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McDonald’s RJTC Masters Results

McDonald’s RJTC Masters Results

The Richmond Junior Tennis Circuit held it’s Masters Tournament on Aug. 18 at CCV.  The Masters is a tournament where the top 8 players in each age group are invited to a single elimination tournament to determine the winner of the Richmond Junior Circuit.  There were almost 300 different juniors playing in the 13 tournaments throughout the summer trying to earn enough points to qualify for ... »

2018 McDonald’s RJTC Series Standings

2018 McDonald’s RJTC Series Standings

The latest standings for the McDonald’s Richmond Jr. Circuit tournaments can be found here. Thank you to all the players who have competed in these events and good luck! RJTC Standings 8-9-2018 RJTC Standings 7-26-2018 RJTC Standings 7-18-2018 RJTC Standings 7-12-2018 RJTC Standings 6-29-2018 RJTC Standings 6-20- 2018 RJTC Standings 6-11-2018 RJTC Standings 6-7-2018 RJTC Standings 5-30-2018 More i... »

Parker, Sorkin Capture City Singles Crowns

Parker, Sorkin Capture City Singles Crowns

RICHMOND– Kyle Parker claimed his first Mercedes Benz Greater Richmond City Championship this past weekend at acac-Midlothian. Parker was the runner-up to Hunter Koontz in 2017 and 2016. Koontz skipped this year’s event because of an out-of-town commitment. On a hot and humid afternoon on Aug. 5, the top-seeded Parker pulled out a 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 victory over unseeded Patrick Whaling in a match that... »

Jacob Dunbar and Matthew Fernandez to play in Exhibition Match at RTA Academy in August

Jacob Dunbar and Matthew Fernandez to play in Exhibition Match at RTA Academy in August

RICHMOND– The RTA Rising Stars Tennis Academy will host an exhibition match between local college player Matthew Fernandez and touring professional Jacob Dunbar. Fernandez, 20, is a former St. Christopher’s standout and rising junior at the University of Richmond. Dunbar, 22, graduated from UR in 2017 and began play on the pro tour. Academy Director Chris Suttmiller said it’s important for student... »

Local Doubles Team Makes a Run to Clay Court Finals

Local Doubles Team Makes a Run to Clay Court Finals

RICHMOND– Matt Hane and Hunter Koontz won three competitive matches at the McDonald’s Open Clay Court Championships last week before falling in the final. Hane and Koontz, both teaching pros at the Country Club of Virginia, partnered for the second year in a row at the tournament hosted by Salisbury Country Club. The duo fell in the semifinals last year. Koontz, a three-time city singles cha... »

Levenson, Pande, Soffin Claim State Titles

Levenson, Pande, Soffin Claim State Titles

There’s a new king and queen in the girls’ and boys’ Division 5 state singles tournament. Emme Levenson of Douglas Freeman High School succeeded Deep Run’s Nina Sorkin, who won four consecutive 5A titles before moving on to Virginia Tech. The junior shares the season-ending local spotlight with Deep Run’s Shashwat Pande, as well as the Deep Run girls (5A), Hanover High girls (4A) and Maggie ... »

RTA Rising Stars Tennis Academy to Open this Summer

RTA Rising Stars Tennis Academy to Open this Summer

RICHMOND- The Richmond Tennis Association will partner with the City of Richmond in a new program for underserved youth. City Tennis Director Victor Rizzi and Chris Suttmiller, director of the RTA Rising Stars Tennis Academy, will invite kids in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities summer camp to participate. The RTA Rising Stars Tennis Academy will be supported by the rema... »

Win A Trip for Two to the 2018 US Open

Win A Trip for Two to the 2018 US Open

The RTA is excited to announce our 2018 US Open Raffle Package: Two tickets on Saturday, September 1st and Sunday, September 2nd – Arthur Ashe stadium seats – First-come, first-served access to Louis Armstrong Stadium, the Grandstand and all field courts $2,500 cash supplement for expenses   Details: Must be 18 years old to enter. Drawing will be held on August 2nd at acac. Do NOT... »

Cougars Motivated to Complete Rare Double

Cougars Motivated to Complete Rare Double

By John Packett RICHMOND– For the past five years, the fortune of the boys’ tennis team at Collegiate School has fallen on hard times. All of that changed in a two-week span in May, when Collegiate completed a rare double. The team won the Prep League tournament and the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division I championship. Senior Dorsey Ducharme said it was special to win both... »

2018 Keith Mumford Memorial Doubles Tournament

2018 Keith Mumford Memorial Doubles Tournament

By Lily Horsley RICHMOND– The ninth annual Keith Mumford Memorial Doubles Tournament took place last Saturday at the Country Club of Virginia. The tournament honors Keith Mumford, a Richmond native who died in 2009 from an infection after hospitalization for a heart attack. Mumford played for St. Christopher’s School before walking on to the varsity team at Vanderbilt University. This year’s event... »

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