Adult Tennis

Waters, Family Division Make Good Partners

Waters, Family Division Make Good Partners

RICHMOND– For the majority of his life, Hugh Waters III either played or promoted the game of tennis. As his daughter, Margie Ray, put it, “His goal was to teach everybody in Richmond how to play tennis.” Back in the 1970s, Waters and Ward Hamilton tried to do just that when they converted an old warehouse in the West End into the Richmond Tennis Academy and gave lessons to anyone interested in th... »

Even ‘ringers’ can’t stop Wright-Koontz’ run

Even ‘ringers’ can’t stop Wright-Koontz’ run

RICHMOND– In an effort to slow down the powerful duo of Mason Davis-Wright and Hunter Koontz, the Mercedes-Benz Greater Richmond Mixed Doubles tournament brought in a pair of “ringers” for the April 19-20 event at acac-Midlothian. John Karlawish of Raleigh, N.C., who played as high as No. 2 singles for the University of Richmond before leaving the team, was Laura LaFors’ partner, while Brandon Woz... »

Be A Part of the Keith Mumford Tennis Weekend

Be A Part of the Keith Mumford Tennis Weekend

This year will mark the 9th Annual Keith Mumford Memorial Doubles Shootout Tournament and it continues to be one of the best tennis events in Richmond. Players compete in Men’s and Ladies Open division and NTRP 3.0, 4.0, and 4.5 divisions. Register for the tournament here   Don’t miss the BBQ Fundraiser following the tournament: Saturday, May 19 at 7:00pm 7703 Dartmoor Road Richmo... »

Register today for the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Greater Richmond Mixed Championship

Register today for the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Greater Richmond Mixed Championship

Don’t miss out on a chance to become a 2018 Richmond City Tennis Tennis Champion. This tournament has something for everyone! Four divisions: 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, and Open Prize money for the winners A chance to win tickets to the US Open Player dinner and drinks Great competition Register online today »

Freshmen Sorkin, Bernstine helping Hokies

Freshmen Sorkin, Bernstine helping Hokies

RICHMOND– Some of the area’s best high school players have gone on to the next level and are competing well for their college teams this spring. All-Metro players of the year from 2017, Nina Sorkin (Deep Run) and Chase Bernstine (Goochland), both of whom are at Virginia Tech, have been contributing as freshmen. Sorkin helped the Hokies (10-4) win their first eight matches before they started ACC p... »

Harrison made Thalhimer Cup his own

Harrison made Thalhimer Cup his own

RICHMOND– The Thalhimer Invitational was regarded as one of the top tennis tournaments in the Mid-Atlantic region during the 20th century. First known as the Cavalier Invitational, the tournament attracted nationally ranked players from across the eastern United States. The best players in Virginia and the Maryland-D.C. area descended on Byrd Park for a week of intense competition. The tournament ... »

Eric Shulman inducted into Christopher Newport University’s Hall of Fame

Eric Shulman inducted into Christopher Newport University’s Hall of Fame

Eric H. Shulman was born on October 15, 1989, in New York, NY. He is the son of Ed and Doreen Shulman and has one sister Allison. He graduated from Deep Run High School in 2009. While at Deep Run, he was a four-year letter winner for head coach Salman Parvaiz. He led his team to a district championship and a runner-up finish in regionals and was a four-time All-Metro Academic choice. Eric chose to... »

Randolph Macon Men’s Tennis Team Chosen 7th in ODAC preseason poll

Randolph Macon Men’s Tennis Team Chosen 7th in ODAC preseason poll

FOREST, Va. – The Randolph-Macon Men’s Tennis team was chosen seventh in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference preseason poll, as voted on by the league’s coaches and published by the conference Thursday morning. R-MC ended last season sixth in the conference with a 6-4 ODAC record and an 8-8 overall record.  Read article here.         »

USTA Spring League Adult 18+ Registration is now open

USTA Spring League Adult 18+ Registration is now open

A note from Patty Smith: Happy New Year!  It’s hard to believe that it’s already time to register for 2018 Adult 18 & Over leagues.  Local League Team registration dates and roster minimum deadlines are listed below.  Please register early to allow plenty of time for your players to register in TennisLink. USTA Adult 18 & Over Weekend League (both men & women)  January 21 t... »

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights

Reserve your spot today for the 10th Annual Friday Night Lights- Friday, February 23rd at Salisbury Country Club »

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