February was American Heart Month. And tennis proved to be a great way to get active for many middle school students. Thanks to Bay Club Santa Clara for hosting a fun event that involved point play (doubles and singles) along with prizes, snacks, and a
The love of the game motivates us all. For USTA Leagues players Jaya Murthy, Cecile Hernandez, Terry Chuang, and Christina Goh, their love for tennis inspired them to give back to their community by teaching kids in their community the sport. All four friends have
Despite some cool December days, 8 teams participated in two separate events to experience the thrill of “Team Tennis.” Players participated in singles and doubles matches against other daytime players. Each player received a player gift bag and the winning teams were awarded a special prize. Thank
Area players enjoyed social competition at two November Play Day sites: Bay Club Santa Clara and Rosita Park, Los Altos. It was a fun day for both the players and their parents as they learned to compete against different opponents along with learning the rules
The South Bay had its first Try Team Tennis hosted by the Mission Hills Club in Fremont. Players represented four area teams and accumulated points for every game won. Everyone played singles and doubles matches. Everyone received a players gift bag and a light lunch.
The tennis industry faces a very serious structural problem. For years the average age of tennis coaches has been steadily increasing. The industry has not been able to fill the metaphorical bucket with new blood. As a result the faces that represent tennis increasingly give the
Congratulations to Lifetime Tennis Sunnyvale for hosting a successful One Day Doubles Tournament. Players enjoyed multiple matches all in one day. Tournament Official Bonnie Middlebrook commented that the format “worked great, but some of the players thought it wasn’t enough (as they) just get warmed up
Coach John Fruttero and Matt McGee hosted two fun events on the Harker Middle School Courts. One event helped Orange Ball Players from as far as Antelope (Greater Sacramento Area) gain match experience and earn their Junior Development Pathway point. Volunteer parents filled in for
“USTA Tennis On Campus (TOC) is designed to provide college students with a host of opportunities for team camaraderie, social networking and unrivaled competition through tennis—without the demands of a varsity program. The fun co-ed format is designed to accommodate all levels of play, and
The USTA Pro Circuit brought seven competitive events to the NorCal area this season, with some of the best pro tennis in the nation. Not only that, but there were also tons of great community events, including pro-ams, charity events, luncheons, clinics, and kids days!