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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... »

Chesterfield Junior Cup

Chesterfield Junior Cup

The Richmond Tennis Association and United States Tennis Association are excited to partner with Chesterfield County Schools to bring 10 and Under tennis to elementary students. The Chesterfield Junior Cup will bring together players from 17 Chesterfield elementary schools on Saturday, May 5th, from 1 pm to 4 pm at James River High School. Registration is now open to volunteer. »

Kinder ‘quietly’ leads junior team to national title

Kinder ‘quietly’ leads junior team to national title

RICHMOND– Jason Kinder found himself working with some of the best juniors in the country when the United States Tennis Association hired him to be a coach for the USTA National Spring Team Championships in Mobile, Ala. The director of tennis at acac Fitness and Wellness-Richmond, Kinder was placed in charge of the Titans, a talented bunch who went undefeated at 4-0. The Titans took the gold medal... »

Huff, Bernstine Receive 2017 Most Improved Awards

Huff, Bernstine Receive 2017 Most Improved Awards

RICHMOND– Six of the top players in the Richmond area were honored for their achievements in 2017 during a banquet at the Willow Oaks Country Club on Feb. 28. The most improved player honors are given to a pair of the top juniors in the metro area. Helena Huff and Ryan Bernstine are this year’s recipients of the awards. Huff, a freshman at Collegiate, played No. 1 singles during the fall season an... »

Young Aces Open: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Young Aces Open: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

About Young Aces Open The Young Aces Open serves more than 200 4th and 5th graders from each of Richmond’s 26 public elementary schools. The Open, which first started in 2010, is held annually every spring. The event has been named the largest of its kind on the Tennis Channel. In partnership with Richmond Public Schools and supported by Michael and Elizabeth Fraizer, every elementary school... »

JMU edges UR in great college atmosphere at Salisbury Country Club

JMU edges UR in great college atmosphere at Salisbury Country Club

RICHMOND– It was exactly the kind of competition you would expect to see from two evenly-matched college teams. With the score tied 3-3 between the University of Richmond and James Madison University, the result came down to a final match on the court (No. 5 singles) at Salisbury Country Club’s indoor facility on Feb. 16. That contest went to the wire, with Pierre Kohler (JMU) pulling out a 7-6 (7... »

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 ... »

Team Monroe/Campbell Wins 18 advanced

Team Monroe/Campbell Wins 18 advanced

This past weekend, Junior Team Tennis Coordinator Kelley Glen held an 18-advanced Wild Card tournament at acac. The winning team, captained by Suzanne Monroe and Matt Campbell, went undefeated. Team members include Ryan Monroe, Kaylie Shenk, Julia Monroe, Nayla Turpin, Olivia Wright, Alyssa McDaniel, Will Thompson, William Fan, Drew Campbell and Makkijha Brown. The team will compete at the USTA Mi... »

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... »

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