Adult Tennis

Wallace Overcomes Age, Quickness Factors in Davenport Win

John Packett RTA Contributing Writer Third-seeded Chris Wallace knew he was going to be in for a battle when he walked onto the court with 15-year-old Bryce DePew Friday night in the round of 16 at the Davenport City Tennis Championships at Byrd Park. After all, Wallace is 38, more than 20 years older than DePew, who played No. 1 singles for James River High School this spring as a freshman. “He’s... »

Genter Finds Friends and His Game in Time for City Tournament

Genter Finds Friends and His Game in Time for City Tournament

By John Packett proofreading service RTA Contributing Writer When David Genter came to Richmond about four years ago, he hadn’t played much tennis since his high-school days in Hollidaysburg, Pa. But he was eager to get back on the court again, so he began to look around for playing partners. “I moved into the west end [of Henrico County],” said Genter. “That’s where I was working. I found Raintre... »

Be A Part of the 4th Annual Keith Mumford Memorial Tennis Weekend

Be A Part of the 4th Annual Keith Mumford Memorial Tennis Weekend

Please join us for the 4th Annual Keith Mumford Memorial Tennis Weekend on May 31-June 1, 2013 at The Country Club of Virginia. Kids’ Day will be held on Friday afternoon and signups begin on May 1. Online registration is open now through May 24 for Saturday’s MAS Doubles Championships. best internet security software 2013 Men’s and Women’s doubles will be offered in 5 divisions: open, 35s, 45s, 5... »

Richmonders Compete at National Team Intersectionals

Richmonders Compete at National Team Intersectionals

Richmond players enjoyed much success at the USTA National Team Intersectionals, the largest national women’s tennis tournament of the year. In the 35s division, Rachel Gale, Leslie Butterworth and Margie Walsh led the Mid-Atlantic Section to its best-ever runner-up performance. The squad eliminated No. 2 seed Southern California 3-2 in the opening round and cruised past Pacific Northwest 4-1 in t... »

RTA Challenger Offers More Tennis on Your Schedule

RTA Challenger Offers More Tennis on Your Schedule

This 10 week program allows players from the 2.5-4.0 level to play as much tennis as they want with players all over the Richmond area. Full article by John Packett ib extended essay service »

Richmonders Mourn Passing of Bard, Sylvia

By John Packett writer essay RTA Contributing Writer The lady was strict on her players but loyal to the core. The gentleman could wield a racquet with the best of them in Richmond. Two local icons, one of them a native son and the other a native of France, died recently and the tennis world is mourning them. Eva Bard, 78, who led the Virginia Commonwealth University women’s team into national pro... »

Local Pros Face Off at Friday Night Lights

The pros from Salisbury, Midlothian Athletic Club, and acac played during the 5th annual Friday Night Lights, Battle of the Pros. The matches were close and it was another fun night with great tennis on display! compare antivirus software View pictures »

CCV Team Competes At Nationals

CCV Team Competes At Nationals

Congratulations to The Country Club of Virginia’s 4.5 men’s team who competed at the USTA National Senior 4.5 Championships in Indian Wells, California, on October 18-21. After winning the local, district and sectional championships, the squad played three of the most competitive team matches of its season, narrowly losing 2-1 to Texas and Midwest and defeating Southwest 2-1. The deciding matches ... »

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