A live 5G hologram of tennis ace, Emma Raducanu, has surprised two young grassroots tennis players with a one-to-one coaching session – while they were more than 4,000 miles apart.
The British women’s number one was in Abu Dhabi, while emerging tennis stars, Sam Clague, 14, and T’nae Diamond Paisley, 12, were thousands of miles away in London at the All England Club’s Community Tennis Centre.
The kids, who had no idea Emma would be coaching them, were surprised when the 20-year-old tennis champion appeared on the other side of the net – thanks to cutting edge holographic technology.
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Emma gave advice and tips on technique in real time, whilst Sam and T’nae both had the chance to ask their tennis idol questions and capture a once in a lifetime hologram selfie with her.
The special coaching sessions were powered by Vodafone’s 5G network which commissioned research of 2,000 tennis fans which predicted the evolution of the sport in years to come.
Predictions included ‘multi-ball mode’, smart balls, and nets which provide detailed data on the game – as well as the addition of hologram coaches who are able to go on court during matches.
Emma Raducanu, Vodafone’s Play Your Way to Wimbledon ambassador, said: “The next generation of tennis starts with the future generation of players.
“It is amazing to see how it can help players of all levels by giving them access to coaches no matter where they are, which will help the game continue to grow in 2023 and beyond.
“Coaching Sam and T’nae in the first ever 5G hologram tennis lesson scratches the surface with this type of technology, and hopefully means coaches will be able to train more future Wimbledon stars wherever they are in the world.”
The research also found 47 per cent believe future advances in

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