A TOP tennis coach has withdrawn her claim of alleged sex discrimination against her former employer.

Stephanie Swan has been head coach for Ardgowan and Matilda clubs and tennis development since April 2018.

Prior to that she spent six years working at Giffnock Tennis Club as head coach.

She launched an appeal at an employment tribunal over alleged discrimination when she returned to work having had her daughter.

At the time her former coach Judy Murray tweeted on social media about a head coach who had 'returned to work from maternity leave to discover she had been demoted and hours cut without being told'.

Ms Murray's post said: "When a young head coach at one of Scotland’s biggest clubs returns to work after having a baby....and discovers she has been demoted and her hours reduced without any consultation."

It has now been confirmed by the employment tribunal service that Ms Swan, formerly Norris, has now withdrawn her claim and the case has therefore been dismissed.

The talented coach is originally from Gourock and is a former pupil of Judy Murray's.

Stephanie has coached players at county and Scotland level and regularly runs tennis camps at the local clubs.

She is one of the only head female coaches in the country qualified to an advanced level and has a sports management degree.

During her studies she coached at Strathgryffe Tennis Club in Houston and spent a year in Australia,

The Telegraph contacted Ms Swan but she said had no comment to make about the case.

No-one was available at Giffnock Tennis Club.