Romeo Beckham tries his hand against tennis star Andy Murray – watched by proud dad David

He's the son of Britain's most famous footballer, but Romeo Beckham looks set to be a tennis star. The 13-year-old showed off some impressive skills as he enjoyed a knockabout with champion Andy Murray in London on Sunday. Andy is due to defend his Queen's Club title this week, but happily welcomed Romeo to his penultimate training session on the eve of the tournament's start.

Proudly watched by dad David, Romeo put on an energetic display as he played alongside Scottish star Andy, and was able to pick up some top tips from the world no. 2 along the way.


Romeo Beckham received some top tennis tips from world no.2 Andy Murray

"Right now (tennis) is his sport," David told during Sunday's visit to The Queen's Club. "He gave up on football at the ripe old age of 13 and now he plays tennis four or five times a week. He enjoys himself. It's a great sport and it's a big privilege for him to be here today.

"When you look at role models, you want them to be passionate about the sport and to play hard all the time. Andy is one of those players and is a great model for many kids around the world," he added.

The 13-year-old was watched by proud dad David Beckham

Last year, tennis coach John Johnson said Romeo would be one to watch in the tennis world. "He has a lot of talent and very good hand-eye coordination," he told the Daily Star. "I'm going to have a meeting with his mother about it to reinforce that because I'm not sure his parents realise how good he is.

"Romeo really loves tennis. He is really into it and very talented. Romeo has a natural swing and is very enthusiastic. He just loves it.

Tennis coach John Johnson has said Romeo will be one to watch in the tennis world

"He kept telling me and I could see how focused he was. He is very energetic, very quick and strong."

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