News By Rick Vach

Friday Tennis Blog: Seeking Serena Look-Alikes; Halep Out, WTA Finals Begins Sunday

| Pro Tennis , General News , Adult Tennis News , Friday Blog , Youth Tennis News , Blogs , USTA Florida Foundation

STEPHENS THE AMERICAN HOPE AT WTA FINALS The field is set for the Sunday start of the WTA Finals in Singapore, where 25-year-old American Sloane Stephens will make her debut in the elite eight at the year-end event. World No. 1 Simona Halep dropped out on Thursday citing a herniated disk in her lower back. […]

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Florida Among $31K in USTA Hispanic Heritage Month Tennis Grants

| General News , Diversity

The United States Tennis Association concluded its celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, highlighted by multiple Hispanic engagement accomplishments led by the USTA’s Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) department, and $31,500 to 15 community tennis and other outreach organizations across the country. The grants foster an opportunity to increase Hispanic tennis participation through multiple outreach events […]

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Preview: Florida 10-Under ‘Bobby Curtis’ Orange Ball Sectionals Focuses on Teams

| Bobby Curtis Junior State Championships , Youth Tennis News

The state’s top 10-and-under orange ball players will come together for team play at the 2018 USTA Florida “Bobby Curtis” Orange Ball Team Tennis Sectional Championships on Oct. 27-28 at the USTA National Campus in the Lake Nona region of Orlando. While the Top 16 boys’ and girls’ qualifiers made it to Orlando by winning […]

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