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McDonald’s RJTC Final Standings

McDonald’s RJTC Final 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! McDonald’s Final RJTC Standings McDonald’s RJTC Standings August 2 McDonald’s RJTC Standings July 28 McDonald’s RJTC Standings July 21 McDonalds RJTC Standings July 13 McDonalds RJTC Standings July 5 ... »

Koontz Earns Three-Peat in Men’s Final

Koontz Earns Three-Peat in Men’s Final

All hail King Koontz! That’s Hunter Koontz, who rolled to his third consecutive men’s singles title in the Mercedes-Benz Greater Richmond Tennis Championships on Sunday with a 6-2, 7-5 decision over second-seeded Kyle Parker. “He’s got a good grip on the city tournament right now,” said Parker, a teaching pro at Raintree Swim and Racquet Club, where the event was held for the third straight year a... »

Fleishman All Smiles After Narrow Victory

Fleishman All Smiles After Narrow Victory

Janet Fleischman couldn’t wipe the grin off her face. And who could blame her? After all, the top seed in the women’s draw of the Mercedes-Benz Greater Richmond Tennis Championships had just outlasted No. 2 seed Nina Sorkin in the final Saturday. It was the 37-year-old’s third straight title in the annual event, and the 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-4) decision came over someone half her age in Sorkin, 18, a ... »

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... »

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... »

Davis-Koontz Duo Reigns Over City Mixed Event

Davis-Koontz Duo Reigns Over City Mixed Event

With four of the best players in the area teaming up for the Mercedes Benz Greater Richmond Mixed Doubles Championships, a close final appeared more than likely when they squared off April 21 at acac-Midlothian. And that’s exactly what happened in the final, as the top-seeded duo of Mason Davis and Hunter Koontz outlasted the No. 2 seeds, Nina Sorkin and Chase Bernstine, 9-8 (10-8) in an entertain... »

Church Run Fall Invitational Results

Church Run Fall Invitational Results

Boys 12U Singles Main draw champion- Carson Le Main draw Finalist- Caelan Funk Consolation Champion- David Black Consolation Finalist- Nicholas Hoelting Boys 12U Doubles Champions- Caelan Funk/Cole Powers Finalists- Matthew Faraci/Nicholas Hoelting »

Ogborne Keeps Mining Gold on the Court

Ogborne Keeps Mining Gold on the Court

Like the proverbial Old Man River, Julie Ogborne just keeps rolling merrily along. The former city champion picked up her 15th gold ball, which is awarded to every age group winner in singles and doubles by the United States Tennis Association, last month at the women’s 45-over National Indoor championships in Homewood, Ill. Ogborne, 48, teamed with Jean Marie Alpert of Texas to outlast a duo from... »

Mid-Atlantic finished 3rd at USTA National Intersectional Team Championships

Mid-Atlantic finished 3rd at USTA National Intersectional Team Championships

The Mid-Atlantic team of Richmond players Leslie Butterworth, Kirsten Elim and captain Julie Ogborne and Maryland teammate Andrea Rice finished third at the USTA National Intersectional 45s Team Championships in Boca Raton, Florida on November 12-15, 2015. Seeded fourth, Mid-Atlantic defeated Middle States 4-1 and New England 3-2 en route to a semi-final versus No. 1 Southern.  Rain prevented play... »

Westwood, acac Teams Earn National Recognition

Westwood, acac Teams Earn National Recognition

A pair of highly regarded junior squads from Richmond made quite an impression on the courts during the U.S. Tennis Association’s Junior Team Tennis 18-under Intermediate and Advanced National Championships Oct. 23-25 in Columbia, S.C. The local team playing out of the Westwood Club was the runner-up in the advanced division, losing only to a powerful squad from North Richland Hills, Texas, which ... »

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