennis player Tatyana Maria, included in the first hundred of the WTA rating. If the posts of a real athlete are followed by about 7.5 thousand people, then Kway-Kway boasts an army of 16 thousand fans on Twitter and almost 90 thousand on Instagram.

Quay-Quay’s profile description states that she is the daughter and best friend of Olympia, as well as the granddaughter of Serena Williams and her husband Alexis Ohanian, one of the founders of the Reddit website.On Instagram, she follows all of her “relatives” as well as her “great-aunt” Venus Williams.

Quay Quay was introduced to the fans in September last year, when Olympia Ohanyan was one year old. At the same time, the doll acquired its own profiles on social networks, where photos of her began to appear regularly. Sometimes she appears in the company of her mistress or a 23-time Grand Slam winner.

In the new tennis season, Quay Quay began to travel the world with Serena Williams and “watch” her play.The doll has visited an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi, the Hopman Cup in Perth, Australia, and has now arrived in Melbourne for the first major of the season, after which she began to conquer new heights of popularity among tennis fans in general and Williams fans in particular.

In a post-match interview after defeating Maria with a score of 6: 0, 6: 2, Williams discussed Quay Quay more than her own game, and told where her daughter got such a doll.

“I wanted my daughter to have a doll with dark skin.When I was little, I couldn’t have a black doll. So I decided that I wanted just such a toy for Olympia. Of course, she is a mestizo – she has white and black roots. But I wanted the first doll to be exactly black. The second doll for her will be white. I want to teach Olympia love and that all people need to be loved, regardless of their skin color, ”said Williams.

The tennis player also said that her nephew came up with an unusual name for the doll, when the whole family was discussing what to call it.

During the Australian Open, Quay Quay even hosted the WTA’s official Instagram page during the day, posting photos of herself on the courts in Melbourne and recording short videos. The doll managed to visit the referee’s chair on the tower and posted the corresponding video.

The number of subscribers of the “granddaughter” of Serena Williams is growing every day, but not all users liked her activity. Some were outraged that on television they were comparing the popularity of Quay Quay and a real tennis player.

“ESPN has become trash because they show that Quee-Quay has more Twitter followers than rival Serena,” one Twitter user tweeted.

“Wow, this is so disrespectful. They really put out low-rated players as some kind of junk, ”another agreed with him.

Not everyone liked the fact that the WTA entrusted their Instagram profile to the doll – in their opinion, the story with the toy is already beyond reason.

“Quay Quay has more fans than tennis players.It’s just ridiculous, “one of the users wrote in the comments of the photoblog.

“I wonder who is more insane, Serena or the WTA, since they encourage this craziness around the doll. Shame on the organization, ”said another disgruntled person.

“It’s not about the doll, but about the fact that the WTA should be engaged in the development of women’s tennis. If you are interested in a doll, then write about it on its page, ”added a third Internet user.

However, most users are friendly towards the doll and already want her to star in a new part of the cartoon “Toy Story”, get her own TV series or release a comic strip about her life.

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