Watch our slideshow of Memory Lane pictures of South Shields tennis players

It may have escaped your notice given all the World Cup football mayhem - but our annual dose of tennis fever will soon be served up.

Wimbledon begins on Monday, July 2, so today we have decided to look back in time at archive photos from Westoe Tennis Club, in South Shields.

Semi finalists in the Westoe Junior Tennis Tournament in 1978 are back row, left to right, Mark Frazer, Mark Ruffell, Michael Bannon and Harvey Slater. Front, left to right, Janet Galloway, Judith Atkinson and Sheila Robinson.

Semi finalists in the Westoe Junior Tennis Tournament in 1978 are back row, left to right, Mark Frazer, Mark Ruffell, Michael Bannon and Harvey Slater. Front, left to right, Janet Galloway, Judith Atkinson and Sheila Robinson.

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