News By Rick Vach

Friday Tennis Blog: Legends Coming to USTA National Campus; Grass Court Mania; More

| Pro Tennis , General News , Adult Tennis News , Youth Tennis News

INJURY TURNS GRASS SEEDINGS UPSIDE DOWN What a difference a year makes. Last year’s Wimbledon seedings were: 1. Andy Murray; 2. Novak Djokovic; 3. Roger Federer; 4. Rafael Nadal; 5. Stan Wawrinka; and 6. Milos Raonic. This week at the Queen’s Club grass court event, unseeded are Murray, Djokovic, Wawrinka and Raonic who have struggled […]

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Orlando’s UCF Among USTA-Certified Professional Tennis Management Degrees

| General News

A career in tennis has never been easier to achieve with a USTA-certified degree in Professional Tennis Management, from coaching to directing a facility to court maintenance. The University of Central Florida is one of six schools offering an undergraduate PTM program, along with Berry College, Ferris State, Hope College, Manhattanville College, and Methodist University. […]

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Hillsborough Wins 3 of 4 Titles at USTA Florida Adult 55 & Over 3.5/4.5 League Tennis Sectionals

| Adult Leagues , Adult Tennis News

Hillsborough showed itself as the powerhouse county of Florida 55 & Over tennis last weekend, claiming three of the four division titles at the USTA Florida 55 & Over League 3.5/4.5 Sectional Championships at the USTA National Campus in Orlando. Hillsborough clubs from Palma Ceia Country Club in Tampa, the Cheval Athletic Club in Lutz, […]

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Friday Tennis Blog: U.S. Mowing Opposition on Grass; 13-Year-Old Phenom; More

| Pro Tennis , General News , Bobby Curtis Junior State Championships , Adult Tennis News , Youth Tennis News

U.S. WOMEN, GIRLS ROCKET INTO GRASS COURT SEASON U.S. women’s (and girl’s) tennis had a banner clay court season. Sloane Stephens reached the French Open women’s final, Florida’s CoCo Gauff won the French Open girls’ title (beating American Caty McNally, who won the doubles title), and there are plenty more in the pipeline — 20 […]

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13-Year-Old Blokhina Youngest-Ever USTA Florida ‘Bobby Curtis’ Jr. State 18s Tennis Winner; Tournament Review

| Bobby Curtis Junior State Championships , Youth Tennis News

An unseeded player beating the best junior tennis players in the state of Florida? Rare. A 13-year-old player beating the best 18 year olds? Even more rare, and record setting. That’s what 13-year-old Alexis Blokhina (Plantation) did on Wednesday in the final of the USTA Florida “Bobby Curtis” Junior State Singles Championships, becoming the youngest-ever […]

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Down to Finals at 2018 USTA Florida ‘Bobby Curtis’ Jr. State Tennis Championships

| General News , Bobby Curtis Junior State Championships , Youth Tennis News

We’re into the finals at the 2018 USTA Florida “Bobby Curtis” Junior State Singles Championships, where a handful of juniors will join past champions and eventual world No. 1s Chris Evert, Jennifer Capriati, Jim Courier and Andy Roddick in hoisting the top tennis trophy in Florida. Players were tested as the boys’ and girls’ quarterfinals […]

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