Junior Tennis

Arthur Ashe Birthday Blast

Arthur Ashe Birthday Blast

RTA was a proud sponsor of the Arthur Ashe Birthday Blast on Wednesday, July 12th at Battery Park. This birthday celebration provided free tennis lessons to children 8-16 years of age and information on where to get low cost tennis programs around town. The amazing Arthur Ashe Memorial Mural was unveiled by Sir James Thornhill and artists from U.N.I.T.Y Street Project. The mural depicts the life a... »

McDonald’s RJTC Standings

McDonald’s RJTC 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! McDonalds RJTC Standings July 13 McDonalds RJTC Standings July 5 McDonald’s RJTC Standings June 29 McDonald’s RJTC Standings June 21 McDonald’s RJTC Standings June 14 McDonald’s RJTC Standings June 6 ... »

Sorkin, Bernstine Earn RVA Tennis Community Scholarships

Sorkin, Bernstine Earn RVA Tennis Community Scholarships

Nina Sorkin and Chase Bernstine have ruled the high school realms in which they played for the past several years and will be heading to Virginia Tech soon for their first taste of collegiate tennis. Based on a variety of accomplishments and community service, both of them have been awarded $1,000 scholarships to help with their college costs, courtesy of Perkins Law and the Richmond Tennis Associ... »

Sorkin Heads Successful High School Class

Sorkin Heads Successful High School Class

The Richmond area continues to dominate the high school tennis scene, reeling in many of the individual and team state championships as the 2017 season came to an end the second weekend in June. No fewer than four players won singles titles, while an equal number of doubles teams claimed state crowns. Three full teams also captured titles. The most remarkable achievement was turned in by Nina Sork... »

Register for JTT Summer Single Gender League

Register for JTT Summer Single Gender League

The Summer Single Gender Season of JTT will begin on Sunday, July 23, 2017!  We will offer 12u, 14u & 18u age divisions in 2 levels, beginner & intermediate/advanced. »

Family Winners Have Plenty of Fun on Court

Family Winners Have Plenty of Fun on Court

Ed Butterworth remembers playing doubles with his dad at Raintree Swim and Racquet Club. “Way back in the early ‘80s, when Mr. [Hugh] Waters was there,” said Butterworth. “We’d go out to Raintree and I’d get into it. Played with my father. Did that for many years. Now I play with my son. Can’t miss it. It’s a lot of fun.” Butterworth and his 13-year-old son, Hatcher, had just won their fourth stra... »

Area Players Determine CAC Championships

Area Players Determine CAC Championships

Several local players had a big hand in deciding the men’s and women’s Capital Athletic Association tournament championships. Justin Cerny, a junior out of Trinity Episcopal, supplied two of the crucial points Christopher Newport used to upset Mary Washington 5-3 on April 22 in Fredericksburg. Cerny picked up wins at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles (with David Reed). The clinching point also invol... »

McDonald’s RJTC Series Begins in May

McDonald’s RJTC Series Begins in May

The McDonald’s Richmond Junior Tennis Circuit (RJTC) is designed to make competitive play more accessible for our juniors. These tournaments are for non-ranked juniors playing bantam or intermediate tennis or looking to start playing L7 or L8 tournaments. These one-day tournaments will be held on Saturdays at clubs throughout the Richmond area. More information can be found here. 2017 McDona... »

JMU has Strong Richmond Flavor in Lineup

JMU has Strong Richmond Flavor in Lineup

Thanks to a strong showing by the Richmond contingent in its lineup, James Madison University’s men’s team captured the Dukes’ home opener 5-2 over Hofstra March 21 in Harrisonburg. Freshman Paul Mendoza and senior Brett Moorhead, both former standouts for Cosby High in Midlothian, helped JMU secure the doubles point in separate matches, and then each supplied a singles point, Moorhead at No. 4 an... »

Summer Internship Opportunity

Summer Internship Opportunity

A summer internship is available with the City of Richmond, Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities and Richmond Tennis Association. »

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