A British tennis player living in La Manga has made the headlines - for narrowly avoiding breaking the world record for the longest run of consecutive defeats.
Dubbed the worst player in the world, 21-year-old Robert Dee finally won his first ever professional match after three years and 55 games in Spain this week.
Dee now remains joint world record holder with Diego Beltranena of Guatemala.
"Obviously it was great to get my first win but I can't believe that people don't have anything better to write about. I'm just going to keep on playing and improving and working hard with my coaches," Dee told the Telegraph.
He added that he would hopefully win more games in the future.
Meanwhile, loyal dad Alan defended his son, noting that he Lawn Tennis Association - which is based at La Manga Club in the winter months - gave the 21-year-old an "impressive" rating of 4.2.
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