Junior Tennis

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. »

Sorkin, Whitaker Among RTA Award Winners

Sorkin, Whitaker Among RTA Award Winners

The Richmond Tennis Association passed out its annual awards to deserving juniors on March 1, and the dinner ceremony at Willow Oaks Country Club included two of the most decorated players in the metropolitan area. Nina Sorkin, a three-time All-Metro player of the year as chosen by the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and Spencer Whitaker, who attained the U.S. Tennis Association’s No. 1 singles ranking i... »

Tennis Community Scholarship

Tennis Community Scholarship

The Richmond Tennis Association and Perkins Law, PLLC are proud to offer a $1,000 college scholarship to the male and female graduating senior who best (and most creatively) exemplifies all the great things tennis has to offer for people living in RVA. Get more information here »

Register Now for the JTT Spring Season

Register Now for the JTT Spring Season

The Spring Season for Junior Team Tennis will begin on Sunday, April 2nd. Register your teams TODAY!!! The deadline for all teams is March 17th!!! The season will run 6-8 weeks and we offer divisions for 12u, 14u & 18u in beginner, intermediate & advanced. To register a team or for information in getting an individual player on a team, contact the league coordinator at jttrichmond@gmail.co... »

Metro Richmond Tennis Club Annual Awards & Newsletter

Metro Richmond Tennis Club Annual Awards & Newsletter

Metro Richmond Tennis Club’s 5th Annual Banquet was on December 10th at the Henrico Recreation Center.  The banquet is an opportunity to recognize and honor players and volunteers who are affiliated with MRTC.  This year, youth were the featured presenters, Kofi Hawley welcomed everyone, Kendal Green blessed the meal, and Jazmine Davis introduced the guest speaker.  Youth from Junior Tennis Teams ... »

Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy is Coming Back to Richmond

Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy is Coming Back to Richmond

This amazing, world-class tennis academy for young folks with disabilities will be coming back to Richmond this January!! This is an incredible opportunity that you absolutely do not want to miss providing for your child – ask anyone who has been before to hear how AWESOME it is!!! Here are the details: Dates and Times: Saturday, January 7th, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Sunday, January 8th, 12:00 pm – 3:00... »

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